Kathryn McGuire (1903–1978)

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Kathryn McGuire was born on December 6, 1903 in Peoria, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Navigator (1924), Sherlock Jr. (1924) and Midnight Faces (1926). She was married to George Landy. She died on October 10, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Navigator Betsy O'Brien
Sherlock Jr. The Girl
Midnight Faces Mary Bronson
Two-Fisted Jones Mary Mortimer


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 1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Starlet (1959)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
- The Scene Stealer (1958) ... Nurse
 1930 Love a la Mode (Short)
 1929 The Lost Zeppelin
 1929 The Long, Long Trail
 1929 He Did His Best (Short)
 1929 The Big Diamond Robbery
Ellen Brooks
 1929 The Border Wildcat
Mary Bell
 1929 Children of the Ritz
Lyle Pennington
 1929 Synthetic Sin
Margery Fairfax
 1928 Lilac Time
Lady Iris Rankin
 1928 Cutie (Short)
The Groom's Former Sweetheart
 1928 There It Is (Short)
The Nurse
 1927 The Girl in the Pullman
Dollie Jones
 1927 Naughty But Nice
Alice Altewood
 1927 Her Husky Hero (Short)
 1927 Who's Afraid? (Short)
 1927 Naughty Boy (Short)
Mary Craig
 1927 The Draw-Back (Short)
 1927 Drama Deluxe (Short)
The Girl
 1927 Wedding Yells (Short)
The Bride
 1927 Howdy Duke (Short)
Sally Small
 1926 Movieland (Short)
Kathryn Mills
 1926 Dashing Thru
 1926 Mystery Pilot
June Finlay
 1926 Stacked Cards
Fay Hall
 1926 Midnight Faces
Mary Bronson
 1926 Somebody's Mother
Peter's Sweetheart
 1926 A String of Diamonds (Short)
Vivian Van Den Akar
 1926 The Thrill Hunter
Alice Maynard
 1925 The Gold Hunters
Miss Drew
 1925 Two-Fisted Jones
Mary Mortimer
 1925 Failure (Short)
 1925 Easy Going Gordon
Aileen Merton
 1925 Tearing Through
Constance Madison
 1925 Giddap! (Short)
Mrs. Marblehead
 1924 The Navigator
Betsy O'Brien
 1924 Sherlock Jr.
The Girl
 1924 Pioneer's Gold
Mary Marsden
 1924 Phantom Justice
Beatrice Brooks
 1923 The Love Pirate
Ruth Revere
 1923 The Printer's Devil
Vivian Gates
 1923 Wild and Wicked (Short)
The Postmistress
 1923 Helpful Hogan (Short)
Hogan's Son's Fiancee
 1923 The Shriek of Araby
The Heroine
 1923 The Woman of Bronze
Sylvia Morton
 1923 The Flame of Life
Alice Barholm
 1922 The Crossroads of New York
Ruth Anthony
 1922 The WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1922 (Short)
 1921 Playing with Fire
Janet Fenwick
 1921 Molly O'
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1921 The Silent Call
Betty Houston
 1921 Bucking the Line
Vera Richlander
 1921 Hard Knocks and Love Taps (Short)
The Village Belle
 1921 Love's Outcast (Short)
Star Witness
 1921 Home Talent
Roman Beauty (uncredited)
 1921 She Sighed by the Seaside (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1921 Sweetheart Days (Short)
The Schoolgirl
 1921 Made in the Kitchen (Short)
The Neighbor
 1921 Wedding Bells Out of Tune (Short)
The Happy Wife (as Katherine McGuire)
 1921 The Unhappy Finish (Short) (as Katherine McGuire)
 1921 On a Summer Day (Short)
Farmerette (as Katherine McGuire)
 1921 Dabbling in Art (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1920 Bungalow Troubles (Short)
 1920 Movie Fans (Short)
Minor Role
 1920 It's a Boy (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 Great Scott! (Short)
 1920 The Quack Doctor (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 Married Life
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 By Golly! (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 Fresh from the City (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920/I Down on the Farm
Villager (uncredited)
 1920 The Gingham Girl (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 Gee Whiz (Short)
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1919 A Lady's Tailor (Short)
The Dancer
 1919 His Last False Step (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1919 Salome vs. Shenandoah (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1919 Up in Alf's Place (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1919 Uncle Tom Without a Cabin (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1919 Trying to Get Along (Short)
Cabaret Girl (uncredited)
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Doe-eyed silent screen actress and dancer. She was discovered by Thomas H. Ince for films, but ended up making her mark as a comedienne with Mack Sennett. She is best remembered as Buster Keaton's leading lady in Sherlock Jr. (1924) and The Navigator (1924). She also partnered Ben Turpin, Lupino Lane and cowboy actors Hoot Gibson and Tom Mix in films. She retired from acting in 1933. See more »



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