Anne Shirley

Film Actress / Actress | * 04/17/1918 († 75, 07/04/1993) | New York City, New York, USA
Anne Shirley (born Dawn Evelyeen Paris, April 17, 1918 – July 4, 1993) was an American actress. Beginning her Career as a child actress under the stage name Dawn O'Day, she adopted the stage name of Anne Shirley, after playing the title character in the film adaptation of Anne of Green Gables in 1934,after which she achieved a successful Career in supporting roles. Among her films is Stella Dallas (1937), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Although Shirley left the acting profession in 1944, at the age of 26, she remained in Los Angeles, where she died at the age of 75. ()
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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.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Anne Shirley

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Anne Shirley as Actress(58)

as (archive footage)1949 Make Mine Laughs
as Diana Kennedy1944 Man from Frisco
as Ann Grayle1944 Murder, My Sweet
as Frankie Foster1944 Music in Manhattan
as A. C. Baker1943 Lady Bodyguard
as May Harness Blake1943 Government Girl
as Ellen Evans1943 The Powers Girl
as Burton Hughes1943 Bombardier
as Karanina 'Nina' Novak, the Jill1942 Four Jacks and a Jill
as Jessey Lee1942 The Mayor of 44th Street
as Kathleen Brown1941 Unexpected Uncle
as Nancy Hull1941 West Point Widow
as Mary Stone1941 All That Money Can Buy
as Lucy Lee1940 Vigil in the Night
as Bobby Halevy1940 Saturday's Children
as Sylvia Bartholomew1939 Career
as Alice Fisher1939 Sorority House
as Annie1939 Boy Slaves
as Millie Anson1938 Condemned Women
as Nancy Carey1938 Mother Carey's Chickens
as Annabelle Porter1938 Law of the Underworld
as Jean Johnson1938 A Man to Remember
as Natalie Freeman1938 Girls' School
as Betty Jackson1937 Too Many Wives
as Laurel "Lorrie" Dallas1937 Stella Dallas
as Louise Foster1937 Meet the Missus
as M'Liss Smith1936 M'Liss
as Jenny Yates1936 Chatterbox
as June Drew1936 Make Way for a Lady
as (uncredited)1936 So and Sew
as Jeanne Alexandre1935 Chasing Yesterday
as Fleety Belle1935 Steamboat Round the Bend
as Billie1934 Finishing School
as Miriam Ann Johnson, Marriage License Applicant (uncredited)1934 Bachelor Bait
as herself1934 Anne of Green Gables
as Flower peddler1934 The Key
as Mary Lou1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
as Young Isabelle (uncredited)1932 Emma
as Sarah Tipton (uncredited)1932 The Purchase Price
as Princess Anastasia (uncredited)1932 Rasputin and the Empress
as Vivian Revere as a Child1932 Three on a Match
as Selina Peake, as a Child1932 So Big!
as Mabel Saunders1932 Young America
as Anne, as a child1931 Rich Man's Folly
as Horton's Daughter1931 Gun Smoke
as Louise1930 Liliom
as Marie Tustine1930 City Girl
as Marion as a girl1928 4 Devils
as Fay Larkin1925 Riders of the Purple Sage
as Alice1925 Alice's Egg Plant
as Don Balthazar Carlos1923 The Spanish Dancer

Full Name: Anne Shirley
Born: Wednesday, 04/17 1918 (April) in New York City
Died: Sunday, 07/04 1993 (July) in Los Angeles (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Charles Lederer, Adrian Scott, John Payne
Children: Julie Payne
Other names for Anne Shirley (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dawn O'Day"
"Dawn Evelyeen Paris"
"Anne Shirley (actress)"
Anne Shirley frequently works together with these people:
Van Nest Polglase (10x, Crew)
Renié (7x, Crew)
Vernon L. Walker (6x, Crew)
Roy Webb (6x, Crew)
Robert De Grasse (6x, Crew)
Mel Berns (6x, Crew)
Walter Plunkett (6x, Crew)
George Irving (6x, Actor)
Darrell Silvera (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:317272, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 02/24/2020