Mary Carlisle

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Movie Actress
Date of Birth February 3, 1914
Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Death Aug 1, 2018 (104)
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Mary Carlisle

Mary Carlisle was an American actress, singer, and dancer, she was best known for her roles as a wholesome ingénue in numerous 1930s musical-comedy films. She starred in more than 60 Hollywood films, moving beyond bit parts after coming to attention, alongside the likes of Gloria Stuart and Ginger Rogers, as one of 15 girls selected by the Western Association of Motion pictures as their WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1932. Her first major role was in the 1933 film College Humor with Bing Crosby. The two performers worked together in two additional films, Double or Nothing and Doctor Rhythm. After her marriage in 1942 and a starring role in Dead Men Walk, she retired from acting.

Born: Gwendolyn Witter, February 3, 1914, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: August 1, 2018, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, singer, dancer
Years active: 1923–1943
Children: 1
Relatives: Leotta Whytock (aunt)
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About Mary Carlisle

American actress who was selected to become part of WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1932. She appeared in numerous films including Palooka in 1934 and Dance, Girl, Dance in 1940.

Before Fame

She went to a convent school as a child and started acting after moving to Los Angeles.


She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

Family Life

She was married to James Blakeley from 1942 until 2007 and had one child.


She had her first acting job in Jackie Coogan's 1923 film Long Live the King, but was uncredited.

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