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Name  Constance Purdy
Role  Film actress
Spouse  Wilbur Mack

Constance Purdy Constance Purdy
Died  April 1, 1960, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  Jiggs and Maggie in Society, Adventures of Kitty O'Day
Similar People  Edward Sedgwick, Alfred Hitchcock, William Beaudine, Leo McCarey, Edward F Cline

Constance Purdy (August 3, 1887 – April 1, 1960) was an American film actress and early vaudeville performer.

Purdy was born and raised in Kansas, marrying vaudeville performer Wilbur Mack in her youth, with whom she became half of a husband and wife vaudeville performing team called "Mack and Purdy". They divorced soon after, with her continuing with vaudeville, and with Mack marrying vaudeville performer and future actress Nella Walker and forming the team "Mack and Walker".

Purdy did not enter into film acting until 1934, with her first appearance, uncredited, being in the film Pursued starring Rosemary Ames. The 1930s saw her in only four film appearances, only one of which was credited, that being in the 1935 film Thunder in the Night, starring Edmund Lowe and Karen Morley. Most of her film appearances were in the 1940s, with fifty film appearances from 1940 to 1949, but of which only six were credited roles. During the 1950s she had four film appearances, one of which was credited, and one television series appearance. She appeared in a 1951 episode of the TV seriesThe Lone Ranger entitled "Trouble at Black Rock". She retired after 1952, and was living in Los Angeles at the time of her death on April 1, 1960.

Selected filmography

  • Adventures of Kitty O'Day (1945)
  • Jiggs and Maggie in Society (1947)
  • References

    Constance Purdy Wikipedia


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