- Category : 1928-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (15,18,34,46)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 1
American actress known for her supporting roles in television and film. In 1966, she co-starred in "El Dorado" opposite John Wayne. In all, she performed in over 20 TV and film productions between 1962 and 1980.
After she graduated from high school in Hagerman, New Mexico, she attended McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. She was a model in Houston, Texas. In 1956, Holt was crowned Miss Maryland and in July 1956 participated in the Miss USA pageant in Long Beach, California where she was a semi-finalist. In August, 1957 she was among nine models sent to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Rose Marie Reid Swim Suits of Los Angeles and the Eileen Ford Agency in New York.
Holt appeared in various TV commercials in 1958 and reportedly signed a $50,000-a-year model contract in New York at age 29. She was in a Revlon lipstick commercial, in which she was reportedly spotted by director Howard Hawks who later cast her in several of his films. She was subsequently named "Miss Sweater Girl" in October 1958 by the Wool Bureau.
Holt married William A. Tishman, a millionaire builder in Los Angeles on 7 October 1966. They divorced in June 1972.
Holt died on 5 April 1996, in Williamson County, Tennessee. She was 67.