Claire Trevor

Born Mar 8, 1910

Claire Trevor was an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was nicknamed the "Queen of Film Noir" because of her many appearances in "bad girl" roles in film noir and other black-and-white thrillers. She appeared in over 60 films. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Key Largo and was nominated for her roles in The High and the Mighty and Dead End.… Read More

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1910 Birth Born on March 8, 1910.


1932 22 Years Old By 1932 she was starring on Broadway; that same year she began appearing in Brooklyn-filmed Vitaphone shorts.
1933 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Her first credited film role was in the 1933 film Life in the Raw, with her feature film debut coming that same year in Jimmy and Sally (1933) as "Sally Johnson".
1937 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1937, she was the second lead actress (after top-billed Sylvia Sydney) in Dead End, playing opposite Humphrey Bogart, which led to her nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
1938 28 Years Old Trevor married Clark Andrews, director of her radio show, in 1938, but they divorced four years later.
1939 29 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1939, she was well established as a solid "leading lady".


1940 30 Years Old She starred opposite Wayne again in Allegheny Uprising that same year, and yet again in 1940 in Dark Command. … Read More
1943 33 Years Old Her second marriage, in 1943, to Navy lieutenant Cylos William Dunsmore, produced her only child, son Charles. The marriage ended in divorce in 1947. … Read More


1957 47 Years Old In 1957 she won an Emmy for her role in the Producers' Showcase episode entitled Dodsworth. … Read More


1978 68 Years Old In 1978, Trevor's son Charles died in the crash of PSA Flight 182, followed by the death of her husband Milton from a brain tumor in 1979. … Read More
1987 77 Years Old Her last film was the 1987 television movie Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties.
1998 88 Years Old Trevor made a guest appearance at the 70th Academy Awards in 1998.
2000 90 Years Old Trevor died of respiratory failure in Newport Beach, California on April 8, 2000 at the age of 90. … Read More
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