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Also Known As: Died: January 2, 1993
Born: June 9, 1905 Cause of Death: lymphoma
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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Attractive second lead and supporting player signed by Carl Laemmle Jr. of Universal after stage work. Clayworth made her film debut in the charming Margaret Sullavan vehicle, "The Good Fairy" (1935), and brightened a half-dozen B films, sometimes as leading lady, before her 1938 marriage to RKO executive producer Sid Rogell. In the mid-1940s Clayworth returned to play character roles in "Criminal Court" (1946), "Bodyguard" (1948), "At Sword's Point" (1952) and a dozen other features, her last major credit coming in 1960 with "The Marriage-Go-Round".

Attractive second lead and supporting player signed by Carl Laemmle Jr. of Universal after stage work. Clayworth made her film debut in the charming Margaret Sullavan vehicle, "The Good Fairy" (1935), and brightened a half-dozen B films, sometimes as leading lady, before her 1938 marriage to RKO executive producer Sid Rogell. In the mid-1940s Clayworth returned to play character roles in "Criminal Court" (1946), "Bodyguard" (1948), "At Sword's Point" (1952) and a dozen other features, her last major credit coming in 1960 with "The Marriage-Go-Round".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Marriage-Go-Round (1960) Flo Granger
2.
 The Rocket Man (1954) Harriet Snedley
3.
 Dream Wife (1953) Mrs. Elkwood
4.
 At Sword's Point (1952) Countess Claudine
5.
 The White Tower (1950) Mme. Astrid Delambre
6.
 Bodyguard (1948) Connie Fenton
7.
 Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) Irma M. Learned
8.
 Beat the Band (1947) Willow [Martin]
9.
 Criminal Court (1946) Joan Mason
10.
 The Truth About Murder (1946) Marsha Crane
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1934:
Was acting on Broadway in the play "Are You Decent?" When she was signed to a contract at Universal by Carl Laemmle Jr.
1935:
Made feature film debut in a supporting role in "The Good Fairy", starring Margaret Sullavan and directed by William Wyler
1935:
Played first leading role in film in "Strange Wives"
1937:
Signed with MGM; appeared in several films
1938:
Left film work for a number of years after marrying RKO producer and executive Sid Rogell
1946:
Played supporting roles in a number of RKO films
1960:
Played last major feature film role in "The Marriage-Go-Round"
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husband:
Sid Rogell. Executive, producer. Married from 1938 until his death in 1973; was for a number of years an executive at RKO.

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son:
Anthony Rogell. Father, Sid Rogell; survived her.

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