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Mae Murray Overview:

Legendary actress, Mae Murray, was born Marie Adrienne Koenig on May 10, 1889 in Portsmouth, VA. Murray died at the age of 75 on Mar 23, 1965 in Woodland Hills, CA .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Murray was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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In the words of the great , Ptttbbbbtt! Animated GIF

By Fritzi Kramer on Jul 12, 2014 From Movies Silently

By Fritzi Kramer on July 12, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor is not my favorite actress but I have to get on the bandwagon with everyone else and agree that she is excellent in The Merry Widow. For example, this is her reaction to getting ogled by a grinning John Gilbert. You show ‘em, Mae... Read full article


: The Girl With the Bee-Stung Lips

on May 13, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

Reading : The Girl With the Bee-Stung Lips made me sad; sad in recounting the similarities between Mae and my love for Veronica Lake.? The introduction by author Michael Ankerich is heartfelt, genuine, and is aware that by the end of his research he had to present a biography, warts and al... Read full article


Silent Film Actress: "The Gardenia of the Screen".

By Dawn Sample on Apr 7, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(May 10, 1885 – March 23, 1965), rose to fame during the silent film era and was known as "The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips" and "The Gardenia of the Screen". She first began acting on the Broadway stage in 1906 with dancer Vernon Castle. In 1908, she joined the chorus line of the Z... Read full article


Pawsome Pet Picture: .

By Dawn Sample on Feb 27, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

According to legend: Murray invented the tradition of dunking donuts in coffee. She was having coffee with a friend at Lindy's Restaurant on Broadway when she accidentally dropped her donut in her coffee. When she took a bite out of the donut she said that the coffee had improved its taste and textu... Read full article


A Tribute to

on Feb 17, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

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Spoke often about discovering Rudolph Valentino and giving him a role in her film The Delicious Little Devil (1919).

Mae fought for custody of his son for two years. When she finally was given custody, she was unable to care for him due to financial and personal problems. In 1940, he was adopted by his foster family and his name was changed to Daniel Michael Cunning.

Rudolph Valentino was best man at her 1926 marriage to Prince David Mdivani; Pola Negri was matron of honor.

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