Actress Anna Karen Morrow dies

Credits include 'Peyton Place,' play 'Red Gloves'

Anna Karen Morrow, an actress who had a regular role on the prime-time soap opera “Peyton Place” and also appeared on Broadway, in films and on numerous other television shows, died July 1 in Los Angeles. She was 94.

Her film credits included “The Price of Fear,” which starred Merle Oberon, “The Wrong Man” alongside Henry Fonda and “It Happened in Athens” with Jayne Mansfield.

On “Peyton Place,” she played Mrs. Chernak, the Harrington family housekeeper. Morrow also appeared in the TV series “Star Trek,” “Gunsmoke,” “Hazel” and “The Perry Como Show,” and on Broadway in the play “Red Gloves.” Before acting, she was a model in New York.

She was the widow of Jeff Morrow, who also acted on stage and screen and was perhaps best known for his performances in several science fiction films that achieved cult status. He died in 1993.

Morrow is survived by a daughter.

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