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Also Known As: Died: April 8, 1957
Born: April 26, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Katie
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
George White's Scandals (1945) as Gloria
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
True to the Army (1942) as Gloria
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Woman in ballroom
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Kansas Cyclone (1941) as Helen King
Among the Living (1941) as Woman in café
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
The Arizona Kid (1939) as Bess Warren
A Confederate officer tries to expose outlaws posing as members of his army.
The Women (1939) as Saleswoman
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Rough Riders Round-Up (1939) as Rose
A suspended Texas ranger sets out to catch the outlaws who killed his partner.
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934) as Lulu
A politician marries while maintaining a second, illegitimate family on the side.
The Ship of Wanted Men (1933) as Irene Reynolds
They Never Come Back (1932) as Adele Landon
Ships of Hate (1931) as Grace Walsh
The Deceiver (1931) as Ina Fontaine
Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.
The Lightning Flyer (1931) as Rose Rogers
The Big Gamble (1931) as Beverly [Ames Beckwith]
A gambler fakes his death so he can pay off his creditors with the insurance money.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) as Franky
Three roommates try to land rich husbands.
Hell's Island (1930) as Marie
Officer O'Brien (1930) as Ruth Dale
Ladies Must Play (1930) as Norma
Free and Easy (1930) as
A bumbling manager turns a beauty queen into a Hollywood star.
The Utah Kid (1930) as Jennie
Cal Reynolds, known as The Utah Kid (Rex Lease) eludes a sheriff's posse and takes refuge in Robber's Roost, a hideout for outlaws running from the law complete with its own dirt-floor saloon. Jennie Lee (Dorothy Sebastian), a school teacher from a nearby town is out sight-seeing and is picked up by a couple of the boys and brought into the saloon. Since they aren't gentleman and don't believe in "finders-keepers", a brawl breaks out over who gets the girl until Cal steps forward and claims she is his fiancee who had followed him there and hands off, thank you. Some of the boys, including Baxter (Boris Karloff) aren't buying and, just to prove Cal's claim is true, trot out Parson Joe (Lafe McKee) to tie the knot. Jennie also forgets to mention she is engaged to town Sheriff Bentley (Walter Miller. ) Cal, realizing that he is now really married, decides to reform but he isn't far along in his program before Sheriff Bentley and a posse of deputies show up looking for Jennie, and the outlaws think Cal has gone too far too fast reference his reformation and blame him. To prove otherwise Cal joins the gang in a battle against the law and wounds the sheriff, but later saves his life. Gang leader Butch (Tom Santschi) is killed in a duel with Cal, and Jennie decides that Cal is the man for her.
Brothers (1930) as Norma
Montana Moon (1930) as Elizabeth
A flapper weds a cowboy and has to adjust to life out West.
His First Command (1929) as Judy Gaylord
Spite Marriage (1929) as Trilby Drew
In this silent film, an actress marries a tailor's assistant to get back at a faithless suitor.
Morgan's Last Raid (1929) as Judith Rogers
The Devil's Apple Tree (1929) as Dorothy Ryan
The Spirit of Youth (1929) as Betty Grant
The Rainbow (1929) as Lola
The Single Standard (1929) as Mercedes
In this silent film, a free-spirited debutante tries to prove that women can love as carelessly as men.
The Unholy Night (1929) as Lady Efra
A mad strangler haunts the London fog.
A Woman of Affairs (1928) as Constance
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
Show People (1928) as Herself
In this silent film, a small-town girl tries to make it in Hollywood.
Our Dancing Daughters (1928) as Beatrice
A flapper sets her hat for a man with a hard-drinking wife.
The House of Scandal (1928) as Ann Rourke
The Adventurer (1928) as Dolores de Silva
A story of revolution and adventure concerning a Spanish Beauty and a Yankee hero.
Wyoming (1928) as Samantha Jerusha Farrell
Their Hour (1928) as Cora
The Arizona Wildcat (1927) as Regina Schyler
California (1927) as Carlotta del Rey
The Haunted Ship (1927) as Goldie Kane
On ze Boulevard (1927) as Gaby de Sylva
A waiter who''''s just won a fortune is the target for society thieves.
Isle of Forgotten Women (1927) as Marua
The Demi-Bride (1927) as Lola
Tea for Three (1927) as Annette
Twelve Miles Out (1927) as Chiquita
Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she tries to turn him in, he kidnaps her and her fiance John. Jane, now in love with Jerry, must watch as Jerry and Red shoot it out on board Jerry's boat.
You'd Be Surprised (1926) as Ruth Whitman
Bluebeard's Seven Wives (1926) as Gilda La Bray
Sackcloth and Scarlet (1925) as Polly Freeman
Winds of Chance (1925) as Laura

Cast (short)

The Rounder (1930)
In this comedic short, a drunkard climbs a ladder into the wrong house and gets romantically involved with the woman who lives there.

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