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A bit of truly obscure local movie trivia

This 1975 piece of film, which you might have overlooked, features someone with a local connection.

See the young lady front and center in the red top? That's Joanne Nail. Born and raised in Spokane.

No idea if that's her real name. But this movie wasn't actually porn, so it might be.

Feel free to start calling some of your female colleagues the Switchblade Sisters. 

Born in Spokane Department

This is Paul Johansson, an actor who has never heard of you either.

Born in Spokane Department

Mikaela Hoover, born here in the summer of 1984. She is an actress.

I usually like to feature a photo with these. But most of the ones I found of this young lady are insufficiently modest.

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This is Michele Morrow. I'd never heard of her either. But apparently she has been in some awful-sounding movies.

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If you are curious about Keith Colley, I suggest you look him up. I'm not going to pretend that I had heard of him before five minutes ago.

Born in Spokane Department

Born in Spokane Department

The first female full professor at the Yale School of Medicine was Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann. She was born in Spokane in 1911. She died in 2001.

Among her many achievements, she was a pioneer in understanding how the polio virus attacked the nervous system.  

List of those born in Spokane includes…

John McIntire, star of “Wagon Train.”

And here he is in “Psycho.”

Actresses Born in Spokane Department

Academy Award-nominated Susan Peters (born Suzanne Carnahan).

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