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Virginia Christine as "Mrs. Olson"

Virginia Christine (March 5, 1920 – July 24, 1996).

Virginia Christine (born Virginia Christine Ricketts) was an American stage, radio, film, television, and voice actress from Stanton, Iowa. Though Christine had a long career as a character actress in film and television, she is probably best remembered as "Mrs. Olson" (or the "Folger's Coffee Woman") in a string of television commercials for Folger's Coffee during the 1960s and '70s.


She guests in “The Baby Contest” (Season 1, Episode 11) of The Donna Reed Show as a mother ashamed of her "homely" baby (actually, he looks fine).

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