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Claire Du Brey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Claire Du Brey (born Clara Violet Dubrey, August 31, 1892 – August 1, 1993) was an American actress. She appeared in more than 200 films between 1916 and 1959. Her name is sometimes rendered as Claire Du Bray or as Claire Dubrey. Du Brey's screen career began with Universal Studios and she played at one time or another with almost all the larger companies. More notable films in which she appeared were Anything Once (1917), Social Briars (1918), The Devil's Trail (1919), What Every Woman Wants (1919) and Dangerous Hours (1919). Other films include The Wishing Ring Man, The Spite Bride, The World Aflame, and The Walk Offs. Her career declined with the sound era and she later played mostly small roles. Du Brey was proficient in athletics, excelling in swimming, riding, golfing, tennis and motoring. She was five feet seven inches high, weighed 130 pounds and had auburn hair and brown eyes, and took a lively interest in horticulture.

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Aug 31, 1892 In Bonners Ferry, Idaho, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Civilization 1916-06-02
Latest Project:
Movie Escort West 1959-01-23
Known For
Poster of Ace in the Hole
Poster of Samson and Delilah
Poster of The Best Years of Our Lives
Poster of Rise and Shine
Movie Escort West Mrs. Kate Fenniman 1959-01-23
Movie Hot Rod Gang Agatha, the maid 1958-08-01
Movie Frontier Gun Bess Loveman 1958-10-31
Movie Lust for Life Housekeeper 1956-09-15
Movie Ace in the Hole Spinster (uncredited) 1951-06-29
Movie Cinderella (credit only) (voice) 1950-02-22
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff Mrs. Grimsby 1949-08-22
Movie Samson and Delilah Temple Spectator (uncredited) 1949-12-21
Movie Out of the Storm Mrs. Smith 1948-09-11
Movie Bells of San Fernando Manta 1947-03-01
Movie Ivy Shopkeeper 1947-06-26
Movie The Bishop's Wife Second Lady in Michel's 1947-12-25
Movie The Invisible Informer Martha Baylor 1946-08-19
Movie The Catman of Paris Servant 1946-04-20
Movie Cloak and Dagger Unknown 1946-09-28
Movie The Best Years of Our Lives Mrs. Talburt - Perfume Customer (uncredited) 1946-12-25
Movie Don Ricardo Returns Mama Teresa 1946-11-05
Movie Secret of the Whistler Laura - Harrison's Servant 1946-11-07
Movie Star in the Night Traveler's Wife (uncredited) 1945-10-13
Movie A Song to Remember Madame Mercier (uncredited) 1945-01-19
Movie Dakota Wahtonka 1945-12-15
Movie Dragon Seed Hysterical Woman 1944-07-20
Movie Oh, What a Night! Petrie 1944-09-02
Movie Lights of Old Santa Fe Rosie McGurk 1944-11-06
Movie No Place for a Lady Apartment House Manager 1943-02-11
Movie Heaven Can Wait Miss Ralston - Jack's Secretary (uncredited) 1943-08-05
Movie Now, Voyager Hilda (uncredited) 1942-10-22
Movie A Close Call for Ellery Queen Housekeeper 1942-01-29
Movie The Magnificent Dope Peter's Secretary 1942-07-01
Movie Bells of Capistrano Melinda (Ma) McCracken 1942-09-15
Movie Blossoms in the Dust Nurse at Sammy's Birth 1941-08-15
Movie Rise and Shine Miss Pinkham (as Claire DuBrey) 1941-11-21
Movie Virginia City Southern Woman with Rifle (uncredited) 1940-03-23
Movie High School Miss Huggins 1940-01-26
Movie The Blue Bird Nurse 1940-01-15
Movie The Shop Around the Corner Customer (uncredited) 1940-01-12
Movie The Doctor Takes a Wife Party Guest 1940-04-25
Movie Forty Little Mothers Gym Teacher 1940-04-26
Movie All This, and Heaven Too Nun 1940-07-13
Movie Brigham Young Emma Smith 1940-09-27
Movie Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise Mrs. Walters 1940-05-02
Movie Andy Hardy Meets Debutante Mrs. Hackett 1940-07-05
