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Kay Johnson (I) (1904–1975)


The personification of class and cultivation on the movie screen, comely actress Kay Johnson forsook a prominent stage and film career in order to play wife to actor John Cromwell and mother to their two children. Still and all, the elegant actress, reminiscent in looks and style to that of Irene Dunne and Judith Anderson, contributed to a number ... See full bio »

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 1954 Jivaro
Umari
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Jane Clemens (uncredited)
 1943 Mr. Lucky
Mrs. Mary Ostrander
 1939 The Real Glory
Mrs. Manning
 1938 White Banners
Marcia Ward
 1935 The Call of the Wild
Show Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Village Tale
Janet Stevenson
 1934 Their Big Moment
Eve Farrington
 1934 This Man Is Mine
Bee McCrae
 1934 Eight Girls in a Boat
Hannah
 1932 Thirteen Women
Helen Dawson Frye
 1931 The Spy
Anna Turin
 1931 The Single Sin
Kate Adams
 1930 Passion Flower
Katherine Pringle 'Cassy' Wallace
 1930 Billy the Kid
Claire
 1930 Madam Satan
Angela Brooks
 1930 This Mad World
Victoria
 1930 The Ship from Shanghai
Dorothy Daley
 1929 Dynamite
Cynthia Crothers
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Stage Play: No Trespassing. Comedy. Written by John Hunter Booth. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 7 Sep 1926- Sep 1926 (closing date unknown/23 performances). Cast: Juliette Day, Josephine Drake, Russell Hicks, Kay Johnson, Nicholas Joy, W.E. Lawrence, Edwin Nicander, Diantha Pattison, C.W. Ritchie (as Charles Ritchie), Basil Smith. Produced by ... See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Architect's daughter Kay Johnson studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared on Broadway in the 1923 production of "Go West, Young Man". Her usual stage personae from then on were intelligent sophisticates. In 1929, she was "discovered" by Cecil B. DeMille during a performance of "The Silver Chord" in Los Angeles and, subsequently, cast in roles unworthy of her talents, ... See more »

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