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Viola Richard (1904–1973)

Viola Richard was born on January 6, 1904 in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA as Viola Agnes Richard. She was an actress, known for Do Detectives Think? (1927), Why Girls Love Sailors (1927) and Flying Elephants (1928). She died on December 28, 1973 in Riverside, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1935 Sprucin' Up (Short)
Second pedestrian (unconfirmed)
 1935 Tit for Tat (Short)
Passerby (uncredited)
 1928 Should Married Men Go Home? (Short)
Brunette Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1928 Limousine Love (Short)
The Wife, Mrs. Glenders
 1928 Blow by Blow (Short)
 1928 Came the Dawn (Short)
The Gimplewort Daughter
 1928 Flying Elephants (Short)
Blushing Rose
 1928 Dumb Daddies (Short)
 1928 Leave 'Em Laughing (Short)
Dentist's Nurse (uncredited)
 1927 Do Detectives Think? (Short)
Mrs. Foozle
 1927 Love 'em and Feed 'em (Short)
Viola, a telephone operator
 1927 Sailors, Beware! (Short)
Society lady (uncredited)
 1927 With Love and Hisses (Short)
 1927 What Women Did for Me (Short)
 1927 Why Girls Love Sailors (Short)
Willie's Girl
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 1986 The Laurel and Hardy Show (TV Series)
Passerby (1986)
 1970 4 Clowns (uncredited)

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Film historian William K. Everson has suggested that her physical similarity to Clara Bow may have prevented her from achieving star status. See more »

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