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Nancy Carroll (I) (1903–1965)

Making her film debut in 1927 after several years on the musical stage and later on Broadway. She became very popular during the advent of sound because of her musical background. This red headed cupid-bow mouthed star entertained movie audiences during the 1930s where her singing and dancing abilities gained her a large following of fans. She was... See full bio »

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Known For

Laughter Peggy Gibson
Broken Lullaby
Broken Lullaby Fraulein Elsa, Walter's Fiancée
The Devil's Holiday
The Devil's Holiday Hallie Hobart
Hot Saturday
Hot Saturday Ruth Brock


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 1963 Rockabye the Infantry (TV Short)
Hortense Tyler
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
Nora Callahan
- Cornelius Come Home (1963) ... Nora Callahan
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Lady Leatherhead
- A Man for Oona (1962) ... Lady Leatherhead
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Bernice Hacker
- Take and Put (1961) ... Bernice Hacker
 1959 The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Fanny Wilson
- The Paper Tigers (1959) ... Fanny Wilson
 1938 That Certain Age
Grace Bristow
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Sally Marsh
 1934 Springtime for Henry
Julia Jelliwell
 1933 I Love That Man
Grace Clark
 1933 The Woman Accused
Glenda O'Brien
 1933 Child of Manhattan
 1932 Under-Cover Man
Lora Madigan
 1932 Scarlet Dawn
 1932 Hot Saturday
Ruth Brock
 1932 Wayward
Daisy Frost
 1932 Broken Lullaby
Fraulein Elsa, Walter's Fiancée
 1931 Night Angel
Yula Martini
 1931 Stolen Heaven
 1930 Follow Thru
Lora Moore
 1930 Laughter
Peggy Gibson
 1930 Galas de la Paramount
Episode 'Dance Mad'
 1930 The Devil's Holiday
Hallie Hobart
 1930 Honey
Olivia Dangerfield
 1929 Sweetie
Barbara Pell
 1929 Illusion
Claire Jernigan
 1929 The Dance of Life
Bonny Lee King
 1929 Close Harmony
Marjorie Merwin
 1929 Sin Sister
 1928 Manhattan Cocktail
Babs Clark
 1928 The Water Hole
Judith Endicott
 1928 Chicken a La King
Maisie Devoe
 1928 Easy Come, Easy Go
Barbara Quayle
 1927 Ladies Must Dress
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Sumner Arthur Long's play, "Never Too Late," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Bert Lahr in the cast. Wally Peterson was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Personal Quote:

Because you think differently, you're considered disagreeable, and upstage, and difficult. An original thinker always has to fight.


Four grandchildren. See more »

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