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Gladys Blake (1910–1983)

Actress, singer, comedienne and dancer. Gladys Blake left home at age 14 to join a stock company in Reading, Pennsylvania, and after two years she had developed her own vaudeville act, Gresham and Blake, with Lee Gresham. Coming to California, they were booked into the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles where she was spotted by film agent ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scared to Death Lilybeth
Lucky Devils Secretary Maggie


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 1952 This Woman Is Dangerous
Maggie - the Hairdresser (uncredited)
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Spectator (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Irate Wife (uncredited)
 1950 Paid in Full
Talkative Woman Patient (uncredited)
 1949 On the Town
Brooklyn Girl on Subway (uncredited)
 1949 Scene of the Crime
Voice on Tape (voice, uncredited)
 1949 The Accused
Boxing Fan (uncredited)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Flower Shop Girl (uncredited)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Mrs. Byers (uncredited)
 1948 Michael O'Halloran
 1948 Dream Girl
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1948 Hazard
Drunk Woman in Tank (uncredited)
 1948 The Time of Your Life
 1948 Smart Woman
Elsie, Larrimore's Secretary (uncredited)
 1948 Money Madness
Martha - Waitress (uncredited)
 1947 Big Town After Dark
Gambler (uncredited)
 1947 Living in a Big Way
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1947 The Long Night
Millie - Saloon Waitress (uncredited)
 1946 Scared to Death
 1946 Fear in the Night
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 The Magnificent Rogue
Townley's Secretary (uncredited)
 1946 Nocturne
Pantages Theatre Cashier (uncredited)
 1946 The Bachelor's Daughters
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1946 Shadows Over Chinatown
Mrs. Myrtle
 1946 She Wrote the Book
Miss Donovan (uncredited)
 1946 Strange Triangle
Harry's Receptionist
 1946 To Each His Own
Lorena (uncredited)
 1946 The Gentleman Misbehaves
PBX Operator (uncredited)
 1946 The Blonde Stayed On (Short)
Mrs. Clyde
 1946 Because of Him
Mabel (uncredited)
 1946 Live Wires
Ann, Patsy's Receptionist
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Pearl (uncredited)
 1945 Over 21
Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Bewitched
 1945 The Naughty Nineties
Girl in Garter Gag (uncredited)
 1945 Rockin' in the Rockies
Betty Vale
 1945 There Goes Kelly
Stella - Switchboard Operator
 1945 Her Lucky Night
Woman in Garter Gag (uncredited)
 1945 Under Western Skies
Lulu (uncredited)
 1945 Let's Go Steady
Miss Schlepheimer
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks
Mrs. Loomis (uncredited)
 1944 Practically Yours
Brooklyn Girl in Subway (uncredited)
 1944 Hi, Beautiful
Operator (uncredited)
 1944 Army Wives (uncredited)
 1944 Reckless Age
Waitress (uncredited)
 1944 In Society
Manicurist (scenes deleted)
 1944 She's a Soldier Too
Miss Dooley (uncredited)
 1944 Chip Off the Old Block
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1944 Career Girl
 1943 Swingtime Johnny (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Miss Brooks (uncredited)
 1943 Footlight Glamour
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Top Man
Madge (uncredited)
 1943 Fired Wife
Diana (uncredited)
 1943 Phantom of the Opera
 1943 Jitterbugs
Dice-Game Operator (uncredited)
 1943 The More the Merrier
Barmaid (uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
Liz (uncredited)
 1942 Seven Sweethearts
Newspaper Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1942 Who Done It?
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
Saleslady (uncredited)
 1942 The Magnificent Dope
Mitchell's Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Merton's Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Flo Peters
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
Station Master's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1942 Fly-By-Night
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1941 Johnny Eager
Receptionist at Verne's Office (uncredited)
 1941 Niagara Falls (Short)
 1941 Married Bachelor
Marie - Complaining Wife at Lecture (uncredited)
 1941 We Go Fast
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1941 Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
Nurse Maisie (uncredited)
 1941 West Point Widow
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1941 Bachelor Daddy
Brunette Note-Deliverer (uncredited)
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Come Live with Me
Hotel Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1941 Lucky Devils
Secretary Maggie
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Maisie, Emergency Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Street of Memories
Marjorie (uncredited)
 1940 The Golden Fleecing
First Stenographer (uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1940 Sailor's Lady
Beauty Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Young as You Feel
Mrs. Blake
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940
Ms. Martin (uncredited)
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
Babe (uncredited)
 1939 Money to Burn
Miss Pitts
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Saloon Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Fast and Furious
Miss Brooklyn
 1939 The Women
Miss St. Claire (uncredited)
 1939 These Glamour Girls
Joy Lane Cashier (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Tenement Resident (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales
Myra Haskins (uncredited)
 1939 Lucky Night
 1938 There's That Woman Again
Fran (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Mary (uncredited)
 1936 Racing Blood
Phyllis Reynolds
 1936 Love in September (Short)
 1935 One in a Million
Switchboard Operator
 1934 Servants' Entrance
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1934 Coming Out Party
Gold's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Air Fright (Short)
Lucas's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Rainbow Over Broadway
Nellie Valleron
 1933 My Weakness
 1933 Sing Sinner Sing
Cecily Gordon
 1933 By Appointment Only
 1933 I Have Lived
Second Actress
 1933 The Rummy (Short)
Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 The Plumber and the Lady (Short)
Model (uncredited)
 1933 Don't Play Bridge with Your Wife (Short)
Gertie - Stenographer (uncredited)
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As a vaudeville comedienne in the team Gresham and Blake, Gladys came to Hollywood and tried for eight months to get into pictures before finally succeeding. See more »

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