Eleanor Parker, age 91, of Spring Valley, MN passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Spring Valley Senior Living. She played a Hollywood studio chief’s secretary on NBC’s Bracken’s World and landed a Golden Globe nom but quit the show in 1970 after the first of the drama’s two seasons.
Parker later appeared on such series as Hawaii Five-O, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island and Murder, She Wrote.
Eleanor Ann Parker Obituary.
You went to see that person she created on film.”. "It means I've been successful in creating the characters that I've portrayed – that I'm not just a personality who is seen in a variety of roles." The Hollywood Reporter is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC. Eleanor Iantha Snapp was born May 4, 1924 to Raymond and Avis (Blackwood) Snapp in Belleville, KS. Parker also worked in television, and received an Emmy nomination in 1963 for her portrayal of a woman whose fear of men drive her to drink and hallucinate in an episode of The Eleventh Hour. Privacy | She was naive as the girl, See full article on The Guardian - Film News. Eleanor Jean Parker was born on June 26, 1922, in Cedarville, Ohio. Couldnt attend todays mass because Im Immunocompromised; but participated online and in spirit via FB.
Parker worked in Cleveland to gain professional stage experience in summer stock and continued to pursue her career at the Pasadena Playhouse. That ability for the real-life person to disappear onscreen led author Doug McClelland to title the biography Eleanor Parker: Woman of a Thousand Faces. “We engaged her and she was wonderful in the part, a sort of light ‘heavy’ who was also ultimately quite touching.