Arline Judge (February 21, 1912 – February 7, 1974) was an American actress who worked mostly in low-budget B movies, but gained some fame for marrying and divorcing seven times.
promotional portrait taken in the 1930s
February 21, 1912|
Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
February 7, 1974 (aged 61)|
West Hollywood, California, U.S.
Wesley Ruggles (1931-1937)|
Dan Topping (1937-1940)
James Ramage Addams (1942-1945)
Vincent Morgan Ryan (1945-1947)
Henry J. Topping (1947-1948)
George Ross III (1949-1950)
Edward Cooper Heard (1955-1960)
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Judge began her career as a dancer in an act for Jimmy Durante. After meeting director Wesley Ruggles on a train, she got her start in films with his help, then married him. Nicknamed "One-Take Sally," her film career spanned the 1930s and 1940s.
Judge was married seven times and had two sons; Wesley Ruggles Jr. by her first husband Wesley Ruggles, and Dan Topping Jr. with second husband Dan Topping, who from 1945-64 was president and part-owner of the New York Yankees.
Her other husbands were:
- James Ramage Addams (October 7, 1942 - July 24, 1945)
- Vincent Morgan Ryan (August 3, 1945 - April 23, 1947)
- Henry J. (Bob) Topping (April 29, 1947 - April 23, 1948; brother of second husband Dan Topping
- George Ross III (January 18, 1949 - August 10, 1950)
- Edward Cooper Heard (April 9, 1955 - November 2, 1960)
|1931||Are These Our Children?||Florence "Flo" Carnes|
|1932||Girl Crazy||Molly Gray|
|1932||The Age of Consent||Dora Swale|
|1933||Flying Devils||Mrs. Ann Hardy|
|1933||Sensation Hunters||Jerry Royal|
|1934||When Strangers Meet||Ruth Crane|
|1934||Looking for Trouble||Maizie|
|1935||George White's 1935 Scandals||Midgie Malone|
|1936||Pigskin Parade||Sally Saxon||Alternative title: Harmony Parade|
|1936||Valiant Is the Word for Carrie||Lady|
|1941||Harvard, Here I Come!||Francie Callahan||Alternative title: Here I Come|
|1942||Law of the Jungle||Nona Brooks|
|1942||The Lady Is Willing||Frances|
|1943||Girls in Chains||Helen Martin|
|1944||Take It Big||Pert Martin|
|1945||G. I. Honeymoon||Flo LaVerne|
|1946||From This Day Forward||Margie Beesley|
|1947||The Sin of Harold Diddlebock||Manicurist||Alternative title: Mad Wednesday|
|1963||The Crawling Hand||Mrs. Hotchkiss||Alternative titles: Don't Cry Wolf|
The Creeping Hand
|1953||Mr. and Mrs. North||Dot Jansen||1 episode|
|1964||Perry Mason||Emmalou Schneider||1 episode|
- "Arline Judge Sues Topping, Second Mate, for Divorce". New York, Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. December 28, 1939. p. 1. Retrieved January 25, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Movie Actress Arline Judge Found Dead". Florida, St. Petersburg. The Evening Independent. February 8, 1974. p. 20-A. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
- "Filmland Homes Swap Bars for Bassinets". California, Oakland. Oakland Tribune. October 13, 1935. p. 74. Retrieved January 25, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Arline Judge Gets Rent Summons, Weds Officer". Illinois, Chicago. Chicago Tribune. October 8, 1942. p. 24. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
- "Henry J. (Bob) Topping Dies; Was Heir to Tin Plate Fortune", The New York Times, April 23, 1968