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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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 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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Stage Play: Jumping Jupiter. Musical/farce. Music by Karl Hoschna. Book by Richard Carle and Sydney Rosenfeld. Lyrics by Richard Carle and Sydney Rosenfeld. Musical Director: Hans S. Linne. Featuring songs by Grace Kahn, Harry Archer, Irving Berlin and Albert von Tilzer. Featuring songs with lyrics by Junie McCree, Gus Kahn, Francis DeWitt... See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Following her death, she was interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City, Utah. See more »

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