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Ann Sheridan

Born Feb 21, 1915

Ann Sheridan was an American actress. She worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include Angels With Dirty Faces (1938), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), Kings Row (1942) and I Was a Male War Bride (1949). She is not to be confused with Anne Sheridan (1908–2008), another actress, who performed in silent films of the 1920s.… Read More

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1915 Birth Born Clara Lou Sheridan in Denton, Texas on February 21, 1915, she was a student at the University of North Texas when her sister sent a photograph of her to Paramount Pictures. … Read More


1934 19 Years Old She made her film debut in 1934, aged 19, in the film Search for Beauty, and played uncredited bit parts in Paramount films for the next two years.


1936 21 Years Old Paramount made little effort to develop Sheridan's talent, so she left, signing a contract with Warner Bros. in 1936, and changing her name to Ann Sheridan. … Read More
1943 28 Years Old She was the heroine of a novel, Ann Sheridan and the Sign of the Sphinx, written by Kathryn Heisenfelt, published by Whitman Publishing Company in 1943. … Read More


1947 32 Years Old …  She was also memorable in two of her biggest hits, Nora Prentiss and The Unfaithful, both in 1947. … Read More
1950 35 Years Old In 1950, she appeared on the ABC musical television series Stop the Music.


1962 47 Years Old In 1962, she played the lead in "The Mavis Grant Story" on the Western series Wagon Train. … Read More


1966 51 Years Old In 1966, Sheridan began starring in a new TV series, a Western-themed comedy called Pistols 'n' Petticoats. … Read More
1967 52 Years Old Ann Sheridan died of cancer at age 51 in 1967. … Read More
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