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Irene Manning (1912–2004)

The youngest of five children born to a real estate broker, glamorous actress/singer Irene Manning began this world in Cincinatti, Ohio, as Inez Harvuot in 1912. Classically trained at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, she showed great potential for the grand opera scene but an even stronger flair for acting that led her to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Yankee Doodle Dandy
Yankee Doodle Dandy Fay Templeton
The Old Corral
The Old Corral Eleanor Spencer, aka Jane Edwards
The Desert Song
The Big Shot
The Big Shot Lorna Fleming


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 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Fran Dodsworth
- Dodsworth (1954) ... Fran Dodsworth
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1945 Escape in the Desert
Lora Tedder
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Irene Manning
 1944 The Doughgirls
Mrs. Sylvia Cadman
 1944 Make Your Own Bed
Vivian Whirtle
 1944 The Road to Victory (Short)
Irene Manning (uncredited)
 1944 The Shining Future (Short)
Irene Manning
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
Blanche Mallory
 1942 The Big Shot
Lorna Fleming
 1942 Spy Ship
Pam Mitchell
 1937 Michael O'Halloran
Leslie (as Hope Manning)
 1937 Two Wise Maids
Ellen Southard (as Hope Manning)
 1936 The Old Corral
Eleanor Spencer, aka Jane Edwards (as Hope Manning)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The King and I". See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hope Manning

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Personal Quote:

[on Lewis Seiler, who directed her in The Big Shot (1942)] . . . Mean and nasty, but Bogie [Humphrey Bogart] came to my rescue. He told me to completely ignore this man, to play the part the way I wanted to play it and everything would be fine--which it was. See more »


Toured with Bob Hope during WWII. See more »

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