Claire Carleton


Biography

Claire Carleton was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Carleton's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "Grand Ole Opry" (1940), the Barbara Stanwyck crime picture "Lady of Burlesque" (1943) and "Gildersleeve on Broadway" (1943). She also appeared in "The Missing Lady" (1946), the Warner Baxter mystery "Crime Doctor's Manhunt" (1946) and "Too Man...

Biography

Claire Carleton was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Carleton's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "Grand Ole Opry" (1940), the Barbara Stanwyck crime picture "Lady of Burlesque" (1943) and "Gildersleeve on Broadway" (1943). She also appeared in "The Missing Lady" (1946), the Warner Baxter mystery "Crime Doctor's Manhunt" (1946) and "Too Many Winners" (1947). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "Shockproof" (1949) with Cornel Wilde, the mystery "The Crime Doctor's Diary" (1949) with Warner Baxter and the comedy "It's a Great Feeling" (1949) with Dennis Morgan. She also appeared in the crime feature "Red Light" (1949) with George Raft. Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the Doris Day biopic drama "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955), "The Black Sleep" (1956) with Basil Rathbone and the David Brian crime flick "Accused of Murder" (1956). She also appeared in "The Buster Keaton Story" (1957) and "Reform School Girl" (1957) with Gloria Castillo. Carleton was most recently credited in "A Close Call For Boston Blackie" (1986). Carleton passed away in December 1979 at the age of 66.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Devil's Partner (1961)
Ida
The Miracle of the Hills (1959)
Sally
Fort Massacre (1958)
Adele
Unwed Mother (1958)
Mrs. Miller
The Buster Keaton Story (1957)
Myra Keaton
My Gun Is Quick (1957)
Nightclub boss
Reform School Girl (1957)
Rita Horvath
Death in Small Doses (1957)
Mabel
Slander (1957)
Elsie
The Careless Years (1957)
Aunt Martha
The Black Sleep (1956)
Miss Daly
Accused of Murder (1956)
Marge
Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
Claire
Witness to Murder (1954)
The blonde
Jubilee Trail (1954)
Estelle
Ride the Man Down (1953)
Amelia
Westward the Women (1952)
Flashy girl
Bal Tabarin (1952)
Stella Simmons
Death of a Salesman (1952)
Miss Francis
Honeychile (1951)
Betty Loring
Two of a Kind (1951)
Minnie Mitt
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)
Hazel Sarelle
Born Yesterday (1950)
Helen
On the Town (1949)
Shockproof (1949)
Florrie Kobiski
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)
Louise
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
Marie
The Reckless Moment (1949)
Blonde
Satan's Cradle (1949)
Belle
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Grace
Red Light (1949)
Waitress
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949)
Nellie
Ruthless (1948)
Bella
A Double Life (1948)
Waitress
Bodyguard (1948)
Girl behind counter
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948)
Ingred
The Time of Your Life (1948)
"Killer"
I Love Trouble (1948)
Tired blonde
If You Knew Susie (1948)
Vicki Vale
Too Many Winners (1947)
Mayme Martin
Key Witness (1947)
Receptionist
Linda, Be Good (1947)
Myrtle
That Texas Jamboree (1946)
Lulubelle
Vacation in Reno (1946)
Sally Beaver
The Missing Lady (1946)
Rose Dawson
A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946)
Mamie
Gun Town (1946)
Belle Townley
Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)
Ruby Farrell
Frontier Gal (1945)
Gracie
Around the World (1944)
Lt. Spencer
A Night of Adventure (1944)
Ruby La Rue
My Pal Wolf (1944)
Ruby
Youth Runs Wild (1944)
Taxi driver
Show Business (1944)
Nurse
Bride by Mistake (1944)
Nurse Harrison
The Adventures of a Rookie (1943)
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943)
Francine Gray
Rookies in Burma (1943)
Janie
Lady of Burlesque (1943)
Sandra
Petticoat Politics (1941)
Tilly
The Great Train Robbery (1941)
Kay Stevens
Melody and Moonlight (1940)
Gloria
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (1940)
Evelyn Durham
The Crooked Road (1940)
Virgie
Girl from Havana (1940)
Havana
Grand Ole Opry (1940)
Ginger Gordon

Cast (Short)

Projection Room (1939)
Script Girl (1937)

Life Events

Bibliography