Grace McDonald

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Grace McDonald Green (June 15, 1918 New York City, New York – October 30, 1999 Scottsdale, Arizona) was an American actress who appeared in a number of films in the early 1940s, although most were B movies. She and her brother Ray had their Broadway debut in 1937 in Babes in Arms as part of the dance team, and singing I Wish I Were in Love Again. She made her screen debut in 1940's Dancing on a Dime,[1][2] and appeared in Strictly in the Groove in 1942.

In late 1944 she married Lt. Ralph Green and soon moved to Minneapolis, leaving Hollywood behind, and eventually having three children. She died of pneumonia in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 30, 1999.[3][4][5][6]



  1. ^ (4 October 1940). Screen Debut, Milwaukee Journal
  2. ^ (27 January 1943). Theater Gossip, Evening Independent
  3. ^ Hischak, Thomas S. The Oxford companion to the American musical: theatre, film, and television, p. 481 (2008)
  4. ^ (3 November 1999). Obituaries: Grace McDonald Green, 81, performer, Star Tribune
  5. ^ (8 December 1944). Grace McDonald Weds, Miami News
  6. ^ Johnson, Erskine (NEA copy)(4 May 1943). Stunt Girl Now Starlet, Youngstown Vindicator

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