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Renie Riano

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Renie Riano (August 7, 1899 – July 3, 1971) was an English-born American actress who, with the exception of the Jiggs and Maggie comedies, had minor roles in 1940s-1950s films. She was the daughter of Irene Riano (1871–1940), the daughter of Joseph Rice, a Philadelphia theatre owner, who, in the early 1890s, married vaudeville acrobat Robert Riano (b. 1867, Yonkers, New York – 1909, New York City). Irene Riano was a stage actress, the sole female member of vaudeville's popular Four Rianos acrobatic act, eccentric acrobat act which toured the world in vaudeville, variety and music halls, and the mother of actress Renie Riano. Irene was the daughter of Joseph Rice, a Philadelphia theatre owner. In the early 1890s, she married vaudeville acrobat Robert Riano (b. 1867, Yonkers, New York – 1909, New York City) who organised the famous "Four Rianos" eccentric acrobat act which toured the world in vaudeville, variety and music halls.

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Aug 7, 1899 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie My Dear Miss Aldrich 1937-09-17
Latest Project:
Movie Fireball 500 1966-06-07
Known For
Poster of Kit Carson
Poster of The Shop Around the Corner
Poster of Tail Spin
Poster of Men Are Such Fools
Movie Fireball 500 Marthy 1966-06-07
Movie The Family Jewels Airline Passenger 1965-07-01
Movie Clipped Wings WAF Sgt. Anderson 1953-08-14
Movie Jiggs and Maggie Out West Maggie Jiggs 1950-04-22
Movie Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters Maggie Jiggs 1949-08-27
Movie The Time of Your Life Lorene Smith 1948-09-03
Movie Jiggs and Maggie in Court Maggie 1948-12-12
Movie Jiggs and Maggie in Society Maggie Jiggs 1947-12-12
Movie Bringing Up Father Maggie 1946-11-23
Movie Bad Bascomb Lucy Lovejoy 1946-05-26
Movie Anchors Aweigh Studio Waitress (uncredited) 1945-08-13
Movie A Song for Miss Julie Eurydice Lanning 1945-02-19
Movie River Gang Mrs. Hawkins 1945-09-21
Movie Club Havana Mrs. Cavendish 1945-11-23
Movie Jam Session Ms. Tobin 1944-04-13
Movie Three Is a Family Genevieve 1944-11-23
Movie Take It or Leave It Mrs. Nellie Bramble 1944-07-17
Movie Man from Music Mountain Christina Kellogg - Housekeeper 1943-10-30
Movie Whispering Ghosts Stella (aka Meg) 1942-05-17
Movie There's One Born Every Minute Miss Aphrodite Phipps 1942-06-26
Movie Ziegfeld Girl Annie 1941-04-25
Movie Adam Had Four Sons Miss Bunson, the Photographer 1941-03-27
Movie Affectionately Yours Mrs. Snell 1941-05-10
Movie Ice-Capades Karen Vadja 1941-08-19
Movie You Belong to Me Minnie 1941-10-22
Movie They Died with Their Boots On Nurse (uncredited) 1941-11-20
Movie High School Miss Grace 1940-01-26
Movie The Ghost Comes Home Sarah Osborn 1940-03-08
Movie The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Lilly Wigham 1940-01-11
Movie The Shop Around the Corner Customer (uncredited) 1940-01-12
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven Mrs. Dixon 1940-10-10
Movie The Doctor Takes a Wife Telegraph Operator 1940-04-25
Movie Remedy for Riches Mrs. Gattles 1940-11-29
Movie Li'l Abner Sarah Jones 1940-11-09
Movie Kit Carson Miss Genevieve Pilchard 1940-08-30
Movie Bridal Suite Mrs. Pujol 1939-05-26
Movie Wife, Husband and Friend Mrs. Craig 1939-03-03
Movie Wings of the Navy Train Passenger 1939-02-11
Movie Tell No Tales Olga - Maid (uncredited) 1939-06-12
Movie Nancy Drew... Reporter Effie Schneider (uncredited) 1939-02-18
Movie Tail Spin Chick's Pilot Girlfriend (Uncredited) 1939-02-19
Movie Mr. Moto in Danger Island Librarian 1939-04-07
Movie Day-time Wife Miss Briggs 1939-11-24
Movie Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter Effie Schneider 1939-06-17
Movie Honeymoon in Bali Head Saleswoman (uncredited) 1939-09-29
Movie Disputed Passage Mrs. Riley 1939-10-25
Movie The Women Ugly Saleswoman (uncredited) 1939-09-01
Movie Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Effie Schneider 1939-09-09
Movie Men Are Such Fools Mrs. Pinkel 1938-06-15
Movie Outside of Paradise Ellen 1938-02-08
Movie The Road to Reno Woman Bailiff 1938-08-01
Movie Spring Madness Mildred 1938-11-11
Movie Four's a Crowd Mrs. Jenkins 1938-08-04
Movie Nancy Drew: Detective Effie Schneider, Drew's Maid 1938-11-19
Movie My Dear Miss Aldrich Maid (uncredited) 1937-09-17
Movie You're a Sweetheart Mrs. Hepplethwaite 1937-12-26
Movie Tovarich Madame Courtois 1937-12-25