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Irene Dunne

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Biography

from the film Love Affair (1939)

Source: Wikipedia

Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. Dunne was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, for her performances in Cimarron (1931), Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Awful Truth (1937), Love Affair (1939) and I Remember Mama (1948). She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1958.

Fact file

  • Born: Irene Marie Dunn December 20, 1898 Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
  • Died: September 4, 1990 (aged 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1922–1985 1922–1962 (acting)
  • Spouse(s): Francis Dennis Griffin (m. 1928; died 1965)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Irene Dunne at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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ON THE RECORD: Rodgers & Hart's By Jupiter and "Irene Dunne Sings Kern and Other Rarities"
Playbill Combined , 2011-10-02 04:00:00
Listening to the new reissue of the 1967 revival cast album of Rodgers & Hart's By Jupiter, plus a CD full of old-time star Irene Dunne singing songs by Jerome Kern.

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