Maureen Arthur

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Maureen Arthur

Maureen Arthur

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Maureen Arthur

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: April 15, 1934
Date of Passing: June 15, 2022
Birthplace: San Jose, California

Maureen Arthur was an American actress.

Arthur notably starred on Broadway and the big screen as the ambitious mistress and secretary Hedy La Rue in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Arthur also appeared opposite Don Knotts and Edmond O'Brien in The Love God?, Bob Hope in How to Commit Marriage and John Phillip Law in The Love Machine.

Maureen Arthur was an American actress.

Arthur notably starred on Broadway and the big screen as the ambitious mistress and secretary Hedy La Rue in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Arthur also appeared opposite Don Knotts and Edmond O'Brien in The Love God?, Bob Hope in How to Commit Marriage and John Phillip Law in The Love Machine.

While studying theater at Northwestern, she won a national talent contest on CBS's The Garry Moore Show, which earned her a weeklong job at the Palace in New York and a chance to compete on the TV talent program Chance of a Lifetime, which she won for six straight weeks.

She then appeared on such TV shows as Whirlybirds, Bourbon Street Beat and Richard Diamond, Private Detective; was a regular on The Jan Murray Show, a daytime program for NBC; and starred on the 1961 CBS summer sitcom Holiday Lodge.

She played Orkan schoolgirl Zelka on Mork & Mindy, and through the years appeared on episodes of Perry Mason; Get Smart, Gomer Pyle, USMC, Love, American Style, Sanford and Son, Too Close for Comfort, CPO Sharkey, Murder, She Wrote, Highway to Heaven, Matlock, and Empty Nest.

Arthur served for many years as president of the Variety Club of Southern California children's charity.

Arthur died June 15, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. She was 88.

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