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Anne Neyland

  • Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Birthday: August 23
Date of passing: 
April 24, 2019

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Anne Neyland was an American actress.

Neyland was born in Mississippi and moved to Dallas, Texas, where she won a Miss Texas pageant and worked as a model before playing a chorus girl in 1952's Singin' in the Rain (with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds).

Neyland played Laury Jackson opposite Elvis Presley, who starred as Vince Everett, a construction worker who accidentally kills a man in a barroom brawl, in 1957’s Jailhouse Rock, Presley's third film.

Her final film appearance was in the 1960 Rat Pack caper comedy Ocean’s 11 (with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr,).

Anne Neyland was an American actress.

Neyland was born in Mississippi and moved to Dallas, Texas, where she won a Miss Texas pageant and worked as a model before playing a chorus girl in 1952's Singin' in the Rain (with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds).

Neyland played Laury Jackson opposite Elvis Presley, who starred as Vince Everett, a construction worker who accidentally kills a man in a barroom brawl, in 1957’s Jailhouse Rock, Presley's third film.

Her final film appearance was in the 1960 Rat Pack caper comedy Ocean’s 11 (with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr,).

Her television appearances include episodes of Richard Diamond, Private Eye, The Thin Man, Highway Patrol, The Bob Cummings Show, Sea Hunt, and Peter Gunn.

Neyland died April 24, 2019, in Camarillo, California. She was 84.

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