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Lily Asche (1876 - 1953)

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Diana Sinden (1927 - 2004)

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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...

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Raquel Torres (1908 - 1987)

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...

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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,...

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Cynthia Lindsay (1915 - 2007)

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...

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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....

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Virginia Bruce (1910 - 1982)

Virginia Bruce (September 29, 1910 – February 24, 1982) was an American actress and singer. Career Born Helen Virginia Briggs in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she went with her family to Los Ang...

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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...

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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...

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Dinah Sheridan (1920 - 2012)

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...

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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...

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Marion Hutton (1919 - 1987)

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...

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Patricia Dane (1919 - 1995)

Patricia Dane (August 4, 1919 – June 5, 1995) was an American film actress of the 1940s. Life and career Born Thelma Pearl Pippins and sometimes known as Thelma Byrnes after her stepfath...

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Sheila Ryan (1921 - 1975)

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...

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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...

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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.

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Maureen O'Sullivan (1911 - 1998)

Maureen Paula O’Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress who was considered Ireland's first film star. Early life O'Sullivan was born in Boyle, County Roscommon, I...

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Hedy Lamarr MP (1913 - 2000)

Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-born American actress of Jewish descent. Though known primarily for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's "Golden Ag...

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Gail Russell (1924 - 1961)

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

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Doris Lasker (1897 - 1979)

-------------------- Doris Kenyon (September 5, 1897 – September 1, 1979) was an American popular actress of motion pictures and television. Youth She grew up in Syracuse, New York, wh...

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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.

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Lenore Ulric (1892 - 1970)

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...

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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...

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Edna Best (1900 - 1974)

Miss Edna Best, for many years a popular actress on the London stage, died yesterday in a Geneva clinic. She was 74. A player who had proved there was much more in her than audiences suspecte...

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Sarah Marshall (1933 - 2014)

) Sarah Lynne Marshall (25 May 1933 – 18 January 2014) was an English actress, who was the daughter of actors Herbert Marshall and Edna Best. She appeared in many popular classic television sh...

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Mary Hay (1901 - 1957)

) 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...

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Lynn Bari (1913 - 1989)

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...

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Gladys Ethel McClure (1914 - 1933)

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...

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Margaret (Wood) Bancroft, Actress (1893 - 1986)

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...

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Eve Lynn Johnson MP (1914 - 2004)

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...

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Juno Alexander (1925 - 2014)

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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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Eva Carrington (1887 - 1979)

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...

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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 MP (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 Thompson (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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