Audrey Long

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Long in Tall in the Saddle (1944).

Audrey Charteris (née Long; April 22, 1922 – September 19, 2014) was an American actress. She appeared in 33 low-budget movies and television shows in the 1940s and early 1950s. Her best known roles were in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Tall in the Saddle (1944), Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945), Born to Kill (1947), and Desperate (1947).

Long was born in Orlando, Florida. Her father was an Episcopal minister and English immigrant. During her childhood, she and her family moved to Canada as well as Honolulu, Hawaii, and San Francisco, California. She was educated in both California and Virginia. She was first married to Edward Rubin from 1945 until their divorce in 1951. She was later married to British writer Leslie Charteris from 1952 until his death in 1993.

Long died in Virginia Water, Surrey, after a long illness on September 19, 2014, aged 92.[1][2]

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  1. Dickerson, Ian (September 19, 2014). "Audrey Charteris". lesliecharteris.com. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  2. Barnes, Mike (September 22, 2014). "Audrey Long, Film Noir Star of the 1940s, Dies at 92". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 23, 2014.

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