Saturday, 21 August 2021

Gertrude Flynn

Born: 14 January 1909, New York, USA
Died: 16 October 1996, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Gertrude Flynn was a stage actress who began her film and television career in the early 1950s.

Hill Street Blues: Mayo, Hold the Pickle (1984) (Season 5, Episode 1) as Mrs. Parsons

Gertrude Flynn is on the left, with Mimi Kuzyk and Ken Olin.















Thursday, 19 August 2021

Adele Mara

Born: 28 April 1923, Highland Park, Michigan, USA
Died: 7 May 2010, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
Angel in Exile (1948) as Raquel Chavez
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
With John Carroll.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Count the Hours (1953) as Gracie Sager, Max Verne's Girlfriend



















Robert Alda

Born: 26 February 1914, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 3 May 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
Father of actor Alan Alda.

The Man I Love (1946) as Nicky Toresca



















Jack Benny

Born: 14 February 1894, Waukegan, Illinois, USA
Died: 26 December 1974, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) as Athanael
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

With Dolores Moran on the right. Alexis Smith has her back to us.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, 13 August 2021

Donna Jo Boyce

Born: 4 August 1938, Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
Died: 17 February 2000, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Loretta Young Show: Sister Ann (1959) (Season 6, Episode 5) as Miss Martin

Donna Jo Boyce is consoled by Loretta Young.































Eleanor Moore

Born: 11 June 1906, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 28 August 1991, Pacific Palisades, California, USA
 
Deep Waters (1948) as Secretary (uncredited)
 
Eleanor Moore, centre, walks quickly across the shot. Dana Andrews is on the right.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Teacher (uncredited)

From left to right are Jane Lee, Lovyss Bradley, Eula Guy, Eleanor Moore and Caryl Lincoln.

















The Loretta Young Show: Sister Ann (1959) (Season 6, Episode 15) as Mrs. Kuntz

Eleanor Moore is the nurse in the middle. Loretta Young is on the right.












Caryl Lincoln

Born: 16 November 1903, Oakland, California, USA
Died: 20 February 1983, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Teacher (uncredited)
 
From left to right are Jane Lee, Lovyss Bradley, Eula Guy, Eleanor Moore and Caryl Lincoln.















 

The Jackpot (1950) as Susan Wertheim (uncredited)

Caryl Lincoln is on the right.
















Lovyss Bradley

Born: 2 March 1906, Fayette County, Iowa, USA
Died: 21 June 1969, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Teacher (uncredited)

From left to right are Jane Lee, Lovyss Bradley, Eula Guy, Eleanor Moore and Caryl Lincoln.













Eula Guy

Born: 6 January 1894, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 19 December 1960, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Teacher (uncredited)

From left to right are Jane Lee, Lovyss Bradley, Eula Guy, Eleanor Moore and Caryl Lincoln..














Thursday, 12 August 2021

Evelyn Varden

Born: 12 June 1893, Adair, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 11 July 1958, New York City, New York, USA

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as School Principal (uncredited)



















Tuesday, 10 August 2021

George Wallace

Born: 8 June 1917, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 22 July 2005, Los Angeles, California, USA

George Wallace's film career began in 1950.

Hill Street Blues: Midway to What? (1983) (Season 4, Episode 8) as Judge Milton Cole (Credited as George D. Wallace)



















Daniel Massey

Born: 10 October 1933, London, England, UK
Died: 25 March 1998, London, England, UK

Upstairs and Downstairs (1959) as Wesley Cotes

Michael Craig is just behind Daniel Massey.














Mylène Demongeot

Born: 29 September 1935, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Upstairs and Downstairs (1959) as Ingrid (Credited as Myléne Demongeot)



















Monday, 9 August 2021

Isabelle Dwan

Born: 16 September 1889, Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 6 March 1984, Sarasota, Florida, USA

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Sophie Tucker (uncredited)

Isabelle Dwan is in the white dress on the right. Ethel Merman is in the centre of the picture.










Johnnie Ray

Born:  January 10, 1927 in Dallas, Oregon, USA
Died: 24 February 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Steve Donahue
















Ethel Merman

Born: 16 January 1908, Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 15 February 1984, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Molly Donahue









Friday, 6 August 2021

Katherine Lee

Born: 6 February 1909, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Died: 22 October 1968, Flushing, New York, USA

Katherine Lee and her sister Jane Lee were child stars of silent films in the 1910s and 1920s.
 
Dixie Madcaps (1918) as A Dixie Madcap
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Katherine Lee is on the left, with her sister Jane Lee.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Vitaphone Billboard (1936) as Herself

Katherine Lee is on the right, with her sister Jane Lee. Jane and Katherine talk their way through a song about their time as child stars in this comedic routine.














Wednesday, 4 August 2021

David Fresco

Born: 5 December 1909, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 18 July 1997, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
David Fresco's film career began in the mid 1940s.

Hill Street Blues: A Hill of Beans (1983) (Season 3, Episode 22) as Iggie




















Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Pearl Early

Born: 30 December 1878, Wooster, Ohio, USA
Died: 17 June 1960, Oceanside, California, USA

In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats) (1943) as Mrs. Simpson (uncredited)

Pearl Early is on the far right of this picture. Cecil Cunningham and Anne O'Neal are on the left.















Irene Delroy

Born: 21 July 1900, Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Died: 14 June 1985, Ithaca, New York, USA

Oh, Sailor Behave! (1930) as Nanette Dodge

















Charles King

Born: 31 October 1889, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 11 January 1944, London, England, UK
 
Charles King was a singer and actor of stage and screen. Not to be confused with the cowboy villian in hundreds of Westerns, who can be found here.

Oh, Sailor Behave! (1930) as Charlie Carroll



















Monday, 2 August 2021

Charles Stevenson

Born: 13 October 1887, Sacramento, California, USA
Died: 4 July 1943, Palo Alto, California, USA

The Champeen! (1923) as The Cop

















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