Thelma Todd

Thelma Todd
1906 - 1935

Thelma Todd  American Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Thelma Todd was previously married to Pat DiCicco (1932 - 1934).

Thelma Todd was in relationships with Ivan Lebedeff (1931), Roland West (1930 - 1935), Lucky Luciano, Arthur Housman and Austin Parker.

Thelma Todd had an encounter with Howard Hawks.


American Actress Thelma Todd was born Thelma Alice Todd on 29th July, 1906 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 16th Dec 1935 Pacific Palisades, California, USA aged 29. She is most remembered for Lightning Strikes Twice. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Thelma Todd was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Cary Grant in This Is the Night (1932) and Chester Morris in Corsair (1931).

Thelma Todd is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from Massachusetts and American silent film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating5 90 years, 7 months 19 years, 1 month -
Married1 2 years, 5 months - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total7 90 years, 7 months 14 years 2 years, 5 months


First Name Thelma
Maiden Name Todd
Full Name at Birth Thelma Alice Todd
Alternative Name The Ice Cream Blonde, Hot Toddy, Alison Loyd, Thelma Todd, Thelma Alice Todd
Age 29 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th July, 1906
Birthplace Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Died 16th December, 1935
Place of Death Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Cause of Death Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Murder?)
Buried Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Weight 107lbs (49 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Her beauty mark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress (119 credits) Soundtrack (6 credits)
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Lightning Strikes Twice
Year(s) Active 1926-1935, 1926–1935
Brand Endorsement Listerine (magazine advertisement) [1934]
Father John Todd
Mother Alice Edwards
Friend Ida Lupino, Patsy Kelly
Pets Nibs the Pit Bull

Thelma Alice Todd (July 29, 1906 – December 16, 1935) was an American actress and businesswoman often referred to by the nickname "The Ice Cream Blonde", as well as "Hot Toddy". Appearing in around 120 feature films and shorts between 1926 and 1935, she is best remembered for her comedic roles opposite ZaSu Pitts and in films such as Marx Brothers' Monkey Business and Horse Feathers and a number of Charley Chase's short comedies. She co-starred with Buster Keaton and Jimmy Durante in Speak Easily. She also had roles in several Wheeler and Woolsey and Laurel and Hardy films, the last of which (The Bohemian Girl) featured her in a part that was truncated by her suspicious death in 1935 at the age of 29.

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Thelma Todd29 LeoActress
Pat DiCicco69 AquariusBusiness
Ivan Lebedeff57 GeminiActor
Roland West67 PiscesDirector
Lucky Luciano64 SagittariusCriminal
Arthur Housman52 LibraActor
Austin Parker45 VirgoScreenwriter
Howard Hawks81 GeminiDirector


