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Kathryn Crawford (I) (1908–1980)

Kathryn Crawford was born on October 5, 1908 in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, USA as Kathryn Moran. She was an actress, known for Safety in Numbers (1930), King of Jazz (1930) and Emma (1932). She was married to Ralph M. Parsons and James Edgar Jr. She died on December 7, 1980 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Safety in Numbers
Safety in Numbers Jacqueline
King of Jazz
King of Jazz Fourth Reporter ('Ladies of the Press')
Emma Sue
Skyway Lila Beaumont


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (18 credits)
 1941 City of Missing Girls
Helen Whitney (as Katherine Crawford)
 1933 Skyway
Lila Beaumont
 1932 New Morals for Old
Zoe Atkinson
 1932 Emma
 1931 Flying High
 1930 The Concentratin' Kid
Betty Lou Vaughn
 1930 Safety in Numbers
 1930 Mountain Justice
Coral Harland
 1930 King of Jazz
Fourth Reporter ('Ladies of the Press')
 1930 Hide-Out
Dorothy Evans
 1930 The Climax
Adella Golfanti
 1929 Red Hot Rhythm
 1929 Señor Americano
Carmelita DeAccosta
 1929 Modern Love
Patricia Brown
 1929 Riding for Love (Short)
The Ranch Gal
 1929 Two Gun Morgan (Short)
 1929 The Kid's Clever
Ruth Decker
 1929 King of the Rodeo
Dulcie Harlan
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Katherine Crawford


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Diminutive, brunette American leading actress and singer of the late 1920's and early 30's. Came to films via the Broadway stage. Married to the director Wesley Ruggles who secured her a contract with Universal. After her retirement from films in 1933 she went on to pursue a 40-year long career as a successful interior decorator.

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