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Shirley Deane (1913–1983)

Vivacious, sunny, blue-eyed Shirley Deane first trained as a dancer from the age of seven and learned to play the piano. She began her professional career on stage in San Francisco and arrived in Hollywood via winning a dancing beauty contest. Signed by 20th Century Fox primarily on the strength of her singing voice, she spent several years ... See full bio »

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Known For

Off to the Races Bonnie Jones
Love on a Budget Bonnie Thompson


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 1940 Private Affairs
First Girl in Bridge Game (uncredited)
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Princess Aura
 1939 Undercover Agent
Betty Madison
 1939 Everybody's Baby
Bonnie Thompson
 1938 Prairie Moon
Peggy Shaw
 1938 Safety in Numbers
Bonnie Thompson
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Bonnie Thompson
 1938 Love on a Budget
Bonnie Thompson
 1937 Hot Water
Bonnie Jones
 1937 Big Business
Bonnie Jones
 1937 Off to the Races
Bonnie Jones
 1937 On the Avenue
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million
Girl in Band
 1936 Back to Nature
Bonnie Jones
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
 1936 Educating Father
Bonnie Jones
 1936 The First Baby
Trudy Wells
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Circus
Louise Norman
 1936 King of Burlesque
Phyllis Sears
 1935 Metropolitan
Girl Who Sings Flat (uncredited)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Passenger in Boiler Room (uncredited)
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Dancer (uncredited)
 1933 Dancing Lady
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(9/44) Stage: Appeared in "That's a Laff", Civic Theatre, Chicago, IL. See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)


Ralph T Kettering  (divorced)  (2 children)

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Third choice to play "Blondie" in the long-running series at Columbia, which began in 1938 (Gloria Blondell and Una Merkel were ahead of her). She fell ill before shooting the first of what became a series of 28 films over 12 years, based on Chic Young's comic-strip. See more »


Shirley Redden-Aaronson

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