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Claire Whitney

Highest Rated: 83% Saboteur (1942)

Lowest Rated: 33% The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

Birthday: May 6, 1890

Birthplace: Not Available

A former stock company actress who had toured vaudeville with a popular "playlet," blonde, aristocratic-looking Claire Whitney entered films in 1909 with the Biograph company in New York City. By 1912, she was starring for Madame Alice Guy-Blaché at Solax in New Jersey and in 1914, appeared with Stuart Holmes in Life's Shop Window, the very first feature film to be released by Fox. Already a supporting actress by 1916, she appeared opposite Theda Bara in both East Lynne (1916) and Under Two Flags and then settled into a long career playing mostly professional women: lawyers, matrons, nurses, and so on. She retired in 1950.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Dancing in the Dark Board Member 1949
No Score Yet Ladies of the Chorus Mrs. Windrift 1948
No Score Yet Oklahoma Badlands Agatha Scragg 1948
No Score Yet Christmas Eve Dr. Bunyan's Wife 1947
No Score Yet Smooth as Silk Woman 1946
No Score Yet Keep Your Powder Dry Fitter 1945
No Score Yet Betrayed Middle-aged Woman 1944
33% The Mummy's Ghost Mrs. Ellen Norman 1944
40% The Mummy's Curse Actor 1944
No Score Yet The Woman of the Town Mrs. Wright 1944
No Score Yet Tender Comrade Nurse 1943
No Score Yet Get Going Actor 1943
No Score Yet Wintertime Bridge Player 1943
No Score Yet Silver Bullet Emily Morgan 1942
83% Saboteur Wife in Movie Audience 1942
No Score Yet In the Navy Gushing Mother 1941
No Score Yet The House of the Seven Gables Woman 1940
80% Tower of London Civilian Woman 1939
No Score Yet When Tomorrow Comes Waitress 1939
No Score Yet Letter of Introduction Nurse 1938
No Score Yet Way Down East Woman for Quilting Party 1935
No Score Yet A Free Soul Aunt Helen 1931
No Score Yet Iron Man Louise Lewis 1931
No Score Yet Nigger Actor 1915

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