Carmelita Pope

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Pope (right) and Marlon Brando in Chicago

Carmelita Pope (April 15, 1924 – April 3, 2019), also known by her stage name Carla Dare, was an American actress. She was best known for her roles in stage productions. In 1947, she appeared in the Broadway play A Streetcar Named Desire. She also acted in television series such as General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, They Stand Accused, Down You Go and The Amazing Spider-Man.[1]

Pope was born in Chicago, Illinois. She was a childhood friend of actor siblings Jocelyn and Marlon Brando. She was married twice and had two sons. She lived in Boise, Idaho.

Pope died on April 3, 2019, at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. O'Dell, Cary (December 27, 2017). Gale, Neil (ed.). "Carmelita Pope – One of the First Ladies of Chicago Television". The Digital Research Library of Illinois History Journal. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  2. "Carmelita Pope". Idaho Statesman. Legacy.com. April 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2019.

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