Katherine Locke Actor

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.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 24th, 1910
Nationality
Russia,United States of America
Date of death
September 12th, 1995 at age of 85
Place of death
Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Family

Parents
Spouse

Movie performances

1. A Certain Smile (1958)

Drama
played Mme. Vallon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
8 Show list

A Certain Smile is a 1958 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco, based on the book of the same name by Francoise Sagan.

Awards

Top cast

Françoise Ferrand
Denis
Bertrand Griot
Luc Ferrand
M. Vallon
Mlle. Minot
Pierre
Dominique Vallon
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

2. People Will Talk (1951)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0
1 Show list

People Will Talk is a romantic comedy/drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck from a screenplay by Mankiewicz, based on the German play by Curt Goetz, which had been made into a movie in Germany. Released by Twentieth Century Fox, the film stars Cary Grant and Jeanne Crain, with supporting performances by Hume Cronyn, Finlay Currie, Walter Slezak, and Sidney Blackmer. The film was nominated for the Writers Guild of America screen Award for Best Written American Comedy.

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Top cast

Dr. Noah Praetorius
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

3. The Sound of Fury (1950)

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
played Hazel
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
85.0
Robert Stillman
Jo Pagano
,
8 Show list

The Sound of Fury is a 1950 black-and-white film noir directed by Cy Endfield and featuring Frank Lovejoy, Lloyd Bridges and Kathleen Ryan. The film is based on Jo Pagano's novel The Condemned, who also wrote the screenplay. The film is based on factual events that occurred in 1933, when two men were arrested in San Jose, California, for kidnapping and murdering Brooke Hart. The suspects confessed and were lynched by a mob of locals. The Fritz Lang-directed 1936 film Fury was about the same incident.

Awards

Top cast

Jerry Slocum
Dance Floor Extra
Gil Stanton
Howard Tyler
Hal Clendenning
Judy Tyler
Dr. Simone
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Guy Roe
English
United States of America

Wikipedia

Check Katherine Locke on wikipedia.

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