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June Haver (1926 - 2005)

June Haver (June 10, 1926 – July 4, 2005) was an American film actress. She is best remembered as a popular alternative to the musical film stars Betty Grable and Alice Faye in several musical...

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Dora Bryan, OBE (1923 - 2014)

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Alexandra Bastedo MP (1946 - d.)

English actress.

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Florence Desmond (1905 - 1993)

British actress.

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Dorothy Dickson (1893 - 1995)

Kansas~born star of musical comedy who lived to be 102.

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Hermione Hannen (1913 - 1983)

Popular English theatre and film actress.

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Heller Toren (deceased)

Heller Toren was born as Elaine Smith. She is an actress, known for The Liquidator (1965), The Smashing Bird I Used to Know (1969) and Father Came Too! (1964). She was previously married to Jess Yates.

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Edith Benrimo (c.1852 - 1927)

Father's Birthplace: Scotland Mother's Birthplace: France 5 Children Joseph Henry Benrimo 1874 – 1942 Barrow C. Benrimo 1876 - Donah E. Benrimo 1880 - Harvey Samuel...

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Donah Benrimo (1880 - c.1955)

Donah Elizabeth Benrimo, a noted stage and vaudville actress of her day, from a talented showbiz family, originally from San Francisco, California, Donah performed on various Stock and Vaudville Circut...

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Moira Shearer (1926 - 2006)

Moira Shearer, Lady Kennedy (17 January 1926 – 31 January 2006), was an internationally renowned British ballet dancer and actress. Early life She was born Moira Shearer King in Dunfermlin...

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Teresa Moore (b. - 2005)

Actress.

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Rosemary Lane (1913 - 1974)

Actress. Popular American motion picture figure of the 1930s and 1940s. One of the Lane sisters (Priscilla and Lola). Married to Hollywood make-up artist Bud Westmore.

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Lola Lane (1906 - 1981)

Actress. Born Dorothy Mullican in Macy, Indiana, she began her career in a musical act with her sisters actresses Priscilla and Rosemary Lane in 1920s. Together they started performing on Broadway wh...

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Alicia Rhett (1915 - 2014)

Alicia Rhett (February 1, 1915 – January 3, 2014) was an American actress and portrait painter who is best remembered for her role as India Wilkes in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind. At the...

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Martha Vickers (1925 - 1971)

Martha MacVicar, known professionally as Martha Vickers, was an American television and film actress. MacVicar was the third wife of actor Mickey Rooney. She began her career as a model and cover gir...

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Audrey Young (1922 - 2012)

Actress, Singer. A Big Band performer and veteran of about two dozen movies from the late 1940s, she is better remembered via her long marriage to legendary filmmaker Billy Wilder. Raised in Southe...

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Marjorie Bennett (1896 - 1982)

Marjorie Bennett (15 January 1896 – 14 June 1982) was an Australian television and film actress who began her career during the silent film era. Career Bennett was born in York, Western Au...

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Martha Stewart (1922 - 2012)

From iMdb Born in rural Kentucky as Martha Haworth, she and her family relocated to Brooklyn, where her father worked as a businessman. Following her high school graduation she was recommended to par...

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Margaret Joy Field MP (1922 - 2011)

Margaret Field (née Morlan; May 10, 1922 – November 6, 2011) was an American film actress usually billed as Maggie Mahoney, and also the mother of actress Sally Field. Life and career ...

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Valerie Hobson (1917 - 1998)

Valerie Hobson, the English actress, appeared as Baroness Frankenstein in Bride of Frankenstein (1935) with Boris Karloff and Colin Clive, taking over the role from Mae Clarke, who had played it in the...

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Florence Davenport Rice (1907 - 1974)

Film actress of the 1930's and daughter of sportswriter Grantland Rice.

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Eleonora Duse (1858 - 1924)

Eleonora Duse (Italian: [eleoˈnɔːɾa ˈduːze]; (3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924) was an Italian actress, often known simply as Duse. Life and career ...

