Evelyn Keyes Overview:

Actress, Evelyn Keyes, was born Evelyn Louise Keyes on Nov 20, 1916 in Port Arthur, TX. Keyes died at the age of 91 on Jul 4, 2008 in Montecito, CA .

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By Annette Bochenek on Oct 7, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Travels: Best known for portraying Scarlett O?Hara?s little sister, had a lengthy career that extended far beyond her time in Gone with the Wind (1939). Born Evelyn Louise Keyes on November 20, 1916, in Port Arthur, Texas, she was the daugh... Read full article


is magic in... A Thousand and One Nights (1945)

By Michaela on Nov 6, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

TCM has introduced me to countless movies, as I'm sure it has to many others. I owe the majority of my film knowledge to the channel, and while not every film is an absolute gem, there are quite a few that turn out to be spectacular: Kiss Me, Kate, Vivacious Lady, The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, Rebecc... Read full article


The Supporting Players of Gone With the Wind:

By Amanda Garrett on Dec 1, 2014 From Old Hollywood Films

as Suellen O'Hara will always be remembered as Scarlett O'Hara's little sister, but she was a talented actress and dancer in her own right. Keyes was one of the few native Southerners in the Gone With the Wind (1939) cast. She was born on Nov. 20, 1916, in Port Arthur, T... Read full article


Remembering . . .

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 20, 2013 From Shadows and Satin

November 20th is a banner day in the film noir world ? it marks the birth date of film noir veteran . This feisty femme appeared in four films noirs during her career, including one of my favorites, The Prowler (1951), and was also featured in such non-noir favorites as Here Comes Mr. Jo... Read full article


By Art on Nov 20, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I got to star in my own movies. I even had my name above the title in some cases. But what am I known for? My bit part. It’s very funny”. ~ , referring to her role as Suellen O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind” Evelyn Louise Keyes was an American film a... Read full article


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Evelyn Keyes Quotes:

Richard Sherman: [In Richard's nightmare, Helen shoots him and he lays dying on the stairs] Helen... I'm going fast. Give me a cigarette!
Helen Sherman: A cigarette? You know what Dr. Murphy told you about smoking!


Helen Sherman: [in Richard's fantasy] Lately you've begun to imagine in Cinemascope... with stereophonic sound.


Rose Warren: [on the men in her life] Yes, I'm thinking about Speed and I'm thinking about Coke.


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Evelyn Keyes Facts
Was best known for playing Scarlett O'Hara's younger sister in "Gone With the Wind".

Had an abortion just before Gone with the Wind (1939) was to begin filming.

In 2005, sued Artie Shaw's estate, claiming that she was entitled to one-half of Shaw's estate pursuant to a contract to make a will between them. Shaw died in 2004. In July 2006, a Ventura, California jury unanimously held that Keyes was entitled to almost one-half of Shaw's estate, or $1,420,000.

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