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Her father was Russian born and her mother was born in Romania. They divorced not long after her birth. Her mother subsequently remarried and Sylvia was adopted by her stepfather, Sylvia Sidney August 8, — July 1, was an American actress who rose to prominence in the s appearing in numerous crime dramas.
The area from which Victor Kosow came from is today in Belarus. Her parents divorced by and she was adopted by her stepfather, Sigmund Sidney, a dentist. Her mother became a dressmaker and renamed herself Beatrice Sidney.
Now using the surname Sidney, she became an actress at the age of fifteen as a way of overcoming shyness. As a student of the Theater Guild's School for Acting, Sidney appeared in several of their productions during the s and earned praise from theater critics. In , she was seen by a Hollywood talent scout and made her first film appearance later that year. During the Depression, Sidney appeared in a string of films, often playing the girlfriend or the sister of a gangster.
Edna Purviance began working as a stenographer in San Francisco. Over the next seven years she appeared as his leading lady in over 20 Chaplin films made by Essanay, Mutual, and Years active — Spouse John P.
Squire — Edna Purviance October 21, — January 11, was an American actress during the silent movie era. She was the leading lady in many Charlie Chaplin movies. In a span of eight years, she appeared in over thirty films with Chaplin. When she was three, the family moved to Lovelock, Nevada, where they assumed ownership of a hotel property.
Her parents divorced in , and her mother later married Robert Nurnberger, a German plumber. Growing up, Purviance was a talented pianist. She left Lovelock in , and attended business college in San Francisco. In , Chaplin was working on his second film with Essanay Studios, working out of Niles, California, one hour southeast of San Francisco.
Chaplin arranged a meeting with her, and although he was concerned that she might be too serious for comedic roles, she won the job. Chaplin and Purviance were romantically involved during the making of his Essanay, Mutual, and First National films of — Purviance appeared in 33 of Chaplin's productions, including the classic The Kid. Her last film with him, A Woman of Paris, was also her first lead role. She went on to appear in two more films: The Sea Gull, also known as A Woman of the Sea—which Chaplin never released—and Education de Prince, a French film released in , just before she retired as an actress.
Chaplin kept her on his payroll until her death. Edna Purviance in The Adventurer Although she was romantically involved with Chaplin for several years, Purviance eventually married John Squire, a Pan-American Airlines pilot, whom she wed in and who died in Recently silent films, in black-and-white and colour, have been discovered that show a glimpse into their life together from the late s and early s, and over 50 production stills from her unreleased film The Sea Gull, have also come to light.
These stills have been published with the original title list from the film. Purviance died of cancer on January 11, , at the age of There is currently a petition drive to commemorate Purviance's career with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Actress Double Indemnity. Today Barbara Stanwyck is remembered primarily as the matriarch of the family known as the Barkleys on the TV western The Big Valley , wherein she played Victoria, and from the hit drama The Colbys But she was known to millions of other fans for her movie career, which spanned the A film and television star, known during her year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong screen presence, and a favorite of directors including Cecil B.
After a short but notable career as a stage actress in the late s, she made 85 films in 38 years in Hollywood, before turning to television. When Ruby was four, her mother was killed when a drunken stranger pushed her off a moving streetcar Two weeks after the funeral, Byron Stevens joined a work crew digging the Panama canal; and was never seen again.
Ruby and her brother Byron were raised by their elder sister Mildred, five years Ruby's senior. When Mildred got a job as a John Cort showgirl, Ruby and Byron were placed in a series of foster homes as many as four in a year , from which Ruby often ran away.
Ruby attended various public schools in Brooklyn, where she received uniformly poor grades and routinely picked fights with the other students. During the summers of and , Ruby toured with Mildred, and practiced her sister's routines backstage.
Another influence toward performing was watching the movies of Pearl White, whom Ruby idolized. At age 14, she dropped out of school to take a job wrapping packages at a Brooklyn department store. She disliked both jobs; she was interested in show business, but her sister Mildred discouraged the idea, so Ruby next took a job cutting dress patterns for Vogue, however customers complained about her work and she was fired. Her next job was as a typist for the Jerome H. Remick Music Company, a job she reportedly enjoyed; however her true interest was still show business and her sister gave up trying to dissuade her.
In , a few months short of her 16th birthday, Ruby auditioned for a place in the chorus at the Strand Roof, a night club over the Strand Theatre in Times Square.
A few months thereafter she obtained a job as a Ziegfeld girl in the and editions of the Ziegfeld Follies. For the next several years, she worked as a chorus girl, performing from midnight to seven a. I've always been a little sorry for pampered people, and of course, they're very sorry for me. Mack was casting his play The Noose; LaHiff suggested that the part of the chorus girl could be played by a real chorus girl, and Mack agreed to let Ruby audition.
Ruby obtained the part, but the play was not a success. In a bid to add pathos to the drama, Ruby's part was expanded.
The Noose re-opened on October 20, , became one of the most successful of the season, running for nine months and performances. Stanwyck co-starred with actors Rex Cherryman and Wilfred Lucas. Her performance in The Noose earned rave reviews, and she was summoned by film producer Bob Kane to make a screen test for his upcoming silent film Broadway Nights where she won a minor part of a fan dancer after losing out on the lead role, because she could not cry during the screen test.
