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Edna Murphy (1899–1974)

Like many another pretty girl, Edna Murphy got to Hollywood via modeling. She was a top New York photographer's model when she made her film debut in 1918. By 1920 she had worked her way up to starring roles, and Fox put her in a serial, Fantomas (1920), that was quite well received. She made films for a couple of more studios before she finally ... See full bio »

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Her Dangerous Path
Her Dangerous Path Corinne Grant
Into the Net
Into the Net Natalie Van Cleef
Ermine and Rhinestones
Ermine and Rhinestones Minnette Christie


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 1933 Cheating Blondes
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1932 Girl of the Rio
 1931 Forgotten Women
Trixie de Forrester
 1931 Anybody's Blonde
Myrtle Devoe
 1931 Finger Prints
Lola Mackey
 1931 Behind Office Doors
Daisy Presby
 1930 Dancing Sweeties
'Jazzbo' Gans
 1930 Wide Open
Nell Martin
 1930 Lummox
May Wallenstein
 1930 Second Choice
Beth Randall
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
 1929 Little Johnny Jones
Vivian Dale
 1929 The Sap
 1929 The Unkissed Man (Short)
 1929 Kid Gloves
 1929 Stolen Kisses
Fanchon La Vere
 1929 The Greyhound Limited
 1929 Bachelor's Club
 1928 My Man
Edna Brand
 1928 The Midnight Adventure
Jeanne Wentworth
 1928 The Sunset Legion
 1928 Across the Atlantic
Phyllis Jones
 1927 Wilful Youth
Edna Tavernay
 1927 The Cruise of the Hellion
Diana Drake
 1927 The Silent Hero
Mary Stoddard
 1927 Dearie
Ethel Jordan
 1927 The Black Diamond Express
Jeanne Harmon
 1927 Silver Comes Through
 1927 All Aboard
May Brooks
 1927 Tarzan and the Golden Lion
Betty Greystoke
 1927 Burnt Fingers
 1927 The Valley of Hell
Mary Calvert
 1927 McFadden's Flats
Mary Ellen McFadden
 1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood (Short)
Em, Hotel Detective's Wife
 1926 Obey the Law
The Daughter
 1926 Oh, What a Night!
June Craig
 1926 College Days
 1926 The Truth About Men
 1926 Wives at Auction
Violet Kingston
 1926 Things Wives Tell
Elaine Mackay
 1926 The Little Giant
Myra Clinton
 1925 Clothes Make the Pirate
Nancy Downs
 1925 His Buddy's Wife
Mary Mullaney
 1925 Ermine and Rhinestones
Minnette Christie
 1925 The Police Patrol
Alice Bennett / Dorothy Stone
 1925 Lying Wives
Elsie Chase
 1925 Wildfire
Myrtl Barrington
 1925 Lena Rivers
Carrie Nichols
 1925 A Man Must Live
Eleanor Ross-Fayne
 1924 Into the Net
Natalie Van Cleef
 1924 The White Moth
Gwendolyn Dallas
 1924 The King of Wild Horses
Mary Fielding
 1924 Daughters of Today
Mabel Vandegrift
 1924 After the Ball
Arthur's Wife
 1923 Going Up
Madeline Manners
 1923 Her Dangerous Path
Corinne Grant
 1923 The Man Between
Zephne Lamont
 1923 Nobody's Bride
Doris Standish
 1922 Ridin' Wild
Grace Nolan
 1922 Caught Bluffing
Doris Henry
 1922 The Galloping Kid
Helen Arnett
 1922 Paid Back
Eloise Hardy
 1922 The Ordeal
Helen Brayshaw
 1922 Extra! Extra!
Myra Rogers
 1921 The Jolt
 1921 What Love Will Do
Mary Douglas
 1921 Play Square
Betty Bedford
 1921 Live Wires
Rena Austin
 1921 Dynamite Allen
Betty Reed
 1920 The North Wind's Malice
 1920 The Branded Woman
Vivian Bolton
 1920 A Philistine in Bohemia (Short)
 1919 Easy Money
 1919 Puppy Love
 1918 To the Highest Bidder
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Died alone, a virtual recluse, never leaving her Santa Monica home, in 1974. Her 1927 wedding dress was found (perfectly preserved) hanging in her living room. She never got over her love for ex-husband Mervyn LeRoy. See more »

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