Barbara Ann McGhee (Maria Hart) was born 29 May 1923 in Los Angeles, California, United States to James William McGhee (1882-1968) and Edna Lewis (1895-1969) and died 9 August 2012 in Canoga Park, California, United States of unspecified causes. She married Unknown Mace () . She married Jack Seaman () . She married Drake Smith () . Ancestors are from the United States.
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Barbara Ann McGhee (1923- ), aka Maria Hart in 1951

Barbara Ann McGhee (born in Los Angeles, CA May 29, 1923 died Augut 9, 2012 Canoga Park, CA) was the daughter of James William McGhee and Edna McGhee. She was under contract to MGM from 1941 to 1948 as a "Glamazon Girl" and as a swimmer for musicals staring Esther Williams.


Offspring of James W. McGhee and Edna Lewis (1895-1969)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Barbara Ann McGhee (1923-2012) 29 May 1923 Los Angeles, California, United States 9 August 2012 Canoga Park, California, United States Unknown Mace ()
Jack Seaman ()
Drake Smith ()

George Louis McGhee (1925-2000) 3 March 1925 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States 20 December 2000 Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, California, United States Diana Miller (1934)


Offspring of Barbara Ann McGhee (Maria Hart) and Unknown Mace ()
Name Birth Death Joined with
Georgiana Mace ()

Offspring of Barbara Ann McGhee (Maria Hart) and Jack Seaman ()
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rosalind Jill Seaman ()


She used the stage name Maria Hart and was a co-star in The Fighting Stallion (1950) and Border Outlaws (1950). She starred in the movie Cattle Queen (1951) and co-starred in Outlaw Women (1952) and The Lusty Men (1952).

On January 22, 1951, she married actor Drake Smith in a double wedding with Jack Seaman. Smith had been her leading man in Cattle Queen.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Producer, Ex-Wife Wed in Same Rites - to Others". Los Angeles Times. January 29, 1951.,+1951&author=&pub=Los+Angeles+Times&desc=Producer,+Ex-Wife+Wed+in+Same+Rites--to+Others&pqatl=google. Retrieved 2010-09-10. "Movie Producer Jack Seaman and Actress Maria Hart, his former wife and contract player participated in a double ..." 
  2. ^ "Each Took New Mate At Ceremony". United Press International. January 28, 1951.,2872930&dq=maria+hart+actress+drake+smith&hl=en. Retrieved 2010-09-10. "A movie producer and his actress ex-wife participated in a double ... wife Maria Hart wed her leading man Drake Smith Seaman and Miss Hart were ..." 

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  • Divorced in 1948 but remained on good terms.


  Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ), Robin Patterson

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