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Cecil Cunningham

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Occupation  Film actress
Spouse  Jean Havez (m. 1915–1917)
Role  Film actress
Name  Cecil Cunningham
Years active  1929-1957

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Born  August 2, 1888 (1888-08-02) St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died  April 17, 1959, Los Angeles, California, United States
Resting place  Chapel of the Pines Crematory
Movies  The Awful Truth, Swing High - Swing Low, The Hidden Hand, Daughter of Shanghai, Safe in Hell
Similar People  Joyce Compton, Leo McCarey, Jean Havez, Mitchell Leisen, Jack Conway

Cecil Cunningham (August 2, 1888 – April 17, 1959) was an American film and stage actress. She started her working life as a switchboard operator in a commerce bank and did some sittings as a photographer's model. Her first show business job was in the chorus line of 'Mademoiselle Modiste' at the age of eighteen. Cunningham trained as a singer and appeared in opera. She worked as a vaudeville comedian at the Palace in New York till commencement of her movie career in 1929.


Cunningham was a Hollywood character actress with whitish hair cut like a man's, often in roles as a general "know-it-all". She appeared in more than 80 movies between 1929 and 1946.

Her remains are interred in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.


Cecil Cunningham Wikipedia

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