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Also Known As: Died: October 31, 1965
Born: August 13, 1913 Cause of Death: brain hemorrhage
Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ... actor pianist
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Rita Johnson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Johnson's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "Man-Proof" (1938) with Myrna Loy, "Rich Man, Poor Girl" (1938) with Robert Young and "Letter of Introduction" (1938) with Adolphe Menjou. She also appeared in the Eleanor Powell musical comedy "Honolulu" (1939), the Virginia Bruce drama "Stronger Than Desire" (1939) and "Broadway Serenade" (1939). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the Eddie Cantor musical comedy "Forty Little Mothers" (1940), "The Golden Fleecing" (1940) and the comedy "Appointment for Love" (1941) with Charles Boyer. She also appeared in the Robert Montgomery fantasy "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941). In the latter part of her career, she continued to act in the comedic adaptation "The Perfect Marriage" (1947) with Loretta Young, the remake "The Michigan Kid" (1947) with John Hall and the Robert Young noir "They Won't Believe Me" (1947). She also appeared in the Claudette Colbert mystery "Sleep, My Love" (1948) and the thriller "The Big Clock" (1948) with Ray Milland. Johnson was most recently credited in "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss" (1998) with Sean Hayes. Johnson passed away in October 1965 at the age of 52.

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