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Also Known As: Died: October 10, 1978
Born: December 6, 1897 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Peoria, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, dancer

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Long Long Trail (1929) Ophelia
2.
 Synthetic Sin (1929) Margery
3.
 The Big Diamond Robbery (1929) Ellen Brooks
4.
 The Border Wildcat (1929) Mary Bell
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 The Lost Zeppelin (1929) Nancy
6.
 Children of the Ritz (1929) Lyle Pennington
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 Lilac Time (1928) Lady Iris Rankin
8.
 The Girl in the Pullman (1927) Dollie Jones
9.
 Naughty But Nice (1927) Alice Altwold
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Kathryn McGuire was born December 6 1903. She was selected one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1922. While still in high school (Hollywood High School), she participated in a program exhibition at the Maryland Hotel in Pasadena. Among the audience was Thomas H. Ince who immediately offered her a solo in a production he was making. Her dancing skills led to jobs not only with Ince, but at Universal as well as coming to the attention of Mack Sennett. It was Sennett who realized that she had genuine acting abilities along with her talent for dance after she performed a number in a comedy being produced by Sennett. Her first serious role came as the "only girl" in "The Silent Call" (1921). She is probably best remembered for her roles as "The Girl" in "Sherlock Jr." and "Betsy O'Brien" in "The Navigator", both in 1924 starring Buster Keaton. She also played alongside actors such as Hoot Gibson, Walter Brennan, Gary Cooper, Marie Prevost, Noah Beery and many more. By late 1929 or early 1930 she married George Landy and she ended her career of acting. She remained married to George until his death in 1955. She died of cancer in Los Angeles October 10 1978.

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