Irene Hervey

Irene Hervey

Born Jul 11, 1909

Irene Hervey was an American television and film actress.

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1909 Birth Born on July 11, 1909.


1929 19 Years Old As a teenager, Hervey married her first husband William Fenderson in 1929 and had a daughter, Gail, before divorcing.


1933 23 Years Old Born Beulah Irene Herwick in Venice, California, she began her acting career after being introduced to a casting agent from MGM. After a successful screen test, she was signed by the studio and made her screen debut in the 1933 film The Stranger's Return, opposite Lionel Barrymore. … Read More
1936 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1936, Hervey left MGM and signed with Universal Pictures. … Read More


1943 33 Years Old In 1943, Hervey was seriously injured in a car accident and was forced to retire from acting for five years.
1948 39 Years Old Hervey returned to acting in 1948 with the film Mickey, followed by Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid. … Read More


1965 56 Years Old In 1965, she landed a regular role on The Young Marrieds, followed by a stint on the short lived series Honey West as the titular character's Aunt Meg.


1969 60 Years Old In 1969, Hervey was nominated for an Emmy Award for her appearance on My Three Sons.
1971 62 Years Old After roles in Cactus Flower and the 1971 film Play Misty for Me with Clint Eastwood, Hervey retired from acting.
1978 69 Years Old She took a job working at a travel agency in Sherman Oaks, California and briefly returned to acting in 1978 with a role in Charlie's Angels.
1981 72 Years Old In 1981, she made her last onscreen appearance in the television movie Goliath Awaits.
1998 90 Years Old On December 20, 1998, Hervey died of heart failure in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, aged 89. … Read More
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