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Glenda Farrell
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Sex:F
Age:66
Birth Date:June 30, 1904
Astrology Sign:Cancer
Chinese Sign: -
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Died Date:May 1, 1971
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Occupation:Movie actress

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GLENDA FARRELL
Glenda Farrell

Biography:Glenda Farrell (June 30, 1904 - May 1, 1971) was an American film actress.

Born in Enid, Oklahoma, Farrell came to Hollywood towards the end of the silent era, after establishing herself on Broadway. Signed to Warner Brothers, she came to personify the wise-cracking, hard-boiled, and somewhat dizzy blonde of the early talkies, along with fellow Warner Brothers brassy blonde, Joan Blondell, with whom she would be frequently paired.

Her brassy persona was used to great effect in Little Caesar (1930) opposite James Cagney, in I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) opposite Paul Muni, in Havana Widows (1933) with Blondell, and in Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) opposite Fay Wray.

She became one of Warner Brothers most prolific actresses of the 1930s, solidifying her success with her own film series, as Torchy Blane "Girl Reporter". In this role Farrell was promoted as being able to speak 400 words in 40 seconds.

Farrell went out of vogue in the 1940s but made a comeback later in life, winning an Emmy Award in 1963, for her work in the television series Ben Casey.

She was appearing on Broadway in a production of Forty Carats in 1969 when she was diagnosed with lung cancer.

She remained with the show until ill health forced her departure in November 1970. She died from lung cancer, aged 66, and was interred in the U.S. Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York.

Glenda Farrell has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Motion Pictures, at 6524 Hollywood Boulevard.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Little Caesar (1931)

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Glenda Farrell's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: June 30, 1904

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Glenda Farrell's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: June 30, 2010

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.

 

 

 

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