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|Also Known As:||Monetta Eloyse Darnell||Died:||April 10, 1965|
|Born:||October 16, 1923||Cause of Death:||complications from burns suffered in a fire at the home of her former secretary|
|Birth Place:||Dallas, Texas, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor singer dancer model greeter at regional fairs in the Dallas area|
Linda Darnell was touted by Hollywood wags as "the girl with the perfect face", and for once the description fit. Her cameo-cut china doll face was enough to ensure stardom in glamor-obsessed 1940s Hollywood; surely Darnell could easily fit into the top ten most beautiful women the screen has ever known. And as she matured, her voice deepened into a torchy throb that added intensity to the eventual siren image.
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