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Virginia Gilmore (1919–1986)

Virginia Gilmore's father was a British army officer who retired to California. Educated at a convent in Hollywood, she made her stage debut at 15 with a San Francisco theater company and at 20 made her first movie for Samuel Goldwyn. Although her career started out well, she was soon relegated to leading and supporting parts in B pictures, and as ... See full bio »

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Jennie Jennie Collins
That Other Woman Emily Borden
Berlin Correspondent Karen Hauen
Wonder Man Sailor's Girl Friend


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 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
Anti-Semitic Woman in Audience (uncredited)
 1962-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Edna Sonnenberg / Dr. Lillian Bauer
- The Human Transaction (1964) ... Edna Sonnenberg
- Dr. Lillian (1962) ... Dr. Lillian Bauer
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Laura Fuller
- The Poisoned Fruit Doctrine (1963) ... Laura Fuller
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Melba Wardlow
- My Wife's Best Friend (1961) ... Melba Wardlow
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
- The Visitor (1954)
 1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- The Magic Touch (1954)
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
- Fair Warning (1953)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- Googan (1953)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Barker (1952) ... Lou
 1952 Walk East on Beacon!
Millie Zalenko aka Teresa Henning
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- The Dune Roller (1952) ... (uncredited)
 1951 Danger (TV Series)
- Nightmare (1951)
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Virgina Brush
- One Sunday Afternoon (1951) ... Virgina Brush
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- The Golden Mouth (1951)
 1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Cora Maybee
- Double Entry (1951) ... Cora Maybee
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
- The Merry Widow (1950) ... Natalie
 1950 Studio One (TV Series)
Haila Troy
- There Was a Crooked Man (1950) ... Haila Troy
 1950 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1950)
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- Madame Pompadour (1949)
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Biography (1948)
- Louder Please! (1948)
 1948 Close-Up
Peggy Lake
 1945 Wonder Man
Sailor's Girl Friend
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
 1942 That Other Woman
Emily Borden
 1942 Orchestra Wives
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Elmira Royster
 1942 Berlin Correspondent
Karen Hauen
 1942 Sundown Jim
Toni Black
 1941 Swamp Water
Mabel MacKenzie
 1941 Western Union
Sue Creighton
 1941 Tall, Dark and Handsome
Judy Miller
 1940 Jennie
Jennie Collins
 1940 Manhattan Heartbeat
Dottie Haley
 1940 Laddie
Pamela Pryor
 1939 Winter Carnival
Margie Stafford
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Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

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(Summer 1948) She acted in John Van Druten's play, "The Voice of The Turtle," in a Kenley Players production in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania. John Kenley was artistic director.

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Yul Brynner  (divorced)  (1 child)

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Personal Quote:

I was the Queen of the B's for years. But I was never a movie actress. My original training was for the stage. The movies want a personality. I just never was that. I'm not interested in being that. The screen is the director's medium. The stage belongs to the actors. Once the curtain is up, the director is non-existent. See more »


Suffered from alcoholism for a number of years, but recovered and later became a leader in the Alcoholics Anonymous program, where she volunteered much of her time. She went on to teach drama at Yale University for several years. See more »



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