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Irene Dunne

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Also Known As: Died: September 4, 1990
Born: December 20, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

It's Showtime (1976)
Film clips trace the careers of the screen's most popular animal actors.
It Grows on Trees (1952) as Polly Baxter
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
Never a Dull Moment (1950) as Kay [Kingsley Heyward]
A female music critic marries a rancher and has to adjust to life out West.
The Mudlark (1950) as Queen Victoria
A young scavenger finds a cameo of Queen Victoria and risks his life to save it.
I Remember Mama (1948) as Mama [Marta Hanson]
Norwegian immigrants face the trials of family life in turn-of-the-century San Francisco.
Life with Father (1947) as Vinnie [Day]
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946) as Anna Owens
A young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
Over 21 (1945) as Paula "Polly" Wharton
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
A Guy Named Joe (1944) as Dorinda Durston
A downed World War II pilot becomes the guardian angel for his successor in love and war.
Together Again (1944) as Anne Crandall
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) as [Lady] Susan [Dunn] Ashwood
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Jane Palmer
Unfinished Business (1941) as Nancy Andrews [Duncan]
Small town girl (Dunne) Meets and falls for a playboy type (Foster) on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother (Montgomery), a mismatch which eventually grows into real love.
Penny Serenade (1941) as Julie Gardiner [Adams]
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
My Favorite Wife (1940) as Ellen [Arden]
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband''''s re-marriage.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Eleanor Wayne
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Helen
Love Affair (1939) as Terry [McKay]
Near-tragic misunderstandings threaten a shipboard romance.
Joy of Living (1938) as Maggie [Garret]
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Sally Watterson
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
The Awful Truth (1937) as Lucy Warriner
A divorced couple keeps getting mixed up in each other's love lives.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) as Helen Hudson
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
Show Boat (1936) as Magnolia
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Theodora Goes Wild (1936) as Theodora Lynn [alias Caroline Adams]
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
Roberta (1935) as [Princess] Stephanie
A football player inherits a chic Paris fashion house.
Sweet Adeline (1934) as Adeline [Schmidt]
A gay nineties waitress rises from beer gardens to Broadway.
Stingaree (1934) as Hilda [Bouverie]
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
This Man Is Mine (1934) as Tony Dunlap
A woman fights to keep her husband from cheating.
The Age of Innocence (1934) as Ellen [Countess Olenska]
A young attorney risks his career for love of a glamorous divorcee.
No Other Woman (1933) as Anna Stanley
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
The Silver Cord (1933) as Christina [Phelps]
A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately sets to work at sabotaging their marriage as well as the engagement of her younger and weaker son.
Ann Vickers (1933) as Ann Vickers
A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge.
If I Were Free (1933) as Sarah Casanove
A man and a woman trapped in bad marriages try to make an adulterous affair work.
The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933) as Sally [Sanders St. John, later known as Madame Blanche]
A murder brings together a woman and the son she was forced to give up years earlier.
Symphony of Six Million (1932) as Jessica
A doctor fights his way from the slums to Park Avenue.
Back Street (1932) as Ray Schmidt
Thirteen Women (1932) as Laura Stanhope
A mysterious Eurasian tries to murder the 12 boarding school roommates who treated her like an outsider.
Bachelor Apartment (1931) as Helene Andrews
An honest working girl falls for a skirt-chasing playboy.
Cimarron (1931) as Sabra Cravat
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
Consolation Marriage (1931) as Mary Brown Porter
A couple who married after each was jilted faces the return of their former loved ones.
The Great Lover (1931) as Diana [Page]
A womanizing opera star falls in love with his innocent young protegee.
Leathernecking (1930) as Delphine

Music (feature film)

Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
A cop acting as a bodyguard of a murder witness falls in love with the woman he''s protecting.

Cast (special)

Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1985)
Taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the special celebrates the performing arts and honors six of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The honorees are choreographer Merce Cunningham, actress Irene Dunne, comedian Bob Hope, writer/ly

Cast (short)

Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.

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