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Wini Shaw (1907–1982)


Wini Shaw started her showbiz career as child in their parents' vaudeville act. In 1934 she made her first screen appearance in a Hollywood movie and got a Warner contract. Her staring roles were mostly in minor movies, but as a specialty singer she appeared in some of the studio's big production. She is best remembered as the girl who introduced ... See full bio »

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Known For

Broadway Hostess
(1935)
Gold Diggers of 1935
(1935)
What, No Men?
What, No Men? Saloon Owner
(1935)
Satan Met a Lady
Satan Met a Lady Astrid Ames
(1936)

Filmography

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 1939 Rhumba Land (Short)
Singer
 1938 Hats and Dogs (Short)
 1938 Little Me (Short)
'Failed' Singer
 1937 September in the Rain (Short)
Blue Dye Bottle / Morton Salt Girl (voice)
 1937 Melody for Two
Lorna Wray (as Winifred Shaw)
 1937 Smart Blonde
Dolly Ireland (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 Fugitive in the Sky
Autumn Day (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 The CooCoo Nut Grove (Short)
Helen Morgan (voice, uncredited)
 1936 The Case of the Velvet Claws
Eva Belter (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
Astrid Ames (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 Romance in the Air (Short)
Nora (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 Sons o' Guns
Bernice Pearce (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 The Singing Kid
Blackface Singer (as Winifred Shaw)
 1936 King of the Islands (Short)
Princess of the Island (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 Broadway Hostess
Winnie (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Beauty Shop Staff Member (uncredited)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Inez (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 In Caliente
Lois (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride
Doris Pender (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 Gypsy Sweetheart (Short)
Tina (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Winny Shaw (as Winifred Shaw)
 1935 What, No Men? (Short)
Saloon Owner
 1934 Sweet Adeline
Elysia (as Winifred Shaw)
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Mae LaRue
 1934 Gift of Gab
Cabaret Singer (uncredited)
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
Babe
 1934 Wild Gold
One of the Golden Girls
 1934 I Believed in You
Crowl's Girl Friend (uncredited)
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Singer
 1934 Cross Country Cruise
Singer on Bus (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Winifred Shaw
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She had an unexpected hit in 1976, when "Lullaby Of Broadway" from Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) made the British record charts. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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