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Georgia Caine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Georgia Caine (30 October 1876 – 4 April 1964) was an American actress who performed both on Broadway and in more than 80 films in her 51-year career. Born in San Francisco, California in 1876, the daughter of two Shakespearean actors, George Caine and the former Jennie Darragh, she travelled with them when they toured the country. Caine left school at the age of 17 to join a Shakespearean repertory company. She made her Broadway debut in 1899 as the star of the musical A Reign of Error. Caine continued to perform continuously on Broadway as a star or featured performer, primarily in musicals, until the mid-1930s, including in George M. Cohan's Little Nellie Kelly, as well as his Mary, and The O'Brien Girls,. She appeared in Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow both on Broadway and in London. Caine was often written about by theater columnists until the 1930s, when her star had started to fade. She made her last Broadway appearance in 1935, in Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay's A Slight Case of Murder. With her stage career fading, Caine took advantage of the advent of talking pictures to change her focus and moved to California to work in Hollywood. In 1930, Caine made her first film, Good Intentions, and in the next twenty years appeared in 83 films, mostly playing character roles – mothers, aunts, and older neighbors – although she occasionally played against type, such as when she was a streetwalker in Camille (1936). Many of her parts were small and she did not receive screen credit for them. In 1940, Caine appeared as Barbara Stanwyck's mother in the film Remember the Night, which was written by Preston Sturges, and she would go on to become part of Sturges' unofficial "stock company" of character actresses, appearing in seven other films written by Sturges. Caine made her final film appearance in 1950, at the age of 73, in Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye. Caine in the musical Adele (1913) According to Marie Dressler The Unlikeliest Star by Betty Lee, about Caine's friend Marie Dressler, Caine was married to a prominent man from San Francisco by the 1920s, but the book gives no information on what his name was or when or for how long they were married. Georgia Caine died in Hollywood, California on 4 April 1964, at the age of 87, and is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California.


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Born:
Oct 30, 1876 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
52
First Appeared:
In the movie Night Work 1930-08-03
Latest Project:
Movie Bride for Sale 1949-11-12
Known For
Poster of A Dispatch from Reuters
Poster of Tower of London
Poster of Jezebel
Poster of Affairs of Cappy Ricks
Filmography
Movie Bride for Sale Mrs. Willis 1949-11-12
Movie Give My Regards to Broadway Mrs. Waldron 1948-06-08
Movie The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Bearded Lady 1947-04-04
Movie Mr. Skeffington Mrs. Newton (uncredited) 1944-05-25
Movie Hail the Conquering Hero Mrs. Truesmith 1944-08-09
Movie The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek Mrs. Johnson (uncredited) 1943-12-24
Movie Wild Bill Hickok Rides Mrs. Oakey 1942-01-31
Movie Hello, Annapolis Aunt Arabella 1942-04-23
Movie Gentleman Jim Mrs. Geary (uncredited) 1942-11-14
Movie The Wife Takes a Flyer Mrs. Woverman 1942-04-28
Movie The Lady and the Lug Mrs. Peyton 1941-03-22
Movie Ridin' on a Rainbow Mariah Bartlett 1941-01-24
Movie Hurry, Charlie, Hurry Mrs. Georgia Whitley 1941-06-13
Movie The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Mrs. Penyon 1940-05-30
Movie Alex in Wonderland Mrs. J.D. Swinnerton 1940-03-09
Movie Remember the Night Lee's Mother 1940-01-01
Movie Babies for Sale Iris Talbot 1940-06-14
Movie Santa Fe Trail Officer's Wife at Party (uncredited) 1940-12-20
Movie All This, and Heaven Too Lady at the Theatre 1940-07-13
Movie Nobody's Children Mrs. Helen Marshall 1940-12-12
Movie Christmas in July Mrs. MacDonald 1940-10-25
Movie A Dispatch from Reuters Mother in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited) 1940-10-19
Movie No Place to Go Mrs. Bradford 1939-09-23
Movie Honeymoon in Bali Miss Stone 1939-09-29
Movie Boy Trouble Mrs. Ungerleider 1939-01-27
Movie Dodge City Mrs. Irving 1939-04-08
Movie Juarez Lady in Waiting 1939-06-10
Movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Third Radio Speaker (uncredited) 1939-10-19
Movie Swanee River Ann Rowan 1939-12-29
Movie A Child Is Born Mrs. Norton's Mother (uncredited) 1939-12-07
Movie Tower of London Dowager 1939-11-17
Movie Hollywood Cavalcade Reporter 1939-10-13
Movie Jezebel Mrs. Petion (uncredited) 1938-03-26
Movie Women Are Like That Mrs. Amelia Brush 1938-04-23
Movie Time Out for Romance Vera Blanchard 1937-02-10
Movie Bill Cracks Down Mrs. Witworth 1937-03-22
Movie The Outcasts of Poker Flat Irate Townswoman 1937-04-16
Movie It's Love I'm After Mrs. Kane 1937-10-08
Movie Affairs of Cappy Ricks Mrs. Amanda Peasely 1937-05-24
Movie One Rainy Afternoon Cecile 1936-05-13
Movie The White Angel Mrs. Nightingale 1936-06-25
Movie Hooray for Love Magenta P. Schultz 1935-06-14
Movie Naughty Marietta Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) 1935-03-29
Movie Call It Luck Amy Lark 1934-07-09
Movie Once to Every Woman Jeff, a Nurse 1934-03-24
Movie The Count of Monte Cristo Mme. De Rosas 1934-09-06
Movie Romance in the Rain Mrs. Brown 1934-08-13
Movie Cradle Song Vicaress 1933-11-19
Movie I Am Suzanne! Mama 1933-12-25
Movie Night Life in Reno Catty Bridge Player 1931-11-01
Movie Ambassador Bill Monte's Wife 1931-11-22
Movie Night Work Mrs. Ten Eyck 1930-08-03