'Peter Gunn' Star Lola Albright dies at 92

Indo Asian News Service

Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Actress Lola Albright, best known for her starring role in the late 1950s TV series "Peter Gunn", passed away at her home here. She was 92.

A native of Akron, Ohio, Albright died on Thursday, reports variety.com.

"She went very peacefully. She died at 7:20 a.m. of natural causes. We loved her so much," her friend Eric Anderson said.

Albright's first film appearance came in 1947 in "The Unfinished Dance". She then starred with Judy Garland in "Easter Parade" in 1948. The next year she appeared opposite Kirk Douglas in 1949's "Champion" for which she received an Oscar nomination.

Her other films included "The Good Humor Man", "The Tender Trap", "Kid Galahad", "The Way West" and "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?".

Albright got married twice. Her first husband was actor Jack Carson. She later married actor Bill Chadney. However both marriages ended in divorce. Her survivors include her step-daughter, Susan Chadney.

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