Carmelita Geraghty

Carmelita Geraghty

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  • Birthday: Mar 21, 1901
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  • The daughter of screenwriter Tom Geraghty and the sister of writers Maurice Geraghty and Gerald Geraghty, exotic-looking Carmelita Geraghty was voted a WAMPAS Baby Star in 1924 but spent most of her screen career as leading lady to such lesser lights as Reed Howes, the erstwhile "Arrow Collar Man," and former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. A newcomer to acting, the latter gained a profound admiration for his more experienced co-star, whose "charm and naturalness," he stated publicly, "make our romantic scenes much easier than I anticipated." Unfortunately, there was no abundance of "charm and naturalness" in Geraghty's Jordon Baker in The Great Gatsby (1926) and, a semi-professional offscreen, the actress was forced to lose a climactic tennis match to Patsy Ruth Miller in What Every Girl Should Know (1927). When talkies arrived, Geraghty was reduced to playing sullen "other women" in poverty row potboilers. Retiring in the mid-'30s to marry the writer Carey Wilson, she later became an accomplished painter, reminiscent, according to Variety, "of the French impressionists."








No Score Yet The Phantom of Santa Fe Actor 1936
No Score Yet The Flaming Signal Molly 1933
No Score Yet Forgotten Women Helen Turner 1932
No Score Yet Millie Miss Vall 1931
No Score Yet The Texas Ranger Helen Clayton 1931
No Score Yet Night Life in Reno Rita Carlton 1931
No Score Yet Fighting Thru Queenie 1930
No Score Yet Rogue of the Rio Grande Dolores 1930
No Score Yet Paris Bound Noel Farley 1929
No Score Yet The Mississippi Gambler Suzette Richards 1929
No Score Yet My Best Girl Liz Johnson 1927
No Score Yet The Last Trail Nita Carol 1927
No Score Yet The Pleasure Garden Jill Cheyne 1925
No Score Yet Cyclone Cavalier Rosita Gonzales 1925
No Score Yet My Lady of Whims Wayne Leigh 1925
No Score Yet Through the Dark Ethel Grayson 1924


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