Kay Johnson
American actress
Kay Johnson
Catherine Townsend "Kay" Johnson was an American actress who performed on the stage and in Hollywood films.
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Heart of Minnesota Animal Shelter is accepting donations for its annual ... - Hutchinson Leader
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by Kay Johnson New and gently used items are needed for the Heart of Minnesota Rummage, Bake and Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Items the shelter won't take: electronics, clothing,
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Cornelius Police investigate possible arson in same neighborhood - WBTV
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CORNELIUS, NC (WBTV) - A fire broke out just before 5 am Saturday at a home off Meadow Crossing Lane. Police believe the fire is the work of a possible arsonist. It's the fourth such incident in the same
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NC driver's ed changes, charging for classes - WBTV
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A $5 million cut in state funding to the North Carolina Driver's Education Program means students will be charged for class time for the first time in 50 years. "To make up for that money,
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Lazy 5 Ranch disputes claims by PETA of animal neglect - WBTV
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ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The owner of a drive-through animal park disputes claims by PETA that animals are neglected. PETA posted an action alert message on their website asking the public to sign a petition
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2003: Hard leader of the pack - New Zealand Herald
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Photo / Getty Images It is worth contemplating how rugby history might have changed had Kay Johnson said: "You've got to be kidding, love, there's no way I'm living in Leicester." For a start, King Country would never have been relegated and we might
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@Work: From dogs to turtles, Johnson has a heart for animals - Sand Mountain Reporter
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Kay Johnson plays with two of the dogs she cares for regularly as part of her professional pet sitting services. Posted: Monday, August 15, 2011 1:00 pm | Updated: 4:04 pm, Mon Aug 15, 2011. Editor's note: @Work is a regular feature in Tuesday's
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Johnson honored for her outstanding service to county fair - Brainerd Daily Dispatch
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Kay Johnson was honored Aug. 3 for her outstanding service to the Crow Wing County Fair. The presentation was part of the senior citizens' recognition ceremony. Johnson is a longtime Fair Association member, a director of the fair board,
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Environment study ranks Wichita last - Kansas.com
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"This is about doing the things we need to get people to stay in Wichita," said Kay Johnson, director of environmental initiatives for the city. "If we don't they're going to move somewhere else." Johnson, who has worked in environmental sciences for
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Mount Holly man given round of rabies shots after being attacked by fox - WBTV
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MOUNT HOLLY, NC (WBTV) - Mark Williams told WBTV he was attacked by a fox Sunday morning at his Crest Street home. Williams says he was walking to his car when the fox jumped up and bit him on the leg
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Jury selection to begin in trial of teen accused of raping 83-year-old - WBTV
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The court watched taped testimony from a probable cause hearing Monday of an alleged 83-year-old rape victim. The woman answered questions from prosecution and defense attorneys and
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WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC-Vandal damages ... - WBTV
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BELMONT, NC (WBTV) - A statue erected in honor of World War II soldiers was vandalized late Saturday or early Sunday morning. The estimated 8-foot-tall bronze statue was found laying beside the concrete monument
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About 70 turn out Saturday for cleanup of Mitchelltown - ENC Today
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With sweat pouring down her face, former Mitchelltown resident Kay Johnson clipped and yanked down vines and brush that covered shrubs in the front yard of a house on Mitchell Street. Although she has moved out of the historic neighborhood,
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1975
    Age 70
    Died on November 17, 1975.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1954
    Age 49
    Johnson's film career continued until 1954 when her final appearance came in the British film Jivaro (also known as Lost Treasure of the Amazon).
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1928
    Age 23
    Johnson was married to John Cromwell, an American film actor, director and producer, from 1928 until their divorce in 1946.
    More Details Hide Details They had two sons, one of whom is actor James Cromwell. Kay Johnson died from undisclosed causes at the age of 70 in Waterford, Connecticut.
    They wed in October 1928.
    More Details Hide Details Kay Johnson was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by Cecil B. DeMille following a performance of the The Silver Cord at the Repertory Theater in Los Angeles, California. The play was produced by Simeon Gest of the Figueroa Playhouse. Her film debut came in Dynamite (1929), written by Jeanie Macpherson and featuring Charles Bickford and Conrad Nagel. Production was delayed while Johnson recovered from an appendectomy. She went on to appear in The Ship From Shanghai (1930), This Mad World (1930), Billy the Kid (1930), The Spoilers (1930) with Gary Cooper and Betty Compson, DeMille's Madame Satan (1930), Capra's American Madness (1932), Thirteen Women (1932), Of Human Bondage (which starred Leslie Howard and Bette Davis), Jalna (1935) and Mr. Lucky (1943). Johnson was cast opposite Warner Baxter in a screen adaptation of Such Men Are Dangerous by Elinor Glyn. The story was adapted to the screen by Fox Film.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Born
    Catherine Townsend Johnson was born in Mount Vernon, New York in 1904.
    More Details Hide Details Her father was architect Thomas R. Johnson who worked in the firm of Cass Gilbert the architect of several noteworthy buildings in New York City including especially the Woolworth Building, the New York Customs House, and library buildings. Kay, as she was known, resolved to become an actress after leaving boarding school in Ohio. Her mother reluctantly permitted her to take a course at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her first leading role was in a play called Beggar on Horseback, and her first stage work of note was in the production of Karel ńĆapek's play R.U.R. in Chicago. She moved to California after appearing in The Little Accident in Providence, Rhode Island. She was accompanied by her soon to-be-husband John Cromwell who worked as a director in Hollywood.
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