Alma Kruger
Film and stage actress
Alma Kruger
Alma Kruger was an American actress.
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  • 1960
    Age 91
    In 1960, Alma Kruger died in Seattle, Washington from natural causes.
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  • 1942
    Age 73
    In 1942, she appeared as the subversive society matron Henrietta Sutton in Alfred Hitchcock's Saboteur (1942).
    More Details Hide Details Kruger's last film appearance was in the film, Forever Amber (1947).
  • 1907
    Age 38
    Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kruger had a long career on stage before appearing in films. From 1907 to 1935, she featured in theatre plays on Broadway, mostly in Shakespearean plays such as Hamlet (as Gertrude), Twelfth Night (as Olivia), Taming of the Shrew (Widow), and The Merchant of Venice (Nerissa).
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in her first film while in her sixties, These Three (1936). She then proceeded to act in over forty films in the space of little more than a decade. Among her notable roles was Nurse Molly Byrd, the superintendent of nurses in the popular Dr. Kildare/Dr. Gillespie film series, appearing in all but the first two of the sixteen movies. She portrayed Empress Maria Theresa of Austria in Marie Antoinette (1938) and the almost mother-in-law of Rosalind Russell's lead character in His Girl Friday (1940).
  • 1868
    Born in 1868.
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