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Grace Durkin (I) (1914–1991)

Grace Durkin was born on July 17, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Cleopatra (1934), The Big Show (1936) and The Mandarin Mystery (1936). She was married to William Henry. She died on November 26, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Cleopatra Iras
The Big Show
The Big Show Studio Girl
The Mandarin Mystery
The Mandarin Mystery Girl on Street Corner
A Man Betrayed
A Man Betrayed Gertrude


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 1937 The 13th Man
Alice Moran
 1936 A Man Betrayed
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Girl on Street Corner
 1936 Beware of Ladies
Secretary (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show
Studio Girl
 1936 Star for a Night
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1936 Educating Father
Girl in Drugstore (uncredited)
 1935 The Fighting Marines
Miss Martin - Douglas' Secretary [Ch. 1, 3] (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
 1932 The Man Who Played God
Kit - First Girl (uncredited)

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Blonde minor starlet of the 1930's. Made headlines, when she sued actor Jackie Coogan for $500,000 over the death of her brother Junior Durkin in an automobile accident in May 1935. The car belonged to Jackie Coogan and was driven by his father, who had been drinking and was at the time technically an employee of Coogan's Production Company. See more »

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