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Ann Harding

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 08/07/1901 († 80, 09/01/1981) | San Antonio, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Ann Harding (born Dorothy Walton Gatley; August 7, 1902 – September 1, 1981) was an American theatre, motion picture, radio, and television actress. A regular player on Broadway and in regional theater in the 1920s, in the 1930s Harding was one of the first actresses to gain fame in the new medium of "talking pictures," and she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1931 for her work in Holiday. Harding was born Dorothy Walton Gatley and was the daughter of a prominent United States Army officer. She was raised primarily in East Orange, New Jersey and graduated from East Orange High School. Having gained her initial acting experience in school drama classes, she decided on a career as an actress and moved to New York City. Because her father opposed her career choice, she used the stage name Ann Harding. After initial work as a script reader, Harding began to win roles on Broadway and in regional theaters, primarily in Pennsylvania. She moved to California to begin working in movies, which were just then beginning to include sound. Her work in plays had given her notable diction and stage presence, and she became a leading lady. By the late 1930s, she was becoming stereotyped as the be... ()
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Ann Harding (August 7, 1902 – September 1, 1981) was an American theatre, motion picture, radio, and television actress. A regular player on Broadway and in regional theater in the 1920s, in the 1930s Harding was one of the first actresses to gain fame in the new medium of "talking pictures", and she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1931 for her work in Holiday.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Ann Harding

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Ann Harding as Actress(44)

as Herself (archive footage)2015 Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Mary Carmichael1956 Strange Intruder
as Mrs. Jane Stone1956 I've Lived Before
as Stella Masen1951 The Unknown Man
as Fanny Bowditch Holmes1950 The Magnificent Yankee
as Katherine Robinson1950 Two Weeks with Love
as Aunt Matilda Reed1947 Christmas Eve
as Mary O'Connor1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue
as Lucille Conway1946 Janie Gets Married
as Mrs. Brandt (Captain)1945 Those Endearing Young Charms
as Lucille Conway1944 Janie
as Gracie Thorton1944 Nine Girls
as Sophia Pavlov1943 The North Star
as Marjorie Davis1943 Mission to Moscow
as Norma Lawry1942 Eyes in the Night
as Carol Howard1937 Love from a Stranger
as Paula Young1936 The Witness Chair
as Anne Talbot1936 The Lady Consents
as Marion Forsythe1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
as Dr. Mary White1935 The Flame Within
as Mary, Duchess of Towers1935 Peter Ibbetson
as Mrs. Lotty Wilkins1935 Enchanted April
as Herself (uncredited)1934 The Hollywood Gad-About
as Julie von Marwitz1934 The Fountain
as Vergie Winters1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
as Dr. Margaret Simmons1933 The Right To Romance
as Joan Colby Fletcher1933 Double Harness
as Clare1933 When Ladies Meet
as Sally Wyndham1933 Gallant Lady
as Olivia Van Tyne Allen Ottendorf1932 Westward Passage
as Therese Du Flos1932 Prestige
as Daisy Sage1932 The Animal Kingdom
as Caroline Ogden Standish1932 The Conquerors
as Shirley Mortimer1931 Devotion
as Lady Isabella1931 East Lynne
as Linda Seton1930 Holiday
as Madame Vidal1929 Condemned
as Vera Kessler1929 Her Private Affair
as Mary Hutton1929 Paris Bound

TV Shows/Series with Ann Harding as Actress(13)


Full Name: Ann Harding
Born: Wednesday, 08/07 1901 (August) in San Antonio, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 09/01 1981 (September) in Sherman Oaks (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Bryn Mawr College, East Orange High School
Spouses (current/former): Werner Janssen, Harry Bannister
Other names for Ann Harding (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dorothy Gatley"
Ann Harding frequently works together with these people:
Regis Toomey (10x, Actor)
Kevin McCarthy (10x, Actor)
Don Taylor (10x, Crew)
James Gregory (10x, Actor)
John Hoyt (9x, Actor)
Whit Bissell (9x, Actor)
Carolyn Jones (9x, Actress)
Ellen Corby (9x, Actress)
James Best (9x, Actor)
Nina Foch (9x, Actress)
James Flavin (9x, Actor)
Walter Plunkett (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:213688, Added: 07/26/2018, Last updated: 02/04/2023