This marked Stanwyck's first film appearance. She played her first lead part on stage that year in Burlesque; the play was critically panned, but Stanwyck's performance netted her rave reviews. While playing in Burlesque, Stanwyck was introduced to actor Frank Fay by Oscar Levant; Stanwyck and Fay both later claimed they had hated each other immediately, but became close after the sudden death of fellow actor Rex Cherryman at the age of Cherryman had become ill early in , and his doctor had advised a sea voyage; while on a ship to Paris, where he and Stanwyck had arranged to meet, Cherryman died of septic poisoning.
Stanwyck and Fay married on August 26, , and moved to Hollywood. Numerous memorable roles followed, among them the children's nurse who saves two would be juvenile murder victims in Night Nurse , the ambitious woman from "the wrong side of the tracks" in Baby Face , the self-sacrificing mother in Stella Dallas , the con artist who falls for her would-be victim played by Henry Fonda in The Lady Eve , the woman who talks an infatuated insurance salesman Fred McMurray into killing her husband in Double Indemnity , the columnist caught up in white lies and Christmas romance in Christmas in Connecticut and the doomed wife in Sorry, Wrong Number Stanwyck was reportedly one of the many actresses considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind , although she wasn't given a screen test.
In , Stanwyck was the highest-paid woman in the United States. She knew the names of their wives and children, and asked after them by name. Frank Capra said she was "destined to be beloved by all directors, actors, crews and extras. In a Hollywood popularity contest she would win first prize hands down. Sorry wrong number Burt Lancaster Actress Singin' in the Rain.
Her father was a Dutch immigrant. Hagen and her family moved to Elkhart, Indiana when she was twelve; she subsequently graduated from Elkhart High School.
Afterwards, she graduated from Northwestern The family moved to Elkhart, Indiana when she was 12 and she subsequently graduated from Elkhart High School. She studied drama and worked as a theater usherette before making her Broadway theatre debut in Another Part of the Forest in Her film debut was as a femme fatale in Adam's Rib in The Asphalt Jungle provided Hagen with her first starring role beside Sterling Hayden, and excellent reviews. She appeared in the film noir Side Street playing a gangster's sincere, but none-too-bright gun moll.
She is arguably best remembered for her comic performance in Singin' in the Rain as the vain and talentless silent movie star Lina Lamont; Hagen received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. By , she had joined the cast of the television sitcom Make Room for Daddy. As the first wife of Danny Thomas, Hagen received three Emmy Award nominations, but after three seasons she grew dissatisfied and left the series.
Thomas, who also produced the show, reportedly didn't appreciate Jean's departing the successful series, and her character was killed off rather than recast. This was the first TV character to be killed off a family sitcom. Marjorie Lord was cast a year later as Danny's second wife and played against Thomas successfully for several seasons. Although she made frequent guest appearances in various television series, she was unable to successfully resume her film career, and for the remainder of her career played supporting roles, such as Marguerite LeHand, personal secretary to Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Sunrise at Campobello , and the friend of Bette Davis in Dead Ringer In the s, Hagen's health began to decline and she spent many years hospitalised or under medical care.
In , she made a comeback of sorts playing character roles in episodes of the television series Starsky and Hutch and The Streets of San Francisco, and made her final film appearance in the television movie Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn.
We see the process being done in a shot of Reynolds To further confuse matters, the voice we hear as Hagen mimes "Would You? Although Debbie sang in the movie, notably the title tune dubbing Hagen! Actress Arsenic and Old Lace. She was a popular singer with her sisters and, after 5 years, she was signed to a Hollywood contract with Warner Brothers in Actress Rebecca. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway Actress Airport.
Known as "The First lady of the American Theater", Helen Hayes had a legendary career on stage and in films and television that spanned over eighty years. Hayes was born in Washington, D. Helen Hayes fue una actriz angloamericana nacida el 10 de octubre de en Washington, DC y fallecida el 17 de marzo de en Nyack en EE.
Su hijo adoptivo - James Mac Arthur- es actor. En se establecieron los premios al teatro que llevan su nombre. Actress Terms of Endearment. Her brother, Warren Beatty , was born on Shirley MacLaine born April 24, is an American film and theater actress, dancer, activist and author, well-known for her beliefs in new age spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a large number of autobiographical works, many dealing with her spiritual beliefs as well as her Hollywood career.
She is the elder sister of actor Warren Beatty. She was nominated for an Academy Award 5 times before her win. El apartamento, Ladrona por amor, etc Sign In. Copy from this list Export Report this list. Sort by: List Order Date Added.
Marian Marsh Actress Beauty and the Boss One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors.
Marlene Dietrich Soundtrack Witness for the Prosecution Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Gene Tierney Actress Laura With prominent cheekbones, luminous skin and the most crystalline green eyes of her day, Gene Tierney's striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Jean Peters Actress Niagara Green-eyed beauty Jean Elizabeth Peters flashed across the screen as a bright star during her relatively brief tenure in Hollywood.
Alida Valli Actress The Third Man Enigmatic, dark-haired foreign import Alida Valli was dubbed "The Next Garbo" but didn't live up to postwar expectations despite her cool, patrician beauty, remote allure and significant talent.
Katharine Hepburn Actress The Lion in Winter Born May 12, in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential.The following is a list of notable deaths in December Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference.