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Claire Trevor
Original name: Claire Wemlinger
Birth: Mar. 8, 1910
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 2000
Newport Beach
Orange County
California, USA

Actress. Born Claire Wemlinger in Brooklyn, New York, she was dubbed the "Queen of Film Noir" because of her many appearances in the role of a bad girls in over 60 films. Her first credited film role was in "Life in the Raw" (1933), followed by her debut as a leading lady in "Jimmy and Sally" (1933). She nominated for an Oscar for her role in "Dead End" (1937) and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film "Key Largo" (1948). Her other films included "Stagecoach" (1939), "Crossroads" (1942), "The Babe Ruth Story" (1948), "Hard, Fast and Beautiful" (1951), "The High and the Mighty" (1954) and "The Stripper" (1963). For television, she received an Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Drama on "Producers Showcase" (1956) and also appeared on "Playhouse 90", "Wagon Train", "Dr Kildare", "The Love Boat" and "Murder She Wrote". For her contribution to the motion picture industry, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She died of respiratory failure in Newport Beach, at the age of 90. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Noel B Wemlinger (1868 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Cylos William Dunsmore (1916 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Cylos Dunsmoore (1943 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
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Record added: Mar 18, 2001
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Claire Trevor
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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Rest In Peace
- Stasia K
 Added: Nov. 17, 2016

- Marlee B
 Added: Sep. 3, 2016
Claire,I have seen so many of your movies, all with great and artistic acting by you. You were also a beautiful woman, playing many different roles. In "Stagecoach" you should have received an Academy Award. Celluloid Heroes Don't Feel any Pain".Michael
- Mike D.
 Added: Jul. 15, 2016
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