Her last husband Kenneth Bradley, whom she married when she was 46, was a hotel bellboy 20 years her junior. Her funeral services and burial were paid for by the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Her first film was not surprisingly an adapted play Straight Is the Way (1934). GREAT NEWS! All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. Elvis and Anita Wood looked at new auto-mobiles | March 19, 1958 Elvis with Gladys & Vernon + Army Induction | March 24, 1958 Elvis fan letter to President Eisenhower Elvis Presley Inside King Creole Elvis Presley In The U.S. Army 1958-1959 Elvis in the U.S. Army in colour Add to your scrapbook. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option.
She became known for her roles in The Maltese Falcon and Valiant is the World … Into the 1940s George spent a year or so on Broadway and was cast in no few soap opera B movies where she alternated with sympathetic or hard-cased roles. Daughter of Sir Arthur Evans Clare (c .1865-1939). To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. In this her first audio film, George played the mouthy bad girl to good effect, displaying her vocal acting ability. Resend Activation Email. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. That transpired, but it was MGM that signed her for a screen contract. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Here is all you want to know, and more! Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. With experience she developed an interest in legitimate stage and while still in her teen years first trod the Broadway boards in 1918 in the original play "The Betrothal", the star being Isadora Duncan. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? As the mother against the world in Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936), George was the whole movie and so good that she received a Best Actress nomination for that year. Her throaty, heart-tugging voice was described as a mixture of "gin and tears.". But by the next year physical change is more apparent as the speakeasy owner Panama Smith in The Roaring Twenties (1939) with its famous ending of the fatally wounded James Cagney staggering up the church steps after having rubbed out old rival Humphrey Bogart. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE.

George, frowzy with little makeup and clutching her old morning robe is eagerly patronizing and quick to speak--with a slight edge in her voice--for her husband-tongued-tied in his own self-possession-to welcome Andrews home. |  You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Please try again later. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. In another bit of coincidence, Frederick had also done the role in the 1920 silent film.Though some mark it as the beginning of a downturn to character roles, on the contrary George was bubbling beautiful and in fine form in the supporting role of Madame du Barry in Marie Antoinette (1938) with Norma Shearer. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. This account has been disabled. Please enter location or other information that may help the volunteer in fulfilling this request. She was in good hands when she worked for the famous Broadway star Pauline Frederick, who made a fortune on the Great White Way and via her touring stock company. Though she supposedly passed away from a stroke, there was some suspicion that she had taken an overdose of sleeping pills to put a sad end to her story. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location.

Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. Her last husband, whom she married when she was 46, was a hotel bellboy 20 years her junior. By then her features had taken on a somewhat dissipated quality and she slipped into character parts, notably as Madame du Barry in "Marie Antoinette" (1938) and as Miles Archer's philandering wife in "The Maltese Falcon" (1941). You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. Legacy.com enhances online obituaries with Guest Books, funeral home information, and florist links. Her father won his knighthood for service in India with the British army. Gladys George was worn out with hard living and serious afflictions: cirrhosis of the liver, advancing throat cancer, and cumulative heart disease. Her funeral services and burial were paid for by the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Drag images here or select from your computer for Gladys George memorial. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Her first and third husbands were actors Ben Erway and Leonard Penn. There are those who take her most recognized role as the widow of bumped off private detective Miles Archer in the legendary The Maltese Falcon (1941) with Bogart again. Gladys herself died in Godalming on 4 May 1965 and was cremated 8th May 1965 at Woking St. Johns crematorium, Surrey, London. Gladys George was worn out with hard living and serious afflictions: cirrhosis of the liver, advancing throat cancer, and cumulative heart disease. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? I thought you might like to see a memorial for Gladys George I found on Findagrave.com. Try again later. She is keeping the dignity of the family-exhausted from the effort but in gathering age still trying to charmingly glow, as she once did, with fast talk and quick smiles in the effort to make things look right-a slice-of-life jewel.Except for showing some old fire in her supporting role in Flamingo Road (1949), George had only a few more roles-with a couple of brief TV appearances--into the early 1950s. George died at 54 of a reported stroke, but her physician suspected a sleeping pill suicide. Make sure that the file is a photo. George was born on September 13, 1904[1] in Patten, Maine to British parents, Sir Arthur Evans Clare, a "noted Shakespearean actor", and his wife, Lady Alice. Cradling Cagney's body at the finish, she delivered the film's famous line, "He used to be a big shot". Frederick's career took on new dimension when she turned to film as well (1915), and George was probably influenced to follow her. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. She starred in Personal Appearance, a comedy by Lawrence Riley. Ironically, she played a carousing, man-hungry star, and the press made hay with the coincidence. From then, George worked the acting career. First supporting role since Oscar nomination. × Whereas two returning servicemen, Fredric March and the wonderful novice actor naval veteran Harold Russell live in middle class comfort, Fred Derry (Dana Andrews, who just about like everyone in this movie, plays one of his most memorable roles) returns to his bitterly resolved father and his quietly desperate but loyal wife-yet he is not ashamed of them-he has his own expectations. With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Gladys Brondeen George in Okemah, Oklahoma, who passed away on August 13, 2020 at the age of 98. In 1952 she was included by the Fashion Academy of New York in the eight best dressed women of America.

Cause of Death. Sorry! Try again. |  This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1936 for her role in Valiant is the Name for Carrie. Failed to remove flower. Failed to delete memorial. Read More She had only been married to Fowler about a year when he found her with her leading man from her then Broadway hit comedy "Personal Appearance".
Definitely she was remembered for better than that! Her mother, Lady Clare (Alice), passed away in Hollywood at the age of 71. Her second husband was millionaire paper manufacturer Edward Fowler, who walked out in 1933 after finding the actress in the arms of her leading man. Movie Actress. GREAT NEWS! "He used to be a big shot", she says as the police arrive. Vivacious, doe-eyed, platinum blonde star of stage and screen. Although she appeared in a handful of silent films in the early 1920s, George's movie career did not take off until she starred in "Straight Is the Way" (1934).

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