Athena Magazine

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A moment for the fabulous Dina Merrill June 24, 2009

Filed under: The Artists,Worldly women — rebmas03 @ 7:00 pm
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250px-Dina_MerrillMerrill was born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton in New York City, the only child of Post Cereals heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and her second husband, Wall Street stockbroker Edward Francis Hutton.[1] She was educated at The George Washington University.

Merrill acted in twenty-two motion pictures, including Desk Set with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer TracyThe SundownersDon’t Give Up the ShipCaddyshack III’ll Take Sweden with Bob HopeThe Young Savages with Burt LancasterA Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed with Mickey RooneyCatch Me If You CanOperation Petticoat with Cary Grant (who had previously been married to her cousin, Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton) and Tony CurtisThe Courtship of Eddie’s Father with Glenn Ford and Ron HowardButterfield 8 with Elizabeth TaylorA Wedding with Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Carol BurnettTrue Colors with John Cusack andThe Player with Tim Robbins and Whoopi Goldberg. Read more.

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