Mara, Adele (1923–)

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Mara, Adele (1923–)

American actress, singer and dancer. Born Adelaide Delgado, April 28, 1923, in Highland Park, Michigan; sister of Luis Delgado (actor); m. Roy Huggins (screenwriter and tv director), c. 1952 (died 2002); children: 3 sons.

Began career as a singer and dancer with the Xavier Cugat Orchestra; films include Navy Blues, Alias Boston Blackie, Wake of the Red Witch, Angel in Exile, Sands of Iwo Jima, Back from Eternity and The Big Circus.