Sothern, Ann, 1909-2001

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Dates:
Birth 1909-01-22
Death 2001-03-15
Americans

Biographical notes:

Born Harriet Lake on Jan. 22, 1909 in Valley City, ND; educated at Univ. of WA; trained as a vocalist by her mother; made her film debut (1929) in small parts then headed for Broadway; returned to films (1933) and played lighthearted heroines in B pictures for Columbia and RKO; moved to MGM (1939) and gained popularity in the series Maisie; started a successful television career (1950s) in her own shows, Private Secretary and later The Ann Sothern show; her numerous film credits include: Lady be good, Panama Hattie, Cry havoc, and A letter to three wives.

From the description of Papers, 1954-1961. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40889678

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Subjects:

  • Television actors and actresses--Archival resources
  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • Performer

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)