Mary Brian Overview:

Actress, Mary Brian, was born Louise Byrdie Dantzler on Feb 17, 1906 in Corsicana, TX. Brian died at the age of 96 on Dec 30, 2002 in Del Mar, CA .

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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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- It's Hard to Grow Up in Hollywood

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 11, 2021 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

was one of the most beautiful actresses of the 1930s. She often played charming ingenues in college-themed romances, but it seems these roles were not her cup of tea. Evelyn Warmoll shares with us in this 1938 article from Hollywood magazine, that was looking for more dramatic ... Read full article


. "The Sweetest Girl in Pictures."

By Dawn on Dec 23, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(February 17, 1906 – December 30, 2002). Was working toward becoming an illustrator until at age 16 when she was discovered in a bathing beauty contest. One of the judges was famous actress Esther Ralston. She didn't win the contest but Ralston said, "you've got to give the little g... Read full article


Pawsome Pet Pictures: .

By Dawn on Dec 22, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

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Mary Brian Quotes:

June Dale: [to Kay] Every time you get an idea, I see jail bars closing around us.


Kenneth Van Dusen: You may not realize it, but there's something of a caveman in me.
June Dale: That's what I'm afraid of, Kenneth


Frances Clayton: Cinderella didn't cry in the story... but she would've in real life.


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Mary Brian Facts
When she was cast as Wendy in 1924's Peter Pan (1924), Paramount cut two years off her age because 18 sounded too old for the part.

Once engaged to Cary Grant and once to Dick Powell.

Painting portraits was a hobby she picked up later in life.

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