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Louisa, Countess of Craven (c.1785 - 1860)

Louisa, Countess of Craven, originally Louisa Brunton (1785?–1860) was an English actress. Birth and background Her father, John Brunton, son of a soap dealer in Norwich, was at one time a...

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Maggie McGrath (1919 - d.)

British actress.

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Evelyn Victoria Anne Tate (deceased)

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Fay Wray MP (1907 - 2004)

Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian–American actress and the first ever scream queen. In 1928, director Erich von Stroheim cast Wray as the main female ...

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Nita Raya (born Raya Jerkovitch) MP

Nita Raya (née Raya Jerkovitch le 15 octobre 1915 à Chișinău (Moldavie) est une danseuse, chanteuse et actrice française d'origine roumaine. Elle fut la compagne de M...

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Clare Eames (1894 - 1930)

Clare Eames (August 5, 1894 - November 8, 1930) was an influential Broadway actress, stage director and the wife of playwright Sidney Howard. Eames after WW1 was along with Jeanne Eagels considered o...

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Dorothy Cooper (1906 - 1988)

Dorothy Jordan - american movie actress who had a short but successful career beginning in talking pictures in 1929. Wikipedia EN ---------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Lucille Lund MP (1913 - 2002)

[ ] 'Born in Buckley, Washington 1913 '1930's Universal Movie Actress, featured in many films The Black Cat, with Boris Karloff & Béla Lugosi., [ )] 'Cary Grant and Lucille Lund, in the 1934...

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Margery Kathleen Maude (1889 - 1979)

Margery Kathleen Maude (29 April 1889 – 7 August 1979) was an English actress of stage, screen and television. Family Maude was born in Wimbledon, London, the elder daughter of actors ...

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Winifred Emery (1861 - 1924)

Winifred Emery (1 August 1861 – 15 July 1924), born Maud Isabel Emery, was an English actress and actor-manager of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She was the wife of the ac...

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Mademoiselle Rachel Félix MP (1821 - 1858)

Elisabeth "Eliza, or Élisa" Rachel Félix (also Elizabeth-Rachel Félix), better known only as Mademoiselle Rachel (February 21, 1821, Mumpf, Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland - Janua...

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Mademoiselle de Champmeslé MP (1642 - 1698)

Marie Desmares, dite Mlle de Champmeslé ou encore la Champmeslé, est une actrice et tragédienne française née à Rouen le 18 février 1642 et morte ...

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Jehanne d'Alcy Faes (1865 - 1956)

Charlotte Lucie Marie Adèle Stéphanie Adrienne Faës dite Jeanne (ou Jehanne) d'Alcy , née le 20 mars 1865 à Vaujours (France) et décédée le 14 oc...

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Lotta Crabtree (1847 - 1924)

Charlotte Mignon Crabtree was born in 1847 in New York City to parents John Ashworth Crabtree and Mary Ann (Livesey) Crabtree. In 1851, her father left for San Francisco looking for gold, Lotta and her...

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George Anne Bellamy (1727 - 1788)

George Anne Bellamy (23 April 1727- 1788) was an Irish actress. Biography She was born, by her own account, at Fingal, Ireland. "George Anne" was a name given by mistake for Georgiana. She wa...

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Barbara Payton MP (1927 - 1967)

The words "notorious," "infamous," and "flamboyant" have all been used to describe Hollywood beauty Barbara Payton. A Warner Bros. contract player of the early 1950s, Payton had a promising start in mo...

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Claudia Morgan (1911 - 1974)

Claudia Morgan (June 12, 1911 – September 17, 1974) was an American film, television and radio actress. She was best known for playing the role of Vera Claythorne in the first Broadway product...

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Hildy Parks (1926 - 2004)

Hildy Parks (March 15, 1926 – October 7, 2004) was an American actress and writer. Born in Washington, D.C., Parks pursued acting following her graduation from the University of Virginia...

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Helen Beverley (1916 - 2011)

Helen Beverley, sometimes credited as Helen Beverly, (November 9, 1916 – July 15, 2011) was an American film and stage actress, who began her career in Yiddish theater and films. Beverley ...

