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Allene Roberts, Actress in Humphrey Bogart's 'Knock on Any Door,' Dies at 90

Allene Roberts, Actress in Humphrey Bogart's 'Knock on Any Door,' Dies at 90

Allene Roberts, who starred with Humphrey Bogart in Knock on Any Door, with Edward G. Robinson in The Red House and with William Holden in Union Station, died Thursday in Huntsville, Alabama, her family announced. She was 90.

Roberts also played the female lead opposite "jungle boy" Johnny Sheffield in Bomba on Panther Island (1949); was caught between onscreen and real-life brothers Edward and Lawrence Tierney in the film noir The Hoodlum (1951); and appeared with Randolph Scott and Leonard Nimoy in Santa Fe (1951) and Kid Monk Baroni (1952), respectively.

Roberts made a big splash in her feature debut at age 17 when she played a ...

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