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Ann Sheridan (Clara Lou Sheridan)

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Biography

Denton, Texas, USA
Ann Sheridan won the "Search for Beauty" contest which carried with it a Paramount screen test. Signed to a contract at 18, she was put into a number of small roles under her real name of Clara Lou Sheridan. As she got better, her name was changed to Ann. In 1936, after two dozen films, she went to Warner Brothers, which billed her as the "Oomph Girl," a name she despised -- although she certainly looked the part. She was allowed to mature into a leading star who could be the girl next door or the tough-as-nails dame. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Lou - Earl Carroll Girl

Murder at the Vanities 1934

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Character: Dallas Beauty Winner

Search for Beauty 1934

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Character: Chorine / Gloves Salesgirl

College Rhythm 1934

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Character: Sands of the Desert Model

Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove 1934

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Character: Hanratty's Secretary

Shoot the Works 1934

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Character: Betty Grogan

Black Legion 1937

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Character: Judy Nolan

The Great O'Malley 1937

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Character: Laury Martin

Angels with Dirty Faces 1938

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Character: Sara Keate

The Patient in Room 18 1938

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Character: Ruby Gilman

Dodge City 1939

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Character: Zelda Manion

Naughty But Nice 1939

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Character: Cassie Hartley

They Drive by Night 1940

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Character: Sarah Jane Ryan

It All Came True 1940

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Character: Lee Donley

Torrid Zone 1940

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Character: Marge Jordan

Navy Blues 1941

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Character: Anne Rogers

Honeymoon for Three 1941

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Character: Randy Monaghan

Kings Row 1942

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Character: Connie Fuller

George Washington Slept Here 1942

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Character: Lola Mears

Juke Girl 1942

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Character: Karen Stensgard

Edge of Darkness 1943

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Character: Edna Stokes Cadman

The Doughgirls 1944

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Character: Christie Sage

One More Tomorrow 1946

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Character: Nora Prentiss

Nora Prentiss 1947

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Character: Pretty woman walking past barbershop

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948

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Character: Lt. Catherine Gates

I Was a Male War Bride 1949

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Character: Vermilion O'Toole aka Mae Madison

Take Me to Town 1953

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Character: Bess Ballot

Come Next Spring 1956

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Character: Henrietta 'Hank' Hanks

The Far Out West 1967

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Character: Alida Volterra

The United States Steel Hour 1953

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Character: Mary Bartley

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Actress in 'Dodge City'

Legends of the West 1992

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