|Born||Mar 8, 1910|
New York City, NY
|Died||Apr 8, 2000|
Newport Beach, CA
|Age||Died at 90|
|Final Resting PlaceCremated|
|Top Roles||Mrs.Helen Grayle aka Velma Valento, Gaye Dawn, Edna, Miss Mary McCloud, 'Gold Dust' Nelson|
|Top Genres||Drama, Crime, Romance, Western, Film Noir, Comedy|
|Top Topics||Based on Play, Book-Based, True Story (based on)|
|Top Collaborators||John Wayne, Tom London, Yakima Canutt, Humphrey Bogart|
|Shares birthday with||Louise Beavers, Cyd Charisse, Lynn Redgrave see more..|
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.
MINI BIO:This blonde American actress with the direct stare. She spent half a lifetime as molls, broads, floozies, and showgirls: for 25 years if there was a saloon in town, the odds were that Claire Trevor would have a hand in running it. Stayed in leading roles to her late forties. Oscar for Key Largo. Also Oscar-nominated in Dead End and The High and the Mighty. Died from respiratory ailments. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Claire Trevor was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actress for Key Largo (as Gaye) in 1948.
|1937||Best Supporting Actress||Dead End (1937)||Francie||Nominated|
|1948||Best Supporting Actress||Key Largo (1948)||Gaye||Won|
|1954||Best Supporting Actress||The High and the Mighty (1954)||Mary Holst||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Claire Trevor Quotes:
Dallas: But you don't know me - you don't know who I am.
Ringo Kid: I know all I wanna know. Will you go?
Dallas: Oh, don't talk like that!
Marjorie Morgenstern: Were you in love with Papa when you married him?
Rose Morgenstern: When I met your father I was in love with Rudolph Valentino.
Laura Benson: There's a nice old lady over there in a millinery shop. You won't even need a gun. Just show her your face, and she'll give you the whole store.
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