Mae Clarke

Born Aug 16, 1910

Mae Clarke was an American actress most noted for playing Frankenstein's bride, chased by Boris Karloff in Frankenstein, and for having a grapefruit smashed into her face by James Cagney in The Public Enemy, both released in 1931.

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1910 Birth Born on August 16, 1910.


1949 38 Years Old In the early 1930s Clarke's face had been left partially scarred as a result of a car crash, recounts G. Mank in his Frankenstein film saga book It's Alive. (He also writes that Mae would attend Frankenstein fan club events during her senior years.) In 1949 Clarke was the female lead of Republic Pictures' 12-chapter movie serial King of the Rocket Men that introduced their popular atomic rocket-powered hero. … Read More


1992 82 Years Old Clarke died from cancer on April 29, 1992, at age 81, in Woodland Hills, California; she is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery. … Read More
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