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Bernice Claire (1906–2003)

As a singer of light opera, Bernice Claire could be called the trailblazer for Jeanette MacDonald. In the year 1930, Claire and Alexander Gray were "the" operetta duo of talking pictures. Born Bernice Claire Jahnigen in Oakland, California, Claire was favorably influenced by her distinguished Castlemont High Schoolteacher, Alice Eggers. Claire's ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Song of the Flame
The Song of the Flame Aniuta, The Flame
(1930)
Kiss Me Again
Kiss Me Again Mlle. Fifi
(1931)
The Flame Song
(1934)
Numbered Men
Numbered Men Mary Dane
(1930)

Filmography

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 1938 Forget-Me-Knots (Short)
Bernice
 1937 The Pretty Pretender (Short)
 1936 Between the Lines (Short)
The Southern Girl
 1935 Two Hearts in Harmony
Micky
 1935 The Love Department (Short)
Beatrice Blair
 1935 Meet the Professor (Short)
 1934 The Flame Song (Short)
Anita
 1933 Moonlight and Pretzels
Bernice Claire - Singer (song 'Ah - But Is It Love')
 1932/I The Red Shadow (Short)
Margot Fontaine
 1930 Top Speed
Virginia Rollins
 1930 Spring Is Here
Betty Braley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Trailer: Appeared (as herself) in a special trailer for Numbered Men (1930).

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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