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Also Known As: Winifred Gibson Died: May 15, 1987
Born: July 3, 1905 Cause of Death: pneumonia following a stroke
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: actor, chorus girl, vaudevillian, talent agent

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Mystery Broadcast (1943) Eve Stanley
2.
 The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) Mrs. Geraldine Lipton
3.
 A Man's World (1942) Blossom Donovan
4.
 Double Cross (1941) Fay Saunders
5.
 Forgotten Girls (1940) Frances Wingate
6.
 Cafe Hostess (1939) Annie
7.
 Miracle on Main Street (1939) Sade [Blake]
8.
 My Son Is Guilty (1939) Claire Morelli
9.
 Gangs of New York (1938) Orchid
10.
 Flirting with Fate (1938) Bertha
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1921:
Began career as a chorus girl in "Tangerine"
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Joined Ray Raymond's vaudeville act, The Melody Charmers
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Formed a "sister" dance act with Billie Vernon (later Mrs. James Cagney); appeared together in "Lew Fields' Ritz Girls of 1922" and "Lew Fields' Snapshots of 1923"
1925:
Broadway debut in the musical "When You Smile"
1925:
Appeared in the stage musical "Sunny", starring Marilyn Miller
1928:
First dramatic role on Broadway in "Jarnegan", opposite Richard Bennett
1929:
Film acting debut in "Nothing But the Truth", helmed by Victor Schertzinger
1930:
Put under contract by MGM; featured in "Children of Pleasure"
1930:
Turned down a role in "Madame Satan"; asked to be released from MGM contract
1930:
Starred in the L.A. stage play "Molly Magdalene"
1931:
Put under contract by Paramount; made six films in her first year under the agreement
1932:
Had first leading film role in "The Strange Case of Clara Deane"
1932:
Appeared as a prostitute in the anthology film "If I Had a Million"
1934:
Signed with RKO when her Paramount contract expired; studio often loaned her out leading to her frustration; Gibson decamped to England in 1935
1936:
Returned to Hollywood and worked at various studios
1943:
Last features, "The Falcon Strikes Back" and "Mystery Broadcast"
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Featured in the radio serial "My True Story"
1945:
Moved to NYC
1946:
Hired for a featured role in original production of the Irving Berlin musical "Annie Get Your Gun"; withdrew during out-of-town tryouts because she felt her role was shrinking because of Ethel Merman's jealousy
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Made guest appearances in TV programs like "Studio One" and "Valiant Lady"
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husband:
John Gallaudet. Actor. Married c. 1926; divorced.
companion:
Beverly Roberts. Actor. Met during filming of "Flirting With Fate" (1938).

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father:
Frank W Gibson. Efficiency expert.
mother:
Elaine Gibson. Christian Scientist; authorized healer.

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