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Rosalie Sylvia Crutchley (1920 - 1997)

An imposing actress, commanding attention even in minor roles; with her dark, glowering eyes and sculptured cheekbones she was particularly compelling when playing elderly eccentrics.

7/31/2015

Nova Margery Pilbeam (1919 - 2015)

Child actress who enjoyed success in several Alfred Hitchcock films.

7/21/2015

Florence Lawrence (1890 - 1938)

Florence Lawrence (January 2, 1890 – December 28, 1938) was a Canadian-American stage performer and film actress. She is often referred to as "The First Movie Star", and was the first film actor...

7/10/2015

Irish McCalla (1928 - 2002)

Nellie Elizabeth "Irish" McCalla (December 25, 1928 – February 1, 2002) was an American actress and artist best known as the title star of the 1950s television series Sheena, Queen of the Jungle...

5/8/2015

Sheila R. Darcy (1914 - 2004)

Sheila acted in Hollywood movies and serials. Born Rebecca Benedict Heffener, acting under the stage name Sheila Darcy, she proved a feisty foil for Don Diego in the vintage Saturday matinee serial, "Z...

4/20/2015

Sheila Guyse (1925 - 2013)

Jet Magazine, March 10, 2014, News/Census, p. 16. With appearances on Broadway and in race films during the 40s and 50s, the actress/singer was most known for her role in the film Sepia Cinderella. G...

4/19/2015

Madame Sul-Te-Wan (1873 - 1959)

"Madame Sul-Te-Wan"

Madame Sul-Te-Wan was born in 1873 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Nellie Conley. She was an actress, known for King of the Zombies (1941), In Old Chicago (1937) and Tarzan and the Trappers (1958). S...

3/15/2015

Jane Frazee (1915 - 1985)

A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journ...

3/4/2015

Madelyn Clare (1894 - 1975)

"Madelyn Clare"

Madelyn Clare (18 November 1894 – 20 September 1975; also known as Madelyn Klare or Madelyn Donovan) was an American actress during the early twentieth century. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was ...

3/3/2015

Lois Sturt (1900 - 1937)

Lois Sturt was born on August 25, 1900 in More Critchell, Dorset, England. She was an actress, known for Le carillon de minuit (1922), The Glorious Adventure (1922) and Amour (1922). She was married ...

3/3/2015

Audrey Munson (1891 - 1996)

Audrey Marie Munson (June 8, 1891 – February 20, 1996) was an American artist's model and film actress, known variously as "Miss Manhattan," "the Exposition Girl," and "American Venus." She was ...

2/28/2015

Maureen O'Hara Born Maureen Fitzsimons Maureen O'Hara (born 17 August 1920) is an Irish-American film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas St...

2/27/2015

Mildred Lewis MP

"Mimi"

Mimi Chandler played one of the four singing sisters in the 1944 film And the Angels Sing, appearing with Dorothy Lamour, Betty Hutton, and Diana Lynn before abandoning acting and working for the Kentu...

12/29/2014
     

Jane Winton MP (1905 - 1959)

"Green-eyed goddess of Hollywood"

From imdb Statuesque, gorgeous Jane Winton was billed as the 'Green-eyed Goddess of Hollywood'. The former Ziegfeld Follies dancer appeared in a good number of films from 1925 - if not as the nomin...

11/30/2014

Pat Wing (1916 - 2002)

"Madison Wing", "Pat Wing"

Pat Wing was born on November 19, 1916 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Gertrude Madison Wing. She was an actress, known for The Working Man (1933), Alaska Love (1932) and The Face on the Barroom Floor ...

11/24/2014

Billie Seward (1912 - 1982)

Billie Seward (October 23, 1912 – March 20, 1982) was a 1930s motion picture actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Filmography

11/24/2014

Joan Woodbury (1915 - 1989)

"Joan Woodbury"

Joan Woodbury (December 17, 1915 – February 22, 1989) was an American actress beginning in the 1930s and continuing well into the 1960s.

11/24/2014

Ivy Livingston (1894 - 1986)

Ivy Livingston was born on May 13, 1894 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She was an actress, known for Josselyn's Wife (1926) and The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924). She died on June 16, 1986 i...

11/23/2014

Margaret Livingston (1900 - 1984)

Margaret Livingston was born on November 25, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She is known for her work on Sunrise (1927), Smart Money (1931) and Through the Breakers (1928). She was married to Pau...

