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Genevieve Tobin (1899–1995)


The daughter of a stage entertainer, New York-born actress Genevieve Tobin started treading the boards as a child and appeared in the role of Little Eva in the silent short Uncle Tom's Cabin (1910). Her older brother George Tobin and younger sister Vivian Tobin also became stage and film actors. By her teens Genevieve was appearing as a sparkling ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Petrified Forest
The Petrified Forest Mrs. Chisholm
(1936)
One Hour with You
One Hour with You Mitzi Olivier
(1932)
Easy to Love
Easy to Love Carol
(1934)
Broadway Hostess
(1935)

Filmography

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 1940 No Time for Comedy
Amanda Swift
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Gloria Hastings
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Connie Nevins
 1938 Zaza
Florianne
 1937 The Duke Comes Back
Pauline Corbin
 1937 The Great Gambini
Nancy Randall
 1936 The Man in the Mirror
Helen Dilke
 1936 Snowed Under
Alice Merritt
 1935 Here's to Romance
Kathleen Gerard
 1935 The Woman in Red
Mrs. 'Nicko' Nicholas
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Eve Caron
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Doris Crane
 1934 Success at Any Price
Agnes
 1934 The Ninth Guest
Jean Trent
 1933 Golden Harvest
Cynthia Flint
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Martha Lane
 1933 The Wrecker
Mary Regan
 1933 Infernal Machine
Elinor Green
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
Shirley Poole
 1933 Perfect Understanding
Kitty Drayton
 1932 Hollywood Speaks
Gertie Smith / Greta Swan
 1932 The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood
Genevieve Tobin
 1932 One Hour with You
Mitzi Olivier
 1931 The Gay Diplomat
Countess Diana Dorchy
 1931 Up for Murder
Myra Deane
 1931 Seed
Mildred
 1930 Free Love
Hope Ferrier
 1930 A Lady Surrenders
Mary
 1923 No Mother to Guide Her
Mary Boyd
 1919 The Country Cousin
Eleanor Howitt
 1910/I Uncle Tom's Cabin (Short)
Eva
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Stage Play: Oh, Look! Musical comedy. Book by James Montgomery. Based on "Ready Money" by James Montgomery. Music by Harry Carroll. Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy. Musical Director: Theodore Stearns. Choreographed by David Bennett. Vanderbilt Theatre: 7 Mar 1918- 4 May 1918 (68 performances). Cast: Florence Bruce (as "Margy Elliott"), Beatrice ... See more »

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Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Trade Paper articles in November 1933 announced that due to her conflicting schedule in working in the movie "Mandalay" Kay Francis had been replaced in "Wonder Bar" by Genevieve Tobin. Kay Francis ultimately returned and completed her role in "Wonder Bar" as originally planned. See more »

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