Genevieve Tobin (1899–1995)

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The daughter of a stage entertainer, New York-born actress Genevieve Tobin started treading the boards as a child and appeared in the role of Little Eva in the silent short Uncle Tom's Cabin (1910). Her older brother George Tobin and younger sister Vivian Tobin also became stage and film actors. By her teens Genevieve was appearing as a sparkling ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Petrified Forest Mrs. Chisholm
Easy to Love Carol
Dramatic School Gina Bertier


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 1940 No Time for Comedy
Amanda Swift
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Gloria Hastings
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Connie Nevins
 1938 Zaza
 1938 Dramatic School
Gina Bertier
 1938 Queen of Crime
Kate Westhanger
 1937 The Duke Comes Back
Pauline Corbin
 1937 The Great Gambini
Nancy Randall
 1936 The Man in the Mirror
Helen Dilke
 1936 Snowed Under
Alice Merritt
 1936 The Petrified Forest
Mrs. Chisholm
 1935 Broadway Hostess
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
Della Street
 1935 Here's to Romance
Kathleen Gerard
 1935 The Woman in Red
Mrs. 'Nicko' Nicholas
 1934 By Your Leave
Ellen Smith
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Eve Caron
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Doris Crane
 1934 Success at Any Price
 1934 Dark Hazard
Marge Mayhew Turner
 1934 The 9th Guest
Jean Trent
 1934 Easy to Love
 1933 Golden Harvest
Cynthia Flint
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Martha Lane
 1933 Goodbye Again
Julie Wilson
 1933 The Wrecker
Mary Regan
 1933 Infernal Machine
Elinor Green
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
Shirley Poole
 1933 Perfect Understanding
Kitty Drayton
 1932 Hollywood Speaks
Gertie Smith / Greta Swan
 1932 The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood
Genevieve Tobin
 1932 One Hour with You
Mitzi Olivier
 1931 The Gay Diplomat
Countess Diana Dorchy
 1931 Up for Murder
Myra Deane
 1931 Seed
 1930 Free Love
Hope Ferrier
 1930 A Lady Surrenders
 1923 No Mother to Guide Her
Mary Boyd
 1919 The Country Cousin
Eleanor Howitt
 1910/I Uncle Tom's Cabin (Short)
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Stage Play: Fifty Million Frenchmen. Musical comedy. Music by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields. Lyrics by Cole Porter. Musical Director: Gene Salzer. Choreographed by Larry Ceballos. Costume Design by Brooks Costume Company and James Reynolds. Production Supervised by E. Ray Goetz. Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Directed by Monty ... See more »

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5' 3½" (1.61 m)


William Keighley  (his death)

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Sister of actor George Tobin and actress Vivian Tobin. See more »

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