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Ina Claire (I) (1893–1985)


Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, she displayed a precocious talent for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ninotchka
Ninotchka Grand Duchess Swana
(1939)
The Royal Family of Broadway
(1930)
Stage Door Canteen
Stage Door Canteen Ina Claire
(1943)
Rebound
Rebound Sara Jaffrey
(1931)

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 1930 Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 23 (Short)
Herself, at Premiere
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 1939 From the Ends of the Earth (Documentary short)
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Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1916. Musical extravaganza. Music by Louis A. Hirsch, Jerome Kern, Dave Stamper and Irving Berlin. Based on material by George V. Hobart and Gene Buck. Lyrics by George V. Hobart and Gene Buck. Featuring songs by Dave Stamper, Nat D. Ayer, Jerome Kern, Will Vodery, Harry Carroll, Louis A. Hirsch, Franz Leh├ír... See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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