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Gloria Holden (1903–1991)


Hollywood leading lady in B-movies, and supporting actress in big budget films. Although remembered for her portrayal of "Mme. Zola" in The Life of Emile Zola (1937), she is most memorable for her chilling-yet-beauteous performance as Dracula's Daughter (1936). She had another memorable role in director Tod Browning's Miracles for Sale (1939). See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1958 Auntie Mame
Guest at Garden Party (uncredited)
 1958 This Happy Feeling
Mrs. Dover
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story
Mrs. Duchin
 1953 Dream Wife
Mrs. Jean Landwell
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Clarissa Pennock
 1950 The Marionette Mystery (TV Movie)
 1949 A Kiss for Corliss
Mrs. Janet Archer
 1949 The Sickle or the Cross
Louise Cannon
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Wife
- A Study in Triangles (1948) ... Wife
 1948 Perilous Waters
Mrs. Ferris
 1947 Killer McCoy
Mrs. Laura McCoy
 1947 The Hucksters
Mrs. Kimberly
 1947 Undercover Maisie
Mrs. Guy Canford
 1946 Sister Kenny
Mrs. McDonnell (uncredited)
 1945 Hit the Hay
Mimi Valdez
 1945 The Girl of the Limberlost
Miss Nelson
 1945 Adventures of Rusty
Louise Hover
 1945 Having Wonderful Crime
Phyllis Gray (as Anje Berens)
 1945 Strange Holiday
Mrs. (Jean) Stevenson
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun
Sara Braden
 1942 Apache Trail
Mrs. James V. Thorne
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Mrs. White
 1942 A Gentleman After Dark
Miss Clark
 1942 Don't Talk (Short)
Beulah Anderson
 1941 Passage from Hong Kong
Madame Wrangell
 1940 This Thing Called Love
Genevieve Hooper
 1939 A Child Is Born
Mrs. Kempner
 1939 Miracles for Sale
Madame Rapport
 1939 Dodge City
Mrs. Cole
 1938 Girls' School
Miss Laurel
 1938 Test Pilot
Mrs. Benson
 1938 Hawaii Calls
Mrs. Milburn
 1937 The Man Without a Country (Short)
Marian Morgan
 1934/I The Return of Chandu
Party Guest [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Radio: Appeared (as "Alexandrine Zola", reprising her role in the film The Life of Emile Zola (1937)) in a Lux Radio Theatre of "The Life of Emile Zola". Also in cast: Paul Muni. See more »

Alternate Names:

Anje Berens
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Personal Quote:

[Shortly before her death, a fan demanding an autograph mentions Dracula's Daughter (1936)] Oh, that awful thing.

Trivia:

Gave birth to a son Christopher Hoyt, with her husband William Hoyt. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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