Old and Young in France

Cindy Carol Dear Brigitte 8x10 photograph 1965

Dear Brigitte (1965) starring Glynis Johns (born 1923), Jimmy Stewart (1908 – 1997),  and Cindy Carol (born 1944, Gidget #3). After playing the title role in Gidget Goes To Rome (1963), Cindy Carol played Jimmy Stewart’s daughter and Bill Mumy‘s sister in Dear Brigitte (1965). She followed this with a lead role in the first teen television soap opera, Never Too Young (ABC 27 Sep 1965 – 24 Jun 1966). But after marrying Peyton Place (TV 1965-69) star Christopher Connolly, she quit acting and had two children. Their marriage collapsed some time in the 70s, but they only divorced immediately before Connolly’s death in 1988 from lung cancer, so that his longtime girlfriend Carol Zander could inherit his estate. According to the internet, became Cindy Carol became a teacher like her father.

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