Monday, October 14, 2013

A Closer Look At...

...Ann Sheridan

Born Clara Lou in Texas, 1915

 Youngest of five children

Was entered into a beauty contest by her sister in college where she won. Part of her prize was a cameo in a Paramount film. 

Worked bit parts at Paramount including time as a hand and leg model before heading to Warner Brothers

Is said to have received as many as 250 marriage proposals in a week.

Was Max Factor's "Girl of the Year" in 1939

Worked with Bette Davis, Ronald Regan, Bogie, James Cagney, and Errol Flynn to name a few.

Married and divorced three times

Was known as the "Ohmph Girl", which she hated.

Was a strong Republican

Died at age 51 of cancer.

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