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Kay Hughes (I) (1914–1998)


This "B"-level actress was one of the more wholesomely attractive serial queens of the late 30s to make the grade, albeit briefly. Born Catherine Mary Rhoads in Los Angeles in 1914, she lived part of her childhood in her father's native Ohio before returning to California with hopes of being a dancer. She suffered a near fatal bout of pleurisy at ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Gwen Andrews
(1937)
The Vigilantes Are Coming
(1936)
The Big Show
The Big Show Marion Hill
(1936)
Ride, Ranger, Ride
Ride, Ranger, Ride Dixie Summeral
(1936)

Filmography

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 1945 Enemy of the Law
Ruby Lawson (Ruby Martin in credits)
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
Celia Barton
 1941 Honolulu Lu
Nurse (uncredited)
 1937 Trouble at Midnight
Catherine Benson (as Catherine Hughes)
 1937 Radio Patrol
Molly Selkirk (as Catherine Hughes)
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Irene Kirk
 1936 The Big Show
Marion Hill
 1936 The Vigilantes Are Coming
Doris Colton
 1936 Romance in the Air (Short)
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1936 Snowed Under
Miss Jones - Dumb Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
 1936 Brides Are Like That
Mary Ann Coleridge
 1936 Every Saturday Night
Patty Newall
 1936 Robin Hood of El Dorado
Louise
 1936 Strike Me Pink
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Fighting Youth
Sorority Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1935 His Old Flame (Short)
 1934 The Chases of Pimple Street (Short)
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 It's the Cats (Short)
 1934 Men in Black (Short)
Nurse (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Student (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Catherine Hughes
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Capricorn

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