American movie stars born in 1917

Here are 50 famous actresses from United States of America were born in 1917:

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 Newport News-June 15, 1996 Beverly Hills) also known as Ella Fitzgerard, Ella Jane Fitzgerald, Queen of Jazz, Lady Ella, First Lady of Song, The First Lady of Jazz or The First Lady of Swing was an American singer and actor. She had one child, Ray Brown, Jr..

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Alice Pearce

Alice Pearce (October 16, 1917 New York City-March 3, 1966 Hollywood) also known as Alicia Pearce or Alicia “Alice” Pearce was an American singer and actor.

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Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm (April 29, 1917 Brooklyn-July 15, 2012 Manhattan) was an American actor. Her children are called Ted Nelson and Daniel Dunning.

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Helen Forrest

Helen Forrest (April 12, 1917 Atlantic City-July 11, 1999 Los Angeles) also known as Helen Forest, Helen Fogel, Forrest, Helen or Helen Forrest (w. Artie Shaw & His Orchestra) was an American singer and actor.

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Janet Collins

Janet Collins (March 7, 1917 New Orleans-May 28, 2003 Fort Worth) was an American ballet dancer, dancer, choreographer, dance teacher and actor.

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Jo Stafford

Jo Stafford (November 12, 1917 Coalinga-July 16, 2008 Century City) also known as Jo Staffard, Jo Elizabeth Stafford or Stafford, Jo was an American singer and actor.

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Lena Horne

Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 Bedford-Stuyvesant-May 9, 2010 Manhattan) a.k.a. Lena Horn, Horne Lena, Lene Horne, Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, Horne, Lena or Lena Calhoun Horne was an American singer, actor, musician, pin-up girl, dancer and civil rights activist. She had two children, Gail Buckley and Terry Jones.

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Maya Deren

Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 Kiev-October 13, 1961 Manhattan) also known as Eleanora Derenkowsky, Eleanora Derenkowskaia, Eleanora Derenkovskaya, Элеоно́ра Деренко́вская or Eleanora Solomonovna Derenkovsky was an American film director, artist, screenwriter, cinematographer, actor, author, choreographer, poet, writer, photographer, dancer, teacher and visual artist.

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Vera Zorina

Vera Zorina (January 2, 1917 Berlin-April 9, 2003 Santa Fe) a.k.a. Eva Brigitta Hartwig was an American ballet dancer, choreographer and actor. She had two children, Peter Lieberson and Jonathan Lieberson.

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Adele Jergens

Adele Jergens (November 26, 1917 Brooklyn-November 22, 2002 Camarillo) also known as Adele Jurgens or Adele Louisa Jurgens was an American actor, model and dancer. She had one child, Tracy Langan.

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Ann Richards

Ann Richards (December 13, 1917 Sydney-August 25, 2006 Torrance) also known as Shirley Ann Richards was an American actor and poet. Her children are called Christopher Angelo, Juliet Angelo and Mark Angelo.

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Ann Rutherford

Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 Vancouver-June 11, 2012 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Therese Ann Rutherford was an American actor. She had one child, Gloria May.

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Audrey Totter

Audrey Totter (December 20, 1917 Joliet-December 12, 2013 Woodland Hills) also known as Audrey Mary Totter, Marie Audrey Totter, Audrey Totter Mary or Audra Mary Totter was an American actor.

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Brenda Joyce

Brenda Joyce (February 25, 1917 Excelsior Springs-July 4, 2009 Santa Monica) also known as Betty Leabo, Betty Graffina Leabo or Graftina was an American actor. She had three children, Pamela Ann Ward, Timothy Owen Ward and Beth Victoria Ward.

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Elyse Knox

Elyse Knox (December 14, 1917 Hartford-February 16, 2012 Los Angeles) also known as Elsie Kornbrath or Elsie Lillian Kornbrath was an American actor, model and fashion designer. She had three children, Kristin Nelson, Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon.