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Kay Johnson (1904 - 1975)

Catherine Townsend "Kay" Johnson (November 29, 1904 – November 17, 1975) was an American actress who performed on the stage and in Hollywood films. Family Catherine Townsend Johnson wa...

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Sylvia Sidney (1910 - 1999)

Sylvia Sidney (born Sophia Kosow; August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999) was an American character actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime ...

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Phyllis Fraser (1916 - 2006)

Phyllis Fraser Cerf Wagner (April 13, 1916 – November 25, 2006) was an American actress, journalist, and children's book publisher, and the co-founder of Beginner Books. Early life S...

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Evelyn Louise Keyes (1916 - 2008)

Evelyn Keyes is best known for playing Suellen O'Hara in Gone With the Wind. Other notable films include Here Comes Mr. Jordan, The Jolson Story and The Seven Year Itch, but her off-screen life often...

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Alice Brady (1892 - 1939)

Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. She worked...

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Katharine Alexander (1898 - 1981)

Katharine Alexander (September 22, 1898 – January 10, 1981) was an American actress. She appeared in 44 films between 1930 and 1951. She was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas and died in Tryon,...

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Nina Boucicault (1867 - 1950)

Nina Boucicault (27 February 1867 – 2 August 1950) was an English actress born to playwright Dion Boucicault and his wife, actress Agnes Kelly Robertson. She had three brothers, Dion William (...

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Louise Dresser (1878 - 1965)

Louise Dresser (October 5, 1878 – April 24, 1965) was an American actress. Born Louise Josephine Kerlin in Evansville, Indiana. Her father was a train conductor who died when she was fifte...

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Nora Bayes (1880 - 1928)

Nora Bayes (October 8, 1880 – March 19, 1928) was a popular American singer, comedienne and actress of the early 20th century. Early life and career Born Eleanor "Dora" Goldberg, with ...

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Steffi Duna (1910 - 1992)

Steffi Duna (8 February 1910 – 22 April 1992) was a Hungarian-born film actress popular in American and British films during the 1930s. Born Stephanie Berindey in Budapest of Czechoslovakian e...

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Louise Stanley (1915 - 1982)

Louise Stanley, born Louise Keyes (January 28, 1915 – December 28, 1982), was an actress of the mid-20th century. Born in Springfield, Illinois, Keyes changed her name to Stanley when she decide...

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Constance Campbell Bennett (1904 - 1965)

Born of an aristocratic, regal theatrical background, Constance Bennett was a jewel of Hollywood's golden age. She was the eldest of three daughters of stage matinee idol Richard Bennett and actress ...

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Dame Judith Anderson, AC, DBE (1897 - 1992)

Dame Judith Anderson, AC, DBE (10 February 1897 – 3 January 1992) was an Australian-born American-based actress of stage, film and television. She won two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award and was ...

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Kim Stanley (1925 - 2001)

Kim Stanley (born Patricia Beth Reid) was an American actress, primarily in theatre but with occasional film performances. Stanley began her acting career in theatre, and subsequently attended the ...

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Margaret Sullavan (1909 - 1960)

Margaret Brooke Sullavan was an American stage and film actress. Sullavan started her career on the stage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on ...

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Lilli Palmer (1914 - 1986)

Lilli Palmer (24 May 1914 – 27 January 1986), born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Gl...

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Helen Gahagan Douglas, US Senate & Congress (1900 - 1980)

Helen Gahagan Douglas (November 25, 1900 – June 28, 1980) was an American actress and politician. She was the third woman and first Democratic woman elected to Congress from California; her el...

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Gypsy Rose Lee (1911 - 1970)

Gypsy Rose Lee (January 9, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer famous for her striptease act. She was also an actress, author, and playwright whose 1957 memoir was mad...

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Billie Burke MP (1884 - 1970)

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress. She is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the mu...

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Ruth Chatterton (1892 - 1961)

Ruth Chatterton (24 December 1892 – 24 November 1961) was an American actress, novelist, and early aviatrix. Early life Chatterton was born in New York City, on Christmas Eve 1892, to ...

