Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Evalyn Knapp

Born: 17 June 1906, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 12 June 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA

Evalyn Knapp began her film career at the end of the silent era in 1929, appearing several short films. She was quickly elevated in the business to leading lady, starring alongside John Wayne, James Cagney and Edward G. Robinson. She was also successful in the 1933 film serial 'The Perils of Pauline'. Although a star for more than a decade, her popularity quickly faded and by the end of 1943 Evalyn Knapp's film career was over.

Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (1933) as Herself

Evalyn was chosen to be a 'WAMPAS Baby Star' of 1932 and appeared in this short.

Two Weeks to Live (1943) as Miss Morris, Dr. O'Brien's Secretary (uncredited)

With Franklin Pangborn.

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