11/23/2014

Jorja Curtright (1920 - 1985)

Jorja Curtright enjoyed a major stage and film acting career. Starring is such films as 'Love Is A Many Splendored Thing', 'Heaven Only Knows', and 'The Revolt of Mamie Stover' as well as 31 other fi...

11/16/2014

Beatrice Roberts (1905 - 1970)

Alice Beatrice Roberts (March 7, 1905 – July 24, 1970) was an American film actress. She was briefly married to the cartoonist and showman Robert L. Ripley and was a mistress of Louis B. Mayer...

11/14/2014

Dorothy Davenport (1895 - 1977)

Dorothy Davenport (March 13, 1895 – October 12, 1977) was an American actress, screenwriter, film director, and producer who appeared in silent film for Biograph Studios under the direction of...

11/14/2014

Jean Sullivan (1923 - 2003)

Jean Sullivan (May 26, 1923 - February 27, 2003) was an American actress and dancer. She acted in film, television and stage productions, and danced both flamenco and ballet, the latter with the Amer...

11/10/2014

Helen Parrish (1924 - 1959)

Helen Parrish (12 March 1924, Columbus, Georgia – 22 February 1959) was an American movie actress, the daughter of stage and bit film actress Laura Parrish. Selected filmography

11/9/2014

Victoria Horne (1911 - 2003)

Victoria Horne (November 1, 1911 – October 10, 2003) was an American character actress, appearing in 49 films (uncredited in 25 of these) during the 1940s and 1950s. Selected filmography

11/7/2014

Lynn Merrick (1919 - 2007)

"Lynn Merrick"

Lynn Merrick (November 19, 1919 – March 25, 2007) was an American actress who appeared in over 40 films during the 1940s, mainly for Columbia and Republic Studios. Partial filmography

11/6/2014

Ella Annesley Voysey (1903 - d.)

11/5/2014

Renée Asherson (1915 - 2014)

Renée Asherson (19 May 1915 – 30 October 2014) was an English actress of stage, film and television. Much of Asherson's theatrical career was spent in Shakespearean plays, appearing at ...

11/5/2014

Kendall Lee (1903 - 1978)

Kendall Lee was born on September 18, 1903 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for Rain (1932), Sin Takes a Holiday (1930) and Secrets of the French Police (1932). She w...

11/3/2014
     

Priscilla Lawson (1914 - 1958)

"Priscilla Lawson"

Priscilla Lawson (March 8, 1914 – August 27, 1958), born Priscilla Shortridge, was an American actress known for her role as Princess Aura in the original Flash Gordon serial (1936). Lawson ...

11/1/2014

Florence Eldridge (1901 - 1988)

"Florence Eldridge"

Florence Eldridge (September 5, 1901, Brooklyn, New York – August 1, 1988, Long Beach, California) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in Play i...

11/1/2014

Blossom Rock (1895 - 1978)

"Blossom Rock", "Marie Blake"

Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald (August 21, 1895 – January 14, 1978), also known or credited as Blossom Rock, Blossom MacDonald or Marie Blake, was an American actress of stage and television. S...

10/31/2014

Joan Banks (1918 - 1998)

Joan Banks (October 30, 1918 – January 18, 1998) was an American film, television, stage and radio actress who often appeared in dramas with her husband, Frank Lovejoy.

10/30/2014

Gloria Lloyd (1924 - 2012)

"Gloria Lloyd Roberts"

Mildred Gloria Lloyd (May 22, 1924 – February 10, 2012), also known as Gloria Lloyd Roberts, was an American actress and model. She was the eldest child of the silent film comedian Harold Lloy...

10/29/2014

Nan Grey (deceased)

Nan Grey (July 25, 1918 – July 25, 1993) was an American film actress. She was born Eschal Loleet Grey Miller on July 25, 1918 in Houston, Texas. Career In 1934 Grey went to Hollywood with...

10/25/2014

Jill Furse (1915 - 1944)

Jill Furse was born in 1916 as Barbara Dolignon Furse. She was an actress, known for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), Goodness, How Sad! (1938) and There Ain't No Justice (1939). She was married to Laurence ...

10/23/2014

Diana Sinden (1927 - 2004)

9/12/2014
     
     

Olga San Juan (1927 - 2009)

Olga San Juan (March 16, 1927 – January 3, 2009) was an American actress, dancer and comedian, mainly active in films during the 1940s. Life and career She was born in Brooklyn, New York...

9/7/2014

Hermione Gingold MP (1897 - 1987)

Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold (9 December 1897 – 24 May 1987) was an English actress known for her sharp-tongued, eccentric persona. She had a strikingly individual voice, drawling and deep, the...

9/5/2014

Raquel Torres (1908 - 1987)

"Raquel Torres"

Raquel Torres (born Paula Marie Osterman; November 11, 1908 – August 10, 1987) was a Mexican-born American film actress. Her sister was actress Renee Torres. A half-German half-Mexican woman...

9/2/2014

Cynthia Lindsay (1915 - 2007)

"Cynthia Lindsay"

Cynthia Lindsay was born on May 27, 1915 in North Hempstead, New York, USA as Cynthia Hobart. She was a writer and actress, known for American in Paris (1964), A Look at Monaco (1963) and My Three Sons...

9/1/2014

Lucile Gleason (1888 - 1947)

Lucile Webster Gleason aka "Lucille Gleason" (February 6, 1888 — May 18, 1947) was an American stage and screen actress. Gleason was also a civic worker who was active in film colony projects....

9/1/2014

Sally Eilers (1908 - 1978)

Sally Eilers (December 11, 1908 – January 5, 1978) was an American actress. Life and career Born as Dorothea Sally Eilers in New York City to a Jewish-American mother, Paula (née Sc...

9/1/2014

Mari Aldon (1925 - 2004)

Mari Aldon (1925–2004) was a Lithuanian-born American actress. After making her screen debut in a minor role in The Locket (1946) she gradually evolved to playing supporting or lead roles. Her...

8/31/2014

Dinah Sheridan (1920 - 2012)

"Dinah Sheridan"

Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) was an English actress with a career spanning seven decades. She was best known for the films Genevieve (1953) and The Railway Children (1...

8/28/2014

Virginia Field (1917 - 1992)

Virginia Field (4 November 1917 – 2 January 1992) was a British-born film actress. She was born Margaret Cynthia Field in London. Her father was the judge of Leicester County Court Circuit. He...

8/28/2014

Marion Hutton (1919 - 1987)

"Marion Hutton"

Marion Hutton (March 10, 1919 – January 10, 1987) was a United States singer and actress. Early life Born as Marion Thornburg, the elder sister of actress Betty Hutton, their father abando...

8/28/2014

Sheila Ryan (1921 - 1975)

"Sheila Ryan"

Sheila Ryan, (June 8, 1921 - November 4, 1975) was an American actress who starred in over 60 movies. Acting career Born as Katherine Elizabeth McLaughlin in Topeka, Kansas, she went to Hollywo...

8/26/2014

Constance Smith (1928 - 2003)

Constance Smith (22 January 1928 – 30 June 2003) was an Irish film actress, and contract player of 20th Century Fox in the 1950s.

8/25/2014

Gail Russell (1924 - 1961)

Gail Russell (September 21, 1924 – August 26, 1961) was an American film and television actress. Filmography

8/24/2014

Suzanne Kaaren (1912 - 2004)

Suzanne Kaaren (March 21, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York – August 27, 2004) was an American B-movie actress who starred in stock film genres of the 1930s and 1940s: horror, western and romances.

8/24/2014

Lenore Ulric (1892 - 1970)

"Lenore Ulric"

Lenore Ulric (July 21, 1892 – December 30, 1970) was a star of the Broadway stage and Hollywood films of the silent-film and early sound era. Her father, Franz Xavier Ulrich, was a United Stat...

8/24/2014

Faire Binney (c.1900 - 1957)

Faire Binney was born on August 24, 1900 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA as Frederica Gertrude Binney. She was an actress, known for Open Your Eyes (1919), What Fools Men Are (1922) and The Girl from Po...

8/24/2014

Mary Hay (1901 - 1957)

"Mary Hay"

) Mary Hay (August 22, 1901 – June 4, 1957) was an American dancer, musical comedy and silent screen actress, playwright and former Ziegfeld girl, active over the decade popularly known as the...

8/23/2014

Lynn Bari (1913 - 1989)

"Lynn Bari"

Lynn Bari (December 18, 1913 – November 20, 1989), born Margaret Schuyler Fisher, was a movie actress who specialized in playing sultry, statuesque man-killers in over one hundred 20th Century...

8/23/2014

Gladys Ethel McClure (1914 - 1933)

"Linda Marsh", "Linda March", "Jean Dale"

Actress. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, she was the sister of actress Adrienne Ames. McClure attended the Tenth Ward School in Fort Worth, Texas, and then in Chatham, Virginia, before she moved to Be...

