Gertrude Short

Carmen Gertrude Short (April 6, 1902 – July 31, 1968) was an American film actress of the silent and early sound era.[1] She appeared in 132 films between 1912 and 1945. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and died in Hollywood, California, aged 66, from a heart attack. One of her siblings was actor Antrim Short. Actress Blanche Sweet was a cousin.

Gertrude Short
Gertrude Short 1918.jpg
Short in 1918
Carmen Gertrude Short

(1902-04-06)April 6, 1902
DiedJuly 31, 1968(1968-07-31) (aged 66)
Years active1912-1945
Spouse(s)Scott Pembroke (? - ?)
RelativesAntrim Short (brother)

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  1. ^ Kessler, Carol Farley (October 1, 1995). Daring To Dream: Utopian Fiction by United States Women Before 1950, Second Edition. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815626558 – via Google Books.

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