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Laura Shelton (I) (1935–2008)

Carol Monson (aka Laura Shelton) was born Carol Jean Ready Shelton on September 5, 1935 in Eastland, Texas, and raised primarily in El Paso, Texas. She graduated from Austin High School in 1953. She was married briefly to classmate Frank Grimmer while attending Texas Western College (now the University of Texas at El Paso). After divorcing and ... See full bio »


(age 72) in El Paso, Texas, USA

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The Detectives Darlene / Florence / Nancy
Harrigan and Son Fern Williams
My Favorite Martian Marsha Carson


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 1961-1964 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Emmy Johnson / Helen / Miss Dora / ...
- There Was Another Dalton Brother (1964) ... Emmy Johnson
- Fort Bowie: Urgent (1962) ... Helen
- A Sponge Full of Vinegar (1962) ... Miss Dora
- The Red Petticoat (1961) ... Betty Jackson
 1963 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Marsha Carson
- The Matchmakers (1963) ... Marsha Carson
 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
- Jed Becomes a Banker (1963) ... Secretary
 1963 FBI Code 98 (TV Movie)
Anita Davidson
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Nancy / Florence / Darlene
- The Queen of Craven Point (1961) ... Nancy
- Terror on Ice (1961) ... Florence
- Personal Enemy (1961) ... Darlene
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series)
- The Baby Sitter (1961) ... Mona
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Fern Williams
- The Case of the Missing Case (1961) ... Fern Williams
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
- The Release (1961) ... Marie
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Samantha - Paladin's Love Interest
- Long Weekend (1961) ... Samantha - Paladin's Love Interest
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- The Luke Grant Story (1960) ... Chris (uncredited)
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 1960 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
Herself - Hollywood Deb Star
- Joan Crawford, Bobby Darin, Patti Page, 1960 Hollywood Deb Stars (1960) ... Herself - Hollywood Deb Star

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Elsa Schrader") in "The Sound of Music" at the Theater Under the Stars, Houston, TX.

Alternate Names:

Lanie Carol | Carol Monson

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Mother of Clay Monson and Cristen Monson.

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