Louise Latimer (actress)

Louise Latimer (March 6, 1913 – June 16, 1973) was an American film actress. She starred opposite John Wayne in the 1937 California Straight Ahead!.

Louise Latimer
Louise Latimer in trailer to California Straight Ahead! (1937)
Born(1913-03-06)March 6, 1913
DiedJune 16, 1973(1973-06-16) (aged 60)
Resting placeSaint Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Other namesLouise Latimer Blaisdell
Years active1934–1937
Spouse(s)Erwin Gelsey (1936-19??)[1][better source needed]

Born in Brooklyn, New York, she graduated from Erasmus Hall High School. On Broadway, Latimer portrayed Jean in The Scene of the Crime (1940) and Lydia in When in Rome (1934).[2] During World War II, she was active with the American Red Cross and various Catholic charities, helping to promote the war effort.

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  1. ^ Notice of death of Louise Latimer, billcappello.blogspot.com; accessed March 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Louise Latimer". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on April 10, 2020. Retrieved April 10, 2020.

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