Claire Trevor Overview:

Legendary actress, Claire Trevor, was born Claire Wemlinger on Mar 8, 1910 in New York City, NY. Trevor died at the age of 90 on Apr 8, 2000 in Newport Beach, CA and was cremated and her ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Claire Trevor was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for Key Largo (as Gaye) in 1948.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1937Best Supporting ActressDead End (1937)FrancieNominated
1948Best Supporting ActressKey Largo (1948)GayeWon
1954Best Supporting ActressThe High and the Mighty (1954)Mary HolstNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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School of The Arts

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THE 110 YEARS OF BLOGATHON: The Desperadoes, 1943

on Mar 9, 2020 From Caftan Woman

1910-2000 Virginie of The Wonderful World of Cinema and Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are hosting The 110 Years of Blogathon this March 8 - 10. The tributes to the memorable actress can be found HERE. 's Hollywood career features... Read full article


The 110 Years of Blogathon is here!

By Virginie Pronovost on Mar 8, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I was super impatient to celebrate with you this golden, powerful, multi-talented actress that was! When Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood approached me to co-host a blogathon in her honour, I didn’t hesitate a second as I knew she (Claire) deserved her own e... Read full article


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By Virginie Pronovost on Mar 8, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I’m happy to be back today for a contribution to my own blogathon, The 110 Years of Blogathon, that I’m co-hosting with Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood! As a subject, I wanted to do something else than reviewing a film (don’t get me wrong, I hav... Read full article


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Claire Trevor Quotes:

Janie MacDougall: If you're going to hang, I'll hang with you. That's the least you can let me do.


Miss Mary McCloud: Now, will you please get to the point and tell me what you want?
Bob 'Shortcut' Seton: I want to marry you.
Miss Mary McCloud: You what?
Bob 'Shortcut' Seton: Well, I ain't got no job right now, but I figure to get one. And outside of a snort of hooch now and then, I got no bad habits.
Miss Mary McCloud: I'd say asking a perfect stranger to marry you is a very bad habit!


Lily: Do what I tell you and you'll always go wrong.


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Claire Trevor Facts
Donated her Oscar and her Emmy to the University of California, Irvine. Both are on display in the arts plaza at the Theatre that bears her name.

Son (with Dunsmoore) Charles Cyclos (d. 1978 in plane crash).

The School of the Arts at the University of California-Irvine is named for her.

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