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Ann Sheridan (1915 - 1967)

Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967) was an American actress. She worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include A...

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Constance Worth (1912 - 1963)

Constance Worth (19 August 1912 – 18 October 1963) was an Australian actress who became a Hollywood star in the late 1930s. Early life and career She was born Jocelyn Howarth in Sydney...

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Anna Held (1872 - 1918)

Helene Anna Held (19 March 1872 - 12 August 1918) was a Polish-born stage performer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband. Early life Born in Warsaw,...

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Adrianne Whitney (1907 - 1993)

Allen was married to Raymond Massey from 1929 to 1939. The Masseys were great friends with William and Dorothy Whitney, who were divorced in the late 1930s. William was an International lawyer, and Adr...

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Sally Rand (1904 - 1979)

Sally Rand (April 3, 1904[1] – August 31, 1979) was a burlesque dancer and actress, most noted for her ostrich feather fan dance and balloon bubble dance. She also performed under the name Bil...

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Suzy Kendall MP

Suzy Kendall is a British actress best known for her film roles in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Her blonde attractive looks got her leading roles in some fairly prestigious productions. She later ap...

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Catherine Scorsese (1912 - 1997)

Catherine Cappa Scorsese, born Catherine Cappa, (April 16, 1912 – January 6, 1997) was an American actress, and the mother of director Martin Scorsese. Of Italian descent, she began acting when ...

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Lilian Mary Oldland (1903 - 1984)

Lilian Oldland (7 February 1903 – October 1984) was a British actress who appeared in more than twenty films between 1925 and 1935. Born in Gloucester in 1903, she made her film debut in The S...

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Charlotte Lillian McIldowie (1895 - 1975)

Moyna Macgill (10 December 1895 – 25 November 1975) was an Irish stage and film actress and the mother of actress Angela Lansbury and producers Edgar Lansbury and Bruce Lansbury. Life and ...

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Rosamond Pinchot (1904 - 1938)

Rosamond Pinchot (October 26, 1904 – January 24, 1938) was an American socialite, stage and film actress. Early life and career Pinchot was born in New York City, the daughter of Amos Pinc...

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Judith Allen (1911 - 1996)

Former model and De Mille 'discovery' Judith Allen attracted more publicity for her marital life, than for her film career: she had two unsuccessful marriages to brawn (world heavyweight wrestling cham...

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Elizabeth Inglis (1913 - 2007)

Elizabeth Inglis (10 July 1913 – 25 August 2007) was a British actress, known for her role in The Letter, opposite Bette Davis. Life and Career Inglis was born Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkin...

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Kenyon "Helene" Reynolds (1914 - 1990)

Helene Whitney also known as Helene Reynolds (July 4, 1914 – March 28, 1990) was an American actress who appeared in films in the late 1930s and 1940s. Biography Whitney was born Kenyo...

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Jan Sterling (1921 - 2004)

was an American actress.Most active in films during the 1950s, Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The High and the Mighty (1954), and was nominate...

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Valentina Viola Birkett (1887 - 1934)

Viva Birkett was a British stage actress active on both sides of the Atlantic over the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Dinah Sheridan (1920 - 2012)

Dinah Sheridan was an English actress, whose films included The Railway Children and Genevieve. Sheridan, who played the mother in The Railway Children, also had roles in The Mirror Crack'd and the BBC...

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Muriel Beaumont (c.1881 - 1957)

Times obituary (Nov 30, 1957) Lady Du Maurier, widow of the actor Sir Gerald Du Maurier and herself an actress in her youth, died on Wednesday at her home in Cornwall. She was 76. Muriel Beaumont was...

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Boots Mallory (1913 - 1958)

Patricia "Boots" Mallory (October 22, 1913 – December 1, 1958) was an American film actress, dancer and model. Career Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mallory grew up in Mobile, Alabama...

