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Anne Shirley

Anne Shirley (born Dawn Evelyeen Paris) was an American child, teen, and young adult screen actress. She retired at age 26. Initially appearing in films under the name Dawn O'Day, she changed her name to Anne Shirley (the name of the title character she portrayed) upon the success of the 1934 film Anne of Green Gables.

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Apr 17, 1918 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Spanish Dancer 1923-10-06
Latest Project:
Movie The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind 1988-10-01
Known For
Poster of Bombardier
Poster of Lady Bodyguard
Poster of The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Poster of Alice's Egg Plant
Movie The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (archive footage) 1988-10-01
Movie Make Mine Laughs (archive footage) 1949-08-03
Movie Movieland Magic Unknown 1946-03-09
Movie Man from Frisco Diana Kennedy 1944-06-15
Movie Murder, My Sweet Ann Grayle 1944-12-14
Movie Music in Manhattan Frankie Foster 1944-10-06
Movie Lady Bodyguard A. C. Baker 1943-01-02
Movie The Powers Girl Ellen Evans 1943-01-15
Movie Government Girl May Harness Blake 1943-11-05
Movie Bombardier Burton Hughes 1943-05-14
Movie Four Jacks and a Jill Karanina 'Nina' Novak, the Jill 1942-01-23
Movie The Mayor of 44th Street Jessey Lee 1942-10-15
Movie West Point Widow Nancy Hull 1941-06-20
Movie All That Money Can Buy Mary Stone 1941-10-17
Movie Unexpected Uncle Kathleen Brown 1941-11-07
Movie Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 2 Unknown 1941-12-05
Movie Vigil in the Night Lucy Lee 1940-02-05
Movie Saturday's Children Bobby Halevy 1940-05-04
Movie Anne of Windy Poplars Anne 1940-06-28
Movie Sorority House Alice Fisher 1939-05-05
Movie Boy Slaves Annie 1939-02-02
Movie Career Sylvia Bartholomew 1939-07-07
Movie Condemned Women Millie Anson 1938-03-18
Movie Law of the Underworld Annabelle Porter 1938-05-06
Movie Mother Carey's Chickens Nancy Carey 1938-07-29
Movie A Man to Remember Jean Johnson 1938-10-14
Movie Girls' School Natalie Freeman 1938-09-30
Movie Meet the Missus Louise Foster 1937-06-04
Movie Too Many Wives Betty Jackson 1937-04-09
Movie Stella Dallas Laurel "Lorrie" Dallas 1937-08-06
Movie M'Liss M'Liss Smith 1936-07-27
Movie Chatterbox Jenny Yates 1936-01-17
Movie So and Sew (uncredited) 1936-08-24
Movie Make Way for a Lady June Drew 1936-11-13
Movie Chasing Yesterday Jeanne Alexandre 1935-05-03
Movie A Night at the Biltmore Bowl Anne Shirley 1935-06-21
Movie Steamboat Round the Bend Fleety Belle 1935-09-06
Movie School for Girls Catherine Fogarty (as Dawn O'Day) 1934-03-22
Movie Finishing School Billie 1934-05-04
Movie Anne of Green Gables Anne Shirley 1934-11-23
Movie Bachelor Bait Miriam Johnson (uncredited) 1934-07-27
Movie The Key Flower peddler 1934-06-09
Movie The Life of Jimmy Dolan Mary Lou 1933-06-03
Movie Young America Mabel Saunders 1932-04-17
Movie So Big! Young Selina Peake (uncredited) 1932-04-30
Movie Emma Young Isabelle (uncredited) 1932-01-02
Movie Three on a Match Vivian as a Child 1932-10-29
Movie Rasputin and the Empress Princess Anastasia (uncredited) 1932-12-23
Movie The Purchase Price Sarah Tipton (uncredited) 1932-07-23
Movie Gun Smoke Horton's Daughter 1931-04-10
Movie Rich Man's Folly Anne, as a child 1931-11-14
Movie City Girl Marie Tustine 1930-02-16
Movie Liliom Louise 1930-10-05
Movie 4 Devils Marion as a girl 1928-10-03
Movie Sins of the Fathers Mary, as a child (as Dawn O'Day) 1928-12-28
Movie His Wooden Wedding Unknown 1925-12-19
Movie Alice's Egg Plant Alice 1925-01-01
Movie Riders of the Purple Sage Fay Larkin (uncredited) 1925-03-15
Movie The Man Who Fights Alone Dorothy 1924-09-15
Movie The Spanish Dancer Don Balthazar Carlos 1923-10-06