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Mae Murray (I) (1889–1965)


Dubbed "The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips", silent-era screen star Mae Murray began her career on stage partnered with ballroom dancing extraordinaire Vernon Castle in the 1906 Broadway show "About Town." Born the daughter of émigrés, she began studying dance at a young age. Two years later she joined the "Ziegfeld Follies" chorus line and moved up... See full bio »

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Known For

Peacock Alley Claire Tree
(1930)
Sweet Kitty Bellairs Kitty Bellairs
(1916)
Valencia Valencia
(1926)
Circe the Enchantress Circe / Cecilie Brunne
(1924)

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 1931 High Stakes
Dolly Jordan Lennon
 1931 Bachelor Apartment
Mrs. Agatha Carraway
 1930 Peacock Alley
Claire Tree
 1928 Show People
Mae Murray (uncredited)
 1927 Altars of Desire
Claire Sutherland
 1926 Valencia
Valencia
 1925 The Masked Bride
Gaby
 1925 The Merry Widow
Sally - The Merry Widow
 1924 Circe the Enchantress
Circe / Cecilie Brunne
 1924 Married Flirts
Mae Murray (uncredited)
 1924 Mademoiselle Midnight
Renée de Gontran / Renée de Quiros
 1923 Fashion Row
Olga Farinova / Zita (her younger sister)
 1923 The French Doll
Georgine Mazulier
 1923 Jazzmania
Ninon
 1922 Broadway Rose
Rosalie Lawrence
 1922 Fascination
Dolores de Lisa
 1922 Peacock Alley
Cleo of Paris
 1921 The Gilded Lily
Lillian Drake
 1920 Idols of Clay
Faith Merrill
 1920 The Right to Love
Lady Falkland
 1920 On with the Dance
Sonia
 1919 The A.B.C. of Love
Kate Marnier
 1919 Big Little Person
Arathea Manning
 1919 What Am I Bid?
Betty Yarnell
 1919 The Delicious Little Devil
Mary McGuire
 1919 The Twin Pawns
Daisy White / Violet White
 1919 The Scarlet Shadow
Elena Evans
 1918 Danger, Go Slow
Mugsy Mulane
 1918 The Taming of Kaiser Bull (Short)
Miss America
 1918 Modern Love
Della Arnold
 1918 Her Body in Bond
Peggy Blondin / Pierrette
 1918 The Bride's Awakening
Elaine Bronson
 1917 Face Value
Joan Darby
 1917 Princess Virtue
Lianne Demarest
 1917 At First Sight
Justina
 1917 The Primrose Ring
Margaret MacLean
 1917 A Mormon Maid
Dora Hogue
 1917 On Record
Helen Wayne
 1916 The Plow Girl
Margot
 1916 The Big Sister
Betty Norton
 1916 The Dream Girl
Meg Dugan
 1916 Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Kitty Bellairs
 1916 To Have and to Hold
Lady Jocelyn
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Fascinating Flora" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by / Musical Director: Gustav Kerker. Book by R.H. Burnside (also lyrics) and Joseph Herbert. Featuring songs by Jerome Kern, A. Baldwin Sloane, Fred Fisher, Harry C. Sutton, John Kemble and Lester W. Keith. Featuring songs with lyrics by John Kemble, Lester W. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 54 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Created her stage name "May Murray" by taking "May" from the month she was born and "Murray" from one of her favorite hangouts, Murray's Restaurant on 42nd Street. See more »

Nickname:

The Gardenia of the Screen See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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