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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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Known For

The Philadelphia Story
(1940)
The Women
The Women Little Mary
(1939)
Best Foot Forward
Best Foot Forward Helen Schlesinger
(1943)

Filmography

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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
Louise
 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
Nicey
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Ethel Myrtle 'Terry' O'Connell
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
Patricia
 1939 The Great Man Votes
Joan
 1938 Out West with the Hardys
'Jake' Holt
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Hulda
 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
Tina
 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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Stage: Appeared in "The Rich Full Life" on Broadway at the John Golden Theater. See more »
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I almost got fired the first day [from Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934). They said I had to wink and I didn't know how to wink. See more »

Trivia:

For many years, it was believed that her mother died shortly after she did in 1968. The Social Security Death Index, however, indicates that Margaret Weidler died in 1987 at the age of 97. Virginia's father had died in 1966 at age 80. See more »

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