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Virginia Leith

Virginia Leith
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Born (1932-10-15) October 15, 1932 (age 81)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1953–1983
Spouse(s) Donald Harron (1960–1968, divorced)

Virginia Leith (born October 15, 1932) is an American film and television actress.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she starred in a few films, with her most productive period coming in the 1950s.

Leith signed a contract with 20th Century-Fox in 1954. She left show business following her 1960 marriage to actor Donald Harron. After her divorce from Herron, in the 1970s Leith renewed her career and appeared in a few films and on television shows, including Starsky and Hutch, Barnaby Jones, and Baretta. She left the screen again in the early 1980s.[1]

Probably her most recognizable role is that of a decapitated woman whose head is kept alive in The Brain that Wouldn't Die.

Personal life

She was involved with actor Jeffrey Hunter during his divorce in 1955. She dated actor Marlon Brando in 1956.[2]

Virginia Leith resided for approximately a year in Cresskill, New Jersey around 1953-54.


See also

Biography portal
Cleveland, Ohio portal
Film portal
Television portal


External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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