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Gertrude le Forte
Appeared (as replacement actor for "Irene O'Dare") in "Irene". Musical comedy. Music by Harry Tierney
. Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
(credited as Joe McCarthy). Based on a play by James Montgomery
. Musical Director: Gus Salzer. Costume Design by Lucile and Finchley. Scenic Design by H. Robert Law Studios and Clifford Pember. ...
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
 MGM wanted me to play Grace Kelly
's mother in De zwaan
(1956), which ironically would be her last movie although nobody knew that. The part was choice but I'd have to settle for fourth billing and my husband said to forget that. "Go out number one," was his advice. Well, Jessie Royce Landis
finally took the part and was very funny. And then MGM wanted me as Leslie Caron
's dotty aunt in Gigi
Following her death, she was interred at Calvary Cemetery in East Los Angeles, California. Her tombstone mistakenly gives her date of birth as 1901 rather than 1898.
First Lady of Hollywood