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Leslie Parrish

Leslie Parrish

Leslie Parrish (born March 18, 1935) is an American actress who starred under her birth name, Marjorie Helen, until she changed it in 1959.

Her two most notable roles are as Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner (1959) and as Jocie Jordan in The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

She has numerous television appearances, including her role in the Star Trek episode Who Mourns for Adonis? where Parrish played Lieutenant Carolyn Palamas, who becomes the lust object of the god Apollo.

Parrish is married to Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Leslie Parrish Facts

Birth NameMarjorie Helen
BirthdayMarch 13, 1935 (88)

Selected Filmography

Li'l Abner
Who Mourns for Adonais?
The Manchurian Candidate
The Hunted
Sex and the Single Girl
Radioland Murders
Kirk Douglas: The Centennial Collection
The Astral Factor
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