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A Star Is Born... The astounding, whirlwind rise of Esther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor), a farm girl... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: September 14, 1984
Born: October 6, 1906 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Pennsylvania and Maryland
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After parents' divorce, moved to Chicago with mother and older sister
1922:
When mother remarried, relocated to San Francisco
1924:
Screen debut as an extra in "All Wet"
1926:
Began screen acting career; appeared in such films as "The Midnight Kiss", "The Blue Eagle", "The Shamrock Handicap" and "The Johnstown Flood", often paired with Pee Wee Holmes and Ben Corbett or Edmund Cobb
1927:
First film with Charles Farrell, "Seventh Heaven"
1934:
Last film with Farrell, "Change of Heart"
1938:
Last film for nearly two decades, "The Young in Heart"
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Acted on TV in such anthology drama shows as "Lux Video Theater" and "Chrysler Medallion Theater"; also filmed a pilot in the later 50s for "The Janet Gaynor Show"
1957:
One-shot return to films in "Bernardine"
1976:
Exhibited paintings in New York
1982:
Severely injured in a car accident; broke 11 ribs, her pelvis and collarbone; reportedly never fully recovered

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