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Anita Counihan (The Face, The Institute) was born on 5 August, 1914 in Washington, D.C., is an Actress. Discover Anita Colby's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Anita Colby networth?

Popular As Anita Counihan (The Face, The Institute)
Occupation actress,miscellaneous
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 5 August 1914
Birthday 5 August
Birthplace Washington, D.C.
Date of death March 27, 1992
Died Place Oyster Bay, NY
Nationality D.C.

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Anita Colby Height, Weight & Measurements

At 78 years old, Anita Colby height is 5' 7" (1.7 m) .

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Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Weight Not Available
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Who Is Anita Colby's Husband?

Her husband is Palen Flagler (m. 1970–1984)

Parents Not Available
Husband Palen Flagler (m. 1970–1984)
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Anita Colby Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Anita Colby worth at the age of 78 years old? Anita Colby’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from D.C.. We have estimated Anita Colby's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
House Not Available
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Source of Income Actress

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Aside from her beauty, she was also recognized as being very intelligent, as she had top executive and advisory jobs in Hollywood. Examples of newspaper reports refer to her intelligence: Time magazine wrote "The Face has a brain to match" on the front cover (01/08/45); The Milwaukee Journal (05/12/46) called her "Hollywood's blond and beautiful brain"; The Deseret News (02/17/47) nicknamed her "The Brain".


At age 56 she married for the first time to Palen Flagler, a wealthy and successful businessman. He was the corporate vice president of J.P. Stevens, which had an annual volume of $50 billion (circa 1970s).


Ex-fiancée of Wall Street broker Gerald (Jerry) Gordon. A wedding was planned in 1962.


By August 1957 her "Beauty Book" (1952) had been translated into ten foreign languages, sold 100,000 copies and been syndicated in 100 American cities.


Inventor of a chair that is convertible into an inclined bed (U.S. patent #2690209, Issued September 28, 1954).


In the 1950s she headed a newspaper syndicate, Women's News Service.


In 1947 she was executive assistant to Henry Ginsberg at Paramount Pictures. She was the first woman to occupy this executive position.


According to the Pittsburgh Press (03/26/1946), her face appeared on 50,000 billboards and more than 1500 magazine covers.


After leaving her acting career, she joined the staff of "Harper's Bazaar" to do editorial, promotional and advertising work but quit after a successful three years. She was called back to Hollywood for a cameo appearance and promotion job on the film Cover Girl (1944), which resulted in six offers from Hollywood and working with David O. Selznick.


She was hired by David O. Selznick in the 1940s to school his contract actresses in matters of beauty, poise and publicity. She was especially influential in grooming Jennifer Jones for stardom.


In March 1939 she revealed her engagement to Charles "Chuck" Hornburg, Jr., an advertising executive of "Good Housekeeping" magazine.


In 1937 she was on the cover of 32 magazines in one month, making $1,500 a week.


She is known for her work on Mary of Scotland (1936), Brute Force (1947) and Cover Girl (1944). She was married to Palen Flagler.


In 1935 she was the highest paid cover girl in America.


Anita Colby was born on August 5, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Anita Counihan.