Roberta Haynes

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Roberta Haynes
Born
Roberta Arline Schack

(1927-08-19)August 19, 1927
DiedApril 4, 2019(2019-04-04) (aged 91)
OccupationActress
Years active1949–1989
Spouse(s)Jay Cantor

Roberta Arline Haynes (née Schack; August 19, 1927 – April 4, 2019) was an American actress who was active from 1949 until 1989.

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Biography

She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 19, 1927, to William and Jewel Schack. [1] She was raised in Toronto and then California. [2]

Wichita Falls, Texas City in Texas, United States

Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay, and Wichita Counties. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 104,553, making it the 38th-most populous city in Texas. In addition, its central business district is 5 miles (8 km) from Sheppard Air Force Base, which is home to the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world's only multinationally staffed and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.

She played significant roles in 1952's The Fighter, the 1953 films Return to Paradise , [3] The Nebraskan, and Gun Fury , 1957's Hell Ship Mutiny , 1967’s Point Blank, and 1989’s Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

<i>The Fighter</i> (1952 film) 1952 film by Herbert Kline

The Fighter is a 1952 American film noir boxing film based on the short story "The Mexican" by Jack London. The film is directed by Herbert Kline and produced by Alex Gottlieb. Kline and Aben Kandel wrote the adapted screenplay. The film was released by United Artists in the United States on May 23, 1952.

<i>Return to Paradise</i> (1953 film) 1953 film by Mark Robson

Return to Paradise is a Technicolor South Seas drama film released by United Artists in 1953. The film was directed by Mark Robson and starred Gary Cooper, Barry Jones and Roberta Haynes. It was based on a short story, "Mr. Morgan", by James Michener in his short story collection Return to Paradise, his sequel to Tales of the South Pacific. It was filmed on location in Matautu, Western Samoa.

<i>The Nebraskan</i> 1953 film directed by Fred F. Sears

The Nebraskan is a 1953 3-D Technicolor Western film directed by Fred F. Sears starring Phil Carey and Roberta Haynes. The Nebraskan was one of seven feature films from prolific director Fred Sears that were released that year.

In 1954, Haynes was part of a group of entertainers that entertained United States military personnel in Korea. [4] She had a romance with Marlon Brando. [5]

Marlon Brando American actor, film director, and activist

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Haynes attended LSD therapy sessions. [6] Eye injuries from explosions and gunfire during the making of a Western film kept Haynes out of acting for eight years. Two operations restored her sight after "She lost virtually all of her vision and faced the prospect of permanent blindness". [7]

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Haynes guest-starred in such television series as M Squad , One Step Beyond , United States Steel Hour , Richard Diamond, Private Detective , The Rebel , Lawman , Hawaiian Eye , The F.B.I. , Falcon Crest and Knots Landing .

<i>M Squad</i> television program

M Squad is an American crime drama television series that ran from 1957 to 1960 on NBC. It was produced by Lee Marvin's Latimer Productions and Revue Studios. Its main sponsor was the Pall Mall cigarette brand; Lee Marvin, the program's star, appeared in its commercials during many episodes. Alternate sponsors were General Electric (GE), Hazel Bishop and Bulova watches.

<i>Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond</i> television series

Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond was an American anthology series created by Merwin Gerard. The original series was broadcast for three seasons by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from January 1959 to July 1961.

<i>Richard Diamond, Private Detective</i> television program

Richard Diamond, Private Detective is an American detective drama, created by Blake Edwards, which aired on radio from 1949 to 1953, and on television from 1957 to 1960.

She was married to her agent Jay Cantor. [8] Roberta Haynes died on April 4, 2019 in Delray Beach, Florida at the age of 91. [9]

Delray Beach, Florida City in Florida

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Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1949 Knock on Any Door Womanuncredited
1949 We Were Strangers Lolita Valdésuncredited
1952 The Fighter Nevis
1953 Return to Paradise Maeva
1953 Gun Fury Estella Morales
1953 The Nebraskan Mrs. Paris Elliott
1957 Hell Ship Mutiny Princess Mareva
1967 Point Blank Mrs. Carter
1970 The Adventurers Dax's Motheruncredited
1982The Rules of MarriageElaine FineTV film
1988 The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick Woman #2TV film
1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Bus Passenger


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