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DeHaven was the daughter of actor-director Carter DeHaven and actress Flora Parker DeHaven, both former vaudeville performers.
She began her career as a child actor with a bit part in Charlie Chaplin`s Modern Times (1936). She was signed to a contract with MGM Studios, but despite featured roles in such films as The Thin Man Goes Home (1944) and Summer Stock (1950), she did not achieve film stardom. She portrayed her mother in the Fred Astaire film Three Little Words (1950).
DeHaven also appeared as a regular in the television series and soap operas As the World Turns, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Ryan`s Hope. She was one of the numerous celebrities enticed to appear in the all-star box office flop Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976), and has guest starred in such television series as Robert Montgomery Presents, The Rifleman, Wagon Train, The Lloyd Bridges Show, Marcus Welby, M.D., Gunsmoke, Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, The Love Boat, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote and Touched By An Angel.
DeHaven has been married four times to three different men. Her first husband was actor John Payne whom she married on December 28, 1944 and divorced in 1950. Her second husband was Martin Kimmell; they were married June 21, 1953 and divorced the following year. She was married to Richard Fincher from 1957 until 1963; they remarried in 1965 and divorced in 1969.
She has two children with Payne, daughter Kathleen born 1945 and son Thomas born 1947. She has two additional children with Fincer, son Harry born 1958 and daughter Faith born 1962.
For her contribution to the motion picture industry, DeHaven has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6933 Hollywood Blvd.
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Gloria Mildred DeHaven
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Gloria Mildred DeHaven (July 23, 1925 – July 30, 2016) was an American actress and singer who was a contract star for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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