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Lea Penman (1895–1962)

Lea Penman was born on October 4, 1895 in Red Cloud, Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for We're No Angels (1955), Fancy Pants (1950) and The Real Estators (1931). She died on October 12, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »
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We're No Angels
We're No Angels Mme. Parole
Fancy Pants
Fancy Pants Effie Floud
The Real Estators
Portland Exposé
Portland Exposé Annie Stoneway


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 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Nora Caldwell
- Drifting Sands (1959) ... Nora Caldwell
 1957 Portland Exposé
Annie Stoneway
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
- Off Beat (1951)
 1950 Stella
Mrs. Calhoun
 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Mrs. Dean
- Suspicion (1949) ... Mrs. Dean
 1931 The Real Estators (Short)

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Stage Play: Annie Get Your Gun. Musical comedy (original production). Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Directed by Joshua Logan. Imperial Theatre: 16 May 1946- 12 Feb 1949 (1147 performances). Huge cast included: Ethel Merman, Ray Middleton, Franca Baldwin, Truly Barbara, Art Barnett, Jack Beaber, Harry Bellaver, Leon Bibb, Janice ... See more »


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In addition to her character roles on film, Ms. Penman enjoyed a prolific career on Broadway from 1917-1949. She performed in the hits "Boy Meets Girl" (1935), "What a Life" (1939) and "Annie Get Your Gun" (1946). See more »

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