Marilyn Erskine

1. – Karen Sharpe, Johnny Ringo, TV, 1959-1960. Erskine was Laura in the pilot, Sharpe took over for 18 series episodes before she, too, was dropped after arguing that Laura should be a tomboy, not a lady. Coming from San Antonio, she knew more about Western women than first time producer Aaron Spelling. Ironically, Erskine was producer-director Stanley Kramer’s first wife in 1945), and Sharpe was his third wife in 1966 until his 2001 death.

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