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Nora Lane (1905–1948)

Nora Bennett Schilling was born in Chester, Illinois. She grew up and went to school near St. Louis. After modeling for a time, she went to visit a friend in California and was noticed by someone in the film industry. She successfully passed her screen test and began playing small parts in silent films in 1927, taking on the name Lane. In her 17 ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Western Code Polly Loomis
Cassidy of Bar 20 Nora Blake
King of the Wild Muriel Atrmitage
Texas Renegades Ruth Rand


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 1944 Lake Placid Serenade
Benda's Secretary (uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City
Senator's Wife (uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Kitty - Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Chatterbox
Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 The Youngest Profession
Hilda (uncredited)
 1942 Secrets of the Underground
Fashion Store Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1942 Undercover Man
Donna Louise Saunders
 1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Joan of Ozark
Mrs. Ashley (uncredited)
 1942 Small Town Deb
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande
Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Born to Sing
Dignified Woman (uncredited)
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Nurse (uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1941 Pacific Blackout
Nurse in Bomb Shelter (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc.
Trent's Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid (uncredited)
 1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Miss Howard (uncredited)
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Mrs. Blake (uncredited)
 1941 Puddin' Head
Miss Jenkins
 1940 City of Chance
Mrs. Dorothy Grainger
 1940 Texas Renegades
Ruth Rand
 1938 Six-Gun Trail
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
Nora Blake
 1937 Hopalong Rides Again
Nora Blake
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Lady in Black (uncredited)
 1937 Borderland
Grace Rand
 1936 Small Town Girl
Cissie (uncredited)
 1935 Western Frontier
Goldie (aka Gale Masters)
 1935 The Outlaw Deputy
Joyce Rutledge
 1934 Elinor Norton
Publisher's Staff (uncredited)
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Toe Dancer (uncredited)
 1934 George White's Scandals
Dancer (uncredited)
 1934 Jimmy the Gent
Sarah Posy Barton
 1933 Husbands' Reunion (Short)
 1933 See You Tonight (Short)
Nora Willard
 1933 Roadhouse Queen (Short)
 1933 Sweet Cookie (Short)
Mrs. Clark
 1933 Easy on the Eyes (Short)
 1933 Don't Play Bridge with Your Wife (Short)
Dorothy Roberts
 1932 The Western Code
Polly Loomis
 1932 This Sporting Age
Mrs. Wainleigh
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Evelyn Vandeler (uncredited)
 1932 Careless Lady
Ardis Delafield
 1932 Disorderly Conduct
Gwen Fiske
 1932 After Tomorrow
Florence Blandy
 1932 Dance Team
Jane Boyden
 1931 The Cisco Kid
Sally Benton
 1931 Young Sinners
Maggie McGuire
 1931 King of the Wild
Muriel Atrmitage
 1931 The Champion (Short)
 1931 Kane Meets Abel (Short)
 1931 The Lady Killer (Short)
 1931 Framed! (Short)
 1930 All for a Lady (Short)
 1930 The Mardi Gras (Short)
 1930 The Comeback (Short)
 1930 The Knockout (Short)
 1930 Hammer and Tongs (Short)
 1930 Madam Satan
Zeppelin Reveler (uncredited)
 1930 Kid Roberts (Short)
 1930 Rain or Shine
Grace Conway
 1930 Night Work
Arlene Ogalthorpe (uncredited)
 1930 The Man Hunter
Lady Jane Winston
 1930 Lucky Larkin
Emmy Lou Parkinson
 1929 Sally
 1929 One Hysterical Night
Nurse Josephine
 1929 Masked Emotions
Emily Goodell
 1929 The Lawless Legion
Mary Keifer
 1929 Sunset Pass
Leatrice Preston
 1929 Marquis Preferred
Peggy Winton
 1928 The Gun Runner
 1928 Kit Carson
 1928 A Night of Mystery
Thérèse D'Egremont
 1928 The Texas Tornado
Ellen Briscoe
 1928 Pioneer Scout
Mary Baxter
 1927 Jesse James
Zerelda Mimms
 1927 The Flying U Ranch
Sally Denson
 1927 Arizona Nights
Ruth Browning
 1927 Don Mike
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