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5.) She died in 1965 from burns she received as a result of a house fire, after falling asleep smoking a cigarette after watching her film "STAR DUST" on television.

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4. Wyman was the first person in the sound era to win an Academy Award for playing a character who does not speak a line of dialogue. She received the 1948 Best Actress Oscar for her performance as a deaf-mute in "Johnny Belinda."

 

Note: There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that a tipsy Dean Martin once encountered actor Robert Wagner wearing a "Prince Valiant" costume and wig -- and thought he was talking to Wyman.

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7.) She appeared in five films with Ronald Reagan ("BROTHER RAT" ('38), "BROTHER RAT AND A BABY" ('40), "AN ANGEL FROM TEXAS" ('40), "TUGBOAT ANNIE SAILS AGAIN" ('40) and "IT'S A GREAT FEELING" ('49), the last one after their divorce.

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6. When Reagan became governor of California in 1966, Taylor succeeded him as the host and occasional star of the syndicated television series "Death Valley Days." After Taylor's death in 1969, Dale Robertson took over as host.

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