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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)
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 1939 From the Ends of the Earth (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Ode to Liberty. Comedy. Written and directed by Sidney Howard, from a novel by Michel Duran. Lyceum Theatre: 21 Dec 1934- Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/67 performances). Cast: Ina Claire (as "Madeleine"), Hal K. Dawson (as "Ducroux"), Allen Fagan, Colin Hunter, Stanley Jessup (as "Inspector Roulet"), Nicholas Joy (as "Barnaud"... See more »

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13 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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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