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Inez Courtney (1908–1975)

Redhead Inez Courtney was the quintessential coquettish soubrette of Broadway musical comedy in the 1920's. Having left school, she abandoned plans to become a milliner and instead embarked on a career as a 'specialty dancer' in vaudeville (where she acquired the nickname 'Mosquito'),serving a five-year apprenticeship. She was on Broadway by 1919,... See full bio »

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 1940 Turnabout
Miss Edwards
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Emily French
 1939 Missing Evidence
Nellie Conrad
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Waitress (uncredited)
 1939 Blondie Meets the Boss
Betty Lou Wood
 1939 Beauty for the Asking
Gwen Morrison
 1938 Five of a Kind
Libby Long
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Woman at Barry's Party (uncredited)
 1938 Crime Ring
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
 1937 The Hurricane
Girl on Ship (uncredited)
 1937 Partners in Crime
Lillian Tate
 1937 The 13th Man
Julie Walters
 1937 Armored Car
Blind Date
 1937 The Hit Parade
 1937 Some Time Soon (Short)
 1937 Clarence
 1937 Time Out for Romance
 1936 Wedding Present
Mary Lawson
 1936 Two in a Crowd
Mrs. Flynn (uncredited)
 1936 Suzy
 1936 Three Cheers for Love
 1936 Let's Sing Again
Marge Wilkins
 1936 Brilliant Marriage
Sally Patrick
 1936 The Reckless Way
Laura Jones
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Nurse May (uncredited)
 1935 Millions in the Air
Miss Waterbury
 1935 Another Face
Mamie - Joe's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Ship Cafe
 1935 The Girl Friend
 1935 The Affair of Susan
Mrs. Barnes
 1935 Dizzy Dames
 1935 Break of Hearts
Miss Wilson
 1935 Air Hawks
Second Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 Men of the Hour
Miss Allison (uncredited)
 1935 Carnival
Girl (uncredited)
 1935 I'm a Father (Short)
 1935 Sweepstake Annie
 1934 Broadway Bill
Nurse Mae (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
 1934 It's the Cats (Short)
 1934 Hollywood Here We Come (Short)
 1933 I Love That Man
Public Stenographer (scenes deleted)
 1933 Hold Your Man
 1933 Cheating Blondes
 1933 The World Gone Mad
Susan Bibens - Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1932 Big City Blues
 1931 The Hot Heiress
 1930 Sunny
 1930 Bright Lights
Peggy North
 1930 Not Damaged
Maude Graham
 1930 Spring Is Here
Mary Jane Braley
 1930 Loose Ankles
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Stage: Appeared (as "Gwen Fordyce") in "Hold Your Horses" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / Music Orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett, Robert A. Simon, Louis Alter, Arthur Swanstrom, Ben Oakland and Owen Murphy. Book by' Russel Crouse' and Corey Ford. Based on a play by Charles Beahan, Russel Crouse and Corey Ford. With many ... See more »

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Kicky, flashy Irish redhead and comedienne with vaudeville experience who first co-starred in Broadway musical comedies ("Good News") before turning to motion picture acting and playing amusing and tuneful supporting roles. See more »

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