Mary Brian

Born Feb 17, 1906

Mary Brian was an American actress and movie star who made the transition from 'silents' to 'talkies'.

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1906 Birth Born on February 17, 1906.


1926 20 Years Old 1 More Event
She was named one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1926, along with Mary Astor, Dolores Costello, Joan Crawford, Dolores del Río, Janet Gaynor, and Fay Wray. … Read More
1928 22 Years Old In 1928, she played ingenue Alice Deane in Forgotten Faces opposite Clive Brook, her sacrificing father, with Olga Baclanova as her vixen mother and William Powell as Froggy. … Read More
1932 26 Years Old After her contract with Paramount ended in 1932, Brian freelanced. … Read More


1936 30 Years Old In 1936, she went to England and made three movies, including The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss in which she starred opposite Cary Grant, to whom she became engaged at one stage. … Read More
1937 31 Years Old Brian was absent from the screen from 1937 to 1943. … Read More
1944 38 Years Old She spent Christmas of 1944 with the soldiers fighting the Battle of the Bulge. … Read More


1951 45 Years Old She played in the stage comedy Mary Had a Little in the 1951 in Melbourne, Australia, co-starring with John Hubbard. … Read More


2002 97 Years Old Died on December 30, 2002.
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