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Marsha Hunt (17 October 19177 September 2022; age 104) was the actress who played Anne Jameson in the Star Trek: The Next Generation first season episode "Too Short A Season". Her costume was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay as part of the Angel I collection. [1]

Born as Marcia Virginia Hunt in Chicago, Illinois, she began her career as a model before being discovered by a Paramount Pictures talent scout at the age of 17. Debuting in 1935, Hunt starred in several films, including Easy to Take (1936), Born to the West (1937), and Pride and Prejudice (1940). Spending a short time working at "poverty row" B-movie studios, she made a contract with MGM in the early 1940s and starred in films such as The Human Comedy (1943), Cry 'Havoc' (1943, with Richard Derr), and Raw Deal (1948, with Whit Bissell and Carey Loftin).

In the early 1950s she and her husband Robert Presnell were blacklisted, making finding work difficult. Following her semi-retirement, Hunt moved mostly to television where she appeared in guest roles on numerous series from the late 1950s to the 1980s. Her credits include appearances in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Breaking Point, Gunsmoke (with Al Cavens and Noble Chissell), The Outer Limits ("ZZZZ" written by Meyer Dolinsky), The Twilight Zone, Ben Casey (with Harry Landers and Eddie Paskey, directed by Marc Daniels), Ironside (with Barbara Anderson and Gene Lyons), Murder, She Wrote (with William Windom and Joseph Campanella), and Matlock (with Carolyn Seymour).

Her only feature film credit in this era was Johnny Got His Gun (1971, featuring Peter Brocco, Byron Morrow, David Soul, Peter Virgo, Jr., Bruce Watson, Monty O'Grady, and Arthur Tovey).

Her role in Star Trek was her last until her appearance in the drama Chloe's Prayer in 2006. In 2008, she appeared in the short crime film The Grand Inquisitor and in the television movie Meurtres à l'Empire State Building. Hunt had also been the honorary mayor of the Sherman Oaks neighborhood in Los Angeles, where she resided in a house she bought in 1946.

Hunt passed away on 6 September 2022 in her Sherman Oaks home, at the age of 104. [2] Since the death of Norman Lloyd in 2021, Hunt was the oldest living Star Trek performer, and the seventh such performer to reach the age of 100, after Viola Stimpson, Ellen Albertini Dow, Olaf Pooley, Shep Houghton, Dick Cherney, and Lloyd.

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