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Virginia Weidler (1927–1968)

Delightful child/juvenile actress Virginia Weidler (her friends called her "Ginny") had that knowing gleam in her eye that usually spelled trouble in one form or another for anyone at arm's reach. Born in Eagle Rock, California in 1926, she was one of six children born to Alfred Weidler, an architect, and Margaret Theres Louisa, a former Wagnerian ... See full bio »

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The Philadelphia Story
The Women
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 1942 The Affairs of Martha
Miranda Sommerfield
 1942 This Time for Keeps
Harriett Bryant
 1941 Babes on Broadway
Barbara Jo
 1941 I'll Wait for You
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Miller
 1941 Barnacle Bill
Virginia Johansen
 1940 Keeping Company
Harriet Thomas
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Jubie Davis
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
 1939 Henry Goes Arizona
Molly Cullison
 1939 The Under-Pup
Janet Cooper
 1939 The Spellbinder
Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Ellen Sparling
 1939 The Rookie Cop
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Ethel Myrtle 'Terry' O'Connell
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
 1939 The Great Man Votes
 1938 Out West with the Hardys
'Jake' Holt
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
 1938 Mother Carey's Chickens
Lally Joy Popham
 1938 Men with Wings
Peggy Ranson at Age 8
 1938 Scandal Street
Wilma 'Willie' Murphy
 1938 Love Is a Headache
Jake O'Toole
 1937 Souls at Sea
 1937 Maid of Salem
Nabby - Their Daughter
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Flower Girl
 1936 Girl of the Ozarks
Edie Moseley
 1936 Trouble for Two
Miss Vandeleur as a Child (scenes deleted)
 1936 Timothy's Quest
Samantha Tarbox
 1935 Freckles
Laurie Lou Duncan
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Little Girl in Hospital
 1935 Laddie
'Little Sister' Stanton
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Europena Wiggs
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Child (uncredited)
 1934 Long Lost Father
Girl at Pier (uncredited)
 1933 After Tonight
Olga, Carla's Niece (uncredited)
 1931 Surrender
Little Girl (uncredited)
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(7/20/42) Radio: Appeared (as "Dinah Lord") in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "The Philadelphia Story". See more »

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[on her stage act and Judy Garland] No, I'm not nervous on the stage. Well, I was one day, but that was because Judy Garland was in the audience. You could hear my knees shaking. Judy is a friend of mine, and I hope some day to arrive not where she is, but well, somewhere near that. See more »


Husband Lionel Krisel was a naval officer. Their two sons were named Ronnie Krisel and Gary Krisel. See more »

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