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Tamara Shayne (1902–1983)

Tamara Shayne was born on November 25, 1902 in Perm, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Jolson Story (1946), Confidential Report (1955) and Jolson Sings Again (1949). She was married to Akim Tamiroff. She died on October 23, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1961 Romanoff and Juliet
Evdokia Romanoff
 1956 Anastasia
Zenia (uncredited)
 1955 Confidential Report
Woman in Apartment (as Tamara Shane)
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Customer (uncredited)
 1951 I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Mrs. Cooper (uncredited)
 1949 The Red Danube
Helena Nagard
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Parthena Garcos
 1949 Black Magic
Maria Balsamo
 1949 Jolson Sings Again
Moma Yoelson
 1948 The Snake Pit
Ward 33 Inmate (uncredited)
 1948 Walk a Crooked Mile
Mrs. Ecko, Landlady (uncredited)
 1947 Pirates of Monterey
 1947 Northwest Outpost
Olga Natalia's Maid
 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn
Mrs. Kardos
 1946 The Jolson Story
Mrs. Yoelson
 1944 Song of Russia
Mme. Orlova
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Russian Nurse (uncredited)
 1942 Somewhere I'll Find You
Mama Lugovska (uncredited)
 1939 Ninotchka
Anna - Moscow Roommate (uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Russian Girl - Old Southern Custom (uncredited)
 1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
General's Wife (uncredited)

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Tamara Shane

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Russian-born character actress of 1940's Hollywood films, in the U.S. from 1929. She is chiefly remembered for playing Jolson's mother in "The Jolson Story" and "Jolson Sings Again". See more »

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