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Hope Elise Ross Lange (November 28, 1933 – December 19, 2003) was an American actress of stage and screen best known for her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated performance as Selena Cross in the film Peyton Place (1957) and her Emmy Award winning winning role as Carolyn Muir on the sitcom The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968–70).

Lange was married three times – including to Don Murray (with whom she had two children, including Christopher Murray) and Alan J. Pakula – and had relationships with Glenn Ford, Frank Sinatra, and John Cheever at various points. In 2003 she died at the age of 70 of complications from ischemic colitis.

No, she's not related to Jessica Lange.

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