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Date of Birth 17 September 1903Illinois, USA
Date of Death 31 August 1998Los Angeles, California, USA  (natural causes)

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Lillian Burns was born on September 17, 1903 in Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on A Pair of Frauds (1914), The Battle of the Weak (1914) and Netty or Letty (1914). She was married to George Sidney. She died on August 31, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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George Sidney (? - ?)

Trivia (1)

Was the in-house acting coach for MGM from 1937 to the early 1960s. Her trademark was to coach aspiring actors and actresses who had little to no experience. Sidney's pupils included, throughout the years: Lana Turner, Janet Leigh, Ava Gardner, Esther Williams, Donna Reed, Arlene Dahl, Cyd Charisse, Debbie Reynolds, Kathryn Grayson, Pier Angeli, Margaret O'Brien, Nancy Reagan, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Vic Damone, Connie Francis, Marilyn Maxwell and Lucille Bremer.

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