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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 ...


Cast (feature film)

All Mine to Give (1958) as Katie Tyler
Pioneer children fight to build a new family after their parents die.
Emergency Hospital (1956) as Norma Mullen
Patients and staff face life-or-death situations during 12 hours in an ER.
Susan Slept Here (1954) as Dr. Rawley
A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
The Second Face (1950) as Claire Elwood
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Minna Fenster
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
An Innocent Affair (1948) as Eve Lawrence
Doing business with an ex-flame drives an ad man''''s wife mad with jealousy.
The Big Clock (1948) as Pauline York
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Sleep, My Love (1948) as Barby
Claudette Colbert wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she can't remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Greta Balantine
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Mabel Manning
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
Michigan Kid (1947) as Sue Dawson
Pardon My Past (1945) as Mary Pemberton
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Mona Kent
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
The Naughty Nineties (1945) as Bonita Farrow
In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka (1945) as Nell McLaughlin
My Friend Flicka (1943) as Nell McLaughlin
Young Ken McLaughlin has a problem doing anything to please his father. The boy is constantly getting into one sticky situation after another and is also a poor student. To teach him responsibility, Ken's parents give him a colt to take care of. Can he nurse it back to health when it becomes sick, and will he and his father ever bond ?
The Major and the Minor (1942) as Pamela Hill
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Nancy Benson
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) as Julia Farnsworth
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
The Golden Fleecing (1940) as Mary Blake
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
Edison, the Man (1940) as Mary Stilwell
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
Forty Little Mothers (1940) as Marian Edwards
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
Congo Maisie (1940) as Kay McWade
Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor.
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) as Lou Farnsby
A famous detective investigates industrial espionage at a plane factory.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Judy Tyrrell
Career conflicts threaten a singer''''s marriage to a young composer.
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Barbara Winter
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
Within the Law (1939) as Agnes
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Anne Barry
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
They All Come Out (1939) as Kitty [Carson]
The getaway driver for a gang of thieves is captured by the police and sent to a prison, where he contemplates a life of reform. Horror master Jacques Tourneur (Cat People and I Walked With a Zombie) made his directorial debut with this crime melodrama, which was filmed in a documentary style.
Honolulu (1939) as Cecelia Grayson
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Smashing the Rackets (1938) as Letty Lane
Pushed into a do-nothing job, an FBI man finds his own way of going after the mob.
Man-Proof (1938) as Florence
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
Letter of Introduction (1938) as Honey
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
The Girl Downstairs (1938) as Rosalind Brown
A European playboy falls for his maid.
Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938) as Sally Harrison
A millionaire courts a working-class woman.
London by Night (1937) as Patricia Herrick
A blackmailer holds the key to several murders.
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) as Ellen Warfield
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.

Music (feature film)

Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) as Associate Music Supervisor
A young gay photographer falls in love with a straight waiter who he hires as a model in the hopes of winning him over.

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