Mary Ann Mobley
Actress; Miss America winner (1959)
Mary Ann Mobley
Mary Ann Mobley is a former Miss America, actress, and television personality.
Biography
Mary Ann Mobley's personal information overview.
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Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for sale
LATimes - 10 months
The longtime Beverly Hills home of late entertainers Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is on the market for $7.5 million. The Traditional-style home, built in 1948, changed hands a year ago for $3.6 million and has since been extensively renovated by SimoDesign. The resulting modernized house has...
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Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for sale
LATimes - 10 months
The longtime Beverly Hills home of late entertainers Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is on the market for $7.5 million. The Traditional-style home, built in 1948, changed hands a year ago for $3.6 million and has since been extensively renovated by SimoDesign. The resulting modernized house has...
Article Link:
LATimes article
Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for sale
LATimes - 10 months
The longtime Beverly Hills home of late entertainers Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is on the market for $7.5 million. The Traditional-style home, built in 1948, changed hands a year ago for $3.6 million and has since been extensively renovated by SimoDesign. The resulting modernized house has...
Article Link:
LATimes article
Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for sale
LATimes - 10 months
The longtime Beverly Hills home of late entertainers Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is on the market for $7.5 million. The Traditional-style home, built in 1948, changed hands a year ago for $3.6 million and has since been extensively renovated by SimoDesign. The resulting modernized house has...
Article Link:
LATimes article
Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for sale
LATimes - 10 months
The longtime Beverly Hills home of late entertainers Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is on the market for $7.5 million. The Traditional-style home, built in 1948, changed hands a year ago for $3.6 million and has since been extensively renovated by SimoDesign. The resulting modernized house has...
Article Link:
LATimes article
Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mary Ann Mobley
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 75
    Mobley died at her home in Beverly Hills, California, on December 9, 2014, aged 77, from breast cancer.
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  • 2009
    Age 70
    She was treated in 2009 for Stage 3 breast cancer.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1967
    Age 28
    She married actor and television host Gary Collins in 1967.
    More Details Hide Details The couple separated in 2011 but reconciled and were living in Biloxi, Mississippi, when Collins died on October 13, 2012. Collins and Mobley had one daughter together, Mary Clancy Collins. Mobley was also step-mother to Melissa Collins and Guy William Collins, her husband's children from his first marriage. Mobley had Crohn's disease, and had at times been an activist for improvements in treatment.
  • 1966
    Age 27
    She was active in many charitable causes and was awarded the Outstanding Young Woman of the Year Award in 1966 by Lady Bird Johnson.
    More Details Hide Details Most recently, she appeared in the documentary film Miss America which aired on PBS in 2002. Mobley was crowned Miss America 1959, the first Mississippian to achieve this honor, winning the national talent award. Mobley joined her husband, Gary Collins, as co-host of the 1989 Miss America pageant, in September 1988 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the 30th anniversary year of her own Miss America pageant victory. Mobley was a member of Chi Omega sorority at the University of Mississippi and in 1981 was inducted into the University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame.
  • 1965
    Age 26
    She was Awarded the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year — Actress in 1965.
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  • 1960
    Age 21
    She made her first television appearances on Be Our Guest in 1960, followed by five appearances on Burke's Law from 1963-1965, and went on to make multiple appearances on Perry Mason; Love, American Style; and Fantasy Island.
    More Details Hide Details She had a recurring role as Maggie McKinney Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes in the final season of the series, having taken over the role from Dixie Carter. She would later guest star as Karen Delaporte, a snide head of a historical society who crossed swords with Dixie's character, Julia Sugarbaker, in Carter's later series, Designing Women. She also made appearances on Match Game '76 as one of the celebrity panelists. She ended her television career in 1994 with an appearance on Hardball.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1959
    Age 20
    After serving her reign as Miss America 1959, Mobley embarked on a career in both film and television.
    More Details Hide Details She signed a five-year contract with MGM.
  • OTHER
  • 1937
    Age -2
    Born on February 17, 1937.
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