Lola Albright Biography
Birthday: July 20, 1924 (Cancer)
Born In: Akron, Ohio, United States
Lola Albright was an American actress and singer, well known for her role as Edie Hart, the seductive nightclub singer and girlfriend of the lead character in the TV series ‘Peter Gunn’. Albright worked in several other television shows and feature films throughout her career spanning more than 20 years. Before achieving fame, she took up many odd jobs such as a receptionist, switchboard operator and stenographer at a radio station, modeling for a photographer, etc. Her role in ‘Peter Gunn’ earned her a celebrity status and she was regarded by many as one of the sultriest beauties in Hollywood with a husky and seductive voice to match with her onscreen persona. She was a trained pianist and sang most of her songs on ‘Peter Gunn’. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category for her role in ‘Peter Gunn’ and also won a ‘Best Actress’ award at the 16th Berlin International Film Festival for her role in the film ‘Lord Love a Duck’. Following several failed marriages, Albright retired from the public eye and lived a quiet life until the time of her death.