Birth Name: Irene Marie Dunn
Born: 20 December 1898 Died: 4 September 1990
Country of origin: United States
Height: 5' 5"
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
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Pre-Code Actresses (48 person items)
Already older than 30 in the Pre Code years, she had a quiet, mature quality that served her well in serious family dramas that she was always cast in. In these early Pre Code dramas, she has tremendous presence and is a pillar of strength not easily taken down, often having to endure hardships and other stings of fate. Dunne was also an operatic singer who later made some good musicals and excelled in comedy movies, making her highly versatile as a performer.
PRE CODE MOVIES:
1934 Sweet Ade"
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Leading Ladies:The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses (50 person items)
"A classically trained singer with great versatility, her lyrical inflections and subtle charms added a unique spark to all of her roles.
The Awful Truth
Life With Father
1947, Warner Bros.
I Remember Mama
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Died 1990 (6 person items)
"Became 91 years old
B: 20 December 1898, US - Irene Marie Dunn
D: 4 September 1990, US - heart failure
*Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame in the early 1960s (it's at 6440 Hollywood Blvd)
*In 1957 she was appointed as a special US delegate to the United Nations during the 12th General Assembly by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Selection of Films:
The Awful Truth (1937)
Love Affair (1939)
Penny Serenade (1941)"
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