Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern
1909 - 2001

Ann Sothern  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Ann Sothern was previously married to Robert Sterling (1943 - 1949) and Roger Pryor (1936).

Ann Sothern was in relationships with Rudy Diaz (1964 - 1968), Richard Egan (1952), Clark Gable (1948), Jack Oakie (1934), John Steinbeck, Cesar Romero and Cy Howard.

Ann Sothern had an encounter with Kirk Douglas.


American Actress Ann Sothern was born Harriette Arlene Lake on 22nd January, 1909 in Valley City, North Dakota, USA and passed away on 15th Mar 2001 Ketchum, Idaho, USA aged 92. She is most remembered for Maisie. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Ann Sothern was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Don Ameche in Fifty Roads to Town (1937) and James Cagney in You, John Jones! (1943).

Ann Sothern is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating7 87 years, 7 months 13 years, 1 month 3 months, 1 day
Married2 85 years, 7 months 46 years, 11 months -
Encounter1 - - -
Total10 87 years, 7 months 18 years, 6 months 3 months, 1 day


First Name Ann
Last Name Sothern
Maiden Name Lake
Full Name at Birth Harriette Arlene Lake
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd January, 1909
Birthplace Valley City, North Dakota, USA
Died 15th March, 2001
Place of Death Ketchum, Idaho, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Buried Ketchum Cemetery
Height 5' 1½" (156 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Minneapolis Central High School
University University of Washington (one year)
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Maisie
Year(s) Active 1927–1987
Brand Endorsement Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
Official Websites,,
Sister Marion Lake, Bonnie Lake
Family Member Simon Lake (grandfather)
Friend Virginia O'Brien, Ben Blue, Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Ann Tyrell, Elaine Steinbeck, Ann Dvorak, Greer Garson, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Lena Horne, Betty Furness, Joan Bennett, Hedy Lamarr, Ann Sheridan

Ann Sothern
(born Harriette Arlene Lake; January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American actress who worked on stage, radio, film, and television, in a career that spanned nearly six decades. Sothern began her career in the late 1920s in bit parts in films. In 1930, she made her Broadway stage debut and soon worked her way up to starring roles. In 1939, MGM cast her as Maisie Ravier, a brash yet lovable Brooklyn showgirl. The character, based on the Maisie short stories by Nell Martin, proved to be popular and spawned a successful film series (Congo Maisie, Gold Rush Maisie, Up Goes Maisie, etc.) and a network radio series (The Adventures of Maisie).

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Ann Sothern92 AquariusActress
Rudy Diaz88 LibraActor
Richard Egan65 LeoActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Robert Sterling88 ScorpioActor
Roger Pryor71 VirgoActor
Jack Oakie74 ScorpioActor
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
Cy Howard77 LibraWriter
Kirk Douglas103 SagittariusActor
John Steinbeck66 PiscesWriter


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TishaFemale10th December, 194476 years oldRobert Sterling


