Kathleen Key

Kathleen Key
1903 - 1954
Kathleen Key  American Actress

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Kathleen Key was in a relationship with Buster Keaton (1928 - 1931).


American Actress Kathleen Key was born Kitty Lanahan on 1st April, 1903 in Buffalo, New York and passed away on 22nd Dec 1954 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California aged 51. She is most remembered for Ben-Hur (1925), WAMPAS Baby Star of 1923. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Kathleen Key is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and American silent film actors.


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First Name Kathleen
Last Name Key
Full Name at Birth Kitty Lanahan
Alternative Name Kathleen Key, Ethel Payton, Kathleen Keys
Age 51 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st April, 1903
Birthplace Buffalo, New York
Died 22nd December, 1954
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Cirrhosis
Buried Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Ben-Hur (1925), WAMPAS Baby Star of 1923
Year(s) Active 1920-1936, 1920–1936
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10674438

Kathleen Key (born Kitty Lanahan; April 1, 1903 – December 22, 1954) was an American actress who achieved a brief period of fame during the silent era. She is best remembered for playing Tirzah in the 1925 film Ben-Hur.

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Kathleen Key51 AriesActress
Buster Keaton70 LibraActor


Klondike Annie1936Dance Hall Girl (uncredited)Movie
One Rainy Afternoon1936Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
Thunder in the Night1935Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
The Phantom of the North1929ColetteMovie
The Family Picnic1929The WifeShort Film
Golf Widows1928Ethel DixonMovie
Hey! Hey! Cowboy1927Emily DeckerMovie
Irish Hearts1927ClariceMovie
The Flaming Frontier1926LucretiaMovie
College Days1926LouiseMovie
The Desert's Toll1926Muriel CooperMovie
Money Talks1926VampMovie
Under Western Skies1926Milly LewisMovie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925TirzahMovie
The Big Parade1925Miss Apperson (uncredited)Movie
A Lover's Oath1925SherinMovie
The Sea Hawk1924Andalusian Slave GirlMovie
The Trouble Shooter1924Nancy BrewsterMovie
North of Hudson Bay1923Estelle McDonaldMovie
Hell's Hole1923Mabel GrantMovie
The Man from Brodney's1923NeenahMovie
The Rendezvous1923VarvaraMovie
Reno1923Yvette, the governessMovie
The Beautiful and Damned1922RachelMovie
Bells of San Juan1922Florrie EngelMovie
West of Chicago1922Señoria GonzalesMovie
Where's My Wandering Boy Tonight?1922Veronica TylerShort Film
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1921Georgette (uncredited)Movie
Fighting Breed, The1921Enid MacDonald (as Ethel Payton)Movie
The Rookie's Return1920GloriaMovie
The Jackeroo of Coolabong1920Edith MacDonaldMovie
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