Gloria Shea

Gloria Shea (May 30, 1910 – February 8, 1995) was an American film actress.[1] She was sometimes billed as Olive Shea.[2]

Gloria Shea
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BornMay 30, 1910
New York City, U.S.
DiedFebruary 8, 1995 (Age 84)
Other namesOlive Shea
Olive Gloria Shea
OccupationActress
Years active1929 - 1936 (film)
Spouse(s)Robert J. Stroh (1938 - ?)

Born in New York City, Shea received her schooling at the Convent of Notre Dame de Sande and was trained for the stage by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr..[2]

Shea had the female lead role in the Universal serial, The Phantom of the Air (1933).[2] On stage (billed as Olive Shea), she had the role of Baby in the Broadway production of Blind Mice (1930)[3]

She married Robert J. Stroh in 1938.[4]

On February 8, 1995, Shea died in Jacksonville, Florida.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pitts p.26
  2. ^ a b c "Gloria Shea Formerly Was a Zigfeld Girl". Universal Weekly. May 13, 1933. p. 12. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Blind Mice-Cast". Playbill Vault. Playbill. Archived from the original on 26 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Gloria Shea". MyHeritage. Archived from the original on 26 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.

BibliographyEdit

  • Michael R. Pitts. Poverty Row Studios, 1929-1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.

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