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Carole Landis

Actress
Female
Born Jan 1, 1919
Hometown Fairchild, Wisconsin
Died Jul 5, 1948
Death Place Pacific Palisades...
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight 116 lbs (52.6 kg)...

Carole Landis was an American film and stage actress, who worked as a contract-player for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1940s. Her breakthrough role was as the female lead in the 1940 film One Million B.C. , with United Artists. She committed suicide at the age of 29 in 1948. After her death, newspapers headlined stories about the actress, some with the title "The Actress Who Could Have Been... But Never Was."… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1919 Birth Born on January 1, 1919.

TEENAGE

1937 18 Years Old Her 1937 film debut was as an extra in A Star Is Born; she also appeared in various horse operas. … Read More

TWENTIES

1940 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She continued appearing in bit parts until 1940 when Hal Roach cast her as a cave girl in One Million B.C.. … Read More
1941 22 Years Old She had roles playing opposite fellow pin-up girl Betty Grable in Moon Over Miami and I Wake Up Screaming, both in 1941. … Read More
1942 23 Years Old In 1942, she toured with comedienne Martha Raye, dancer Mitzi Mayfair and actress Kay Francis with a USO troupe in England and North Africa. … Read More
1944 25 Years Old Landis wrote several newspaper and magazine articles about her experiences during the war, including the 1944 book Four Jills in a Jeep, which was later made into a movie, costarring Kay Francis, Martha Raye, and Mitzi Mayfair.
1945 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1945 she starred on Broadway in the musical A Lady Says Yes with Jacqueline Susann, with whom she reportedly had an affair. … Read More
1948 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She committed suicide at the age of 29 in 1948. … Read More

THIRTIES

1948 30 Years Old Died on July 5, 1948.
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