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Hilda Vaughn

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Biography

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Thin and tart-tongued, Baltimore-born theater actress Hilda Vaughn, had a decade of intense activity at the beginning of the sound period, mainly at MGM. Although she always played a pleb (a maid, a charwoman, a governess, a saleswoman, a slavey, ...) and never a patrician, the characters she embodied did not lack ... character! Which is best exemplified by her best part, Tina, Jean Harlow's blackmailing domestic in George Cukor's "Dinner at Eight" (1933). After 1940, Hilda Vaughn returned to the theatre. She was blacklisted by McCarthy during the Witch Hunt. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Hezzie Jones

The Wedding Night 1935

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Character: Gaptown Teacher

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 1936

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Character: Agnes - Wardrobe Woman

Charlie Chan at the Opera 1936

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Character: Gurtha

Banjo on My Knee 1936

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Character: Mrs. Cartwright - Chief Ranger

Nothing Sacred 1937

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Character: Velvet Clave

Mister Peepers 1952

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