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Born: April 12, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Hunchback of Notre Dame II, The (2002) as Voice Of Laverne
Quasimodo, the protector of Notre Dame cathedral, continues to ring its bells, now accompanied by Zephyr, the young son of Phoebus and Esmeralda. When he spots Madellaine, the beautiful assistant of an evil magician, Sarousch, at a visiting circus, he falls in love with her instantly. As Sarousch
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1996) as Additional Voice Of Laverne
The magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame towers above 15th century Paris and the sound of the bells is the very soul of the city. Quasimodo, the bell-ringer, is a mysterious and misshapen outcast who has been secluded there since infancy by his repressive guardian, Judge Claude Frollo. He yearns to b
Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling (1992)
A documentary covering the career of child star Shirley Temple.
All Together Now (1975) as Helen Drummond
A film inspired by the actual story of four orphaned children who have thirty days to prove they can remain together as a family without adult supervision. John Rubinstein (son of legendary pianist Artur Rubinstein) stars as the oldest, and he also wrote the film's music. Two other second generation
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Lieut. Grace Blodgett
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
The Right Approach (1961) as Liz
The Heart Is a Rebel (1958) as Grace
Giant (1956) as Vashti Snythe
A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.
Danger Street (1947) as Pat Marvin
Pat Marvin (Jane Withers), a photographer/reporter for a magazine gets some pictures of a gambling place and barely escapes with her life. The publisher decides to sell the publication, and the staff, headed by the editor, Larry Burke (Robert Lowery), get the money together to buy it. Larry and Pat decide to get some pictures of a never-photographed society deb, Cynthia Van Loan (Elaine Riley), and, in the process, stumble upon a murder, identify the killer, expose the girl's scheming fiancee, and get their pictures.
Affairs of Geraldine (1946) as Geraldine Cooper
My Best Gal (1944) as Kitty O'Hara
Faces in the Fog (1944) as Mary Elliott
The North Star (1943) as Clavdia
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
The Mad Martindales (1942) as Kathy Martindale
Johnny Doughboy (1942) as Ann Winters/Penny Ryan
Young America (1942) as Jane Campbell
Her First Beau (1941) as Penny Wood
A Very Young Lady (1941) as Kitty Russell
Tomboy (Withers) is sent to finishing school where she falls for the headmaster (Sutton). When her love letters are discovered she okays his relation with a teacher (Kelly) and gets her first kiss from a beau (Clayton).
Golden Hoofs (1941) as Jane Drake
Small Town Deb (1941) as Patricia Randall
Family bickering features young daughter (Withers) favored by her father (Kellaway) and older daughter (Wright) by favored by snobbish mother (Alexander).
High School (1940) as Jane Wallace
Shooting High (1940) as Jane Pritchard
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Jane
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Edie May [Howie]
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
Boy Friend (1939) as Sally Murphy
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Addie Fippany
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
Pack Up Your Troubles (1939) as Collette
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as Mary Jane Patterson
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
Checkers (1938) as Checkers [Judy]
Rascals (1938) as Gypsy
A Gypsy band takes lots of stuff but always in a good cause. Led by Jane Withers, they pick up a socialite (Hundson) who has amnesia. She works as a fortune teller and raises enough money for an operation to regain her memory.
Always in Trouble (1938) as Jerry Darlington
Keep Smiling (1938) as Jane Rand
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
45 Fathers (1937) as Judith Frazier
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Arnette Flynn
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as Peg Gurgle
The Holy Terror (1937) as "Corky" Wallace
Angel's Holiday (1937) as "Angel" [June Everett]
Pepper (1936) as Pepper Jolly
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
Little Miss Nobody (1936) as Judy Devlin
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
Gentle Julia (1936) as Florence Atwater
Paddy O'Day (1936) as Paddy O'Day
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) as Della
A farmer tries to convince the cook on a canal boat to leave her exciting life for him.
Ginger (1935) as Ginger [Janet Tracy]
This Is the Life (1935) as Geraldine Revier
It's a Gift (1934) as Hopscotch girl
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
Bright Eyes (1934) as Joy Smythe
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.

Music (feature film)

Hunchback of Notre Dame II, The (2002) as Song Performer ("Le Jour D'Amour")
Quasimodo, the protector of Notre Dame cathedral, continues to ring its bells, now accompanied by Zephyr, the young son of Phoebus and Esmeralda. When he spots Madellaine, the beautiful assistant of an evil magician, Sarousch, at a visiting circus, he falls in love with her instantly. As Sarousch

Cast (special)

Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the Chinese Theatre in downtown Hollywood and its composite sidewalk blocks of star handprints and footprints, orchestrated by showman/owner Sid Grauman.
20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) as Interviewee
Documentary tracing the history of the 20th Century Fox film studios. Includes movie clips, rare historical footage and interviews.
Shirley Temple: The Biggest Little Star (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of child star Shirley Temple.
Alice Faye: The Star Next Door (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of singer and actress Alice Faye.
Betty Grable: Behind the Pin-Up (1995)
Documentary profile of movie star Betty Grable -- from her rise to success in the 1940s to later family difficulties. Includes interviews with friends and biographers.
When We Were Young... Growing Up on the Silver Screen (1989)
A documentary focusing on the era of child stars, showing how the films featuring children both reflected and affected the social conditions of the times. The program features interviews with several former child stars of the thirties and forties.
Zack and the Magic Factory (1981) as Aunt Daisy Dabble
A two-part adventure in which a young boy named Zachary Dabble visits his madcap Aunt Daisy Dabble who owns a very unusual business--a magic factory.
Winged Colt, The (1977) as Mrs Minney
A three-part fantasy about a retired movie stuntman and his nephew who acquire a mysterious colt born with wings.
Mitzi: A Tribute to the American Housewife (1974)
This film offers a musical salute to the American housewife.
Apartment House, The (1964) as Billie
The story of Wally Weaver, the harassed manager of the Zimmerman Arms Apartment House, who goes out of his way to help tenants. In the pilot episode, Wally's efforts to care for a tenant's pet monkey create havoc for all concerned.

Cast (short)

Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
In this short film, two young girls take a tour of Hollywood to see the private lives of celebrities.

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