Movie Sergeant Madden Nurse 1939-03-24
Movie The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Landlady 1939-04-04
Movie Juarez Woman (uncredited) 1939-06-10
Movie Three Smart Girls Grow Up Secretary 1939-03-24
Movie Never Say Die Hotel Guest 1939-03-08
Movie Tell No Tales Miss Arnold 1939-06-12
Movie Within the Law Prison Librarian 1939-03-17
Movie Everybody's Baby Nurse Cordell 1939-03-24
Movie Jesse James Mrs. Bob Ford 1939-01-14
Movie Four Wives Nurse Telling Crowley It's a Girl (uncredited) 1939-12-22
Movie Swanee River Woman in Cafe 1939-12-29
Movie Hotel for Women Unknown 1939-08-03
Movie South of the Border Dueña 1939-12-15
Movie See Your Doctor Nurse 1939-12-16
Movie Chicken Wagon Family Mrs. Kelsey 1939-08-10
Movie Coast Guard First Nurse (uncredited) 1939-08-04
Movie When Tomorrow Comes Waitress 1939-08-11
Movie Miracle Money Dr. Jones' Nurse Hazel 1938-03-26
Movie Walking Down Broadway Claybourne's Secretary 1938-03-11
Movie The Baroness and the Butler Martha - Kartina's Secretary 1938-02-18
Movie One Wild Night Miss Thomas (uncredited) 1938-06-02
Movie Marie Antoinette Woman Yelling at Rabblerouser (uncredited) 1938-08-26
Movie That Certain Age Horsewoman 1938-10-06
Movie Men with Wings Edith 1938-07-16
Movie The Affairs of Annabel Convict 1938-09-09
Movie Little Miss Broadway Miss Blodgett 1938-07-29
Movie Topper Sales Clerk (uncredited) 1937-07-16
Movie Mountain Justice Woman with Baby 1937-04-24
Movie Man Of The People Mrs. Sagon (uncredited) 1937-01-27
Movie Wife, Doctor and Nurse Miss Farrell 1937-09-17
Movie Nothing Sacred Nurse Rafferty (uncredited) 1937-11-25
Movie Dangerously Yours Ship Passenger 1937-09-21
Movie Blossoms On Broadway Fake Nurse (uncredited) 1937-11-19
Movie The Wrong Road Matron (uncredited) 1937-10-11
Movie Small Town Girl Bit Role (uncredited) 1936-04-10
Movie Ramona Marda 1936-09-25
Movie The Devil-Doll Mme. Coulvet 1936-07-10
Movie Life Begins at Forty Mrs. T. Watterson Meriwether 1935-03-22
Movie Viva Villa! Banquet Guest with Tiara Next to Sierra 1934-04-27
Movie Among the Missing Mrs. Alvin Abbott 1934-09-25
Movie Blind Date Head Saleswoman 1934-07-20
Movie Jane Eyre Bertha Rochester 1934-08-15
Movie Gabriel Over the White House Nurse 1933-03-31
Movie Broadway to Hollywood Aunt Clara 1933-09-15
Movie The Sin of Nora Moran Mrs. Edith Crawford 1933-12-13
Movie Night Flight Santiago Nurse (uncredited) 1933-10-06
Movie Divorce In The Family Mrs. Smith - Lucile's Mother 1932-08-27
Movie Arsène Lupin Mother at the Louvre 1932-03-02
Movie Prosperity Bank Depositor Spreading Rumor (uncredited) 1932-11-18
Movie For the Love o' Lil Mrs. Gardner 1930-08-29
Movie Renegades Eleanore's Maid (uncredited) 1930-10-26
Movie The Devil Dancer Audrey 1927-11-03
Movie The Exquisite Sinner Dominique's Sister 1926-03-28
Movie Miss Nobody Ann Adams 1926-06-27
Movie Infatuation Unknown 1925-12-27
Movie The Sea Hawk Siren 1924-06-14
Movie The Voice from the Minaret Countess La Fontaine 1923-01-28
Movie To Have and to Hold 1922-10-29
Movie That Girl Montana Lottie 1921-01-31
Movie The Wishing Ring Man 1919-03-10
Movie A Man in the Open Polly 1919-02-23
Movie The Spite Bride 1919-09-21
Movie A Man And His Money Unknown 1919-03-16
Movie Dangerous Hours Sophia Guerni 1919-12-17
Movie The Risky Road Unknown 1918-01-01
Movie Brace Up Unknown 1918-03-18
Movie The Magic Eye Unknown 1918-04-01
Movie Border Raiders 1918-10-06
Movie The Reward of the Faithless 1917-02-12
Movie The Piper's Price Unknown 1917-01-08
Movie The Fighting Gringo 1917-03-26
Movie The Winged Mystery Unknown 1917-11-26
Movie Anything Once Unknown 1917-10-08
Movie Triumph Lillian Du Pon 1917-09-02
Movie The Rescue Unknown 1917-07-23
Movie Civilization 1916-06-02