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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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The Royal Family of Broadway
Stage Door Canteen
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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: The Awful Truth. Comedy. Written by Arthur Richman. Henry Miller's Theatre: 18 Sep 1922- Jan 1923 (closing date unknown/144 performances). Cast: Kyra Alanova, George K. Barraud, Ina Claire (as "Lucy Warriner"), Paul Harvey (as "Daniel Leeson"), Louise MacKintosh, Bruce McRae, Lewis A. Sealy, Raymond Walburn, (as "Rufus Kempster... 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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