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Gloria Stuart

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Biography

Stuart in a 1932 publicity photo for James Whale's The Old Dark House

Source: Wikipedia

Gloria Frances Stewart, known as Gloria Stuart, (July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010) was an American actress and visual artist. Stuart began her acting career in theater. In the 1930s and 1940s, she performed in little theater and summer stock in Los Angeles and New York City. She signed a contract with Universal Pictures in 1932, and acted in numerous films, including The Old Dark House (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), and The Three Musketeers (1939).

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  • Born: Gloria Stewart July 4, 1910 Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Died: September 26, 2010 (aged 100) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Respiratory failure; lung cancer
  • Education: University of California, Berkeley
  • Occupation: Actress, artist, fine printer
  • Political party: Democratic
  • Spouse(s): Blair Gordon Newell (1930–1934; divorced) Arthur Sheekman (1934–1978; his death)
  • Partner(s): Ward Ritchie (1983-1996; his death)
  • Children: Sylvia Vaughn Thompson (b. 1935)

Read more about Gloria Stuart at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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