Arleen Whelan

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Arleen Whelan
Arleen Whelan Argentinean Magazine AD.jpg
Born (1916-09-01)September 1, 1916
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died April 7, 1993(1993-04-07) (aged 78)
Orange County, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1937-1957
Spouse(s) Alexander D'Arcy
(m.1940-1943, divorced)
Hugh Owen
(m.1943-1953, divorced)
Dr. Warren O. Cagney
(m.1960-1961, divorced)

Arleen Whelan (September 1, 1916[1] – April 7, 1993) was an American film actress. She appeared in 25 films between 1937 and 1957, reportedly after 20th Century Fox director H. Bruce Humberstone saw Whelan working as a manicurist in a barbershop. After her screen test the studio cast Whelan as the female lead in a film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped (1938).[2]

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  1. ^ "United States Social Security Death Index". FamilySearch. Retrieved August 3, 2014. Arleen W Cagney, 07 Apr 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing). 
  2. ^ "These are Hollywood's Movie-struck Kids". Life. 1938-06-06. p. 34. Retrieved December 8, 2011. 

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