Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Adrienne Ames
Ames died of cancer of the hip on May 31, 1947 in New York City.
More DetailsHide DetailsShe is interred in the Oakwood Cemetery in her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.
For her contributions to the motion picture industry, Adrienne Ames has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1612 Vine Street.
By the end of the decade Ames' popularity had diminished and, discouraged, she left Hollywood for New York. In 1941 she became a radio personality, headlining a talk show on station WHN in New York City.
Born Ruth Adrienne McClure in Fort Worth, Texas, Ames began her film career in 1927 as a stand-in for Pola Negri.
More DetailsHide DetailsAmes was soon cast in small film roles in silent films. With the advent of talking pictures, Ames' popularity grew and she was usually cast as society women, or in musicals. She made thirty films during the 1930s with her biggest success in George White's Scandals (1934).
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