Billie Burke

Born:  August 7, 1884, Washington, D.C.

Died:  May 14, 1970, Los Angeles, California


1916:  Peggy, Gloria’s Romance

1917:  The Mysterious Miss Terry, Arms and the Girl, The Land of Promise

1918:  Eve’s Daughter, Let’s Get A Divorce, In Pursuit of Polly, The Make-Believe Wife

1919:  Good Gracious Annabelle, The Misleading Widow, Sadie Love, Wanted: A Husband

1920:  Away Goes Prudence, The Frisky Mrs. Johnson

1921:  The Education of Elizabeth

1929:  Glorifying The American Girl

1932:  A Bill of Divorcement

1933:  Christopher Strong, Dinner At Eight, Only Yesterday

1934:  Where Sinners Meet, Finishing School, We’re Rich Again, Forsaking All Others

1935:  Society Doctor, After Office Hours, Becky Sharp, Doubting Thomas, She Couldn’t Take It, A Feather In Her Hat, Splendor

1936:  My American Wife, Piccadilly Jim, Craig’s Wife

1937:  Parnell, Topper, The Bride Wore Red, Navy Blue and Gold

1938:  Everybody Sing, Merrily We LiveThe Young In Heart, Topper Takes A Trip

1939:  Zenobia, Bridal Suite, The Wizard of Oz, Eternally Yours, Remember?

1940:  The Ghost Comes Home, And One Was Beautiful, Irene, The Captain Is a Lady, Dulcy, Hullabaloo

1941:  The Wild Man of Borneo, Topper Returns, One Night In Lisbon

1942:  The Man Who Came to Dinner, What’s Cookin’, In This Our Life, They All Kissed The Bride, Girl Trouble

1943:  Hi Diddle Diddle, So’s Your Uncle, You’re A Lucky Fellow Mr. Smith, Gildersleeve on Broadway

1945:  Swing Out Sister, The Cheaters

1946:  Breakfast In Hollywood, The Bachelor’s Daughters

1949:  The Barkleys of Broadway, And Baby Makes Three

1950:  The Boy From Indiana, Father of the Bride, Three Husbands

1951:  Father’s Little Dividend

1953:  Small Town Girl

1959:  The Young Philadelphians

1960:  Sergeant Rutledge, Pepe


Academy Award Nomination:  Best Supporting Actress, Merrily We Live (1938)


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