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Anne Shirley

Actor
Female
Born Apr 17, 1918

Dawn Evelyeen Paris, known as Anne Shirley, was an American film actress. Beginning her career as a child actress under the name Dawn O'Day, Shirley adopted the name of the character she played in Anne of Green Gables in 1934, and achieved a successful career in supporting roles. Among her films is Stella Dallas (1937), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1918 Birth Born on April 17, 1918.
1922 4 Years Old Born as Dawn Evelyeen Paris, in New York City, she began acting under the name of Dawn O'Day. As a baby she began modeling, and made her film debut with a featured role in 1922's Moonshine Valley. … Read More

TEENAGE

1934 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Beginning her career as a child actress under the stage name Dawn O'Day, Shirley adopted the name of the character she played in the film adaptation of Anne of Green Gables in 1934, and achieved a successful career in supporting roles. … Read More
1937 19 Years Old Shirley married actor John Payne August 22, 1937, in Montecito, California. … Read More

TWENTIES

1944 26 Years Old She retired from acting in 1944, at the age of 26. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1993 75 Years Old Shirley died from lung cancer in Los Angeles, aged 75 on July 4, 1993 and was cremated. … Read More
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