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Olive Brasno (1917–1998)

Olive Brasno was born on October 17, 1917 in Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936), Little Miss Broadway (1938) and Vaudeville (1934). She was married to Gus Wayne. She died on January 25, 1998 in Lakeland, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Little Miss Broadway
Little Miss Broadway Olive Brasno
Vaudeville Olive - Small Singer
The Mighty Barnum
The Mighty Barnum Lavinia Thumb


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 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Nurse #1
- Rapid Growth (1959) ... Nurse #1
 1938 Little Miss Broadway
Olive Brasno (as Olive)
 1937 Framing Youth (Short)
Singing voiceover (voice)
 1936 Arbor Day (Short)
Girl Midget
 1935 Carnival
Midget (uncredited)
 1934/II Vaudeville (Short)
Olive - Small Singer (as Olive & George)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Lavinia Thumb
 1934 Shrimps for a Day (Short)
Mary as a child
 1933 Sitting Pretty
A Neighbor (uncredited)
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 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.13 (1952) ... (performer: "Hello Young Lovers")
 1937 Framing Youth (Short) (performer: "Here Comes the Ice Cream Man" - uncredited)
 1936 Arbor Day (Short) (performer: "Doin' The Crazy Walk" - uncredited)
 1934/II Vaudeville (Short) (performer: "I Raised My Hat", "Blue Prelude", "Lover", "Heat Wave" - uncredited)
 1934 Shrimps for a Day (Short) (performer: "Here Comes the Ice Cream Man" - uncredited)
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 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #3.13 (1952) ... Herself (as Buster Shaver and Olive)
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 1994 The Our Gang Story (Video documentary)
Mary Wade as a Child
 1980 Rascal Dazzle
Mary Wade

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Olive & George | Buster Shaver and Olive | Olive

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