Glenda Farrell

Glenda Farrell
1904 - 1971

Glenda Farrell  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Glenda Farrell was previously married to Dr. Henry Ross (1941 - 1971) and Thomas Richards (1921 - 1929).

Glenda Farrell was in relationships with Tom Lewis (1935), Gene Raymond (1933), Jack La Rue (1933), Humphrey Bogart (1930), Robert Riskin (1930 - 1933) and Jack Randall.

Glenda Farrell had encounters with Craig Reynolds (1936) and Mervyn LeRoy.


American Actress Glenda Farrell was born on 30th June, 1904 in Enid, Oklahoma and passed away on 1st May 1971 New York City, New York aged 66. She is most remembered for Torchy Blane series. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Glenda Farrell is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating6 91 years, 7 months 45 years, 3 months -
Married2 30 years, 4 months 19 years, 2 months 8 years
Encounter2 1 month, 1 day 15 days -
Total10 91 years, 7 months 31 years 1 month, 1 day


First Name Glenda
Last Name Farrell
Full Name at Birth Glenda Farrell
Age 66 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th June, 1904
Birthplace Enid, Oklahoma
Died 1st May, 1971
Place of Death New York City, New York
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Buried West Point Cemetery
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Torchy Blane series
Year(s) Active 1928–1969, 1928–1970
Friend Joan Blondell, Mary Brian, Lyle Talbot, Dick Powell, James Cagney, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert, Aline MacMahon

Glenda Farrell (June 30, 1904 – May 1, 1971) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. With a career spanning more than 50 years, Farrell appeared in over 100 films and television series, as well as numerous Broadway plays. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 8, 1960, and won an Emmy Award for best supporting actress for her performance in the television series Ben Casey in 1963.

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Glenda Farrell66 CancerActress
Dr. Henry Ross-
Craig Reynolds42 CancerActor
Tom Lewis86 CancerFilm/TV Producer
Gene Raymond89 LeoActor
Jack La Rue81 TaurusActor
Humphrey Bogart57 CapricornActor
Robert Riskin58 AriesWriter
Thomas Richards46 CapricornEditor
Mervyn LeRoy86 LibraDirector
Jack Randall39 TaurusActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TommyMale7th October, 1921100 years oldThomas Richards


