Lorna Gray (I) (1917–2017)

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Born Virginia Pound, Lorna Gray was "discovered" by an agent while modeling in a fashion show. She was given a screen test, and Columbia was impressed enough to sign her to a contract (it was at this time that she was given the name "Lorna Gray", which she kept until 1945, when she changed it to "Adrian Booth"). She was put in the studio's B unit,... See full bio »

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Known For

Daughter of Don Q Dolores Quantero
Federal Operator 99 Rita Parker
Captain America Gail Richards


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 1951 The Sea Hornet
Ginger Sullivan (as Adrian Booth)
 1951 Yellow Fin
Nurse Jean Elliott (as Adrian Booth)
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Lia Wilson (as Adrian Booth)
 1950 The Savage Horde
Livvy Weston (as Adrian Booth)
 1950 Rock Island Trail
Aleeta (as Adrian Booth)
 1949 Brimstone
Molly Bannister (as Adrian Booth)
 1949 Hideout
Betty, alias Hannah Kelly (as Adrian Booth)
 1949 The Last Bandit
Kate Foley / Kate Sampson (as Adrian Booth)
 1948 The Plunderers
Julie Ann McCabe (as Adrian Booth)
 1948 The Gallant Legion
Connie Faulkner (as Adrian Booth)
 1948 California Firebrand
Joyce Mason (as Adrian Booth)
 1948 Lightnin' in the Forest
Dell Parker (as Adrian Booth)
 1947 Under Colorado Skies
Julia Collins (as Adrian Booth)
 1947 Exposed
Judith Bentry (as Adrian Booth)
 1947 Along the Oregon Trail
Sally Dunn (as Adrian Booth)
 1947 Spoilers of the North
Jane Koster (as Adrian Booth)
 1947 Last Frontier Uprising
Mary Lou Gardner (as Adrian Booth)
 1946 Out California Way
Gloria McCoy (as Adrian Booth)
 1946 Daughter of Don Q
Dolores Quantero (as Adrian Booth)
 1946 Man from Rainbow Valley
Kay North (as Adrian Booth)
 1946 Valley of the Zombies
Susan Drake (as Adrian Booth)
 1946 Home on the Range
Bonnie Garth (as Adrian Booth)
 1945 Dakota
Entertainer (uncredited)
 1945 Tell It to a Star
Mona St. Clair (as Adrian Booth)
 1945 Federal Operator 99
Rita Parker
 1945 Fashion Model
Yvonne Brewster
 1945 Adventures of Kitty O'Day
Gloria Williams
 1944 The Girl Who Dared
Ann Carroll
 1944 Captain America
Gail Richards
 1943 O, My Darling Clementine
Clementine Cheshire
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Lt. Tony Dacelli
 1942 Ridin' Down the Canyon
Barbara Joyce
 1942 Perils of Nyoka
 1941 Tuxedo Junction
Joan Gordon
 1941 Father Steps Out
Helen Matthews
 1940 Drums of the Desert
Helene Laroche
 1940 Up in the Air
Rita Wilson (as Lorna Grey)
 1940 Deadwood Dick
Anne Butler
 1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies (Short)
 1940 Bullets for Rustlers
Ann Houston
 1940 Convicted Woman
Frankie Mason
 1940 You Nazty Spy! (Short)
Mattie Herring (uncredited)
 1940 Cafe Hostess
Cafe Hostess (uncredited)
 1939 The Awful Goof (Short)
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
 1939 Andy Clyde Gets Spring Chicken (Short)
 1939 The Stranger from Texas
Jean Browning
 1939 Three Sappy People (Short)
Sherry Rumsford
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Beware Spooks! (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Woman at Station (uncredited)
 1939 Oily to Bed, Oily to Rise (Short)
May Jenkins (uncredited)
 1939 Those High Grey Walls
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Skinny the Moocher (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1939 The Man They Could Not Hang
Janet Savaard
 1939 Coast Guard
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
 1939 Pest from the West (Short)
 1939 Missing Daughters
Nan (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Babs McKay
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
Girl Michael Runs Into in Nightclub (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Spy Ring
Nurse Anna Loring
 1938 Red River Range
Jane Mason
 1938 Adventure in Sahara
Carla Preston
 1938 Scandal Street (uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Divorcee (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer (uncredited)
 1937 Thrill of a Lifetime
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1937 Hold 'Em Navy
Girl (as Virginia Pound)
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Alternate Names:

Adrian Booth | Lorna Grey | Virginia Pound


David Brian  (his death)

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[discussing her career while working for Republic Pictures] They were so good to me. Every time I started a picture, my boss would send me flowers.


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