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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 1966
Born: November 8, 1884 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Champaign, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Lady Montague
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
2.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
3.
Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944) as
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
4.
Dixie (1943) as
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
5.
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
6.
True to Life (1943) as
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
7.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he''''s drafted.
8.
The Major and the Minor (1942) as
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
10.
New York Town (1941) as
11.
West Point Widow (1941) as Nurse
12.
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
13.
Geronimo (1940) as
14.
Paris Honeymoon (1939) as
A Texas millionaire travels to Europe to meet his girlfriend, a European countess. He stops in a rustic mountain village and meets a beautiful peasant girl. He falls in love with her, then must decide if he wants her or the rich countess.
15.
Cafe Society (1939) as
16.
Ambush (1939) as
17.
Boy Trouble (1939) as
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
The Buccaneer (1938) as
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
23.
You and Me (1938) as
24.
25.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''s devotion to gambling.
26.
If I Were King (1938) as
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
27.
Cocoanut Grove (1938) as
28.
29.
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938) as
Bulldog Drummond hunts down an assassin after a priceless diamond.
30.
The Arkansas Traveler (1938) as Woman
31.
Scandal Street (1938) as
32.
33.
Men with Wings (1938) as
34.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
36.
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1938) as
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
37.
Artists and Models (1937) as
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
38.
39.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as
Fred Stevens (Johnny Downs), on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears (William Demarest), a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille (Helen Flint) and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher (Terry Walker.) They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart (Lynne Overman.) Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
40.
Waikiki Wedding (1937) as Tourist
A laid-back marketing man for a Hawaiian pineapple company enjoys his life in the tropical paradise until a beautiful woman arrives on the island and turns his life upside down.
41.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Woman customer
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
42.
43.
Hold 'Em Navy! (1937) as
44.
Rich Relations (1937) as Mrs. Blair
45.
Exclusive (1937) as
46.
47.
Wells Fargo (1937) as
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
48.
Easy Living (1937) as
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
49.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Passenger
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
50.
The Accusing Finger (1936) as
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
51.
Easy to Take (1936) as Relative
52.
Let's Fall in Love (1933) as Star
An ambitious film director transforms a Brooklyn-born actress into a Swedish temptress.
53.
Secrets (1933) as Audrey Carlton
A New England society girl braves the West to help her husband build his fortune.
54.
Private Jones (1933) as Mrs. Winthrop
55.
The All American (1932) as Mrs. Bowen
56.
Hotel Continental (1932) as Mrs. Underwood
57.
Thrill of Youth (1932) as Alice Fenwick
58.
The Crooked Circle (1932) as Yvonne
59.
The Call of the Circus (1930) as The woman
60.
Hit the Deck (1930) as Mrs. Payne
61.
Mother Machree (1928) as Mrs. Cutting
Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels Brian. Mrs. McHugh feels compelled to allow the school principal and his wife to adopt Brian. The widow McHugh becomes a housekeeper and raises her employer's daughter Edith, who grows up to fall in love with Brian McHugh.
62.
The Princess on Broadway (1927) as Mrs. Seymour
63.
The Princess from Hoboken (1927) as Mrs. O'Brien
64.
The Bar-C Mystery (1926) as Mrs. Lane
65.
Risky Business (1926) as Mrs. Stoughton
66.
Sunny Side Up (1926) as Cissy Cason
67.
His New York Wife (1926) as Alicia Duval
68.
The Mansion of Aching Hearts (1925) as Pauline Craig
69.
Lightnin' (1925) as Margaret Davis
70.
Wings of Youth (1925) as Katherine Manners
71.
The Remittance Woman (1923) as Marie Campbell
72.
Can a Woman Love Twice? (1923) as Mary Grant
73.
The Cradle (1922) as Margaret Harvey
74.
Her Own Money (1922) as Mildred Carr
75.
If I Were Queen (1922) as Ruth Townley
76.
For the Defense (1922) as Anne Woodstock
77.
The Price of Possession (1921) as Helen Carston
78.
Wealth (1921) as Mary McLeod
79.
Exit the Vamp (1921) as Marion Shipley
80.
Sham (1921) as Katherine Van Riper
81.
Beyond (1921) as Avis Langley
Avis Langley's dying mother begs her to look after Avis's errant brother and continues after death to reappear in spirit form to remind Avis of her promise. Avis follows her brother to New Zealand in hopes of protecting him from his own ways, but on the trip tragedy apparently strikes.
82.
The Sins of Rosanne (1920) as Rosanne Ozanne
83.
The Thirteenth Commandment (1920) as Daphne Kip
84.
A Lady in Love (1920) as Barbara Martin
85.
Young Mrs. Winthrop (1920) as Constance Winthrop
86.
A City Sparrow (1920) as Milly West
87.
The Ladder of Lies (1920) as Edith Parrish
88.
Crooked Streets (1920) as Gail Ellis
89.
A Sporting Chance (1919) as Carey Brent
A young lady takes on a convict as her chauffeur, believing him to be practicing burglar. In reality, however, he is an innocent broker.
90.
More Deadly Than the Male (1919) as Helen O'Hara
91.
The Woman Next Door (1919) as Ruth Endicott/Miss Victoria Van Allen or "Vicky Van"
92.
Pettigrew's Girl (1919) as Daisy Heath
93.
Maggie Pepper (1919) as Maggie Pepper
94.
Men, Women and Money (1919) as Marcel Middleton
95.
The Man Hunt (1918) as Betty Hammond
96.
Whims of Society (1918) as Nora Carey
97.
Journey's End (1918) as Aline Marsden
98.
The Mystery Girl (1918) as Countess Therese, also known as driver "477"
99.
The Girl Who Came Back (1918) as Lois Hartner
100.
Stolen Hours (1918) as Diana Lester
101.
A Soul Without Windows (1918) as Hopama
102.
Women's Weapons (1918) as Anne Elliot
103.
The Witch Woman (1918) as Marie Beaupre
104.
The Stolen Paradise (1917) as Joan Merrifield
105.
Souls Adrift (1917) as Elma Raybourne
106.
The Bondage of Fear (1917) as Vesta Wheatley
107.
The Woman Beneath (1917) as Betty Fairchild
108.
Easy Money (1917) as Lois Page
109.
The Volunteer (1917) as Herself
111.
The Dormant Power (1917) as Christine Brent
112.
Yankee Pluck (1917) as Polly Pollard
113.
Man's Woman (1917) as Violet Galloway
114.
The Web of Desire (1917) as Grace Miller
115.
Broken Chains (1916) as Georgia Gwynne, as an adult
116.
Dollars and the Woman (1916) as Madge Hilyer
117.
A Woman's Way (1916) as Marion Livingston
118.
Husband and Wife (1916) as Doris Baker
119.
The Madness of Helen (1916) as Helen Carlton/Virginia Carlton
120.
The Hidden Scar (1916) as Janet Hall
121.
His Brother's Wife (1916) as Helen Barton
122.
The College Widow (1915) as Jane Witherspoon
123.
The Sporting Duchess (1915) as Lady Muriel Desborough
124.
The Great Divide (1915) as Ruth Jordan
125.
The Lion and the Mouse (1914) as Shirley Rossmore
126.
The Wolf (1914) as
127.
The Lion and the Mouse (1914) as Sarah Green
128.
The Fortune Hunter (1914) as Betty Graham
129.
The Daughters of Men (1914) as Louise Stolbeck
130.
The Gamblers (1914) as Catherine Spencer Darwin
131.
The House Next Door (1914) as Ulrica Cotswolt
132.
133.
Justified (1909) as
134.
135.
The Brothers (1909) as
136.
Gratitude (1909) as

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