Borg, Veda Ann (1915–1973)

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Borg, Veda Ann (1915–1973)

American actress. Born Jan 11, 1915, in Boston, Massachusetts; died Aug 16, 1973, in Hollywood, California; m. Paul Herrick, 1942 (div.); m. Andrew McLaglen (director), 1946 (div. 1957); children: Mary McLaglen (production manager) and Andrew McLaglen Jr.

Began career as a New York model; debuted in film in Three Cheers for Love (1936); following auto accident (1939), had to have face reconstructed by plastic surgery; other films include Alcatraz Island, Mildred Pierce, Big Town, Big Jim McLain, Three Sailors and a Girl, Guys and Dolls and The Alamo.

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