Queenie Smith
American actor
Queenie Smith
Queenie Smith was an American stage, television, and film actress.
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Coventry Association of Crime Watch Scheme disbands - Coventry Telegraph
Google News - over 5 years
Now CAWS chairman Queenie Smith, of Coundon, says the time has come to wind-up the group. She said: “Neighbourhood Watch Schemes now get a lot more support from a national level and the support is fantastic.” For help setting up a Neighbourhood Watch
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GERSHWIN MUSICALS; Written In Indelible Ink
NYTimes - over 24 years
To the Editor: Oh, what memories Ethan Mordden brought back in his article "When the Go-Everywhere Song Grew Exclusive" [ May 17 ] . At age 84, I recall George and Ira Gershwin attending rehearsals of my only hit Broadway show: "Tip-Toes," starring Queenie Smith and Alan Kearns. I was a chorus boy; I still remember the lyrics. After that musical --
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NYTimes - about 30 years
Cary Grant, the dashing former acrobat whose gift for sophisticated comedy made him one of Hollywood's greatest stars, died of a stroke late Saturday night in Davenport, Iowa, where he had been scheduled to appear in a fund-raising event. He was 82 years old and lived in Beverly Hills, Calif. Devastatingly handsome, practically imperturbable and as
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NYTimes - almost 35 years
FOR more than 35 years, Arthur Tracy, who was one of the most popular stars of radio in the early 1930's as the Street Singer, has been hoping to resume his singing career. ''I'm yearning, I'm desperate to get back into show business,'' he told an interviewer in 1957. But, he explained then, no one would take his ambition seriously because he was a
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Queenie Smith
  • 1978
    Age 79
    Died on August 5, 1978.
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  • 1947
    Age 48
    In 1947 she appeared in the film The Long Night and then played other character roles on film, and later, television.
    More Details Hide Details She was seen as Jimmy Durante's wife in The Great Rupert, and in guest shots in many television shows, including The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, A.E.S. Hudson Street, Rhoda, Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway, Barney Miller, Mother, Jugs & Speed, Chico and the Man, McMillan & Wife, Love American Style, The Waltons, Here's Lucy, The Funny Side, Hawaii Five-O, The Monkees, The Odd Couple, The Love Boat, Maude and Little House on the Prairie (in a recurring role as "Mrs. Whipple"). Queenie Smith was a teacher and mentor to many a young actor. She taught at the Hollywood Professional School and was the Director for the training program at Melodyland Theater, Anaheim, California, during the 60's. She worked right up until the year of her death; her last role being "Elsie" in the Chevy Chase/Goldie Hawn film Foul Play (1978). She died of cancer a month before her 80th birthday.
  • 1936
    Age 37
    She costarred in the 1936 Universal Pictures film version of Jerome Kern's Show Boat, playing Ellie May Chipley.
    More Details Hide Details Smith replaced stage actress Eva Puck who had starred as Chipley in the 1927 premiere and 1932 revival of Show Boat.
  • 1898
    Born on September 8, 1898.
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