Leigh Snowden  American Actress

Current Status

Leigh Snowden passed away on 11th May 1982 aged 52.


Leigh Snowden was previously married to Dick Contino (1955 - 1982), Jimmy Snowden (1951 - 1954) and James W. Snowden Sr. (1951 - 1955).

She was also in relationships with Hugh O'Brian (1955).

Leigh Snowden had 3 children, Marie O (58), Deidre L. (55) and Peter R (53).


Leigh Snowden is a 52 year old American Actress. Born Martha Lee Estes on 23rd June, 1929 in Covington, Tennessee, she is famous for Kiss Me Deadly (1955). . . . Cheesecake in a career that spans 1954 – 1961. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Leigh Snowden is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Tennessee, 20th-century American actresses and American stage actresses.


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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Leigh Snowden52 CancerActress
Dick Contino86 CapricornMusician
Hugh O'Brian91 AriesActor
Jimmy Snowden-
James W. Snowden Sr.-


Marie O
Female12th December, 195758 years old
Deidre L.
Female5th December, 196055 years old
Peter R
Male7th March, 196353 years old


The Comancheros1961Ada Belle (uncredited)Movie
The Detectives1959SusieTV Show
Tightrope1959CandyTV Show
This Is Alice1958Betty LouTV Show
Bachelor Father1957Elaine BakerTV Show
Hot Rod Rumble1957Terri WarrenMovie
The Creature Walks Among Us1956Marcia BartonMovie
I've Lived Before1956Lois GordonMovie
Outside the Law1956Maria CravenMovie
Riddles in Rhythm1956LeighMovie
All That Heaven Allows1955Jo-Ann GrisbyMovie
Francis in the Navy1955Nurse ApplebyMovie
Kiss Me Deadly1955CheesecakeMovie
The Square Jungle1955Lorraine EvansMovie
The Bob Cummings Show1955Chorus Girl, Cynthia, DorisTV Show
The Rawhide Years1955Miss Vanilla BissellMovie
Studio 571954TV Show
The Lineup1954HelenTV Show
The Mickey Rooney Show1954Mona SandersTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Haney Benson, Diane BaxterTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950Beautiful GirlTV Show
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Leigh Snowden (born Martha Lee Estes, June 23, 1929 – May 16, 1982) was an American actress in motion pictures and television....

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship27 yrs, 1 mth
Shortest Relationship3 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Martha
Middle Name Lee
Last Name Snowden
Maiden Name Estes
Full Name at Birth Martha Lee Estes
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd June, 1929
Birthplace Covington, Tennessee
Died 11th May, 1982
Place of Death North Hollywood, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Kiss Me Deadly (1955) .... Cheesecake
Year(s) Active 1954 – 1961, 1954–1961, 1971
Official Websites www.glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com/show.php?id=252, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6807261
Father Robert Clyde Estes
Mother Catherine Estes
Friend Gia Scala, Cynthia Patrick, Barbara Stewart, Ida Poindexter
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