A short note from Little Girl in Laurel & Hardy movies

Hi! Wesley,
Thank you for your letter.
I was born in Santa Monica, California not in Dublin, as you thought.
I had a wonderful time in Northern Ireland a year or two ago.
I am pleased that you enjoyed the GANG.
And thank you again for your enquiry.
Bye for now —- Jean Darling

To: jdarling@indigo.ie Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 7:54 PM

Dear Ms.Jean Darling, If I may ask :Were you born in Dublin or the States? Is Darling your maiden name? I am asking because of your surname-I am tracing my mother’s genealogy-she is a Darling ,born in Dublin in 1913. I believe you visited N.Ireland this summer.
Kind regards.
Wesley Brown

NOTE

Date of Birth: 23 August 1922, Santa Monica, California, USA Date of Death: 4 September 2015, Rödermark, Hesse, Germany (undisclosed) Having toured the world with husband, Kajar the Magician’s Show ‘Magicadabr’, Jean Darling settled in Dublin and became an author of dozens of short mysteries for Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Shayne Mystery Magazines and Horror Fantasy for Whispers Magazine, etc. In 1980 she became Aunty Poppy (named for her home State flower) writing and telling over 450 children’s story on both RTE radio and TV. Jean has also written several radio plays broadcast on RTE.

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