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Full Name
  
Ann Rork

Role
  
Film actress

Name
  
Ann Light


Occupation
  
Actress

Nationality
  
American

Parents
  
Sam E. Rork, Helen Welch

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Born
  
June 12, 1908 (age 79)

Cause of death
  
emphysema and lung cancer

Spouse
  
H. Douglas Wilson (m. 1936–1936), J. Paul Getty (m. 1932–1935)

Children
  
Gordon Getty, John Paul Getty, Jr.

Similar People
  
Gordon Getty, J Paul Getty, John Paul Getty - Jr, George Getty, Andrew Getty

Died
  
January 23, 1988 (aged 79) Nashville, Tennessee, US

Ann Rork Light (June 12, 1908-January 23, 1988) was an American silent film actress.

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Early life

Ann Rork was born June 12, 1908 in Darien, Connecticut. Her father, Sam E. Rork, was a film producer at First National. Actor Will Rogers was her godfather.

Career

She starred in silent films such as The Blonde Saint and Old Loves and New in 1926, followed by The Notorious Lady, A Texas Steer and The Prince of Headwaiters in 1927. Some of her co-stars included Will Rogers and Rudolph Valentino.

Personal life

She was married five times. Her first husband was J. Paul Getty, an oil heir from San Francisco, California, from 1932 to 1935. They had two sons: John Paul Getty, Jr. and Gordon Getty.

She then married a succession of three other men. In 1960, she married her fifth husband, Dr. Rudolph A. Light, an Upjohn heir and Professor of Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Death

She died of emphysema and lung cancer on January 23, 1988 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is buried with her husband Dr. Rudolph Light, at the Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in West Palm Beach, Fl. She was seventy-nine years old.

Filmography

Actress
1927
A Texas Steer as
Bossy Brander
1927
The Prince of Headwaiters as
Beth
1927
The Notorious Lady as
Kameela
1926
The Blonde Saint as
Fannia
1926
Old Loves and New as
Kitty

References

Ann Rork Light Wikipedia