Grey in 1942
Eschal Loleet Grey Miller
July 25, 1918
|Died||July 25, 1993 (aged 75)|
Jack Westrope (m. 1939–1950)
Frankie Laine (m. 1950–1993)
Nan Grey (born Eschal Loleet Grey Miller, July 25, 1918 – July 25, 1993) was an American film actress.
Grey's screen debut was in 1934 in Warner Brothers' Firebird. She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1936 film Sea Spoilers. Grey appeared in the Universal Monsters films Dracula's Daughter (1936) and The Invisible Man Returns (1940). She also appeared in the popular 1936 musical comedy Three Smart Girls as well as the 1939 sequel Three Smart Girls Grow Up.
Grey played Kathy Marshall in the NBC radio soap opera Those We Love 1938-1945. Grey played in The Lux Radio Theatre, November 8, 1937 episode, She Loves Me Not with Bing Crosby, Joan Blondell, and Sterling Holloway
In the 1960s, Grey invented and marketed a cosmetic mirror especially suited to nearsighted women. An obituary noted, "Among its users was Princess Grace of Monaco."
She married singer Frankie Laine in June 1950, and Laine adopted Grey's daughters (Pam and Jan) from her marriage to Westrope.
|1934||The St. Louis Kid||First Girl||(scenes deleted)|
|1934||The Firebird||Alice von Attem|
|1935||The Woman in Red||Minor Role||Uncredited|
|1935||Mary Jane's Pa||Lucille Preston|
|1935||The Affair of Susan||Miss Skelly|
|1935||His Night Out||Minor Role||Uncredited|
|1935||The Great Impersonation||Middleton's Daughter||Uncredited|
|1936||Next Time We Love||Ingenue||Uncredited|
|1936||Sutter's Gold||Ann Eliza Sutter|
|1936||Love Before Breakfast||Telephone Girl||Uncredited|
|1936||Nobody's Fool||Young Girl||Uncredited|
|1936||Crash Donovan||Doris Tennyson|
|1936||Sea Spoilers||Connie Dawson|
|1936||Three Smart Girls||Joan|
|1937||Let Them Live||Judith Marshall|
|1937||The Man in Blue||June Hanson|
|1937||Love in a Bungalow||Mary Callahan|
|1937||Some Blondes Are Dangerous||Judy Williams|
|1938||The Jury's Secret||Mary Norris|
|1938||The Black Doll||Marian Rood|
|1938||Reckless Living||Laurie Andrews|
|1938||Danger on the Air||Christina 'Steenie' MacCorkle|
|1938||Girls' School||Linda Simpson|
|1938||The Storm||Peggy Phillips|
|1939||Three Smart Girls Grow Up||Joan Craig|
|1939||The Under-Pup||Priscilla Adams|
|1939||Tower of London||Lady Alice Barton|
|1940||The Invisible Man Returns||Helen Manson|
|1940||The House of the Seven Gables||Phoebe Pyncheon|
|1940||Sandy Is a Lady||Mary Phillips|
|1940||You're Not So Tough||Millie|
|1940||A Little Bit of Heaven||Janet Loring|
|1941||Under Age||Jane Baird|
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- Wright, Stewart; Passage, Frank. "The Lux Radio Theater". Old Time Radio Program Logs. The Original Old Time Radio (OTR) WWW Pages. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
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- "Jockey Westrope Weds Film Actress Nan Grey". The San Bernardino County Sun. California, San Bernardino. United Press. May 5, 1939. p. 17. Retrieved February 8, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- Oliver, Myrna (July 17, 1993). "Nan Grey; Left Acting Career After Marriage". Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
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