Glenda Farrell

Born Jun 30, 1904

Glenda Farrell was an American film actress.

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1904 Birth Born on June 30, 1904.


1925 21 Years Old She was in the cast of Cobra and The Best People with actress Charlotte Treadway, at the Morosco Theater in Los Angeles, California, in 1925.
1930 26 Years Old Farrell was first signed to a long-term contract by First National Pictures in July 1930. … Read More
1931 27 Years Old …  She dated Hollywood film writer Robert Riskin in the early 1930s and married Jack Durant of the Mitchell and Durant vaudeville team in June 1931. … Read More


1937 33 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Farrell would portray the character Torchy Blane in seven films, from 1937 to 1939 when the role was taken over by Jane Wyman.
1939 35 Years Old When her Warner Brothers contact expired in 1939 she opted to focus on her stage career once again. … Read More


1963 59 Years Old Farrell went out of vogue in the 1940s but made a comeback later in life, appearing in Secret of the Incas (1954), the Charlton Heston adventure epic upon which Raiders of the Lost Ark was based a quarter century later, and winning an Emmy Award in 1963, for her work in the television series Ben Casey.


1969 65 Years Old She was appearing on Broadway in Forty Carats in 1969 when she was diagnosed with lung cancer.
1970 66 Years Old She remained with the show until ill health forced her departure in November 1970.
1971 67 Years Old In 1971, she died from lung cancer, aged 66, at her home in New York City and was interred in the West Point Cemetery, West Point, New York. … Read More
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