Katherine Locke - biography

Actor from Russia,United States of America

Katherine Locke (June 24, 1910 - September 12, 1995) was a Broadway actress in the late 1930s. She was born in Kalinkavičy, in what is now Belarussia, and raised in the U.S. Her father Mendel Locke was an amateur writer. She appeared in films in the 1940s and 1950s as a supporting actress. She began her film work in the late 1930s in bit parts, but she is remembered today as a stage actress. She was married to radio legend Norman Corwin. In addition to appearing on a successful Broadway production of Hamlet playing Ophelia, her stage credits include starring with John Garfield in Having a Wonderful Time, Fifth Column with Lee J. Cobb, and Clash by Night with Tallulah Bankhead. My grandfather, Meyer Luck, was one of Mendel Locke's younger brothers.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1910-06-24
Nationality
Russia,United States of America
Parents
Mendel Locke
Spouse(s)
Norman Corwin
Profession
Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
1958 A Certain Smile Mme. Vallon
1951 People Will Talk
1950 The Sound of Fury

Death

Date of death
1995-09-12
Place of death
Los Angeles

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