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'Wild One' Actress Mary Murphy -- Dead at 80

5/16/2011 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mary Murphy -- who was famously discovered at a coffee shop and cast opposite Marlon Brando in "The Wild One" -- died of heart disease in her Beverly Hills home on May 4.

Mary Murphy Actress

Murphy was working as a package wrapper at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills when a talent scout from Paramount Pictures spotted her in a coffee shop.

She went on to star in several films during the 1950's -- including "The Desperate Hours," "Beachhead," "A Man Alone," "Sitting Bull" and "The Mad Magician."

Murphy was 80.

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