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Inna Gest (1921–1964)

Inna Gest was born on February 11, 1921 in Odessa, Ukraine. She was an actress, known for Gun Code (1940), Boys of the City (1940) and Six Gun Gospel (1943). She died on December 31, 1964 in San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gun Code
Gun Code Betty Garrett
Boys of the City
Boys of the City Louise Mason
Six Gun Gospel
Six Gun Gospel Jane Simms
The Golden Trail
The Golden Trail Chita Rawls


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 1948 No Minor Vices
Mrs. Fleishgelt (uncredited)
 1947 Northwest Outpost (uncredited)
 1945 Bring on the Girls
Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Dorothy (uncredited)
 1944 Show Business
Nurse (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1943 The North Star
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
 1943 You Can't Beat the Law
Patricia Bedford (uncredited)
 1941 Hard Guy
Mona Day
 1941 Road Show
Nurse (uncredited)
 1940 Gun Code
Betty Garrett
 1940 Boys of the City
Louise Mason
 1940 The Golden Trail
Chita Rawls (as Ina Guest)
 1939 Fast and Furious
Miss San Antonio (uncredited)
 1939 What a Life
Student (uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Minor Role (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Ina Guest

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The daughter of Russian immigrant parents, she got into films with the help of her uncle Morris, who was a theatrical producer. During the 1940s she played the female lead in several low-budget westerns opposite Tex Ritter, Tim McCoy and Johnny Mack Brown but found few meatier assignments and quit acting for family life at the end of the decade.

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