Born: 26 December 1922, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: 4 April 1995, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Also used the stage name Shawn Smith.
From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THE WORKING CLASS: Shirley Patterson – (Miss Patterson) glamourizing Charlot’s Revue.
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Shirley Patterson’s birthday is December 26.
From the February 28, 1941 issue of the Mar-Ken Journal (student newspaper):
Shirley Patterson – As sweet as she is lovely is a good description of Shirley Patterson, 12th grade student. Shirley, at the present time is very busy with her career, and schoolwork. She hopes to successfully achieve her aims in life, and we sincerely hope so too…
From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Senior:
Shirley Patterson. Mar-Ken’s number 1 glamour girl. She is as sweet as she is beautiful. Becomes exuberant over right red convertibles, dancing or the beach. Will continue with acting as a career.
Links to other resources about Shirley Patterson:
Biography and photos at The Old Corral on b-westerns.com:
Internet Movie Database listing: