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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 March 1914Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 11 April 1980La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameCharlotte Virginia Henry

Mini Bio (1)

Charlotte acted from the age of five, and, at thirteen, made her Broadway debut in 'Courage' (1928). She reprised her role on screen in her first movie in 1930. Paramount, wanting to cast an unknown actress in the title role of Alice in Wonderland (1933), picked Charlotte from nearly 7000 applicants worldwide (she was 57th to audition). Unfortunately, the picture flopped, in spite of an excellent supporting cast, which included W.C. Fields, Cary Grant, Gary Cooper and Edna May Oliver. Charlotte then appeared as Bo-Peep in Babes in Toyland (1934) with Laurel & Hardy, but thereafter found rewarding roles few and far between. She returned to theatrical work in the early 1940's.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: I.S.Mowis

Spouse (1)

James J. Dempsey (? - 11 April 1980) (her death)

Trivia (1)

Upon her death, her remains were interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego, California. Her location plot is Calvary Section Lot 108.

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