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Madge Evans (1909–1981)


Lovely Madge Evans was the perennial nice girl in films of the 1930's. By then, she had been in front of the camera for many years, starting with Fairy Soap commercials at the age of two (she sat on a bar of soap holding a bunch of violets with the tag line reading "have you a little fairy in your home?"). 'Baby Madge' also lent her name to a ... See full bio »

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Dinner at Eight Paula Jordan
(1933)
Sinners in Paradise Anne Wesson
(1938)
(1915)
(1935)

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 1958 The Investigator (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1958)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Agnes Spencer
- The Girl in Chapter One (1956) ... Agnes Spencer
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Coming of Age (1955)
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Ann
- The Magic Monday (1954) ... Ann
 1954 Justice (TV Series)
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
- At Ease (1953)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Douglass
- Judgment (1953) ... Mrs. Douglass
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Sylvia
- This Is Jimmy Merrill (1953) ... Sylvia
 1952 Mrs. Thanksgiving (TV Movie)
 1951 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Deception (1951)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- Alison's House (1951)
 1949-1950 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
Elinor Dashwood / Elizabeth Bennet
- Sense and Sensibility (1950) ... Elinor Dashwood
- Pride and Prejudice (1949) ... Elizabeth Bennet
 1938 Army Girl
Julie Armstrong
 1938 Sinners in Paradise
Anne Wesson
 1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Nell O'Neill
 1937 Espionage
Patricia Booth
 1936 Pennies from Heaven
Susan Sprague
 1936 Piccadilly Jim
Ann Chester
 1936 Moonlight Murder
Toni Adams
 1936 Exclusive Story
Ann Devlin
 1935 Transatlantic Tunnel
Ruth McAllan
 1935 Men Without Names
Helen Sherwood
 1935 Calm Yourself
Rosalind Rockwell
 1935 Age of Indiscretion
Maxine Bennett
 1935 David Copperfield
Agnes
 1935 Helldorado
Glenda Wynant
 1934 What Every Woman Knows
Lady Sybil Tenterden
 1934 Death on the Diamond
Frances Clark
 1934 Paris Interlude
Julie
 1934 Grand Canary
Lady Mary Fielding
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Mary Adams
 1934 The Show-Off
Amy Fisher Piper
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Letty Morris
 1933 Day of Reckoning
Dorothy Day
 1933 Beauty for Sale
Letty Lawson
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood
Anne Ainsley
 1933 Dinner at Eight
Paula Jordan
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Dorothy
 1933 The Nuisance
Dorothy Mason
 1933 Made on Broadway
Claire Bidwell
 1933 Hell Below
Joan Standish
 1933 Hallelujah I'm a Bum
June Marcher
 1932 Fast Life
Shirley Norton
 1932 Huddle
Rosalie Stone
 1932 Are You Listening?
Laura O'Neil
 1932 The Greeks Had a Word for Them
Polaire Quinn
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Mary
 1931 West of Broadway
Anne
 1931 Heartbreak
Countess Vima Walden
 1931 Guilty Hands
Barbara 'Babs' Grant
 1931 Sporting Blood
Miss 'Missy' Ruby
 1931 Son of India
Janice
 1930 Envy (Short)
Helen
 1930 The Gob (Short)
 1930 The Bard of Broadway (Short)
Finishing School Student
 1930 Many Happy Returns (Short)
 1924 Classmates
Sylvia, Her Niece
 1921 The Little Match Girl (Short)
 1921 Neighbor Nelly (Short)
 1920 Heidi (Short)
Heidi
 1919 Home Wanted
Madge Dow
 1919 Three Green Eyes
Child
 1919 The Love Defender
Dolly Meredith
 1918 The Love Net
Patty Barnes
 1918 The Power and the Glory
Deanie Consadine
 1918 Heredity
Nedda Trevor, as a child
 1918 Neighbors
Clarissa Leigh
 1918 The Golden Wall
Madge Lathroop
 1918 Stolen Orders
Ruth Le Page - as a child
 1918 Vengeance
Young Nan as a Girl
 1918 True Blue
Ruth, as a Child
 1918 Wanted: A Mother
Eileen Homer
 1918 The Gates of Gladness
Beth Leeds
 1917 The Little Patriot
Undetermined Role
 1917 Adventures of Carol
Carol Montgomery
 1917 The Corner Grocer
Mary Brian, age 8
 1917 The Burglar
Editha
 1917 The Little Duchess
Geraldine Carmichael
 1917 Beloved Adventuress
Francin - Age 7
 1917 Maternity
Constance
 1917 The Web of Desire
Marjorie
 1916 The New South
Georgia Gwynne, as a girl
 1916 Seventeen
Jane Baxter
 1916 The Hidden Scar
Dot
 1916 The Revolt
Nannie Stevens
 1916 Husband and Wife
Bessie
 1916 Sudden Riches
Little Emily
 1916 The Devil's Toy
Betty
 1915 Zaza
Child (uncredited)
 1915 The Master Hand
Jean, as a child
 1915 The Seven Sisters
Clara
 1915 Alias Jimmy Valentine
Child Locked in Vault (uncredited)
 1914 The Sign of the Cross
Little Christian girl in arena (uncredited)
 1914 Shore Acres
Mildred
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Stage: Appeared (as "Connie Ryan") in "Here Come the Clowns" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Philip Barry. Scenic Design by John Koenig. Stage Manager: James Hagan. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by Robert Milton. Booth Theatre: 7 Dec 1938-Feb 1939 (closing date unknown/88 performances). Cast: Hortense Alden (as "Gert Marble"), ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 16 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

Well, I've just about decided to try once more turning a cold shoulder to tears, before I give myself up and become typically American for all time. I don't want to be a pal. I don't want to be a sort of female George M. Cohan. I want to get me a long jade green cigarette holder, drooping eyelids, and drooling earrings and a personality to match. See more »

Trivia:

On the New York stage she appeared in 'Daisy Mayme' (1926), 'Our Betters' (1928), 'Philip Goes Forth' (1931), 'Here Come the Clowns' (1938) and 'The Patriots' (1943); all of which were written by her husband. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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