Anne Shirley
Actor
Anne Shirley
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.
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Getting On a Schedule While Working Full Time - Babble (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
She loves a good Diet Coke, wandering aimlessly, and believes you can solve any of life's problems by asking 'What Would Anne Shirley Do?' She blogs at Nat The Fat Rat and really wants to be your friend. Molly Thornberg is pregnant, again
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Introducing Hiccup E-bowski - Babble (blog)
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She loves a good Diet Coke, wandering aimlessly, and believes you can solve any of life's problems by asking 'What Would Anne Shirley Do?' She blogs at Nat The Fat Rat and really wants to be your friend. Molly Thornberg is pregnant, again
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The Homeward Bound Chronicles: A 3000-Mile Road Trip Odyssey - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
And here I am—not quite there yet—looking out to sea through the glassed double doors of a well-restored 1930s nautical cottage on Prince Edward Island, feeling like Anne Shirley, writing on the kitchen table simple chronicles that will hopefully
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WordPlayers Announces New Season - Knoxville News Sentinel
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Based the sequel to the novel "Anne of Green Gables," the play focuses on the story's grown-up character of Anne Shirley. Performances are 7:30 pm March 2-3 and March 8-10 with 2:30 pm matinees March 4 and 11. The Wordplayers' summer musical "Ragtime"
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'Anne of Green Gables' boosts Canadian island - The Independent
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People are drawn to the young heroine Anne Shirley because of her youthfulness, her determination, her independence, and her imagination, Macdonald commented. Prince Edward Island still echoes the charms of early 20th century Canada depicted in the
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RIFF; 'Systematically Wringing All Pleasure From My Favorite Story'
NYTimes - over 5 years
Sometimes I feel as though I've written more words about Harry Potter than has J. K. Rowling herself. I reviewed installments in the movie series for twodifferent newspapers. I assembled twoseparate Internet slide shows ranking all of the films. I led multiple book clubs about Harry Potter novels -- one, discussing the sixth book, over e-mail with
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"Anne of Avonlea" opens the Family Theatre 2011-12 season - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Google News - over 5 years
The Family Theatre will present "Anne of Avonlea," which tells the story of Anne Shirley from age 16-18. The sequel to "Anne of Green Gables," tells the story of Anne during her first days as a teacher
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Shade Tree Players Present ANNE OF GREEN GABLES at Dakota Stage, 8/11 - 14 - Broadway World
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This new dramatization captures the charm and excitement of LM Montgomery's enduring classic about an orphan girl, Anne Shirley, from her first encounter with her austere guardian to her thrilling graduation from Queen's Academy
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Breastfeeding in Public - Babble (blog)
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She loves a good Diet Coke, wandering aimlessly, and believes you can solve any of life's problems by asking 'What Would Anne Shirley Do?' She blogs at Nat The Fat Rat and really wants to be your friend. Rachel Jones explores design and lifestyle
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Remind Me Again Why I Never Get Anything Done? - Babble (blog)
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She loves a good Diet Coke, wandering aimlessly, and believes you can solve any of life's problems by asking 'What Would Anne Shirley Do?' She blogs at Nat The Fat Rat and really wants to be your friend. Rachel Jones explores design and lifestyle
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The Throwback: 'Anne of Green Gables' - CNN (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
On Monday, day five of the royal tour, the duchess was presented with a copy of the Lucy Maud Montgomery novel by actress Tess Benger, who currently plays Anne Shirley in the PEI production of "Anne of Green Gables: The Musical
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Will lands on water, Kate masters outfit change (PHOTOS) - Washington Post (blog)
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The sailor inspired ensemble resembled Anne Shirley in the TV version of Anne of Green Gables, reports Fashionista.com. The princess said the book was one of her favorites growing up, and met actress Tess Benger, who plays Anne in a play recreating
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anne Shirley
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1993
    Age 74
    Shirley died from lung cancer in Los Angeles, aged 75 on July 4, 1993 and was cremated.
    More Details Hide Details For her contributions to the motion picture industry, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7020 Hollywood Blvd.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1944
    Age 25
    She retired from acting in 1944, at the age of 26.
    More Details Hide Details She remained in Los Angeles, where she died at the age of 75.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1937
    Age 18
    Shirley married actor John Payne August 22, 1937, in Montecito, California.
    More Details Hide Details They had a daughter, former actress Julie Payne. Her second husband was film producer and screenwriter Adrian Scott. When he was blacklisted and decided to move the family to Europe, at the last minute she wrote him a "Dear John" letter saying she'd rather stay behind and divorce him. Her third husband was Charles Lederer, nephew of Marion Davies. They had a son named Daniel Lederer. Shirley had also a brief relationship with younger western star Rory Calhoun and another with French movie star Jean-Pierre Aumont.
  • 1934
    Age 15
    In 1934 she starred as the character of Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables, and took that character's name as her stage name.
    More Details Hide Details After adopting the name Anne Shirley, she starred in Steamboat 'Round the Bend, Make Way for a Lady and Stella Dallas, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Later roles were in such movies as Vigil in the Night, Anne of Windy Poplars, The Devil and Daniel Webster and Murder, My Sweet, her final film. Of her portrayal in Saturday's Children, The New York Times commented that she "endows the little wife with heroic integrity and strength of character."
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Among her films is Stella Dallas (1937), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1922
    Age 3
    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.
    More Details Hide Details She began acting at the age of five, and had a highly successful child star career in Pre-Code movies, appearing in such films as Liliom, Tom Mix's Riders of the Purple Sage, So Big, Three on a Match and Rasputin and the Empress.
  • 1918
    Born
    Born on April 17, 1918.
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