Allyn Ann McLerie

Biography

Date of Birth 1 December 1926, Grand-Mère, Québec, Canada Mini Biography Talented actress, dancer and singer with a long history on Broadway, and in Hollywood, and television, Ms. McLerie apparently decided to retire in 1993. She is married to actor George Gaynes. Spouse George Gaynes (20 December 1953 - present) 2 children Adolph Green (1945 - May 1953) (divorced) Trivia On Broadway in the late 40s, she performed in "On the Town" and "Bonanza Bound" written and composed by then-husband Adolph Green. She divorced Green in May of 1953 and married actor George Gaynes in December of that year. They have been together over 50 years. Best known character film role was in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) in which she plays Red Buttons' marathon dance partner who goes "squirrelly" and freaks out thinking there are bugs all over her. Is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Guest-starred on husband, George Gaynes's TV series "Punky Brewster" (1984) as his love interest. Daughter-in-law of Iya Abdy.

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Jeremiah Johnson

Crazy Woman

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Calamity Jane

Katie Brown (as Allyn McLerie)

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France Inc.

L'Américaine

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El Khobar - Schrecken der Wüster

Azuri (as Allyn McLerie)

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Cinderella Liberty

Miss Watkins

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Born Innocent

Emma Lasko

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Death Scream

Alice Whitmore

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The Reivers

Alison

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Battle Cry

Ruby (waitress in diner) (as Allyn McLerie)

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Monte Walsh

Mary Eagle

Starring In
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Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

Irina Petrovskaya (uncredited)

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All the President's Men

Carolyn Abbott

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Death Scream

Alice Whitmore

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Born Innocent

Emma Lasko

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France Inc.

L'Américaine

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The Way We Were

Rhea Edwards

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Cinderella Liberty

Miss Watkins

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Jeremiah Johnson

Crazy Woman

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The Magnificent Seven Ride!

Mrs. Donavan

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The Cowboys

Ellen Price

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Monte Walsh

Mary Eagle

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The Reivers

Alison

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Shirl

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40 Pounds of Trouble

Blanchard's secretary (uncredited)

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Battle Cry

Ruby (waitress in diner) (as Allyn McLerie)

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Calamity Jane

Katie Brown (as Allyn McLerie)

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El Khobar - Schrecken der Wüster

Azuri (as Allyn McLerie)

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Words and Music

Singer in Garrick Gaeities (uncredited)

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