Ann E. Todd
Born Anne Todd Mayfield
in Denver, Colorado
on August 29, 1931
Ann E.Todd added the "E" to her professional name to avoid being confused with the British actress Ann Todd. One of the most successful child stars of the 1940's, she appeared in some 27 movies between 1939 and 1951.
In the photo above left, Gracie Allen poses at home with her daughter Sandra (on the left) and Ann E. Todd. The girls are wearing dresses designed by Emily Wilkins. This photo came from the designer's personal collection.