8/23/2014

Juno Alexander (1925 - 2014)

8/2/2014

Eve Lynn Johnson MP (1914 - 2004)

"The Dragon Lady", "Eve Lynn Kimmel"

Evie Wynn Johnson was born on May 8, 1914 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Eve Lynn Abbott. She was an actress, known for Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir (2001), Biography (1987) and Youth Takes a Fling...

7/27/2014

Millie Lindon (1869 - 1940)

7/25/2014

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...

7/25/2014

Peggy Cartwright (1912 - 2001)

Peggy Cartwright (November 14, 1912 – June 12, 2001) was a Canadian silent film actress perhaps best known for her short stint as the leading lady of the Our Gang comedies. She appeared in four ...

7/17/2014

Florence Desmond (1905 - 1993)

British actress.

5/9/2014

Dorothy Dickson (1893 - 1995)

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

4/22/2014

Hermione Hannen (1913 - 1983)

Popular English theatre and film actress.

4/22/2014

Madaline Lee MP (1902 - 1974)

Madaline Lee (October 28, 1902 – January 10, 1974) was a mid 20th century American actress, best known for her role as secretary Genevieve Blue on the Amos 'n' Andy television and radio program,...

3/29/2014

Donah Benrimo (1880 - c.1957)

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...

3/10/2014

Edith Benrimo (c.1846 - 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...

3/10/2014

Moira Shearer (1926 - 2006)

"Moira Shearer"

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...

3/1/2014

Virginia Gilmore (c.1919 - c.1986)

Virginia Gilmore (July 26, 1919 – March 28, 1986) was an American film, stage, and television actress. Biography Virginia Gilmore was born as Sherman Virginia Poole in El Monte, California...

2/21/2014

Rosemary Lane (1913 - 1974)

"Rosemary Lane"

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.

2/17/2014

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...

1/6/2014

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...

12/31/2013

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...

12/31/2013

Martha Stewart MP

Escondido, San Diego County, California, United States

Escondido, San Diego County, California, United States

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...

12/15/2013

Nina Olivette (1910 - 1973)

"Nina Olivette"

Nina Olivette was born on August 8, 1910 in New York, USA as Elizabeth Margaret Veronica. She was an actress, known for Queen High (1930), What a Night! (1931) and Not So Quiet on the Western Front (...

8/9/2013

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 ...

7/20/2013

Maggie McGrath (1919 - d.)

British actress.

6/30/2013

Margaret Wood was born in 1893 in Glasgow Kentucky to Clarence Wood (of Scottish descent) and Cora Bybee (of Irish, English and French descent.) Margaret stated, "After the [Civil] War was over, my...

6/29/2013

Teala Loring (1922 - 2007)

"Teala Loring", "Judith Gibson"

Teala Loring (October 6, 1922 – January 28, 2007) was an American actress who appeared in over thirty films during the 1940s. Born Marcia Eloise Griffin in Denver, Colorado, she was the sister...

6/24/2013

Lisa Gaye (born 6 March 1935) is an American retired actress, singer, and dancer. She was born Leslie Gaye Griffin in Denver, Colorado. Her family moved from Denver to Los Angeles, California, in the...

6/24/2013

Debra Paget MP

"Debra Paget"

Debra Paget (born August 19, 1933) is an American actress and entertainer. She is perhaps best known for her performances in Cecil B. DeMille's epic movie, The Ten Commandments (1956), as well as Love ...

6/24/2013

Eva Carrington (1887 - 1979)

"Eva Carrington"

Eva Carrington ( Born Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler in 1887 in London, England, died 1979) was an actress, model and sometime peeress. Modelling career Eva was a model for the artist James Whistl...

6/1/2013

Alexandra Bastedo MP (1946 - d.)

English actress.

4/22/2013

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...

4/13/2013

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 ...

3/17/2013

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 ...

3/3/2013

Jehanne d'Alcy Faes (1865 - 1956)

"Jehanne d'Alcy Faes"

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...

3/3/2013

George Anne Bellamy (1727 - 1788)

"George Anne Bellamy"

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...

1/31/2013

Claudia Morgan (1911 - 1974)

"Claudia Morgan"

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...

1/4/2013

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...

1/1/2013

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 ...

1/1/2013

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...

1/1/2013

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,...

12/31/2012

Alice Brady (1892 - 1939)

"Alice Brady"

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...

12/31/2012

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 (...

12/31/2012