Georgia Caine

Birthday:
10/30/1876
Place of birth:
San Francisco, California, USA:
Biography:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Georgia Caine (30 October 1876 – 4 April 1964) was an American actress who performed both on Broadway and in more than 80 films in her 51-year career. Born in San Francisco, California in 1876, the daughter of two Shakespearean actors, George Caine and the former Jennie Darragh, she travelled with them when they toured the country. Caine left school at the age of 17 to join a Shakespearean repertory company. She made her Broadway debut in 1899 as the star of the musical A Reign of Error. Caine continued to perform continuously on Broadway as a star or featured performer, primarily in musicals, until the mid-1930s, including in George M. Cohan's Little Nellie Kelly, as well as his Mary, and The O'Brien Girls,. She appeared in Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow both on Broadway and in London. Caine was often written about by theater columnists until the 1930s, when her star had started to fade. She made her last Broadway appearance in 1935, in Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay's A Slight Case of Murder. With her stage career fading, Caine took advantage of the advent of talking pictures to change her focus and moved to California to work in Hollywood. In 1930, Caine made her first film, Good Intentions, and in the next twenty years appeared in 83 films, mostly playing character roles – mothers, aunts, and older neighbors – although she occasionally played against type, such as when she was a streetwalker in Camille (1936). Many of her parts were small and she did not receive screen credit for them. In 1940, Caine appeared as Barbara Stanwyck's mother in the film Remember the Night, which was written by Preston Sturges, and she would go on to become part of Sturges' unofficial "stock company" of character actresses, appearing in seven other films written by Sturges. Caine made her final film appearance in 1950, at the age of 73, in Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye. Caine in the musical Adele (1913) According to Marie Dressler The Unlikeliest Star by Betty Lee, about Caine's friend Marie Dressler, Caine was married to a prominent man from San Francisco by the 1920s, but the book gives no information on what his name was or when or for how long they were married. Georgia Caine died in Hollywood, California on 4 April 1964, at the age of 87, and is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California.

Credits

Bride for Sale (1949)
as Mrs. Willis
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
as Mrs. Waldron
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
as Bearded Lady
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
as Mrs. Truesmith
Mr. Skeffington (1944)
as Mrs. Newton (uncredited)
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1943)
as Mrs. Johnson (uncredited)
Gentleman Jim (1942)
as Mrs. Geary (uncredited)
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
as Mrs. Woverman
Hello, Annapolis (1942)
as Aunt Arabella
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)
as Mrs. Oakey
Hurry, Charlie, Hurry (1941)
as Mrs. Georgia Whitley
The Lady and the Lug (1941)
as Mrs. Peyton
Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941)
as Mariah Bartlett
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
as Officer's Wife at Party (uncredited)
Nobody's Children (1940)
as Mrs. Helen Marshall
Christmas in July (1940)
as Mrs. MacDonald
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940)
as Mother in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited)
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
as Lady at the Theatre
Babies for Sale (1940)
as Iris Talbot
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940)
as Mrs. Penyon
Alex in Wonderland (1940)
as Mrs. J.D. Swinnerton
Remember the Night (1940)
as Lee's Mother
Swanee River (1939)
as Ann Rowan
A Child Is Born (1939)
as Mrs. Norton's Mother (uncredited)
Tower of London (1939)
as Dowager
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
as Third Radio Speaker (uncredited)
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
as Reporter
Honeymoon in Bali (1939)
as Miss Stone
No Place to Go (1939)
as Mrs. Bradford
Juarez (1939)
as Lady in Waiting
Dodge City (1939)
as Mrs. Irving
Boy Trouble (1939)
as Mrs. Ungerleider
Women Are Like That (1938)
as Mrs. Amelia Brush
Jezebel (1938)
as Mrs. Petion (uncredited)
It's Love I'm After (1937)
as Mrs. Kane
Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937)
as Mrs. Amanda Peasely
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)
as Irate Townswoman
Bill Cracks Down (1937)
as Mrs. Witworth
Time Out for Romance (1937)
as Vera Blanchard
The White Angel (1936)
as Mrs. Nightingale
One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
as Cecile
Hooray for Love (1935)
as Magenta P. Schultz
Naughty Marietta (1935)
as Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
as Mme. De Rosas
Romance in the Rain (1934)
as Mrs. Brown
Call It Luck (1934)
as Amy Lark
Once to Every Woman (1934)
as Jeff, a Nurse
I Am Suzanne! (1933)
as Mama
Cradle Song (1933)
as Vicaress
Ambassador Bill (1931)
as Monte's Wife
Night Life in Reno (1931)
as Catty Bridge Player
Night Work (1930)
as Mrs. Ten Eyck

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