Corinne Cole Profile

Corinne Cole
Corinne Cole
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(Corinne Elaine Kegley)
13 May 37 is born in Brentwood, California, to Carl S. Kegley, California deputy attorney, and his wife, Alice Polk, a descendant of President James Knox Polk and a former Ziegfeld Girl
? enrolls at the University of California at Berkeley to study journalism
? is spotted by a RKO studio talent scout
? resembling Carroll Baker, she’s first runner-up in the “Miss USA” pageant
May 58 as Lari Laine, she is Playboy’s “Playmate of the Month”
May 59 her mother dies
February 61 columnist Walter Winchell writes: “There’s little trivia but this is it. Handsome Bob Evans, the millionaire cloak-and-suitor who turned actor and became one of Hollywood’s most sparkling juveniles (and one of its top Casanovas) is still dating Lari Laine...”
? Ozzie Nelson suggests she change her name from Laine to Cole
February 66 is crowned “Miss Motorama” to promote the Winter National Motorama in Los Angeles
? meets Jack Entratter at a Hollywood premiere
August 67 Winchell returns to her: “Corinne Cole (lovely, tall, honey-haired, who soon becomes the bride of Jack Entratter, the prez of the Hotel Sands) impresses Movieburg celebs and Chasen’s staffers like so: ‘One of the sweetest and most beautiful persons’...”
c. early October 67 marries entertainment entrepreneur and president of the Sands Hotel Jack Entratter at the Las Vegas synagogue. He’s 54; she’s 30. Five friends are present. Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow congratulate. The widowed Entratter has two daughters from a previous marriage.
14 February 68 Entratter files for divorce from her on Valetine’s Day after a four-and-a-half-month marriage
20 June 68 Entratter divorces her in Las Vegas
August 68 columnist Earl Wilson reports: “Jack Entratter and actress Corinne Cole who divorced a few weeks ago, are planning a reconciliation...”
8 January 70 Entratter divorces her in Las Vegas for a second time
11 March 71 Entratter mysteriously dies at age 57 in Las Vegas from a fall off his bicycle. Doctors say the cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage after suffering a minor stroke.
? leaves Las Vegas on the day of Entratter’s funeral
17 March 73 marries wealthy businessman Robert E. Heffron, a tire distributor, in Los Angeles. He’s 28; she’s 35.
? her son, Benjamin, is born
October 75 is kidnapped at gunpoint and stuffed into the trunk of a car but rescued unharmed by the Beverly Hills Police Department. Columnist Jack O’Brien reports that she was “kidnapped from her Bevhills home and held for $300,000 ransom - but was rescued and released 30 minutes after the snatch by L. A. cops. Her present husband, bound and abandoned at their home, busted his bonds and called police with the license number he’d seen before they entered. A ‘friend’ was booked on suspicion...”
77 adopts an infant boy
23 February 82 announces she’ll run for the Beverly Hills City Council and brings along her 1958 Playboy centerfold
30 April 82 divorces Heffron in Los Angeles
2 May 85 marries Harold L. Lansky in a religious ceremony in Las Vegas
80s has an internationally syndicated newspaper column, Real to Reel
12 October 91 marries her good friend, Director George Sidney, in a civil celebrant in Las Vegas. He’s 75; she’s 54. He becomes the love of her life.
5 May 02 becomes the widow of Sidney, who dies at age 85 in Las Vegas
07 resides in Las Vegas. She is chairman of the Fine Arts Committee at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and teaches two days a week.
Glamour Girls of Sixties Hollywood by Tom Lisanti, The Times Recorder, The Lima News, Syracuse Herald-Journal, Mansfield News-Journal,
Recommended Books:
Glamour Girls of Sixties Hollywood by Tom Lisanti