Discipline: Film/Video – feature, Literature – fiction

Maureen Connell

Discipline: Film/Video – feature, Literature – fiction
Region: Pacific Palisades, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 1982, 1983, 1985, 1989

Actress and author Maureen Connell was born in 1931 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is well known for her roles in Kill Her Gently (1957), Lucky Jim (1957) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). In 1956, she married British film director, writer and producer John Guillermin.



Maureen Connell worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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