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Faye Emerson

Faye Emerson (July 8, 1917 Elizabeth-March 9, 1983 Deià) otherwise known as Faye Margaret Emerson, faye_emerson or The First Lady of Television was an American actor. She had one child, William Crawford Jr..

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Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917 Saint Joseph-September 10, 2007 Rancho Mirage) a.k.a. Sarah Jane Fulks, Sarah Jane Mayfield, Miss Jane Wyman, Jane Durrell, Jane Fulks, Button Nose, Minnie Mouse or Janie was an American actor, singer, dancer and switchboard operator. She had three children, Michael Reagan, Maureen Reagan and Christine Reagan.

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Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine (October 22, 1917 Tokyo-December 15, 2013 Carmel-by-the-Sea) also known as Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland, Joan Burfield or Joan St. John was an American actor. She had two children, Debbie Dozier and Martita Pareja.

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June Allyson

June Allyson (October 7, 1917 The Bronx-July 8, 2006 Ojai) a.k.a. Ella Geisman, Eleanor Geisman, Junie, Ella, June Allison, Jane Allyson or Jan Allyson was an American actor and musician. She had two children, Pamela Allyson Powell and Richard Keith Powell Jr..

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June Foray

June Foray (September 18, 1917 Springfield-) also known as June Lucille Forer or The Cartoon Queen is an American actor and voice actor.

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June Lang

June Lang (May 5, 1917 Minneapolis-May 16, 2005 Valley Village) also known as Winifred June Vlasek or June Vlasek was an American actor. Her child is called Patricia Morgan.

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Marjorie Reynolds

Marjorie Reynolds (August 12, 1917 Buhl-February 1, 1997 Manhattan Beach) also known as Marjorie Goodspeed, Marjory Reynolds or Marjorie Moore was an American actor. Her child is called Linda Reynolds.

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Marsha Hunt

Marsha Hunt (October 17, 1917 Chicago-) a.k.a. Marcia Virginia Hunt, Marsha Virginia Hunt or Marcia Virginia "Marsha Hunt is an American actor, singer, model, politician and author.

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Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller (July 17, 1917 Lima-August 20, 2012 Brentwood) a.k.a. Phyllis Ada Driver, Phyliss Diller or Phyllis Driver was an American comedian, actor and voice actor. Her children are called Stephanie Diller, Sally Diller, Suzanne Diller, Perry Diller and Peter Diller.

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Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 Brooklyn-March 14, 1975 Hollywood) also known as Edythe Marrenner, Red or Edythe Marriner was an American model and actor. She had two children, Gregory Barker and Timothy Barker.

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Virginia Grey

Virginia Grey (March 22, 1917 Los Angeles-July 31, 2004 Woodland Hills) was an American actor.

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Zsa Zsa Gábor

Zsa Zsa Gábor (February 6, 1917 Budapest-) also known as Zsa Zsa Gabor, Sári Gábor, Zsa-Zsa Gabor, ZsaZsa Gabor, Princess Zsa Zsa Gabor, Miss Hungary or Princess Von Anhalt, Duchess of Saxony is an American actor and socialite. She has one child, Constance Francesca Hilton.

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Kay Aldridge

Kay Aldridge (July 9, 1917 Tallahassee-January 12, 1995 Rockport) also known as Katherine Aldridge, Katharine Aldridge or Katharine Gratten Aldridge was an American model and actor. She had four children, Carey Cameron Ferrero, Arthur Cameron, Scott Cameron and Melissa Brumder.

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Dorian Leigh

Dorian Leigh (April 23, 1917 San Antonio-July 7, 2008 Falls Church) also known as dorian_leigh or Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker was an American model, supermodel and actor. Her children are called Thomas Lofton and Marsha Hawkins.

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Gloria Dickson

Gloria Dickson (August 13, 1917 Pocatello-April 10, 1945 Los Angeles) also known as Thais Alalia Dickerson or Thais Dickerson was an American actor.

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Herta Ware

Herta Ware (June 9, 1917 Wilmington-August 15, 2005 Topanga) a.k.a. Herta Schwartz was an American actor and political activist. She had four children, Ellen Geer, Kate Geer, Thad Geer and Melora Marshall.

