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Ann Sheridan (1915–1967)


Ann Sheridan won the "Search for Beauty" contest which carried with it a Paramount screen test. Signed to a contract at 18, she was put into a number of small roles under her real name of Clara Lou Sheridan. As she got better, her name was changed to Ann. In 1936, after two dozen films, she went to Warner Brothers, which billed her as the "Oomph ... See full bio »

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 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Kathryn Corning (1965-1966)
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mavis Grant
- The Mavis Grant Story (1962) ... Mavis Grant
 1956-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Alida Volterra / Annie Mason
- The Imposter (1960) ... Alida Volterra
- Hunted (1956) ... Annie Mason
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Sunny
- The Dark Cloud (1958) ... Sunny
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mary L.
- Time of Your Life (1958) ... Mary L.
 1957 Woman and the Hunter
Laura Dodds
 1953-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Bartley
- Cross Hairs (1957) ... Mary Bartley
- Malaya Incident (1953)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Kathy
- Without Incident (1957) ... Kathy
 1953-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Helen / Mrs. Russell
- The Hard Way (1957) ... Helen
- Lovely Day (1953) ... Mrs. Russell
 1956 The Opposite Sex
Amanda
 1956 Calling Terry Conway (TV Movie)
Terry Conway
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series)
 1956 Come Next Spring
Bess Ballot
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
- East of Nowhere (1956)
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Actress
- Episode #4.3 (1953) ... Guest Actress
 1953 Appointment in Honduras
Sylvia Sheppard
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Prize (1953)
 1953 Take Me to Town
Vermilion O'Toole aka Mae Madison
 1952 Just Across the Street
Henrietta Smith
 1952 Steel Town
'Red' McNamara
 1950 Woman on the Run
Eleanor Johnson
 1950 Stella
Stella Bevans
 1948 Good Sam
Lucille 'Lu' Clayton
 1948 Silver River
Georgia Moore
 1944 The Doughgirls
Edna Stokes Cadman
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
Nora Bayes
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Ann Sheridan
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Karen Stensgard
 1942 George Washington Slept Here
Connie Fuller
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Roma Maple
 1942 Juke Girl
Lola Mears
 1941 Navy Blues
Marge 'Margie' Jordan
 1941 Honeymoon for Three
Anne Rogers
 1940 City for Conquest
Peggy Nash
 1940 Torrid Zone
Lee Donley
 1940 It All Came True
Sarah Jane Ryan
 1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces
Joy Ryan
 1939 Winter Carnival
Jill Baxter
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway
'Frankie' Merrick
 1939 Naughty But Nice
Zelda Manion
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Goldie
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Fay Reynolds Dowling
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Lydia Hoyt
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Maxine Chadwick
 1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
Madge Perry Morgan
 1938 Out Where the Stars Begin (Short)
Ann Sheridan (uncredited)
 1937 She Loved a Fireman
Marjorie 'Margie' Shannon
 1937 Alcatraz Island
Flo Allen
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Valerie
 1937 The Footloose Heiress
Kay Allyn
 1937 San Quentin
May
 1937 The Great O'Malley
Judy Nolan
 1937 Black Legion
Betty Grogan
 1935 Fighting Youth
Carol Arlington
 1935 Hollywood Extra Girl (Documentary short)
Genevieve
 1935 The Crusades
Christian Slave Girl (uncredited)
 1935 The Glass Key
Nurse
 1935 The Red Blood of Courage
Elizabeth Henry
 1935 Mississippi
Schoolgirl (uncredited)
 1935 Rocky Mountain Mystery
Rita Ballard
 1935 Car 99
Mary Adams
 1935 Rumba
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Home on the Range
Singer (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
 1935 Enter Madame!
Flora's Shipboard Friend (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
 1934 One Hour Late
Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Limehouse Blues
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1934 Behold My Wife
Mary White
 1934 Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (Short)
Sands of the Desert Model (uncredited)
 1934 Ready for Love
Priscilla at Basket Social (uncredited)
 1934 College Rhythm
Chorine / Gloves Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Town Girl (uncredited)
 1934 The Lemon Drop Kid
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Wagon Wheels
Young Lady (uncredited)
 1934 You Belong to Me
Wedding Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Ladies Should Listen
Adele (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Mannequin (uncredited)
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Beautician (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
 1934 Shoot the Works
Hanratty's Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 Many Happy Returns
Chorine (uncredited)
 1934 Murder at the Vanities
Lou - Earl Carroll Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Come On, Marines!
Loretta (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
 1934 Bolero
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Search for Beauty
Dallas Beauty Winner (uncredited)
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Clara Lou Sheridan

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

I can whistle through my fingers, bulldog a steer, light a fire with two sticks, shoot a pistol with fair accuracy, set type, and teach school . . . See more »

Trivia:

In Italy, most of her films were dubbed by Dhia Cristiani. She was occasionally dubbed by Lidia Simoneschi, Rosetta Calavetta and Maria Pia Di Meo, most notably in I Was a Male War Bride (1949). See more »

Nickname:

The "Oomph" Girl

Star Sign:

Pisces

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