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Evelyn Venable (1913–1993)


Taught ancient Greek and Latin at UCLA. Organized production of Greek plays within the UCLA Classics Department. See full bio »

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 1947 Fright Night (Short)
Julia Seds (uncredited)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
Beverly (uncredited)
 1943 He Hired the Boss
Emily Conway
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Emily Lawrence
 1940 Pinocchio
The Blue Fairy (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
Miriam Naab
 1938 Female Fugitive
Peggy Mallory, aka Ann Williams
 1938 Hollywood Stadium Mystery
Pauline Ward
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
Myrtle Thornton
 1936 Happy Go Lucky
Mary Gorham
 1936 North of Nome
Camilla Bridle
 1936 Star for a Night
Anna Lind
 1935 Streamline Express
Patricia Wallace
 1935 Harmony Lane
Susan Pentland
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Miss Josephine 'Jo' Spiggins
 1935 The Little Colonel
Elizabeth
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Lucy Olcott
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday
Grazia
 1933 Cradle Song
Teresa
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She played a Flower Girl in Walter Hampden's 1932 Broadway revival of "Cyrano de Bergerac".
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Personal Quote:

I've seen so many Hollywood families come apart because of the mother's career. I never regretted leaving films. If I have any regrets at all it is in leaving the stage. I might have been a really good actress. There simply was no chance in most of my pictures nor was I getting the proper training.

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For years it was believed that Evelyn Venable's father was so strict that he had it written into her Hollywood contract that there would be no kissing scenes in her films, and , indeed, she does not have any kissing scenes in her most famous films -- "Death Takes a Holiday", "The Little Colonel" and Disney's "Pinocchio" (in which she is the voice of the Blue Fairy). But the rumor was apparently ... See more »

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