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Clarice Taylor

Clarice Taylor (September 20, 1917 Buckingham County-May 30, 2011 Englewood) a.k.a. Clarise Taylor was an American actor. She had two children, James Banks and William Banks.

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Lucille Bremer

Lucille Bremer (February 21, 1917 Amsterdam-April 16, 1996 La Jolla) was an American actor and dancer. She had four children, Christina, Karen, Torre and Nicholas.

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Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford (August 29, 1917 Harlem-July 9, 2004 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford was an American actor. She had three children, Sanford K. Sanford, Pamela Ruff and William Eric Richmond.

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Meg Wyllie

Meg Wyllie (February 15, 1917 Honolulu-January 1, 2002 Glendale) also known as Margaret Gillespie Wyllie, Margaret Gillespie "Meg" Wyllie or Meg Wylie was an American actor.

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Edith Bouvier Beale

Edith Bouvier Beale (November 7, 1917 New York City-January 9, 2002 Bal Harbour) otherwise known as Little Edie or Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale was an American model, actor and socialite.

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Virginia Dale

Virginia Dale (July 1, 1917 Charlotte-October 3, 1994 Burbank) a.k.a. Frances Paxton or Phyllis Randall was an American actor.

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Lillian Porter

Lillian Porter (February 24, 1917 Alameda County-February 1, 1997 San Bernardino) otherwise known as Lillian Mary Porter or Mousie was an American actor.

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Betty Comden

Betty Comden (May 3, 1917 Brooklyn-November 23, 2006 New York City) a.k.a. Basya Cohen, Comden, Betty or Elizabeth Cohen was an American librettist, screenwriter, actor, lyricist and playwright. She had two children, Susanna Kyle and Alan Kyle.

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Loretta King Hadler

Loretta King Hadler (August 20, 1917 Phoenix-September 10, 2007 Century City) also known as Loretta King was an American actor.

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Margaret Wright

Margaret Wright (January 11, 1917 New York City-August 20, 1999 Los Angeles) was an American actor.

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Shannon Bolin

Shannon Bolin (January 1, 1917 Spencer-) is an American actor and singer.

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Joan McCracken

Joan McCracken (December 31, 1917 Philadelphia-November 1, 1961 Fire Island) a.k.a. McCracken, Joan was an American comedian, dancer and actor.

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Movita Castaneda

Movita Castaneda (December 4, 1917 Nogales-) also known as Maria Casteneda, Movita Castendada, Maria Luisa Casteñada, Movita Casteneda, Movida Castaneda, Movita Castenada, Movita, Movita Luisa Casteñada, Movita Casteñada or Maria "Movita" Castaneda is an American actor. Her children are called Miko Castaneda Brando and Rebecca Brando.

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Doris Davenport

Doris Davenport (January 1, 1917 Moline-June 18, 1980 Santa Cruz) was an American actor.

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Dona Massin

Dona Massin (February 18, 1917 Winnipeg-May 26, 2001 Culver City) a.k.a. Lucianna Thomassin was an American actor.

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Joan Roberts

Joan Roberts (July 15, 1917 New York City-August 13, 2012 Stamford) also known as Roberts, Joan was an American actor.

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Barbara Read

Barbara Read (December 29, 1917 Port Arthur-December 12, 1963 Laguna Beach) a.k.a. Barbara Reed was an American actor. She had two children, William Whitney Talman III and Barbie Talman.

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Lorna Gray

Lorna Gray (July 26, 1917 Grand Rapids-) a.k.a. Virginia Pound, Adrian Brian or Adrian Booth is an American actor.

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Éva Szörényi

Éva Szörényi (May 26, 1917 Budapest-December 1, 2009 Studio City) also known as Éva Soreny, Eva Soreny or Lersch Elvira was an American actor. Her children are called István Örményi Jr., Tamás Örményi and Gábor Örményi.

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