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Leslie Parrish (Born 1935, real name Marjorie Hellen) is an American actress who had a successful career in film and television.

In 1959, Parrish starred as Daisy Mae in the film adaptation of the stage musical Li'l Abner. She had not been part of the Broadway cast. She later co-starred in the 1962 film version of The Manchurian Candidate.

Ms. Parrish appeared in over 100 TV shows, including a recurring role on The Big Valley as a love interest of Nick Barkley (played by Peter Breck).

She later appeared on Star Trek (as Lt. Carolyn Palamas in "Who Mourns for Adonais?") and twice on Batman (as Dawn Robbins, a victim of the Penguin, and as Glacia Glaze, a girlfriend of Mr. Freeze as played by Eli Wallach). She later appeared in the final episode of the first season of Mannix.

Ms. Parrish retired from acting in the late 1970s.

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