Elaine Mulqueen

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Elaine Mulqueen as Pandora

Elaine Mulqueen (January 27, 1932 – May 22, 2012) was an American children's television host and personality. She was born in Chicago.[1] Mulqueen's career in television began in 1962, when she appeared in commercials for Coca-Cola on Bozo's Circus.[1]

In 1963, Elaine Mulqueen and her husband began hosting The Mulqueens on WGN-TV. Elaine Mulqueen appeared on stage as a pixie-like character named Pandora.[2] In 1965, the program moved to WBKB-TV (now WLS-TV), and the show was renamed Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go.

On May 22, 2012, Mulqueen died from cancer of unknown primary origin in Chicago at the age of 80.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bartlett woman starred in Chicago children's television Daily Herald. May 31, 2014. Accessed June 15, 2014
  2. Berger, Daniel; Jajkowski, Steve. "Chicago Television", (p. 51–52) Arcadia Publishing, January 1, 2010. Accessed June 15, 2014