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Mary Munday

Mary Munday, a film and television actress whose career spanned five decades, died Sept. 30 of cancer at her home in West Hollywood. She was 71.

Born in Glendale, Munday attended USC for two years before leaving to pursue her acting career.

Her film credits include Stanley Kramer’s “Pressure Point,” starring Sidney Poitier and Bobby Darin; and Sam Peckinpah’s “The Ballad of Cable Hogue.”

TV credits include “The Twilight Zone,” “Route 66,” “The Rockford Files” and “Perry Mason.”

She was a member of various theater groups in Los Angeles and New York, including the Circle Theater and Theater West.

Munday is survived by two sons, Cary Gries and Jonathan Gries; and a brother, Ted Munday.

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