The Bohemian Girl1936Gypsy Queen's DaughterMovie
An All American Toothache1936Thelma Alice ToddShort Film
After the Dance1935Mabel KaneMovie
Two for Tonight1935LillyMovie
The Tin Man1935Thelma ToddShort Film
The Misses Stooge1935Thelma ToddShort Film
Sing, Sister, Sing1935Thelma ToddShort Film
Slightly Static1935ThelmaShort Film
Top Flat1935Thelma ToddShort Film
Treasure Blues1935Thelma ToddShort Film
Twin Triplets1935Short Film
Hot Money1935Miss Thelma ToddShort Film
Hips, Hips, Hooray!1934Miss FrisbyMovie
Bottoms Up1934Judith MarloweMovie
Lightning Strikes Twice1934Judith 'Judy' NelsonMovie
Babes in the Goods1934Thelma ToddShort Film
Bum Voyage1934ThelmaShort Film
Cockeyed Cavaliers1934Lady GenevieveMovie
Done in Oil1934Thelma ToddShort Film
I'll Be Suing You1934Miss ToddShort Film
Maid in Hollywood1934ThelmaShort Film
One Horse Farmers1934ThelmaShort Film
Opened by Mistake1934ThelmaShort Film
The Poor Rich1934Gwendolyn FetherstoneMovie
Soup and Fish1934Miss Thelma ToddShort Film
Take the Stand1934Miss Sally OxfordMovie
Three Chumps Ahead1934Thelma ToddShort Film
Air Hostess1933Sylvia C. CarletonMovie
Counsellor at Law1933Lillian La RueMovie
Sitting Pretty1933Gloria DuvalMovie
The Devil's Brother1933Lady PamelaMovie
Mary Stevens, M.D.1933Lois CavanaughMovie
Son of a Sailor1933The BaronessMovie
One Track Minds1933Short Film
Air Fright1933ThelmaShort Film
Asleep in the Feet1933Thelma ToddShort Film
Backs to Nature1933ThelmaShort Film
The Bargain of the Century1933Thelma ToddShort Film
Beauty and the Bus1933ThelmaShort Film
Cheating Blondes1933Anne Merrick, Elaine MannersMovie
Maids a la Mode1933Miss ToddShort Film
You Made Me Love You1933Pamela BerneMovie
Call Her Savage1932Sunny De LaneMovie
Horse Feathers1932Connie BaileyMovie
Speak Easily1932Eleanor EspereMovie
The Big Timer1932Kay MitchellMovie
This Is the Night1932Claire MathewsonMovie
Show Business1932Thelma ToddShort Film
Alum and Eve1932ThelmaShort Film
Deception1932Lola Del MontMovie
The Nickel Nurser1932Thelma ToddShort Film
The Old Bull1932ThelmaShort Film
Red Noses1932Miss ToddShort Film
Seal Skins1932Thelma ToddShort Film
Sneak Easily1932Miss Thelma Todd - Attorney for the DefenseShort Film
The Soilers1932ThelmaShort Film
Strictly Unreliable1932Miss Thelma ToddShort Film
Corsair1931Alison Corning (as Alison Loyd)Movie
Monkey Business1931LucilleMovie
The Maltese Falcon1931Iva ArcherMovie
Chickens Come Home-1931Mrs. Hardy (uncredited)Short Film
Aloha1931Winifred BradfordMovie
Broadminded1931Gertie GardnerMovie
No Limit1931Betty RoyceMovie
The Hot Heiress1931LolaMovie
On the Loose1931Thelma ToddShort Film
Command Performance1931LydiaMovie
Catch as Catch Can1931ThelmaShort Film
Let's Do Things1931Thelma ToddShort Film
Love Fever1931Thelma ToddShort Film
The Pajama Party1931Thelma ToddShort Film
The Pip from Pittsburg1931Thelma ToddShort Film
Rough Seas1931AntoinetteShort Film
Swanee River1931CarolineMovie
War Mamas1931ThelmaShort Film
Follow Thru1930Ruth Van HornMovie
Another Fine Mess1930Lady Plumtree (uncredited)Short Film
Her Man1930NellyMovie
All Teed Up1930ThelmaShort Film
Dollar Dizzy1930Thelma ToddShort Film
The Fighting Parson1930The Blonde Dance Hall GirlShort Film
The Head Guy1930The StarShort Film
High C's1930AntoinetteShort Film
The King1930The QueenShort Film
Looser Than Loose1930Thelma, Charley's Fiancee (uncredited)Short Film
The Real McCoy1930ThelmaShort Film
The Shrimp1930Jim's GirlfriendShort Film
Whispering Whoopee1930Miss ToddShort Film
¡Pobre infeliz!1930Short Film
Seven Footprints to Satan1929Eve MartinMovie
Unaccustomed As We Are1929Mrs. KennedyShort Film
House of Horror1929ThelmaMovie
The Bachelor Girl1929GladysMovie
Careers1929Hortense LacombeMovie
Crazy Feet1929DancerShort Film
Her Private Life1929Mrs. LeslieMovie
Hotter Than Hot1929ThelmaShort Film
Hurdy Gurdy1929BlondieShort Film
Sky Boy1929ThelmaShort Film
Snappy Sneezer1929Mary WhiteShort Film
Stepping Out1929Short Film
Trial Marriage1929Grace LoganMovie
Look Out Below1929ThelmaShort Film
Abie's Irish Rose1928Movie
The Noose1928PhyllisMovie
Naughty Baby1928Bonnie Le VonneMovie
The Haunted House1928The NurseMovie
Heart to Heart1928Ruby BoydMovie
Vamping Venus1928Madame Vanezlos the Dancer, VenusMovie
The Crash1928Daisy McQueenMovie
Nevada1927Hettie IdeMovie
Rubber Heels1927Princess AlineMovie
Fireman, Save My Child1927Movie
The Gay Defender1927Ruth AinsworthMovie
The Shield of Honor1927Rose aka Flora FisherMovie
God Gave Me Twenty Cents1926Dance-Hall Girl (uncredited)Movie
Fascinating Youth1926Lorraine LaneMovie
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 25

6262 Hollywood Blvd.

judith sweeneyApr 15, 2013

When did thelma graduate from high school?

John Todd, ScotlandFeb 28, 2009

what a gal..X

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