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Gladys George

Gladys George was an American actress. George went on the stage at the age of 3 and toured the United States, appearing with her parents. She starred on stage in the 1920s, although she had made several films in the early part of that decade. She starred in Personal Appearance, a comedy by Lawrence Riley. This role was reprised by Mae West in the classic film, Go West, Young Man, which West adapted from the play. In 1936 George was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for Valiant Is the Word for Carrie. George's Broadway credits include The Distant City, Lady in Waiting, and The Betrothal. Her only other first billed roles were in Madame X (1937) and Love is a Headache.[6] She also appeared in The Roaring Twenties (1939), The Way of All Flesh (1940), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and He Ran All the Way (1951). She played the widow of Miles Archer (Iva Archer) in The Maltese Falcon and Mme. Du Barry in Marie Antoinette. Her last successful roles were as Lute Mae Sanders in Flamingo Road, her brief appearance as the corrupt nurse Miss Hatch in Detective Story, and Lullaby of Broadway as the alcoholic mother of Doris Day's wholesome character. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gladys George, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 13, 1900 In Patten, Maine, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the movie Below the Surface 1920-06-08
Latest Project:
Movie It Happens Every Thursday 1953-04-22
Known For
Poster of Minstrel Man
Poster of The Crystal Ball
Poster of The Romance of Celluloid
Filmography
Movie It Happens Every Thursday Mrs. Lucinda Holmes 1953-04-22
Series Hopalong Cassidy Unknown 1952-09-19
Movie Lullaby of Broadway Jessica Howard 1951-03-26
Movie He Ran All the Way Mrs. Robey 1951-06-19
Movie Silver City Mrs. Barber 1951-12-01
Movie Detective Story Miss Hatch 1951-11-01
Movie Bright Leaf Rose 1950-06-16
Movie Undercover Girl Liz Crow 1950-11-02
Movie Flamingo Road Lute Mae Sanders 1949-04-30
Movie Alias a Gentleman Madge Parkson 1948-02-03
Movie The Best Years of Our Lives Hortense Derry 1946-12-25
Movie Steppin' in Society Penelope Webster 1945-07-09
Movie Christmas Holiday Valerie de Merode 1944-01-01
Movie Minstrel Man Mae White 1944-01-02
Movie The Crystal Ball Madame Zenobia 1943-01-22
Movie The Hard Way Lily Emery 1943-01-13
Movie Nobody's Darling Eve Hawthorne 1943-08-27
Movie Hit the Road Molly Ryan 1941-06-27
Movie The Lady from Cheyenne Elsie 1941-04-11
Movie The Maltese Falcon Iva Archer 1941-10-18
Movie The House Across the Bay Mary Bogel 1940-03-01
Movie The Way of All Flesh Anna Kriza 1940-07-05
Movie I'm from Missouri Julie Bliss 1939-04-06
Movie Here I Am a Stranger Clara Paulding 1939-09-29
Movie The Roaring Twenties Panama Smith 1939-10-28
Movie A Child Is Born Florette 1939-12-07
Movie Love Is a Headache Carlotta 'Charlie' Lee 1938-01-14
Movie Marie Antoinette Mme. du Barry 1938-08-26
Movie They Gave Him a Gun Rose Duffy 1937-05-07
Movie Madame X Jacqueline Fleuriot / Miss Pran / Madame X 1937-10-01
Movie The Romance of Celluloid Herself 1937-08-26
Movie Valiant Is the Word for Carrie Carrie Snyder 1936-10-06
Movie Straight Is the Way Shirley 1934-08-09
Movie Below the Surface Alice 1920-06-08