Actress Barbara Lawrence dies at age 83 | Inquirer Entertainment

Actress Barbara Lawrence dies at age 83

/ 09:53 AM January 04, 2014

LOS ANGELES—Actress Barbara Lawrence, who played Gertie Cummings in the 1955 movie “Oklahoma!,” has died. She was 83.

Her daughter-in-law, Christy Nelson, said Friday that the actress died of kidney failure on November 13.

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Lawrence’s career spanned the late 1940s through the early 1960s.

Her movies include “The Street with No Name,” “A Letter To Three Wives,” and the 1957 sci-fi cult classic “Kronos.”

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Her TV work included episodes of “Perry Mason” and “Bonanza.”

Lawrence later became an author, publicist and real estate agent in Beverly Hills.

She has a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

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