Appeared (as "Nora Charles") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "The Thin Man".
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on Christina Crawford
and her book "Mommie Dearest"] She wanted to be Joan Crawford
. I think that's the basis of the book she wrote afterward and everything else. I saw what her mind created, the fantasy world she lived in. She envied her mother, grew to hate her, and wanted to destroy her.
Appeared in staged prologues at Grauman's Egyptian theater in Los Angeles, before getting her first role in films. The prologues, staged by Fanchon
, were live shows put on before the feature had begun. Myrna appeared in prologues for The Ten Commandments
(1923) and The Thief of Bagdad
(1924), among others.
Later in her career, often cast as maternal, heroic characters
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