Mary Murphy dies at 80

(CBS/AP) Actress Mary Murphy died on May 4 of heart disease in her Beverly Hills home. She was 80.

Murphy's career began when she was discovered in a coffee shop and landed a role as a small-town girl opposite Marlon Brando in "The Wild One."

The actress continued on the big screen in the 1950s with roles in "The Desperate Hours," "Beachhead," "A Man Alone," "Sitting Bull" and "The Mad Magician."

Before being discovered by a Paramount Pictures talent scout, Murphy was a package wrapper at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills.

  • Christina Frasca

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