Shirley Ulmer (Shirley Kassler)

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New York City, New York, USA
Born in New York, teenage Shirley Ulmer came out to the movie capital for the first time in the early 1930s, after her banker-father was wiped out in the Crash. While her dad tried to make a new start in California, Shirley met picture people and began working as a script supervisor. She was married to independent producer Max Alexander when she met and instantly fell in love with director Edgar G. Ulmer, eventually divorcing Alexander--nephew of Universal president Carl Laemmle. Read more...