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Mae Murray (I) (1889–1965)


Dubbed "The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips", silent-era screen star Mae Murray began her career on stage partnered with ballroom dancing extraordinaire Vernon Castle in the 1906 Broadway show "About Town." Born the daughter of émigrés, she began studying dance at a young age. Two years later she joined the "Ziegfeld Follies" chorus line and moved up... See full bio »

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 1931 High Stakes
Dolly Jordan Lennon
 1931 Bachelor Apartment
Mrs. Agatha Carraway
 1927 Altars of Desire
Claire Sutherland
 1925 The Masked Bride
Gaby
 1925 The Merry Widow
Sally - The Merry Widow
 1924 Mademoiselle Midnight
Renée de Gontran / Renée de Quiros
 1923 Fashion Row
Olga Farinova / Zita (her younger sister)
 1923 The French Doll
Georgine Mazulier
 1923 Jazzmania
Ninon
 1922 Broadway Rose
Rosalie Lawrence
 1922 Fascination
Dolores de Lisa
 1922 Peacock Alley
Cleo of Paris
 1920 Idols of Clay
Faith Merrill
 1919 The ABC of Love
Kate
 1919 Big Little Person
Arathea Manning
 1919 What Am I Bid?
Betty Yarnell
 1919 The Twin Pawns
Daisy / Violet White
 1919 The Scarlet Shadow
Elena Evans
 1918 Danger, Go Slow
Mugsy Mulane
 1918 The Taming of Kaiser Bull (Short)
Miss America
 1918 Modern Love
Della Arnold
 1918 Her Body in Bond
Peggy Blondin
 1918 The Bride's Awakening
Elaine Bronson
 1917 Face Value
Joan Darby
 1917 At First Sight
Justina
 1917 The Primrose Ring
Margaret MacLean
 1917 On Record
Helen Wayne
 1916 The Plow Girl
Margot
 1916 The Big Sister
Betty Norton
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Stage: Appeared (as "Chorus"; Broadway debut) in "About Town" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Melville Ellis and Raymond Hubbell. Book / lyrics by Joseph Herbert. Musical Director: William E. MacQuinn. Additional numbers by Jack Norworth, Albert von Tilzer, Will D. Cobb and Gus Edwards. Additional lyrics by Addison Burkhard. ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 44 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Mae fought for custody of her son for two years. When she finally was given custody, she was unable to care for him due to financial and personal problems. In 1940, he was adopted by his foster family and his name was changed to Daniel Michael Cunning. See more »

Nickname:

The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips See more »

Star Sign:

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