Pauline Wagner

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Pauline Wagner McCourtney
Born Pauline Cynthia Wagner
August 18, 1910
Shattuck, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died May 2, 2014 (aged 103)
La Crescenta, California, U.S.
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1928-1941

Pauline Cynthia Wagner (August 18, 1910 – May 2, 2014) was an American actress and glamour girl who had minor roles in the 1930s. She made her debut in King of Jazz in 1930.

Her first significant role was in College Lovers where she played Frank's girlfriend. She was Fay Wray's understudy in King Kong in 1933.[1] She had small parts in Lady Killer and Mr. Deeds Goes to Town. She worked for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and RKO. Her film career ended in 1941.[2]


Wagner, who had resided in Glendale, California since 1968, died on May 2, 2014, aged 103.[3]


  1. ^ "My memories of the golden age of Hollywood: Pauline Wagner McCourtney". Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley. April 19, 2010. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Eye candy of movies' heyday finally stars". Daily News. February 12, 2009. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ Obituary,; accessed July 13, 2014.

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