Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Hartford's Renee Roy, Actress and Beauty Queen

"Renee Roy, a statuesque beauty from Hartford who won the talent competition in the 1950 Miss America pageant, performed on Broadway with Bea Arthur and pitched everything from Lanacane itch cream to Air Wick air fresheners on television, died Saturday. She was 74." - Hartford Courant news story

Roy was best known for her role as a nightclub owner on the daytime soap opera "Love of Life" in the late 1960s.

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