Ora Carew

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Ora Carew
Ora Carew from Who's Who on the Screen.jpg
Publicity photo of Carew from Who's Who on the Screen (1920)
Born (1893-08-13)August 13, 1893
Salt Lake City, Utah
Died October 26, 1955(1955-10-26) (aged 62)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1915 - 1925

Ora Carew (August 13, 1893, Salt Lake City - October 26, 1955, Los Angeles) born Ora Whytock was a silent film actress.


She starred in several films between 1915 and 1925 when she retired from the industry. She was known as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties.

Ora Carew was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was educated by private tutors and at Roland Ball Seminary. Her screen career began with Goldwyn, following numerous engagements in vaudeville, musical comedy and stock. Some of the greatest film productions in which she had been seen on the screen are Go West, Young Man, Too Many Millions, and with Universal she did Love's Protegé, Loot, Under Suspicion, and others. She was 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) tall, weighed 120 pounds (54 kg), and had brown hair and brown eyes. She was exceptionally fond of outdoor sports and found her greatest pleasure in motoring around Hollywood and Los Angeles in her raceabout.

Ora Whytock was married to Harry E Grant and they had one daughter, Lotus Grant, who was born October 20, 1909 and died June 25, 2007 in Sherman Oaks, California. Ora was sixteen when Lotus was born. Ora and Harry divorced before 1920. Ora then married John C Howard in Dec 1922 in Hollywood, California and they divorced in 1924.

Her brother was the film editor Grant Whytock (1894-1981)

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