Evelyn Venable (1913–1993)

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Lovely and ethereal in looks, and quite unassuming in nature, 1930s actress Evelyn Venable was born in 1913 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she grew up and received her schooling. Both her father, Emerson Venable, and grandfather were writers/teachers. In her high school drama department, Evelyn played the top leads in their productions of "Romeo and ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Frontiersmen June Lake
David Harum Ann Madison
Double Door Anne Darrow


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 1947 Fright Night (Short)
Julia Seds (uncredited)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
Beverly (uncredited)
 1943 He Hired the Boss
Emily Conway
 1940 Lucky Cisco Kid
Emily Lawrence
 1940 Pinocchio
The Blue Fairy (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
Miriam Naab
 1938 The Frontiersmen
June Lake
 1938 The Headleys at Home
Pamela Headley
 1938 Female Fugitive
Peggy Mallory - aka Ann Williams
 1938 Hollywood Stadium Mystery
Pauline Ward
 1938 My Old Kentucky Home
Lisbeth Calvert
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
Myrtle Thornton
 1936 Happy-Go-Lucky
Mary Gorham
 1936 North of Nome
Camilla Bridle
 1936 Star for a Night
Anna Lind
 1935 Beautiful Dreamer (Short)
 1935 Streamline Express
Patricia Wallace
 1935 Harmony Lane
Susan Pentland
 1935 Alice Adams
Mildred Palmer
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Miss Josephine 'Jo' Spiggins
 1935 The Little Colonel
Elizabeth Sherman
 1935 The County Chairman
Lucy Rigby
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Lucy Olcott
 1934 Double Door
Anne Darrow
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday
 1934 David Harum
Ann Madison
 1933 Cradle Song
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(1932-33) Billed "A flower girl." In a short-lived Broadway revival of "Cyrano de Bergerac," at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City. From Dec. 26, 1932 to Jan. 1933, she performed in all sixteen performances. See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

I've seen so many Hollywood families come apart because of the mother's career. I never regretted leaving films. If I have any regrets at all it is in leaving the stage. I might have been a really good actress. There simply was no chance in most of my pictures nor was I getting the proper training.


During World War II she worked extensively for the Red Cross. See more »

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