Kay Aldridge

D.O.B: Jul 09, 1917 |

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Katharine Gratten Aldridge (July 9, 1917 – January 12, 1995) was an American actress and model, best known for playing feisty and imperiled heroines in black-and-white serials during the 1940s. A notable role was as Nyoka Gordon in Perils of Nyoka.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Katharine Gratten Aldridge (July 9, 1917 – January 12, 1995) was an American actress and model, best known for playing feisty and imperiled heroines in black-and-white serials during the 1940s. A notable role was as Nyoka Gordon in Perils of Nyoka. Aldridge was born on July 9, 1917 in Tallahassee, Florida. Her father was a surveyor and her mother was an artist and writer. After attending her first year of high school in Westminster, Maryland, she enrolled in St. Marys Female Seminary (now St. Marys College of Maryland) in St. Marys City, Maryland. While at St. Marys, she acted in plays, played basketball, and was a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. Following her high school graduation in 1934, Aldridge found work with the John Powers modeling agency in New York. She appeared on the covers of magazines such as Life, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, and Look.