Virginia Weidler (1927–1968)


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Delightful child/juvenile actress Virginia Anna Adelaide Weidler (her friends called her "Ginny") had that knowing gleam in her eye that usually spelled trouble in one form or another for anyone at arm's reach. She was born in Eagle Rock, California in 1927, one of six children. Her mother was a former Wagnerian opera singer Margarete Radon (born ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1940)
The Women Little Mary
(1939)
Best Foot Forward Helen Schlesinger
(1943)
Born to Sing Patsy Eastman
(1942)

Filmography

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 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
 1943 Best Foot Forward
Helen Schlesinger
 1943 The Youngest Profession
Joan Lyons
 1942 The Affairs of Martha
Miranda Sommerfield
 1942 This Time for Keeps
Harriett Bryant
 1942 Born to Sing
Patsy Eastman
 1941 Babes on Broadway
Barbara Jo
 1941 I'll Wait for You
Lizzie Miller
 1941 Barnacle Bill
Virginia Johansen
 1940 Keeping Company
Harriet Thomas
 1940 The Philadelphia Story
Dinah Lord
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Jubie Davis
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
Louise de Praslin
 1940 Young Tom Edison
Tannie Edison
 1939 Henry Goes Arizona
Molly Cullison
 1939 Bad Little Angel
Patricia Victoria 'Patsy' Sanderson
 1939 The Women
Little Mary
 1939 The Under-Pup
Janet Cooper
 1939 The Spellbinder
Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Ellen Sparling
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Nicey
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Ethel Myrtle 'Terry' O'Connell
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
Patricia
 1939 The Great Man Votes
Joan
 1938 Out West with the Hardys
'Jake' Holt
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Hulda
 1938 Mother Carey's Chickens
Lally Joy Popham
 1938 Men with Wings
Peggy Ranson at Age 8
 1938 Scandal Street
Wilma 'Willie' Murphy
 1938 Love Is a Headache
Jake O'Toole
 1937 Souls at Sea
Tina
 1937 Maid of Salem
Nabby - Their Daughter
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Flower Girl
 1936 Girl of the Ozarks
Edie Moseley
 1936 Trouble for Two
Miss Vandeleur as a Child (scenes deleted)
 1936 Timothy's Quest
Samantha Tarbox
 1935 Babes in Hollywood (Short)
Virginia
 1935 Peter Ibbetson
Mimsey - Mary Age 6
 1935 Freckles
Laurie Lou Duncan
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Little Girl in Hospital
 1935 Laddie
'Little Sister' Stanton
 1934 Kid Millions
Little Girl in Ice Cream Number (uncredited)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Europena Wiggs
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Child (uncredited)
 1934 Long Lost Father
Girl at Pier (uncredited)
 1933 After Tonight
Olga--Carla's Niece (uncredited)
 1931 Surrender
Little Girl (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Rich Full Life" on Broadway at the John Golden Theater. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Articles | 26 Pictorials | See more »

Spouse:

Lionel Krisel  (her death)  (2 children)

Children:

Gary Krisel | See more »

Relatives:

George Weidler (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I almost got fired the first day [from Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934). They said I had to wink and I didn't know how to wink. See more »

Trivia:

According to Jean Porter, Weidler was a Christian Scientist and would not seek medical help for the symptoms of cardiac disease she had experienced over the years. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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