The Whales of August1987Tisha DoughtyMovie
A Letter to Three Wives1985Ma FinneyTV Movie
The Little Dragons1979AngelMovie
The Manitou1978Mrs. KarmannMovie
Flying High1978Miss KirkebyTV Show
Captains and the Kings1976Mrs. FinchTV Show
Crazy Mama1975ShebaMovie
Medical Story1975Mrs. MetulskiTV Show
Golden Needles1974FinzieMovie
The Killing Kind1973Thelma LambertMovie
The Great Man's Whiskers1972Aunt Margaret BancroftTV Movie
The Weekend Nun1972Mother BonaventureTV Movie
Fol-de-Rol1972Queen GertrudeTV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Blackjack JennyTV Show
The Chicago Teddy Bears1971TV Show
A Death of Innocence1971Annie La CossitTV Movie
Congratulations, It's a Boy!1971Ethel GainesTV Movie
The Greatest Mother of Them All1969Dolly MurdockShort Film
Love, American Style1969Mrs. Devlin (segment "Love and the Bachelor")TV Show
The Outsider1967Mrs. KozzekTV Movie
Family Affair1966Florence CahillTV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966Aunt MagdaTV Show
Sylvia1965Grace Argona, Mrs. ArgonaMovie
My Mother the Car1965Gladys CrabtreeTV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965Widow FayTV Show
Lady in a Cage1964SadeMovie
The Best Man1964Sue Ellen GamadgeMovie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Helen CoxTV Show
The Lucy Show1962Rosie Harrigan, the Countess FramboiseTV Show
The Virginian1962Della SpencerTV Show
Atta Boy, Mama1962TV Movie
Insight1960Fran Henderson, The ActressTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959MarthaTV Show
The Ann Sothern Show1958Katy O'ConnorTV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957Susie MacNamaraTV Show
Lady in the Dark1954Liza ElliotTV Movie
The Blue Gardenia1953Crystal CarpenterMovie
Private Secretary1953Susie McNamaraTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Christine EmersonTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Liz QuizTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Fraulein Helga-Flugelmeyer SkitTV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Nancy Goes to Rio1950Frances ElliottMovie
Shadow on the Wall1950Dell FaringMovie
A Letter to Three Wives1949Rita PhippsMovie
Words and Music1948Joyce HarmonMovie
The Buick-Berle Show1948Flora SibleyTV Show
April Showers1948June TymeMovie
The Judge Steps Out1947PeggyMovie
Undercover Maisie1947Maisie RavierMovie
Up Goes Maisie1946Maisie RavierMovie
Maisie Goes to Reno1944Maisie RavierMovie
Cry 'Havoc'1943PatMovie
Thousands Cheer1943Ann SothernMovie
You, John Jones!1943Mary JonesShort Film
Swing Shift Maisie1943Maisie RavierMovie
Three Hearts for Julia1943Julia SeabrookMovie
Panama Hattie1942Hattie MaloneyMovie
Maisie Gets Her Man1942Maisie RavierMovie
Lady Be Good1941Dixie DoneganMovie
Maisie Was a Lady1941Maisie RavierMovie
Ringside Maisie1941Maisie RavierMovie
Brother Orchid1940Flo AddamsMovie
Congo Maisie1940Maisie RavierMovie
Dulcy1940Dulcy WardMovie
Gold Rush Maisie1940Maisie RavierMovie
Fast and Furious1939Garda SloaneMovie
Hotel for Women1939Eileen ConnellyMovie
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939Ethel TurpMovie
Maisie1939Maisie RavierMovie
Trade Winds1938Jean LivingstoneMovie
Ali Baba Goes to Town1937Ann Sothern - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)Movie
Danger - Love at Work1937Toni PembertonMovie
Fifty Roads to Town1937Millicent KendallMovie
She's Got Everything1937Carol RogersMovie
There Goes My Girl1937Reporter Connie TaylorMovie
There Goes the Groom1937Betty RussellMovie
Dangerous Number1937Eleanor Breen MedhillMovie
Super-Sleuth1937Mary StrandMovie
Smartest Girl in Town1936Frances CookeMovie
Don't Gamble with Love1936Ann EdwardsMovie
Hell-Ship Morgan1936Mary TaylorMovie
My American Wife1936Mary CantillonMovie
Walking on Air1936Kit BennettMovie
You May Be Next1936Fay StevensMovie
Folies Bergère de Paris1935MimiMovie
Eight Bells1935Marge WalkerMovie
Grand Exit1935Adeline Maxwell, Adrienne MartinMovie
Hooray for Love1935Patricia ThatcherMovie
The Girl Friend1935Linda HenryMovie
Blind Date1934Kitty TaylorMovie
Kid Millions1934Joan LarrabeeMovie
The Hell Cat1934Geraldine SloaneMovie
Melody in Spring1934Jane BlodgettMovie
The Party's Over1934Ruth WalkerMovie
Broadway Thru a Keyhole1933Chorine (uncredited)Movie
Let's Fall in Love1933JeanMovie
Doughboys1930Chorine (scenes deleted)Movie
Good News1930Student (uncredited)Movie
Madam Satan1930Zeppelin Reveler (uncredited)Movie
Whoopee!1930Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)Movie
Song of the West1930Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
The March of Time1930Chorus Girl (uncredited)Movie
Show of Shows1929Performer in 'Meet My Sister' & 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers (as Harriet Byron)Movie
Broadway Nights1927Showgirl (uncredited)Movie
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wjerryzwjerryzMar 23, 2018


wjerryzwjerryzNov 3, 2015

She was very famous in her Maisie series

wjerryzwjerryzNov 3, 2015

Anne , is very remarkable after being in movies for 60 years.

Michael WinslowApr 27, 2010

My uncle is a WWII navy veteran. Joined in 1939. Told me he went to a bar in San Deigo frequented by Ann Sothern and Ann Sheridan. Anyone ever hear of a place called Swaby`s

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