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Nancy Carroll

From Wikipedia Nancy Carroll (November 19, 1903 – August 6, 1965) was an American actress. She was christened Ann Veronica Lahiff in New York City. Of Irish parentage, she and her sister once performed a dancing act in a local contest of amateur talent. This led her to a stage career and then to the screen. She began her acting career in Broadway musicals. She became a successful actress in "talkies" because her musical background enabled her to play in the movie musicals of the 1930s. Her film debut was in Ladies Must Dress in 1927. In 1928 she made eight films. One of them, Easy Come, Easy Go, co-starring Richard Dix, made her a star. In 1929 she starred in The Wolf of Wall Street along with George Bancroft and Olga Baclanova. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1930 for The Devil's Holiday. Among her other films are Laughter (1930), Paramount on Parade (1930), Hot Saturday (1932) with Cary Grant and Randolph Scott, The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933) directed by James Whale, and Broken Lullaby aka The Man I Killed (1932) directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Under contract to Paramount Pictures, Carroll often balked at the roles being offered to her and earned a reputation as a recalcitrant and uncooperative actress. In spite of her ability to successfully tackle light comedies, tearful melodramas, and even musicals, and as well as garnering considerable praise by the critics and public (she received the most fan mail of any star in the early 1930s), she was released by the studio. In the mid-1930s under a four-film contract with Columbia Pictures, she made four rather insignificant films and was no longer an A-list actress. Carroll retired from films in 1938, returned to the stage, and starred in the early television series The Aldrich Family in 1950. In the following year, she guest starred in the television version of The Egg and I, starring her daughter, Patricia Kirkland. On August 6, 1965, she was found dead after failing to arrive at the theatre for a performance. The cause of her death was an aneurysm. She was 61 years old. For her contributions to the motion picture industry, Nancy Carroll has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1719 Vine Street.

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Nov 19, 1903 в New York City - New York - USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie Easy Come, Easy Go 1928-04-20
Последний проект:
Series The Aldrich Family 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Обнажённый город
Poster of The Woman Accused
Poster of Child of Manhattan
Poster of Hot Saturday
Series The Aldrich Family Unknown 2016
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Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Series Обнажённый город Unknown 1958-09-30
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Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Кино That Certain Age Grace Bristow 1938-10-06
Кино There Goes My Heart Dorothy Moore 1938-10-14
Кино After the Dance Anne Taylor 1935-06-25
Кино Atlantic Adventure Helen Murdock 1935-08-24
Кино Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round Sally Marsh 1934-11-02
Кино Springtime for Henry Julia Jelliwell 1934-08-22
Кино Child of Manhattan Madelaine McGonagle 1933-01-01
Кино The Woman Accused Glenda O'Brien 1933-02-17
Кино The Kiss Before the Mirror Maria Held 1933-05-04
Кино I Love That Man Grace Clark 1933-07-07
Кино Broken Lullaby Fraulein Elsa 1932-01-24
Кино Hot Saturday Ruth Brock 1932-10-28
Кино Wayward Daisy Frost 1932-02-19
Кино Under-Cover Man Lora Madigan 1932-12-02
Кино Scarlet Dawn Tanyusha Krasnoff 1932-11-12
Кино Stolen Heaven Mary 1931-02-20
Кино The Night Angel Yula Martini 1931-07-18
Кино The Devil's Holiday Hallie Hobart 1930-05-09
Кино Dangerous Paradise Alma 1930-02-13
Кино Laughter Peggy Gibson 1930-09-24
Кино Follow Thru Lora Moore 1930-09-26
Кино The Sin Sister Pearl 1929-02-10
Кино The Dance of Life Bonny Lee King 1929-08-16
Кино Close Harmony Marjorie Merwin 1929-04-12
Кино Illusion Claire Jernigan 1929-09-21
Кино Sweetie Barbara Pell 1929-10-25
Кино Easy Come, Easy Go Barbara Quayle 1928-04-20
Кино Abie's Irish Rose Rosemary Murphy 1928-11-03
Кино The Shopworn Angel Daisy Heath 1928-12-29
Кино Manhattan Cocktail Babs Clark 1928-11-24