Jarma Lewis

Jarma Lewis
Jarma Lewis

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Jarma Lewis was born on June 5, 1931 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. She was an actress, known for Raintree County (1957), The Tender Trap (1955) and It’s a Dog’s Life (1955). She died on November 12, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Became a writer in the 1970’s.
Studied acting at the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York.
Was spotted by the director Henry Hathaway, while working as a receptionist in a Beverly Hills dental clinic, subsequently cast in a small role in “Prince Valiant”. Briefly a starlet at 20th Century Fox (1954) and MGM (1955-57).
In 1955, married bowling alley tycoon Benjamin Edward Bensinger III.
Served for fifteen years on the executive board of the UCLA Art Council.

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