Go to Bing homepage

American Actress

Charlotte Greenwood

  • Jun 25, 1890 - Dec 28, 1977 (age 87)
  • 5' 9" (1.74 m)
Search the latest about Charlotte Greenwood on Bing
1977
Charlotte Greenwood
PersonalDecember 1977

Charlotte Greenwood

Charlotte Greenwood passed away.
1956
The Opposite Sex
MovieOct 26, 1956

The Opposite Sex

Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York …
Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York theater producer Steven Hilliard and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Hilliard née Ashley, are getting a Kay-initiated Reno ...
  • IMDb
Glory
MovieJan 5, 1956

Glory

Clarabel lives on a Kentucky horse farm and has a special love …
Clarabel lives on a Kentucky horse farm and has a special love for the filly Glory. With the help of Chad, Clarabel can prevent Glory's sale and keep her to train her and eventually enter her for the Kentucky Derby.
  • IMDb
1955
Oklahoma!
MovieOct 11, 1955

Oklahoma!

Set in the Oklahoma territory in the early 1900s, this musical tells …
Set in the Oklahoma territory in the early 1900s, this musical tells the story of two pairs of lovers. Curly is a cowboy who has trouble admitting his feelings to Laurey, as she does to him, because of their stubbornness. Judd, the hired hand at Laurey's farm, tries to come between them. Ado Annie is torn between Will, a cowboy who has strong feelings for her, and Ali Hakim, a peddler who's a ladies' man and doesn't want to marry her.
  • IMDb
1953
Dangerous When Wet
MovieJun 18, 1953

Dangerous When Wet

Dangerous When Wet (1953) is a Technicolor Metro-Goldwyn …
Dangerous When Wet (1953) is a Technicolor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical film starring Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas, and Jack Carson, directed by Charles Walters, and featuring an animated swimming sequence starring Williams with the cat-and-mouse duo, Tom and Jerry.
  • Wikipedia
1950
Peggy
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 21, 1950

Peggy

When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and …
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
  • IMDb
1949
Oh, You Beautiful Doll
www.imdb.com
MovieNov 11, 1949

Oh, You Beautiful Doll

In the early 1900s, song …
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ...
  • IMDb
The Great Dan Patch
MovieJul 22, 1949

The Great Dan Patch

Chemist David Palmer comes back to his hometown in Indiana to …
Chemist David Palmer comes back to his hometown in Indiana to get married to his girlfriend Ruth, a schoolteacher. He finds his father excited about the harness racing potential of a new mare that he's just traded for. When the mare is injured while winning her first race, David's father uses her for breeding, and she has a colt named Dan Patch, who proves exceptionally fast. Meanwhile, Ruth becomes increasingly frustrated with David's continued interest in horses, and with his friendship with his father's trainer and the trainer's daughter.
  • IMDb
1947
Driftwood
MovieSep 15, 1947

Driftwood

Six-year-old Jenny rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a …
Six-year-old Jenny rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for ...
  • IMDb
1946
Wake Up and Dream
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 2, 1946

Wake Up and Dream

Although he has a farmer's draft deferrment, Jeff enlists in the …
Although he has a farmer's draft deferrment, Jeff enlists in the Navy during WWII. He sends his young sister Nella to live with relatives, but she is unhappy there and returns home. She hooks up with Jenny, whom Jeff is in love with, and an old man whose claim to fame is the building of a sloop in his back yard. Jeff is eventually listed as Missing, and while sleeping on the boat a storm comes up and blows the boat (on wheels) away. A traveling dentist helps them out and they eventually launch the boat into a river, and begin a trip that Nella is sure will end up in rescuing her brother.
  • IMDb
1944
Home in Indiana
MovieJun 15, 1944

Home in Indiana

A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and …
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ...
  • IMDb
Up in Mabel's Room
MovieApr 7, 1944

Up in Mabel's Room

Newly-married Gary Ainsworth once gave his former …
Newly-married Gary Ainsworth once gave his former sweetheart Mabel a sexy negligee with his initials embroidered in the lacework. It is Gary's unenviable task to retrieve the incriminating undergarment from Mabel's room.
  • IMDb
1943
The Gang's All Here
MovieDec 24, 1943

The Gang's All Here

Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances …
Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances showgirl Eadie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the Pacific. Only trouble is, he gave her the assumed name of Casey. Andy's eventual return with a medal is celebrated by his rich father with a benefit show featuring Eadie's show troupe, at which she's sure to learn his true identity...and meet Vivian, his 'family-arrangement' fiancée. Mostly song and dance.
  • IMDb
Dixie Dugan
www.imdb.com
MovieMar 12, 1943

Dixie Dugan

Dixie Dugan is a 1943 American comedy film, directed by Otto …
Dixie Dugan is a 1943 American comedy film, directed by Otto Brower. It stars Lois Andrews, James Ellison, and Charlotte Greenwood. Intended as the first of a series, the film was not a success and the plans for sequels were scrapped.
  • Wikipedia
1942
Springtime in the Rockies
MovieNov 6, 1942

