Claire Dodd

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Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 23, 1973 (61)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 23, 1973 (61)

About

Hollywood's leading lady who appeared in nearly sixty films the '30s and '40s, working with everyone from Humphrey Bogart to Errol Flynn.

Before Fame

She came to Hollywood to work in the Ziegfeld Follies, which she joined when she was 15, lying about her age to get in.

Trivia

She kept her private and public lives separate, unlike most of her fellow starlets, and was referred to as a woman of mystery.

Family Life

She was born in Baxter, Iowa, the daughter of Walter W. Dodd, a farmer and veterinarian.

Associated With

She was a close friend of Bette Davis, co-starring with her on 1933's Ex-Lady.