Beverly Tyler

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Tyler c. 1940s

Beverly Tyler (July 5, 1927 – November 23, 2005)[1] was a US-American singer and actress in American film and television from the 1940s into the 1960s.

Life[change | change source]

Born Beverly Jean Saul in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the daughter of a secretary, she was just a teenage girl when she had her singing debut on the localradio.[1] A short time later she moved with her mother to Hollywood and gave her film debut in the 1943 premiere comedy comedy The Youngest Profession .

Until 1947 she worked in six feature film s and afterwards only 1950 again a film role. Her last role in a feature film was in the 1958 premiere Thriller Hong Kong Confidential.

Between 1956 and 1961 she also co-operated in various television series; Including the episode When Mr. Twilight Died (original title: Vengeance ) of the Western series Bonanza . Her last appearance in front of the camera was in a Thanksgiving themed episode of the TV series Hazel .

In the context of her marriage to Jim Jordan Jr. on May 6, 1962, she completed her career as a film actor and later appeared only on stage at supper clubs and playhouses in Reno, Nevada throughout the 1980s.[1]

Tyler died on 23 November 2005 at the age of 78 years following a lung embolism[1] and was laid to rest in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery in Reno, PA.[2]Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.

Filmography (selection)[change | change source]

  • 1946: The Green Years
  • 1950: Rolling Fever
  • 1952: The Cimarron Kid
  • 1952: The Battle of Apache Pass
  • 1957: Voodoo Island
  • 1957: Chicago Confidential
  • 1958: The Toughest Gun in Tombstone

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Beverly Tyler – The Private Life and Times of Beverly Tyler. Beverly Tyler Pictures".
  2. "Beverly Jean Tyler (1927–2005) – Find A Grave..."

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