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Kay Johnson (Catherine Townsend)

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Biography

Mount Vernon, New York, USA
The personification of class and cultivation on the movie screen, comely actress Kay Johnson forsook a prominent stage and film career in order to play wife to actor John Cromwell and mother to their two children. Still and all, the elegant actress, reminiscent in looks and style to that of Irene Dunne and Judith Anderson, contributed to a number of important '30s and early '40s films and is deserving of a richer place in Hollywood history than has been acknowledged thus far.

Born Catherine Townsend Johnson, the daughter of a Michigan architect (Thomas R. Read more...

Actor

Character: Cynthia Crothers

Dynamite 1929

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Character: Anna Turin

The Spy 1931

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Character: Bee McCrae

This Man Is Mine 1934

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Character: Mrs. Mary Ostrander

Mr. Lucky 1943

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Character: Marcia Ward

White Banners 1938

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