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Also Known As: Louise Hovick, Rose Louise Hovick, Louise Hovick Died: April 26, 1970
Born: January 9, 1914 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, USA Profession: ecdysiast, author, TV host, actor

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Gwen Lee was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Gwen Lee started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Upstage" (1926), "Her Wild Oat" (1927) and "Twelve Miles Out" (1927). She also appeared in "Orchids and Ermine" (1927), "A Thief in the Dark" (1928) and "A Lady of Chance" (1928). Her film career continued throughout the twenties and the thirties in productions like the Norma Shearer dramatic adaptation "The Actress" (1928), the Conrad Nagel musical comedy "The Hollywood Revue of 1929" (1929) and "Untamed" (1929). She also appeared in "Lord Byron of Broadway" (1930). In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in "Paid" (1930), "The Galloping Ghost" (1931) and "The Lawless Woman" (1931). She also appeared in "Inspiration" (1931) and "Pagan Lady" (1931). Gwen Lee last acted in the Jean Carmen crime feature "Paroled From the Big House" (1938). Gwen Lee passed away in August 1961 at the age of 57.

Gwen Lee was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Gwen Lee started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Upstage" (1926), "Her Wild Oat" (1927) and "Twelve Miles Out" (1927). She also appeared in "Orchids and Ermine" (1927), "A Thief in the Dark" (1928) and "A Lady of Chance" (1928). Her film career continued throughout the twenties and the thirties in productions like the Norma Shearer dramatic adaptation "The Actress" (1928), the Conrad Nagel musical comedy "The Hollywood Revue of 1929" (1929) and "Untamed" (1929). She also appeared in "Lord Byron of Broadway" (1930). In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in "Paid" (1930), "The Galloping Ghost" (1931) and "The Lawless Woman" (1931). She also appeared in "Inspiration" (1931) and "Pagan Lady" (1931). Gwen Lee last acted in the Jean Carmen crime feature "Paroled From the Big House" (1938). Gwen Lee passed away in August 1961 at the age of 57.

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CAST: (feature film)

2.
 The Trouble With Angels (1966) Mrs. Phipps
4.
 The Stripper (1963) Madame Olga
5.
 Wind Across the Everglades (1958) Mrs. Bradford
6.
 Screaming Mimi (1958) Joann Mapes
7.
 Babes in Bagdad (1952) Zohara
8.
 Belle of the Yukon (1944) Belle DeValle
9.
10.
 My Lucky Star (1938) Marcelle [La Verne]
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husband:
Robert Mizzy. Married on August 13, 1937.
husband:
Alexander Kirkland. Actor. Married August 31, 1942.
companion:
Otto Preminger. Director.
companion:
Mike Todd. Producer.
husband:
Julio de Diego. Divorced in 1965.
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mother:
Rose Hovick.
sister:
June Havoc. Actor. Survived her.
son:
Erik Preminger. Survived her.

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"The G-String Murders"
"Gypsy"

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