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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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Known For

The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow Sally - The Merry Widow
(1925)
The Delicious Little Devil
(1919)
Peacock Alley
Peacock Alley Claire Tree
(1930)
Bachelor Apartment
Bachelor Apartment Mrs. Agatha Carraway
(1931)

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 1931 High Stakes
Dolly Jordan Lennon
 1931 Bachelor Apartment
Mrs. Agatha Carraway
 1928 Show People
Mae Murray (uncredited)
 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 Modern Love
Della Arnold
 1918 Her Body in Bond
Peggy Blondin / Pierrette
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (final Broadway role) in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1915" on Broadwawy. Musical extravaganza. Music by Louis A. Hirsch and Dave Stamper. Based on material by / lyrics by Channing Pollock, Rennold Wolf and Gene Buck. Musical Director: Frank Darling. Featuring songs by Charles Elbert, Irving Berlin, Seymour Furth and Bert ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 45 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Rudolph Valentino was best man at her 1926 marriage to Prince David Mdivani; Pola Negri was matron of honor. See more »

Nickname:

The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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