Virginia Christine Biography (1925-)

Born September 25, 1925, in Sumter, SC.

Born March 5, 1920, in Stanton, IA; died of heart problems, July 24, 1996, inLos Angeles, CA. Actress. Christine, who appeared in more than 400 television programs and films, will long be remembered as Mrs. Olson, the kindly, Swedish woman, who spoke of the richness of Folger's coffee in commercials. Her work as Mrs. Olson spanned more than twenty years. Christine first appeared infilms in 1943's Edge of Darkness, in which she played Miss Olson. Her latercredits included High Noon, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and Judgment at Nuremberg. On stage, she appeared in the title role of Hedda Gabler in Hedda. On television, her credits included work on Gunsmoke and The Twilight Zone. When she was not acting, she volunteered at Planned Parenthood. She was also named honorary mayor of Brentwood, California, where she resided.

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September 25, 1925
Sumter, South Carolina, United States

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