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Gloria DeHaven
Gloria DeHaven

Gloria DeHaven (born July 23, 1925, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. Image File history File links Gloria_DeHaven. ... Image File history File links Gloria_DeHaven. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The daughter of vaudeville performers, DeHaven began her career as a child actor as an extra in Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936). She was signed to a contract with MGM Studios and despite featured roles in such films as The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) she did not obtain the kind of stardom some had expected of her. Vaudeville is a style of multi-act theatre which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... The term child actor is generally applied to a child acting in motion pictures or television, but also to an adult who began his or her acting career as a child; to avoid confusion the latter is also called a former child actor. ... Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, Jr, KBE, (April 16, 1889–December 25, 1977), known as Charlie Chaplin, was a British actor, the most famous actor in early to mid Hollywood cinema era, and also a notable director. ... Modern Times is a 1936 film by Charlie Chaplin that has his famous Little Tramp character struggling to survive in the modern, industrialized world. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... In The Thin Man Goes Home, Nick (William Powell) and Nora (Myrna Loy) Charles (with their dog Asta) leave their kindergartner son at home in new York while they go visit Nicks parents in Sycamore Springs, the town where he grew up, and of course a murder mystery crops...


She has also appeared as a regular in the television series and soap operas As the World Turns, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Ryan's Hope. She was one of the numerous celebrities enticed to appear in the all-star box office flop Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976), and has guest starred in such television series as Robert Montgomery Presents, The Rifleman, Wagon Train, Marcus Welby, M.D., Gunsmoke, Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, The Love Boat, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote and Touched By An Angel. A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... As the World Turns (ATWT) is the second longest-running American television soap opera, airing each weekday on CBS. It debuted on Monday, April 2, 1956 at 1:30 in the afternoon. ... Louise Lasser, star of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (sometimes abbreviated as MH2) was a syndicated prime-time soap opera parody produced by Norman Lear and directed by Joan Darling. ... Ryans Hope (RH) was a soap opera which aired for fourteen years on ABC, from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. ... Robert Montgomery Presents was a dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950 until June 24, 1957. ... Chuck Connors as The Rifleman The Rifleman was a television program that ran from 1958 to 1963. ... A wagon train is a long chain of wagons, each moving together and forming a line. ... Marcus Welby, M.D. was a popular medical drama that aired on ABC from late September 1969 to May 1976. ... Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. ... Tattoo and Mr. ... Stefanie Powers& Robert Wagner Hart to Hart was a television program starring Robert Wagner as Jonathan Hart and Stefanie Powers as his wife Jennifer Hart. ... The Love Boat - Opening Title The Love Boat was a TV series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. ... Highway to Heaven was a television drama which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1989. ... Murder, She Wrote is an American mystery television series, starring Angela Lansbury as the lead character, Jessica Fletcher, who was a mystery writer turned professional sleuth. ... Touched by an Angel was a television show created by John Masius and Martha Williamson that ran on CBS (Disney Channel and Hallmark Channel in the UK) from September 21, 1994, until April 27, 2003. ...


For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Gloria DeHaven has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6933 Hollywood Blvd. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...


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Lycos Movies - Biography - Gloria DeHaven (814 words)
Gloria DeHaven never made it to the front ranks of film stardom and none of her credits can be considered a major classic, but she was in her own modest way one of the signature perky soubrettes of the 1940s, a hometown sweetheart for many GIs.
DeHaven and her brother Carter DeHaven Jr (who later became a producer) traveled with their parents on tour tours while growing up, and Gloria enjoyed her first screen exposure in a bit part in Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" (1936), for which her father served as assistant director.
DeHaven stayed at MGM for two more years, alternating between blonde and brunette, standardized lead and cutesy second lead, in a series of unmemorable films ranging from melodrama ("Scene of the Crime" 1949) to comedy ("The Yellow Cab Man" 1950).
Class Act Featured Actress: Gloria DeHaven (398 words)
Gloria studied at the Ken-Mar Professional school in Hollywood, and found bit parts in The Great Dictator (Chaplin) and several MGM films.
Gloria was teamed with June Allyson in early appearances at MGM, including Best Foot Forward and Thousands Cheer.
Gloria's son Thomas was born in 1947, and Gloria took more time off, but returned to MGM to play across from Van Johnson in Scene of the Crime (1949) and (on loan to Universal) with Donald O'Connor in Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1949).
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