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Adrienne Ames (1907–1947)

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1907, Adrienne Ames hit Hollywood in the late 1920s. Although her career only lasted about 10 years, she crammed a lot of living into it, with high-profile marriages (and divorces) and her reputation as a clothes horse and glamor queen par excellence far outshone her reputation as an actress. In 1931 she married actor ... See full bio »

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The Death Kiss
The Death Kiss Marcia Lane
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You're Telling Me! Princess Lescaboura
Slander House
Slander House Helen 'Mme. Helene' Smith
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 1940 I Take This Woman
Lola Estermonte (scenes deleted)
 1939 The Zero Hour
 1939 Panama Patrol
Lia Maing
 1938 Fugitives for a Night
Eileen Baker (as Adrianne Ames)
 1938 City Girl
Vivian Ross
 1935 Ladies Love Danger
Adele Michel
 1935 Abdul the Damned
Therese Alder
 1935 Woman Wanted
 1935 Black Sheep
Mrs. Millicent Caldwell Bath
 1934 You're Telling Me!
Princess Lescaboura
 1934 George White's Scandals
Barbara Loraine
 1933 The Avenger
Ruth Knowles
 1933 Disgraced
Julia Thorndyke
 1933 Broadway Bad
 1933 From Hell to Heaven
Joan Burt
 1932 Guilty as Hell
Vera Marsh
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Minor Role (unconfirmed)
 1932 Sinners in the Sun
Claire Kinkaid
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
Jean Mars (uncredited)
 1931 Husband's Holiday
 1931 Working Girls
Bit (uncredited)
 1931 Girls About Town
Anne - Party Girl (uncredited)
 1931 24 Hours
Ruby Wintringham
 1931 The Road to Reno
Unhappy Divorcee (uncredited)
 1929 Sally
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Adrianne Ames


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New York socialite and model. Glamour photographs of her so enticed a Paramount Pictures executive that she landed a contract without having to do a screen test. Essentially played herself on screen, bedecked in furs, satin and jewelry. In 1934 she filed for a $9,053 tax allowance for wardrobe expenses (today's equivalent of $146,000). Her most memorable performance was as the charming princess ... See more »

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