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Roberta Arline Haynes (née Schack; August 19, 1927 – April 4, 2019) was an American actress who was active from 1949 until 1989.
She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 19, 1927, to William and Jewel Schack.She was raised in Toronto and then California.
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 ,The Nebraskan, and Gun Fury , 1957's Hell Ship Mutiny , 1967’s Point Blank, and 1989’s Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
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.
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.
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.She had a romance with Marlon Brando.
Marlon Brando Jr. was an American actor and film director. With a career spanning 60 years, he is well-regarded for his cultural influence on 20th-century film. Brando's Academy Award-winning performances include that of Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954) and Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972). Brando was an activist for many causes, notably the civil rights movement and various Native American movements. He is credited with helping to popularize the Stanislavski system of acting, having studied with Stella Adler in the 1940s. He is often regarded as one of the first actors to bring Method Acting to mainstream audiences.
Haynes attended LSD therapy sessions.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".
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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 .
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She was married to her agent Jay Cantor.Roberta Haynes died on April 4, 2019 in Delray Beach, Florida at the age of 91.
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