Irene Purcell

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Irene Purcell
Born (1896-08-07)August 7, 1896
Whiting, Indiana
Died July 9, 1972(1972-07-09) (aged 75)
Racine, Wisconsin

Irene Mary Purcell (August 7, 1896 - July 9, 1972) was an American film actress.

She notably appeared opposite William Haines in Just a Gigolo (1931) and with Buster Keaton and Jimmy Durante in The Passionate Plumber (1932). A French-language version of the latter film, Le Plombier amoureux, was filmed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at the same time.[1]

On October 4, 1941 she married Herbert Fisk Johnson, Jr.


  1. ^ "Irene Purcell - IMDb". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 

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