Name Amanda Duff
|Born March 6, 1914Fresno, California, United States|
Died April 6, 2006, San Francisco, California, United States
Spouse Philip Dunne (m. 1939–1992)
Children Phillipa Dunne, Jessica Dunne, Miranda Dunne
Movies Just Around the Corner, The Devil Commands, Mr Moto in Danger Island, The Escape, City of Chance
Similar People Philip Dunne, Phillipa Dunne, Finley Peter Dunne, Irving Cummings, Edward Dmytryk
Amanda Duff (March 6, 1914 - April 6, 2006) was an American stage actress.
Duff was born in Fresno, California, and grew up in Santa Barbara, California. She went on to study music at Mills College and later to study piano in New York City.
She was discovered by the playwright Robert E. Sherwood who cast her in a Broadway production of Tovarich (1936). She played Helene DuPont, a daughter of a rich family.
Duff's films included The Devil Commands (1941) and Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939).
In 1939, she married screenwriter and film director Philip Dunne. They had three daughters.
After Duff retired from acting, she took up photography. Her work was recognized when the presentation "Glimpses of the USA" at the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959 include some of her photographs of American children.
On April 6, 2006, Duff died of cancer in San Francisco, California, at age 92. She was survived by three daughters, a brother, and two grandchildren.