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Louise Brooks (I) (1906–1985)


Mary Louise Brooks, also known by her childhood name of Brooksie, was born in the midwestern town of Cherryvale, Kansas, on November 14, 1906. She began dancing at an early age with the Denishawn Dancers (which was how she left Kansas and went to New York) and then with George White's Scandals before joining the Ziegfeld Follies, but became one of... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1937 King of Gamblers
Joyce Beaton (scenes deleted)
 1937 When You're in Love
Specialty Ballerina (uncredited)
 1936 Empty Saddles
Boots Boone
 1931 Windy Riley Goes Hollywood (Short)
Betty Grey
 1931 It Pays to Advertise
Thelma Temple
 1929 Diary of a Lost Girl
Thymian
 1929 The Canary Murder Case
'The Canary' - Margaret O'Dell
 1928 Beggars of Life
The Girl (Nancy)
 1928 A Girl in Every Port
Marie, Girl in France
 1927 The City Gone Wild
Snuggles Joy
 1927 Now We're in the Air
Griselle / Grisette
 1927 Evening Clothes
Fox Trot
 1926 Just Another Blonde
Diana O'Sullivan
 1926 It's the Old Army Game
Mildred Marshall
 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
Janie Walsh
 1926 The American Venus
Miss Bayport
 1925 The Street of Forgotten Men
A Moll (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Half a Widow. Musical. Music by Shep Camp. Book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Frank Dupree. Musical Director: Henry Redfield. Choral work directed by Geoffrey O'Hara. Featuring songs by Gordon Johnstone and Joe Brandfon. Costume Design by Orrin Kelly. Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman. Choreographed by Benny Rubin and Billy ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter. See more »

Trivia:

Her favorite actress was Margaret Sullavan. See more »

Trademark:

Bob hairstyle

Nickname:

Lulu See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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