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Monroe Owsley (1900–1937)


Largely forgotten today, actor Monroe Owsley was born in Atlanta around the turn of the century and raised by his mother, stage actress Gertrude Owsley. His own theater career started up as a teen and he eventually hit Broadway in the mid 1920s, migrating to films around the advent of sound. His first movie role was as a young suitor in The First ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 36) in Belmont, California, USA

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Indiscreet Jim Woodward
(1931)
Holiday Ned Seton
(1930)
Ex-Lady Nick Malvyn
(1933)
The Keyhole Maurice Le Brun
(1933)

Filmography

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 1937 The Hit Parade
Teddy Leeds
 1936 Hideaway Girl
Count de Montaigne
 1936 Mister Cinderella
Aloysius P. Merriweather
 1936 Yellowstone
Marty Ryan / Jenkins
 1936 Private Number
Coakley
 1935 Remember Last Night?
Billy Arliss
 1935 Goin' to Town
Fletcher Colton
 1935 Rumba
Hobart Fletcher
 1934 Behold My Wife!
Bob Prentice
 1934 She Was a Lady
Jerry Couzins
 1934 Shock
Bob Hayworth
 1934 Wild Gold
Walter Jordan
 1934 Little Man, What Now?
Kessler
 1933 Twin Husbands
Colton Drain
 1933 Brief Moment
Harold Sigrift
 1933 Ex-Lady
Nick Malvyn
 1933 The Woman Who Dared
Jack Goodwin, Newspaper Reporter
 1933 The Keyhole
Maurice Le Brun
 1932 Call Her Savage
Lawrence Crosby
 1932 Hat Check Girl
Tod Reese
 1932 Unashamed
Harry Swift
 1931 This Modern Age
Tony Gerard
 1931 Indiscreet
Jim Woodward
 1931 Honor Among Lovers
Philip Craig
 1931 Ten Cents a Dance
Eddie Miller
 1930 Free Love
Rush Begelow
 1930 Kid the Kidder (Short)
 1930 Holiday
Ned Seton
 1928 Carry on, Sergeant!
Leonard Sinclair
 1928 The First Kiss
The Suitor
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Died on the same day as Jean Harlow. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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