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Iris Meredith (Iris Shunn)

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Biography

Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Attractive blond leading lady of second features in the 1930's and 40's, who had enough charm and charisma to have merited a better career. Her exploits as a western heroine paled in comparison to her real life battles, which began when she lost both her parents while in her early teens. Forced to support her three siblings, she worked (after school) as a cashier at Loew's Theatre in Los Angeles in the afternoons and evenings for $16.50 per week. By chance, she was noticed by an associate of Samuel Goldwyn who finagled a screen test for her. Read more...

Actor

Character: Valerie Howett

The Green Archer 1940

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Character: 'Spunky' Cameron

The Man from Tumbleweeds 1940

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Character: Janet Kenyon

Blazing Six Shooters 1940

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Character: Norma Belknap

Thundering Frontier 1940

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Character: Lawyer's secretary

Louisiana Purchase 1941

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