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Irene Fenwick (1887–1936)

Irene Fenwick was born Irene Frizzel in Chicago, Illinois on September 5, 1887. She was predominately a stage actress and a fine one at that. Her first film was THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR in 1915. She was to make three more that year, but one in 1916 called A CONEY ISLAND PRINCESS. Her services were, unfortunately, not in high demand. After A GIRL LIKE ... See full bio »

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 1917 National Red Cross Pageant
Herald - Italian episode
 1917 The Sin Woman
Grace Penrose
 1917 A Girl Like That
Nell Gordon
 1916 A Coney Island Princess
Tessie / Princess Zim-Zim
 1916 The Child of Destiny
 1915 The Sentimental Lady
Amy Cary
 1915 The Green Cloak
Ruth McAllister
 1915 The Woman Next Door
Jenny Gay
 1915 The Commuters
Hetty Brice
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 2002 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- The Barrymores (2002) ... Herself

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Stage Play: The Piker. Drama. Written by Leon Gordon. Based on a story by Oliver Eastwood. Directed by Priestly Morrison. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 15 Jan 1925- Feb 1925 (closing date unknown/44 performances). Cast: Lionel Barrymore (as "Bernie Kaplan"), Alan Brooks, Frank Conroy, Robert Cummings (as "Fred Cunningham"), Irene Fenwick (... See more »

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Was one of John Barrymore's girlfriends in the early 1900s, where her stage nickname was "The Pocket Venus." After a marriage and divorce and a return to the stage, she met John's brother Lionel and married him. See more »

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