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Claiborne Cary (1932 - 2010)

She was an American actress and cabaret performer. Cary was born Claiborne Leachman in Lone Tree, Iowa. The younger sister of actress Cloris Leachman, Cary began dancing and performing at a young age...

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Francesca Braggiotti (1902 - 1998)

Francesca Braggiotti (17 October 1902 – 25 February 1998) was an Italian dancer, actress and dubber. Biography Francesca Braggiotti was born in Florence, her father was an Italian teno...

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Barbara O'Neil (1910 - 1980)

Barbara O'Neil (July 17, 1910 – September 3, 1980) was an American actress. She appeared in the popular film Gone with the Wind (1939) and received an Academy Award nomination for her supporti...

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Katy Jurado (1924 - 2002)

Katy Jurado (January 16, 1924 – July 5, 2002), born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García in Mexico, D.F., was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Me...

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Corinna Mura (c.1909 - 1965)

Corinna Mura (born Corinna Wall; c. 1909 – 1 August 1965) was a cabaret singer and diseuse. She had a small role in the classic film Casablanca as the woman playing the guitar while singing "L...

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Esther Muir (1903 - 1995)

Esther Muir (March 11, 1903 – August 1, 1995) was a character actress on Broadway and in Hollywood films. Theatrical Reviews Muir was born in Andes, New York and began modeling in New ...

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Margaret Anglin (1876 - 1958)

Mary Margaret Anglin (April 3, 1876 – January 7, 1958) was a Canadian-born Broadway actress, director and producer whom Encyclopædia Britannica calls "one of the most brilliant actres...

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Josephine Hull (c.1883 - 1957)

Josephine Hull (born January 3, reportedly 1886, but probably 1883– died March 12, 1957) was an Academy Award winning American stage and film actress who also was a director of plays. She had ...

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Patience Mather Hobbs (1931 - 2004)

Patience M. Cleveland (May 23, 1931 – May 27, 2004) was an American film and television actress. Personal life Patience Cleveland was born in New York City, the youngest of six siblings,...

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Anne Revere (1903 - 1990)

Anne Revere (June 25, 1903 – December 18, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actress. Early life Born in New York City, Revere was a direct descendant of American Revolu...

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Elaine Kays (1897 - 1948)

Between 1915 and 1926, American actress Elaine Hammerstein appeared in many Hollywood melodramas and other films. The granddaughter of Oscar Hammerstein I and daughter of stage producer Arthur Hammer...

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Lee Ann Gowans (1935 - 1991)

Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American film and television actress. Among her best-known films are Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Days of Wine and Roses (1962), and The...

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Daphne Barnes (1903 - d.)

English Actress. Daphne Graham acted under the name Mary Sheridan. Officially the daughter of Sir Richard Graham, 4th Baronet and his wife Lady Mabel Duncombe, daughter of the 1st Earl of Feversham. Wi...

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Odette Tyler (1869 - 1936)

Born Elizabeth Lee Kirkland, "Odette Tyler" was the daughter of a West Point graduate, Brig. General William W. Kirkland, who fought with the South in the Civil War. Odette began acting at the age of...

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Myrna Loy MP (1905 - 1993)

Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 – December 14, 1993) was an American actress. Trained as a dancer, she devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films. Original...

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Ida Lupino (1918 - 1995)

Ida Lupino was an English-born film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her 48-year career, she appeared in 59 films and directed seven others, mostly in the United States, w...

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Madeleine Carroll (1906 - 1987)

Madeleine Carroll, film star of the '30s, has died at her home in Marbella, Spain, at the age of 81. A blonde of cool and striking beauty, she will be particularly remembered as the leading lady of t...

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Elsie Randolph (1904 - 1982)

Miss Elsie Randolph, the actress, who died on October 15, aged 77, was one of the most ebullient and likeable musical comediennes between the wars. She appeared particularly with Jack Buchanan in sev...

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Clarice Mayne (1886 - 1966)

Mayne was born in London in 1886. She is best known for the song "A Broken Doll" written by her husband, the composer James W. Tate and lyricist Frank Clifford Harris. Early in her career, she often pl...

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