Springtime in the Rockies

Broadway partners Vicky …
Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price, and Dan's career takes a nosedive. In hopes of rekindling their romance and getting Vicky back on the boards with him, Dan follows her to a ritzy resort in the Canadian Rockies, where she and Victor are about to open their new act. But things get complicated when Dan wakes after a bender to find that he's hired an outlandish Latin secretary, Rosita Murphy, which makes Vicky think he's just up to his old tricks again.
  • IMDb
1941
The Perfect Snob
MovieDec 19, 1941

The Perfect Snob

Dr. Mason, a veterinarian, hears that his daughter Chris is …
Dr. Mason, a veterinarian, hears that his daughter Chris is engaged and heads to Honolulu to get a look at his future son-in-law. When he discovers that the fellow, Freddie Browning, is old enough to be Chris's father, he hires a young man named Mike Lord to break up the romance. Mike falls in love with Chris, but to ensure that she isn't the gold-digger she appears to be, he hires his friend Alex Moreno to meet her and pose as a wealthy man. Then Alex falls in love with Chris.
  • IMDb
Moon Over Miami
MovieJun 18, 1941

Moon Over Miami

Moon Over Miami is an American musical from 1941 that …
Moon Over Miami is an American musical from 1941 that follows three women from Texas in their quest for rich husbands. The quest begins because the two sisters and their aunt expect a huge inheritance but instead only receive a few thousand dollars. Their search for rich husbands prompts them to leave Texas and go to Miami.
  • Yidio
Tall, Dark and Handsome
MovieJan 23, 1941

Tall, Dark and Handsome

Tall, Dark and Handsome is …
Tall, Dark and Handsome is a 1941 gangster comedy film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and starring Caesar Romero, Virginia Gilmore, and Charlotte Greenwood. It was released by Twentieth Century Fox.
  • Wikipedia
1940
Down Argentine Way
MovieOct 11, 1940

Down Argentine Way

Down Argentine Way is a 1940 American musical film made …
Down Argentine Way is a 1940 American musical film made in Technicolor by Twentieth Century Fox. It made a star of Betty Grable in her first leading role for the studio, and introduced American audiences to Carmen Miranda. The film also starred Don Ameche, The Nicholas Brothers, Charlotte Greenwood, and J. Carrol Naish.
  • Wikipedia
Young People
MovieAug 23, 1940

Young People

Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged …
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
  • IMDb
Star Dust
MovieApr 6, 1940

Star Dust

Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout …
Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to become a star. Based partly on Darnells' early experiences in Hollywood. Wharton is a parody of Zanuck.
  • IMDb
1934
Orders Is Orders
MovieMay 2, 1934

Orders Is Orders

A brash American movie producer arrives at an army base in …
A brash American movie producer arrives at an army base in England wanting to shoot a movie and use the soldiers as extras. The base commander doesn't want any part of it, but the producer ...
  • IMDb
1932
Cheaters at Play
www.imdb.com
MovieJan 27, 1932

Cheaters at Play

Cheaters at Play is a 1932 American pre-Code drama …
Cheaters at Play is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by Hamilton MacFadden and written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan. The film stars Thomas Meighan, Charlotte Greenwood, William Bakewell, Ralph Morgan, Barbara Weeks and Linda Watkins. The film was released on January 27, 1932, by Fox Film Corporation.
  • Wikipedia
1931
Flying High
MovieNov 14, 1931

Flying High

Flying High (also known as George White's Flying High and …
Flying High (also known as George White's Flying High and Happy Landing) is a 1931 American pre-Code musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, produced by George White, with lyrics by B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, music by Ray Henderson and additional songs by Dorothy Fields (lyrics) and Jimmy McHugh (music). The cast featured Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien, Charles Winninger and Hedda Hopper, with Gus Arnheim and his orchestra.
  • Wikipedia
Palmy Days
www.imdb.com
MovieSep 23, 1931

Palmy Days

Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: …
Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: "Glorifying the American Doughnut") with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge. Complications ensue when the psychic and his gang attempt to rub the payroll.
  • IMDb
The Man in Possession
MovieJul 4, 1931

The Man in Possession

Recently released from jail, …
Recently released from jail, Raymond Dabney is the black sheep of his family. His father and brother want him out of England and out of their hair. Only his mother seems to harbor some affection for him. Looking for work in London, Raymond gets a job assisting a bailiff in collecting debts. Crystal Wetherby, a lovely young woman living outside her means, hopes to romance a wealthy man in order to pay her bills. When the bailiff shows up at her house with a writ, Raymond is left behind, taking possession of the house and everything in it as an official representative of the Crown. Until Crystal can pay her debt, Raymond will stay in her house and keep an eye on things, a rather unwelcome guest. Encouraged to be courteous and offer domestic assistance in his awkward duty, Raymond agrees to act as Crystal's butler. As butler, Raymond is surprised to learn that Crystal's fiancé is his brother Claude. Raymond's interference seems to ruin Crystal's chances with both Claude and Sir Charles Cartwright, a wealthy gentleman friend. Raymond falls in love with Crystal and tries to find a way to get her the money she needs and make her happy at the same time.
  • IMDb
Stepping Out
www.imdb.com
MovieApr 11, 1931

