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Unconventionally beautiful, gifted performer who appeared in over 80 films while maintaining a successful stage career. Blondell played a number of leads, secondary leads and, later, character parts, often as brassy but warm-hearted types; among her best known films are "Golddiggers of 1933" (1933), "Nightmare Alley" (1947) and "The Cincinatti Kid" (1965). She was married to cinematographer George Barnes (1933-35), actor Dick Powell (1936-45) and producer Mike Todd (1947-50).
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Acted opposite James Cagney on Broadway in "Penny Arcade"
Film acting debut in "Sinners Holiday", the film version of "Penny Arcade"
Portrayed Edward Woods' moll in "The Public Enemy", starring James Cagney
Cast as a chorine in "Union Depot", a "Grand Hotel"-like film set in a train station
Played one of a trio of chorus girls in the movie musical "Gold Diggers of 1933"; one of ten films opposite future husband Dick Powell