Born: 20 October 1927, Plymouth, North Carolina
Died: 7 March 1980, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Priscilla Lyon attended Lawlor Professional School through its transition to Mar-Ken School. She was a child actress who appeared in at least eleven films from 1935 to 1944.
From the 1936 Lawlor Professional School Yearbook:
Priscilla Lyon is listed as in elementary school in 1936
From the December 3, 1936 Lawlor Journal:
GRADE SCHOOL GRADINGS: Priscilla Lyon, our new little starlet, has been busy in the past month. She has been appearing on the Lux Radio Theatre. Productions she appeared in include “The Story of Louis Pasteur,” with Paul Muni; “The Virginia,” with Gary Cooper, and “Alias Jimmy Valentin,”, with Pat O’Brien. Besides keeping busy on the Lux radio show, Priscilla found time to appear in “Interlude,” Grace Moore’s new picture for Columbia.
From the Mar-Ken 1942 Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
Was born in the deep South of Plymouth, North Carolina on October 20th. She came to California at an early age and started to Mar-Ken in the third grade, when the school was Lawlor’s. Priscilla has been on many radio shows, the most recent being “Junior Miss”, on which she plays the part of “Fluff”. She possesses a very lovely voice.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Junior:
“Caught off Their Guard:” PRISCILLA LYON – hunting for her shoes under the Study Hall table.
From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Junior Crossword Puzzle:
Red-headed songstress of the Jr. class, she is also known by her alias, “Tuffy” and “Corliss Archer”.
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