STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 36,961 this week

Anita Colby (I) (1914–1992)


Anita Colby was born on August 5, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Anita Counihan. She is known for her work on Mary of Scotland (1936), Brute Force (1947) and Cover Girl (1944). She was married to Palen Flagler. She died on March 27, 1992 in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

"Game of Thrones" ... Need We Say More?

"Game of Thrones" released a teaser, and it tops our list of best trailers of the week.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 people
created 27 Mar 2017
 
a list of 1087 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 75 people
created 08 Aug 2017
 
a list of 159 people
created 11 Aug 2017
 
a list of 218 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Anita Colby's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Mary of Scotland Mary Fleming
(1936)
Brute Force Flossie
(1947)
Cover Girl Miss Colby
(1944)
Walking on Air Ex-Mrs. Fred Randolph
(1936)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (7 credits)
 1963 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1947 Brute Force
Flossie
 1944 Cover Girl
Miss Colby
 1937 China Passage
The Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Walking on Air
Ex-Mrs. Fred Randolph
 1936 Mary of Scotland
Mary Fleming
 1936 The Bride Walks Out
Saleslady (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1944 Cover Girl (press agent - uncredited) / (technical adviser)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 1963-1966 Girl Talk (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 7 December 1966 (1966) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 March 1963 (1963) ... Herself
 1963 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.107 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.91 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.80 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #1.71 (1963) ... Herself
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Herself
- The Beauty of a Woman (1962) ... Herself
 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Episode #5.22 (1958) ... Herself
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Herself - Hostess
- Portrait of Tobey (1954) ... Herself - Hostess
- One Thing Leads to Another (1954) ... Herself - Hostess
- A Mansion for Jimmy (1954) ... Herself - Hostess
- Playmates (1954) ... Herself - Hostess
- The Perfect Gentleman (1954) ... Herself - Hostess
 1952 Today (TV Series)
Herself - Today Girl (1961)
 1949 Celebrity Time (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.15 (1949) ... Herself
- Episode #1.6 (1949) ... Herself
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Anita Colby's Beauty Book" (Prentice-Hall).

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 11 Interviews | 14 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[about her early acting career, prior to her staff job at "Harper's Bazaar"] I said I was going to be a top model, and I was. Then I had five offers from Hollywood. I went out there and found everything easy. I was earning more than Lucille Ball and Joan Fontaine. I was sure I was going to be a star any day, so I didn't do any work. Suddenly I awoke to the fact that I wasn't getting anywhere. ... See more »

Trivia:

Turned down marriage proposals from Clark Gable and James Stewart. See more »

Nickname:

The Face See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed