Andrea King (February 1, 1919 – April 22, 2003) was an American film and stage actress. She was sometimes billed as Georgette McKee.
Andrea King was born Georgette André Barry in Paris, France. At two months old, she moved with her mother to the United States and was raised in Forest Hills, Queens in New York City, and Palm Beach, Florida.
Andrea King appeared in Broadway plays and other theater work before appearing in The March of Time’s first feature-length film entitled The Ramparts We Watch (1940). In 1944, she signed with Warner Bros. and changed her stage name to King (some of her early movies have her credited as Georgette McKee – her stepfather’s name). King appeared uncredited in the Bette Davis film, Mr. Skeffington (1944) and went on to do another ten movies in the next three years. King was originally cast to play Dr. Lilith Ritter in Edmund Goulding’s film noir classic Nightmare Alley, but she choose instead a memorable role as sophisticated Marjorie Lundeen… read more