Ethlyne Clair

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Ethlyne Clair
Born Ethlyne Williamson
(1904-11-23)November 23, 1904
Talladega, Alabama,
United States
Died February 27, 1996(1996-02-27) (aged 91)
Los Angeles, California,
United States
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Richard Lonsdale Hinshaw (1928-1930) (divorced)
Em Westmore (1930-1937) (divorced)
Merle Arthur Frost Jr. (1939-?)
Children 5 (2 daughters, 3 sons)

Born Ethlyne Williamson,[1] Ethlyne Clair (23 November 1904 – 27 February 1996) was an American actress. She was a native of Talladega, Alabama. A former New York art student,[2] she appeared mostly in silent film, including several Westerns where she played the love interest to Hoot Gibson.[3] She was succeeded by Derelys Perdue in the Newlyweds film series, in which she appeared in 1927 and 1928. She appeared in the serials The Vanishing Rider (1928) and Queen of the Northwoods (1929). She was a WAMPAS Baby Stars alumna.

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  1. ^ http://articles.latimes.com/1996-02-29/news/mn-41424_1_ethlyne-clair
  2. ^ "Movie Sidelights". The Washington Post (ProQuest ID: 149745728). August 7, 1927. p. A3. Ethlyne Clair...was studying art in New York when Hollywood called her. 
  3. ^ "Ethlyne Clair Film Actress, 91". The New York Times (ProQuest ID 109574549). March 4, 1996. p. D10. Ms. Clair was popular in movie westerns in the 1920s...She made three films with Hoot Gibson, whom she later called her favorite actor. 

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