Patti McCarty

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Patti McCarty
Bluebeard screenshot 4.jpg
Patti McCarty in Bluebeard (1944)
Born February 11, 1921
Healdsburg, California
Died July 7, 1985(1985-07-07) (aged 64)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Nationality American
Occupation Actress

Patti McCarty (February 11, 1921 - July 7, 1985), in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California was an American actress. (A January 27, 1941, newspaper article says that she was born in Bakersfield, California, and grew up in Healdsburg.)[1]

Biography[edit]

She graduated from Covina High School in Covina, California, and she attended Los Angeles City College.[2]

Prior to becoming a film actress, McCarty was a secretary for actress Dorothy Lamour.[3] Lamour helped her to obtain a bit part in the film Chad Hanna (1940).[4]

In January 1941, McCarty began working for Columbia Pictures,[1] but in August of that year, the studio declined to take up the option on her contract.[5] From 1941 through 1946 she was a Hollywood B movie actress and performed bit parts in 23 films.

She died on July 7, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii at the age of 64.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Secretary Gets New Studio Job". The Ogden Standard-Examiner. Utah, Ogden. Associated Press. January 27, 1941. p. 8. Retrieved June 21, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Cinderella Actress". The Bakersfield Californian. California, Bakersfield. February 1, 1941. p. 7. Retrieved June 21, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Carroll, Harrison (July 22, 1940). "Behind the Scenes in Hollywood". The Wilkes-Barre Record. Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre. p. 8. Retrieved June 21, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ Carroll, Harrison (September 25, 1940). "Behind the Scenes in Hollywood". The Daily Clintonian. Indiana, Clinton. King Features Syndicate. p. 2. Retrieved June 21, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "McCarty Option Is Dropped by Studio". The Bakersfield Californian. California, Bakersfield. August 26, 1941. p. 15. Retrieved June 22, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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