Stepping Out

When Sally (Charlotte Greenwood) and Eve (Leila Hyams) take …
When Sally (Charlotte Greenwood) and Eve (Leila Hyams) take a vacation together to make their rich husbands miss them, the boys (Reginald Denny and Harry Stubbs) promptly invite over two gold digging actresses (Lilian Bonds and Merna Kennedy) for an after hours "audition." But when the girls return expectedly and catch the lads in the act, they clean out their bank accounts, pick up two lugs (Cliff Edwards and Kane Richmond) and proceed to teach their spouses a lesson. Based on a play by Elmer Harris (Johnny Belinda) and co-adapted by the author himself, Stepping Out stars zany second banana Charlotte Greenwood in a rare, top-billed performance. Renowned for her legendary high-kick, Greenwood performs the long-legged shtick that made her famous as well as a charming duet with fellow vaudevillian Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards, who later gained screen immortality as the voice of Jiminy Cricket.
  • IMDb
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 28, 1931

Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

Jeff wants to get married to …
Jeff wants to get married to Virginia, but Virginia won't marry until her older, hard-to-please sister Angelica gets married off first. Jeff pretends that a shy, never-married nobody he has just met is really a great lover, in order to get Angelica interested in him.
  • IMDb
1930
Love Your Neighbor
www.imdb.com
MovieOct 12, 1930

Love Your Neighbor

After a woman experiences what happens to her when she …
After a woman experiences what happens to her when she joins the "Do a Good Deed a Day" Club, she feels like murdering the president of the organization.
  • IMDb
1929
So Long Letty
MovieOct 16, 1929

So Long Letty

Uncle Claude comes to the Ardmore Beach Hotel to see …
Uncle Claude comes to the Ardmore Beach Hotel to see Tommy and his wife. At the hotel, with his two granddaughters Ruth and Sally, Uncle Claude meets a wise talking employee named Letty which causes him to leave the Hotel. When he finds Tommy, he mistakes Grace for his wife and likes her and the way she keeps a clean house. To get a big check from Uncle Claude and to see how life is with the other, the two couples switch spouses for a week.
  • IMDb
1928
Baby Mine
www.imdb.com
MovieJan 8, 1928

Baby Mine

Baby Mine is a 1928 silent film comedy produced and …
Baby Mine is a 1928 silent film comedy produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This film is a remake of the 1917 film Baby Mine both being based on Margaret Mayo's 1910 Broadway comedy Baby Mine. This film stars Karl Dane, George K. Arthur and Charlotte Greenwood and is her third feature film, she having made two previous films in 1916 and 1918.
  • Wikipedia
1924
Martin Broones
MarriageDecember 1924

Martin Broones

Songwriter ("Golden Girl", "Moon Melody"), and composer, …
Songwriter ("Golden Girl", "Moon Melody"), and composer, educated at City College of New York and Columbia University, he studied with John Irelandand later wrote songs for Broadway musicals. Joining ASCAP in 1950, his other songs include "I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You", "Bring Back Those Minstrel Days", "I Don't Want Your Kisses if I Can't Have Your Love", "One Last Love Song", "Journey's End", and "The Thought".
  • IMDb
1915
Jane
en.wikipedia.org
MovieDec 6, 1915

Jane

Jane is a 1915 American silent film produced by the Oliver …
Jane is a 1915 American silent film produced by the Oliver Morosco company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on a stage play Jane by W.H. Lestocq and Harry Nicholls. Frank Lloyd directed, early in his career, and up-and-coming stage comic Charlotte Greenwood debuts and stars in her first motion picture. This was Lloyd's second directed feature film after several years of making shorts. This film survives in the Library of Congress.
  • Wikipedia
Cyril Ring
MarriageJuly 1915

Cyril Ring

Cyril Ring (December 5, 1892 – July 17, 1967) was an …
Cyril Ring (December 5, 1892 – July 17, 1967) was an American film actor. He began his career in silent films in 1921. By the time of his final performance in 1951, he had appeared in over 350 films, almost all in small and/or uncredited parts.
  • IMDb
1914
Cyril Ring
Relationship1914

Cyril Ring

Cyril Ring (December 5, 1892 – July 17, 1967) was an …
Cyril Ring (December 5, 1892 – July 17, 1967) was an American film actor. He began his career in silent films in 1921. By the time of his final performance in 1951, he had appeared in over 350 films, almost all in small and/or uncredited parts.
  • IMDb
1890
Charlotte Greenwood
BirthJune 1890

Charlotte Greenwood

Charlotte Greenwood was born.
Back to top
  • Data from
  • Wikipedia
  • IMDb
  • Netflix
  • Whosdatedwho
  • Freebase
  • Select images from
  • TiVo
Wikipedia text under CC-BY-SA license