Lola Albright

Lola Albright is much better known as an actress than a vocalist. She enjoyed her greatest fame in the late-'50s and early-'60s television series Peter Gunn, playing Edie, the private detective's on-again, off-again love interest.

Albright was born in Akron, Ohio (July 20, 1924), to John Paul and Marion (née Harvey) Albright, both of whom were gospel music singers. She attended King Grammar School and West High School (graduated from there in 1942). Albright sang in public from an early age and studied piano for 20 years. Beginning when she was 15 years old she worked after school as a receptionist at radio station WAKR in Akron. At the age of 18 she left WAKR and moved to Cleveland, where she got her first radio performance on WJW in Cleveland.Moving to Chicago, she worked as a photographer’s model and was discovered by a talent scout, which lead to her moving to Hollywood at the age...

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Lola Albright Albums

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