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Gloria Grahame

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Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Oct 5, 1981 (57)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Oct 5, 1981 (57)

About

Hollywood femme fatale who played alluring, but dangerous woman in films of the 1940s and '50s, including 1953's The Big Heat and It's a Wonderful Life.

Before Fame

She dropped out of high school just a few months short of graduation to join a traveling troupe, and later appeared on Broadway.

Trivia

Her breakout role came in 1946, when she starred in the classic film, Its a Wonderful Life.

Family Life

Her mother, Jean Grahame, was a well-known actress and acting coach.

Associated With

She was first discovered by Louis B. Mayer, who signed her to a $250 per week contract with MGM.

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