Mabel Todd (actress)

Mabel Todd (August 13, 1907 – June 2, 1977) was an American actress.

Mabel Todd
Born(1907-08-13)August 13, 1907
DiedJune 2, 1977(1977-06-02) (aged 69)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1937–1946
(m. 1933; div. 1945)

Matthew A. Santino
(m. 1947; div. 1950)

Early yearsEdit

Todd was from Glendale and attended the University of Southern California.[1]


Todd performed in vaudeville as a singer, dancer, and comedienne.[1]

Todd appeared in films such as Varsity Show, Over the Goal, Hollywood Hotel, Gold Diggers in Paris, Garden of the Moon, The Cowboy and the Lady, The Mysterious Miss X, Mystery of the White Room, Street of Missing Men, Blues in the Night, The Talk of the Town, The Ghost and the Guest, In Society, A Wave, a WAC and a Marine, Down Missouri Way and Wife Wanted, among others.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1932, Todd married Morey Amsterdam.[3] They divorced in 1945.[citation needed] She married Matthew A. Santino on November 14, 1947, in Las Vegas, and they divorced on April 28, 1950.[4]

On June 2, 1977, Todd died in Los Angeles, California. Todd is buried at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Rowland Heights, California.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
1937 Varsity Show Cuddles
1937 Over the Goal Bee Travis Uncredited
1937 Missing Witnesses Mother at Railroad Station Uncredited
1937 Hollywood Hotel Dot Marshall
1938 Gold Diggers in Paris Leticia
1938 Garden of the Moon Mary Stanton
1938 The Cowboy and the Lady Elly
1939 The Mysterious Miss X Miss Annie Botts
1939 Mystery of the White Room Dora Stanley
1939 Street of Missing Men Dovie
1941 Blues in the Night Baby Beth Barton - Singer Uncredited
1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! Vivian
1942 The Talk of the Town Operator Uncredited
1943 The Ghost and the Guest Little Sister Mabel
1944 In Society Manicurist Uncredited
1944 A Wave, a WAC and a Marine Nurse
1946 Down Missouri Way Cindy
1946 Wife Wanted Florist Uncredited, (final film role)


  1. ^ a b "Friends Laughed at Mabel Todd's Acting Ambitions". The Windsor Star. Canada, Ontario, Windsor. September 15, 1937. p. 22. Retrieved September 29, 2020 – via
  2. ^ Hans J. Wollstein. "Mabel Todd". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  3. ^ "The Forgotten Mabel Todd: Morey Amsterdam's Lost Wife". thelifeandtimesofhollywood. Retrieved August 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "Beatings Cited as Mabel Todd Granted Divorce". The Los Angeles Times. April 29, 1950. p. 17. Retrieved September 29, 2020 – via

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