Claudia Dell

Born Jan 10, 1910

Claudia Dell was an American showgirl and actress of the stage and Hollywood motion pictures. Her birth name was Claudia Dell Smith. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on January 10, 1910. She attended school in San Antonio and Mexico. Dell was blonde and blue-eyed, with a porcelain face. Her height was 5'5". She was said to have been the model for the Columbia Pictures logo.… Read More

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1910 Birth She was born in San Antonio, Texas, on January 10, 1910. … Read More


1927 17 Years Old After completing her education at home, Dell returned to New York and became an understudy to Irene Delroy in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1927. … Read More


1931 21 Years Old …  Warner Bros. dropped her option in 1931 (along with most of its other musical stars) and Claudia (having become associated with musicals) was relegated to Poverty Row productions.
1934 24 Years Old On December 29, 1934, Dell married theatrical agent Edward Silton. … Read More
1935 25 Years Old In 1935 she played the heroine in a very low-quality serial, The Lost City. … Read More


1944 34 Years Old Also in 1944 she was in "Meeting At Midnight", another Charlie Chan series movie. … Read More


1973 63 Years Old 1 More Event
She worked as a receptionist in a beauty shop in Hollywood and made appearances in early television dramas. In 1973 she became the student director of the John Robert Powers School of Charm and Modeling in Sherman Oaks, California, and Woodland Hills Promenade. … Read More
1977 68 Years Old Claudia Dell died in Los Angeles in 1977.
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