Merry Anders

Birthplace: Chicago
Died: October 28, 2012
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Biography

Merry Anders (born Mary Helen Anderson; 22 May 1932) is an American supporting actress who has appeared in a number of television programs and films since the 1950s. In 1954, she succeeded Ann Todd as Stuart Erwin's daughter in the final season of his TV series, The Stu Erwin Show.
In the 1955-1956 season, she joined Janis Paige in the 26-week CBS sitcom It's Always Jan. From 1957-1959, Anders co-starred with Barbara Eden and Lori Nelson in How to Marry a Millionaire in a syndicated 20th Century Fox television series based on the 1953 film How to Marry a Millionaire. The three played young women living in New York City trying to land a wealthy husband.
Anders left show business in 1972 to work for a division of Litton Industries, where she stayed until her retirement in 1994.