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Friday, March 5, 2010

Classic Movie Goddess Of The Month - Ann Sheridan Part 2

Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan Photos
Facts and Trivia about Ann:

Birth name: Clara Lou Sheridan
Height: 5'5 1/2"
Date of birth: 21 February 1915 Denton, Texas
Date of death: 21 January 1967 Los Angeles California (cancer of the esophagus and liver)
Nickname: The "Oomph Girl"

Scott McKay (5 June 1966 - 21 January 1967) (her death)
George Brent (5 January 1942 - 5 January 1943) (divorced)
Edward Norris (16 August 1936 - 6 October 1939) (divorced)

Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan Photos

Appeared under her real name through 1935.
Was named Max Factor's "Girl of the Year" for 1939.
Was used as a body double (hands, legs, shoulders) while at Paramount.

Due to her being known as "The Oomph Girl" she later became the inspiration for the brand of woman's house-slippers called "Oomphies".

According to an article in The Newark Evening News, Ann kept busy during her 1941 strike from Warner Bros. by rebuilding abandoned cars at a friend's garage.       

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