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Drue Leyton (1903–1997)

Drue Leyton was born on June 12, 1903 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Dorothy Blackman. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan in London (1934), Charlie Chan's Courage (1934) and Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936). She was married to Jacques Terrane. She died on February 8, 1997 in Corona Del Mar, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1939 La mode rêvée (Short)
 1939 Murder in the Night
 1936 Alibi for Murder
Mrs. Foster
 1936 Blackmailer
Lydia Rankin
 1936 Small Town Girl
Felicia (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Circus
Nellie Farrell
 1935 Valley of Wanted Men
Sally Sanderson
 1934 Charlie Chan's Courage
Paula Graham
 1934 Change of Heart
Mrs. Gerald Mockby

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Mexican-born starlet who appeared in a few films for 20th Century Fox and Columbia in the 1930's, including three entries of the popular Charlie Chan series. She had previously acted on Broadway in "Green Grow the Lilacs". Her real-life adventures began after her acting career had concluded. At the onset of World War II, she broadcast from Paris for the 'Voice of America', was eventually arrested... See more »

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