Friday, February 19, 2016

#37 Quinn O'Hara

Like redheads? Well, you’re in luck. Quinn O’Hara is about as ginger as they get. A decent comedienne, Quinn’s career included lots of TV, but also a little horror, a couple of beach movies, and a surprising number of Jerry Lewis flicks. Whoever said Jerry Lewis had bad taste? BTW, Quinn still looks amazing today!

Embarrassing Real Name:  Alice Jones

Cheesy Pageant Titles
  • Miss Am-Vet of Post 48 
  • Queen, Riverside International Raceway
  • Grand Marshal, All-Southland Band Review
  • Miss Port of Long Beach
  • Most Promising Teenage Personality (Teen Screen Magazine)
  • Miss Scotland (Miss International Beauty Congress)

Embarrassing Movies
  • A Swingin’ Summer
  • Cry of the Banshee *
  • The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini *
* - author has seen

Embarrassing Taglines
  • When a pretty ghoul trades in her bed sheet for a bikini!
  • They're Lovin', Laughin' and Livin' it up and for kicks playing "Chicken on Water Skis!"
  • She Corrupted the Youthful Morality of an Entire School!

Embarrassing Characters
  • Zenda
  • Lulu Mae Devereaux
  • Sinistra

Unlikely Spouses & Boyfriends
  • Fabian
  • Lee Majors (The 6 Million Dollar Man)
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Adam West (Batman)
  • Sandy Koufax

Whiffs of Scandal:  Alcoholism

Interesting Tidbits
  • Was born on a hospital elevator
  • Born in Scotland, she moved to Canada at age 14, then to California 3 years later
  • As an adult, she later moved to the UK and Italy
  • Was on the Dating Game no less than 3 times
  • Has a husband who is 20 years her junior
  • Works today as a nurse
  • Likes ballroom dancing, animals, gardening, and Tai Chi

Where can I learn more?

Quinn and admirers

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