Marcia Mae Jones (1924-2007)
1930s-era working kid actor of The Champ, Heidi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Died Sept. 2, 2007, of complications of pneumonia. She was 83.
Lost role of Becky Thatcher in Tom Sawyer due to a growth spurt, per Hollywood lore as recounted by the Los Angeles Times. Ended up with lesser role of Tom's cousin, Mary.
1960s-era working grown-up actor of prime-time shows such as Mister Ed, My Three Sons and Family Affair.
Retired from acting in the mid-1970s.
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