Tiger by the Tail1970Sarah HarveyMovie
Felony Squad1966Jeanette AndersonTV Show
Kissin' Cousins1964Ma TatumMovie
The Disorderly Orderly1964Dr. Jean HowardMovie
Bewitched1964Hortense RockefordTV Show
The Bing Crosby Show1964Aunt LuluTV Show
The Fugitive1963Mrs. Maggie LambertTV Show
Ben Casey1961Martha MorrisonTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Vera DennisTV Show
The Defenders1961Edna HolleyTV Show
Frontier Circus1961Ma JukesTV Show
Westinghouse Playhouse1961LauraTV Show
A String of Beads1961TV Movie
Special for Women: The Glamour Trap1961Beauty OperatorTV Movie
Route 661960LaverneTV Show
The Islanders1960Mrs. Dan KingTV Show
Middle of the Night1959Mrs. MuellerMovie
Bonanza1959Lulabelle 'Looney' WatkinsTV Show
Play of the Week1959Rose FrobisherTV Show
Rawhide1959Mrs. Elizabeth FarragutTV Show
The Bells of St. Mary's1959TV Movie
Our American Heritage1959Martha RooseveltTV Show
Buick-Electra Playhouse1959LandladyTV Show
Cimarron City1958Maggie ArkinsTV Show
The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen1958TV Show
Wagon Train1957Belle MacAbeeTV Show
The Sheriff of Cochise1956Sarah AveryTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956TV Show
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing1955Mrs. NesbitMovie
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Mae SwaseyTV Show
Front Row Center1955May CooperTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Eloise SchroederTV Show
Secret of the Incas1954Mrs. WinstonMovie
Susan Slept Here1954Maude SnodgrassMovie
Justice1954TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Mrs. DaneTV Show
Girls in the Night1953Alice HaynesMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Mrs. BradyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Edna Huntington, Grace Smith, Mrs. StevensonTV Show
Apache War Smoke1952Fanny WebsonMovie
Goodyear Playhouse1951Mrs. DavisTV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951TV Show
Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre1951TV Show
Personal Appearance Theater1951Christopher CrossTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Serena PriceTV Show
Starlight Theatre1950DorineTV Show
The Prudential Family Playhouse1950Effie FloundTV Show
The Silver Theatre1949TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Claire, Irene, Mrs. EndsleyTV Show
I Love Trouble1948Hazel BixbyMovie
Lulu Belle1948Molly BensonMovie
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
Mary Lou1948Winnie WinfordMovie
Heading for Heaven1947Nora ElkinsMovie
Kraft Theatre1947Alma Wilkes, Momma, Stella HarveyTV Show
Ever Since Venus1944Babs CartwrightMovie
City Without Men1943Billie LaRueMovie
Klondike Kate1943MollyMovie
A Night for Crime1943Susan CooperMovie
The Talk of the Town1942Regina BushMovie
Twin Beds1942Sonya CherupinMovie
Johnny Eager1941Mae BlytheMovie
Breakdowns of 19391940Short Film
Torchy Blane in Chinatown1939Torchy BlaneMovie
Torchy Runs for Mayor1939Torchy BlaneMovie
Prison Break1938Jean FendersonMovie
Blondes at Work1938Torchy BlaneMovie
Torchy Gets Her Man1938Torchy BlaneMovie
Exposed1938'Click' StewartMovie
The Road to Reno1938Sylvia ShaneMovie
Stolen Heaven1938RitaMovie
Breakfast for Two1937Carol WallaceMovie
Hollywood Hotel1937JonesyMovie
Fly Away Baby1937Torchy BlaneMovie
Smart Blonde1937Torchy BlaneMovie
The Adventurous Blonde1937Torchy BlaneMovie
Sunday Night at the Trocadero1937Glenda FarrellShort Film
Dance Charlie Dance1937Fanny MorganMovie
You Live and Learn1937Mamie WallisMovie
Gold Diggers of 19371936Genevieve LarkinMovie
High Tension1936Edith McNeilMovie
Here Comes Carter1936Verna KennedyMovie
The Law in Her Hands1936Dorothy 'Dot' DavisMovie
Nobody's Fool1936Ruby MillerMovie
Snowed Under1936Daisy LowellMovie
Go Into Your Dance1935Molly HowardMovie
Gold Diggers of 19351935Betty HawesMovie
In Caliente1935ClaraMovie
Little Big Shot1935JeanMovie
Traveling Saleslady1935ClaudetteMovie
We're in the Money1935Dixie TiltonMovie
Miss Pacific Fleet1935Mae O'BrienMovie
Heat Lightning1934Mrs. TiftonMovie
The Big Shakedown1934Lily 'Lil' DuranMovie
The Secret Bride1934Hazel NormandieMovie
Dark Hazard1934Valerie 'Val' WilsonMovie
Hi, Nellie!1934Gerry KraleMovie
I've Got Your Number1934Bonnie - aka Madame FrancisMovie
Kansas City Princess1934Marie CallahanMovie
Merry Wives of Reno1934BunnyMovie
The Personality Kid1934Joan McCartyMovie
Bureau of Missing Persons1933Belle SaundersMovie
Gambling Ship1933Jeanne SandsMovie
Havana Widows1933Sadie ApplebyMovie
Lady for a Day1933Missouri MartinMovie
Man's Castle1933Fay La RueMovie
Mystery of the Wax Museum1933FlorenceMovie
How to Break 90 #2: Position and Back Swing1933The Golfer's Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Girl Missing1933Kay CurtisMovie
Grand Slam1933BlondieMovie
Mary Stevens, M.D.1933Glenda CarrollMovie
The Keyhole1933DotMovie
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang1932Marie WoodsMovie
The Match King1932BabeMovie
Three on a Match1932Vivian's Friend (uncredited)Movie
Life Begins1932Florette DarienMovie
Scandal for Sale1932Stella (uncredited)Movie
Little Caesar1931Olga StassoffMovie
The Lucky Break1930The Inventor's WifeShort Film
Lucky Boy1929Ziegbert's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

wjerryzwjerryzOct 31, 2015

Glenda ,always added a lot of high jinks to her movies. Really enjoyable.

mrbubiAug 4, 2012

I loved her small part as secretary in Susan Slept Here!

Richard SwainMar 19, 2009

What did Glenda Farrell do in her life that she was allowed to be buried at West Point? Thank you

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