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Jimmy Starr (I) (1902–1990)

Jimmy Starr was born on February 3, 1902 in Clarksville, Texas, USA as James Atherton Starr. He was a writer and actor, known for The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947), A Night for Crime (1943) and Smith's Pony (1927). He was married to Cherie, Marcoreta Hellman, Julie Carter and Eve Conrad. He died on August 13, 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 88) in Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Known For

A Night for Crime
Smith's Pony
Smith's Pony Writer
Catalina, Here I Come


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 1947 The Corpse Came C.O.D. (based upon the novel by)
 1943 A Night for Crime (story "A Beautiful Night For Love")
 1936 Sleepless Hollow (Short) (story by - as Jimmie Starr)
 1930 Up a Tree (Short) (dialogue)
 1930 Our Nagging Wives (Short)
 1930 Don't Give Up (Short)
 1930 Johnny's Week End (Short)
 1929 Pink Pajamas (Short) (titles)
 1928 Smith's Holiday (Short) (titles)
 1927 Love in a Police Station (Short) (titles)
 1927 Smith's Modiste Shop (Short) (titles)
 1927 Smith's Cousin (Short) (titles)
 1927 For Sale, a Bungalow (Short) (titles)
 1927 Daddy Boy (Short) (titles)
 1927 Smith's Cook (Short) (titles)
 1927 Smith's Pony (Short) (titles)
 1927 Love's Languid Lure (Short) (titles)
 1927 Smith's Candy Shop (Short) (titles)
 1927 The College Kiddo (Short) (titles)
 1927 Catalina, Here I Come (Short) (titles)
 1927 A Dozen Socks (Short) (titles)
 1927 A Hollywood Hero (Short) (titles)
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short) (titles)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Corpse Came C.O.D." (aka "Just Around the Coroner"; filmed as The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmie Starr

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Had careers as a screenwriter, gossip columnist, publicist, and press agent.


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