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Natalie Moorhead (born Nathalian Morehead,[better source needed] July 27, 1901 – October 6, 1992) was an American film and stage actress of the 1920s and 1930s. She was known for distinctive platinum blond hair.
July 27, 1901
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||October 6, 1992 (aged 91)|
Montecito, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California|
(m. 1929; div. 1930)
(m. 1930; div. 1935)
Robert J Dunham
(m. 1942; died 1948)
(m. 1957; died 1983)
Moorehead grew up in Pittsburgh.
She began her theatre career on Broadway at the Fulton Theatre playing a bridesmaid in the 1922 play Abie's Irish Rose which broke a record for run of the play, finally closing at the Theatre Republic on October 1, 1927. She then played Sadie in A Lady in Love (1927) at the Lyceum Theatre. She played Lydia Webster in George M. Cohan's 1927 farce Baby Cyclone at Henry Miller's Theatre.
On December 21, 1930, Moorhead married director Alan Crosland in Yosemite National Park. She sued him for divorce on July 2, 1935. On March 28, 1942, in Maricopa, Arizona, she married millionaire Robert J. Dunham, the sixty-six year-old president of the Chicago Park District. He died in 1948. Moorhead's third husband was Juan Garchitorena, an actor (under the stage name Juan Torena) and former soccer player. They wed on July 27, 1957, in Beverly Hills.
- Thru Different Eyes (1929) - Frances Thornton
- The Unholy Night (1929) - Lady Violet Montague
- The Girl from Havana (1929) - Lona Martin
- The Furies (1930) - Caroline Leigh
- The Benson Murder Case (1930) - Fanny Del Roy
- Spring Is Here (1930) - Rita Conway
- Show Girl in Hollywood (1930) - Blonde Actress with Frank Buelow at Premiere (uncredited)
- The Runaway Bride (1930) - Clara Muldoon
- Shadow of the Law (1930) - Ethel Barry aka Ethel George
- Hot Curves (1930) - Maizie
- Manslaughter (1930) - Eleanor Bellington
- Ladies Must Play (1930) - Connie
- The Office Wife (1930) - Linda Fellowes
- Divorce Among Friends (1930) - Joan Whitley
- Hook, Line and Sinker (1930) - Duchess Bessie Von Essie
- Captain Thunder (1930) - Bonita
- Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) - Della
- Illicit (1931) - Margie True
- Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931) - Leila Crofton
- Women Men Marry (1931) - Dolly Moulton
- My Past (1931) - Consuelo 'Connie' Byrne
- The Phantom of Paris (1931) - Vera
- Morals for Women (1931) - Flora
- The Deceiver (1931) - Mrs. Lawton
- Maker of Men (1931) - Mrs. Rhodes
- Discarded Lovers (1932) - Irma Gladden
- Three Wise Girls (1932) - Ruth Dexter
- The Menace (1932) - Caroline Quayle
- Cross-Examination (1932) - Inez Wells
- Love Bound (1932) - Verna Wilson, alias Vera Wendall
- The Stoker (1932) - Vera Martin
- The King Murder (1932) - Elizabeth Hawthorn
- The Fighting Gentleman (1932) - Violet Reed
- Forgotten (1933) - Myrtle Strauss
- The Mind Reader (1933) - Mrs. Austin
- Private Detective 62 (1933) - Helen Burns
- Corruption (1933) - Sylvia Gorman
- Dance Hall Hostess (1933) - Clare
- The Big Chance (1933) - Babe
- Curtain at Eight (1933) - Alma Jenkins Thornton
- Gigolettes of Paris (1933) - Diane Valraine
- Secret Sinners (1933) - Mrs. Gilbert
- Only Yesterday (1933) - Lucy (uncredited)
- Long Lost Father (1934) - Phyllis Mersey-Royds
- Dancing Man (1934) - Tamara Trevor
- The Thin Man (1934) - Julia Wolf
- Fifteen Wives (1934) - Carol Manning
- The Curtain Falls (1934) - Katherine Scorsby
- Champagne for Breakfast (1935) - Mrs. Morton
- Two in a Crowd (1936) - Mrs. Anthony (uncredited)
- 15 Maiden Lane (1936) - Nellie - Society Crook (uncredited)
- What Becomes of the Children? (1936) - Edith Worthington
- King of Gamblers (1937) - Woman at Table (uncredited)
- The Adventurous Blonde (1937) - Theresa Gray
- Heart of Arizona (1938) - Belle Starr
- The Beloved Brat (1938) - Evelyn Morgan
- Letter of Introduction (1938) - Maud Raleigh - Park Plaza Gossip (uncredited)
- When Tomorrow Comes (1939) - Woman (uncredited)
- Lady of the Tropics (1939) - Mrs. Hazlitt
- The Women (1939) - Woman at Modiste Salon (uncredited)
- I Take This Woman (1940) - May - Saleslady (uncredited)
- Flight Angels (1940) - Miss Mason
- All This, and Heaven Too (1940) - Lady at the Theatre (uncredited)
- I Want a Divorce (1940) - Mrs. Tyrell (uncredited)
- Margie (1940) - Mrs. Dixon (final film role)
- 1910,1920 census for nathalian morehead. "Ancestry.com".
- Natalie Moorhead biodata, allmovie.com; accessed November 12, 2016.
- "Lace, Ribbons, Chiffon Irresistible -- Natalie". The Times Dispatch. Virginia, Richmond. November 17, 1929. p. 47. Retrieved January 13, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Natalie Moorhead is Fascinating". Kenosha News. Wisconsin, Kenosha. June 30, 1930. p. 14. Retrieved January 13, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Natalie Moorhead". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on January 13, 2020. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
- "Natalie Moorehead, film actress, weds director". The St. Louis Star and Times. Missouri, St. Louis. International News Service. December 22, 1930. p. 8. Retrieved January 13, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Natalie Moorhead Sues for Divorce". The Press Democrat. California, Santa Rosa. United Press. July 3, 1935. p. 1. Retrieved July 29, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Wedding Plans Told", p. 3, Chicago Tribune, March 23, 1942.
- "R.J. Dunham, Long Head of Parks, Dies", p. 20, Chicago Tribune, Feb. 4, 1948
- "Natalie Moorhead Wed to Actor Garchitorena". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. July 28, 1957. p. 61. Retrieved January 13, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.