A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Sitemap  
AllStarPics Statistics
Galleries:
Pictures:
Comments:
20,879 [NEW]

You are here: Pics  >  Ann Blyth Pics (263 pics of Ann Blyth)

Ann BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn Blyth  and Dr. James McNultyAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn Blyth  and Dr. James McNultyAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn BlythAnn Blyth

Ann Blyth Pics

Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth
Ann Blyth

VIEWS:56,409
  VOTES:3
star rating
RATE   Yes No

Ann Blyth Snapshot


First Name
Ann

Last Name
Blyth

Birthday
1928-08-16

Height
62

Build
Slim

Eye Color
Blue

Hair Color
Brown - Dark

Birthplace
Mount Kisco, New York, USA

Zodiac Sign
Leo

Ethnicity
White

Religion
Roman Catholic

Claim to Fame
Mildred Pierce (1945)

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Adsafe
1

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack

Has Detailed Data (New)
1

Profile Bio Text
The dark, petulant beauty of this petite American film and musical star worked to her advantage, especially in her early dramatic career. Ann Marie Blyth was born of Irish stock to Harry and Nan Blyth on August 16, 1928, in Mt. Kisco, New York. Her parents split while she was young and she, her mother and sister moved to New York City where the girls attended various Catholic schools. Already determined at an early age to perform, Ann attended Manhattan`s Professional Children`s School and was already a seasoned radio performer, particularly on soap dramas, while in elementary school. A member of New York`s Children`s Opera Company, the young girl made an important Broadway debut as Paul Lukas and Mady Christians` daughter in the classic Lillian Hellman WWII drama "Watch on the Rhine" (1941), billed as Anne (with an extra "e"). She stayed with the show for two years. While touring with the play in Los Angeles, the teenager was noticed by director Henry Koster at Universal and given a screen test. Signed on as Ann (without the "e") Blyth, the pretty, photographic colleen displayed her warbling talent in her debut film Chip Off the Old Block (1944), a swing-era teen musical starring Universal song-and-dance favorites Donald O`Connor and Peggy Ryan. She followed it pleasantly enough with other "B" tunefests such as The Merry Monahans (1944) and Babes on Swing Street (1944). It wasn`t until Warner Bros. borrowed her to make self-sacrificing mother Joan Crawford`s life pure hell as malicious, spiteful daughter Veda in the classic, Oscar-winning wallow Mildred Pierce (1945) that she really clicked with viewers and set up her dramatic career. With murder on her young character`s mind, Hollywood stood up and took notice of this fresh-faced talent. Although Ann lost the Best Supporting Actress Oscar that year to another Anne (Anne Revere), she was borrowed again by Warner Bros. to film Danger Signal (1945). During filming, Ann suffered a broken back in a sledding accident while briefly vacationing in Lake Arrowhead and had to be replaced in the role. After a long convalescence (over a year and a half in a back brace) Universal used her in a wheelchair-bound cameo in Brute Force (1947). Her first starring role was an inauspicious one opposite Sonny Tufts in Swell Guy (1946), but she finally began gaining some momentum again. Instead of offering her musical gifts, she continued her serious streak with Killer McCoy (1947) and a dangerously calculated role in Another Part of the Forest (1948), a prequel to The Little Foxes (1941) in which Ann played the Bette Davis role of Regina at a younger age. Her attempts at lighter comedy were mild at best playing a fetching creature of the sea opposite William Powell in Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) and a teen infatuated with much-older movie star Robert Montgomery in Once More, My Darling (1949). At full-throttle as a star in the early 1950s, Ann transitioned easily between glossy operettas, wide-eyed comedies, and all-out melodramas, some of which tended to be overbaked and, thereby, overplayed. When not dishing out the high dramatics of an adopted girl searching for her birth mother in Our Very Own (1950) or wrongly-convicted murderess in Thunder on the Hill (1951), she was introducing classic standards as wife to Mario Lanza in The Great Caruso (1951) or playing pert and perky in such light confections as Katie Did It (1951). A well-embraced romantic leading lady, she made her last film for Universal as a Russian countess courted by Gregory Peck in The World in His Arms (1952). MGM eventually optioned her for their musical outings, having borrowed her a couple of times previously. She became a chief operatic rival to Kathryn Grayson at the studio during that time. Grayson, however, fared much better than Ann, who was given rather stilted vehicles. Catching Howard Keel`s roving eye while costumed to the nines in the underwhelming Rose Marie (1954) and his daughter in _Kismet (1955)_ (1955)_, she also gussied up other stiff proceedings like The Student Prince (1954) and The King`s Thief (1955) will attest. Unfortunately, Ann came to MGM at the tail end of the Golden Age of musicals and probably suffered for it. She was dropped by the studio in 1956. Reuniting with old Universal co-star `Donald O`Connor` in The Buster Keaton Story (1957), both were oddly cast with Ann playing a totally fictional love interest to O`Connor`s Keaton. Ann ended her career on a high note, however, playing the tragic title role in the The Helen Morgan Story (1957) opposite a gorgeously smirking Paul Newman. Ann has a field day as the piano-sitting, kerchief-holding, liquor-swilling torch singer whose train wreck of a personal life was destined for celluloid. Disappointing for Ann personally, no doubt, was that her singing voice had to be dubbed (albeit superbly) by the highly emotive, non-operatic songstress Gogi Grant. Through with films, A

Couple Profile Source
www.imdb.com/name/nm0001955/bio

Full Name at Birth
Ann Marie Blyth

Count - Awards
1

Father
Harry Blyth

Mother
Nan Lynch

Friend
Joan Crawford, Joan Leslie, Jane Withers, Betty Lynn

Associated People
Dennis Day

Biography (Print)
The MGM Stock Company, The Golden Era [1974] (James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bowers), Hollywood Players, The Forties [1976] (James Robert Parish and Lennard DeCarl with William T. Leonard and Gregory W. Mank), Hollywood Songsters, A Biographical Dictionary [1991] (James Robert Parish & Michael R. Pitts), Femme Noir, The Bad Girls of Film [1988] (Karen Burroughs Hannsberry)

Brand Endorsement
Hostess Cupcakes

Friend
Ann Miller

Age
85

Wikipedia Text

Ann Marie Blyth (born August 16, 1928) is an American actress and singer, often cast in Hollywood musicals, but also successful in dramatic roles. Her performance as Veda Pierce in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Current Partner
12519

Middle Name
Marie

Occupation Text
Actress, Singer

Has Videos
1

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
1

Year(s) Active
1941-1985

Ann Blyth Picture Gallery




Ann Blyth Movie and TV Show Credits

Share This on the Web


Posted by personal loans

Posted 2 years ago

All people deserve very good life time and loans or just commercial loan would make it much better. Because people's freedom relies on money state.
Posted by Tony

Posted 4 years ago

A 70 yr old grandfather and still in love with you....Wishing you much happiness and good health...Miss your screen presence....
Posted by Mike LaMar

Posted 4 years ago

Ann Blyth seems to be such a sweet person! I've read some of her interviews, and she always manages to put a complimentary spin on her coworkers and friends. She made The Student Prince one of my favorite movies of all time! If only it will come out on DVD! I was glad to see she recently appeared in public again! Ms Blyth, may the Lord bless you richly, now and forever! We love you!

Post a Comment

Your Name:
Your Email:
This will not appear on the site
Message:


DISCLAIMER:
You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. AllStarPics.Net accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.

A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | A5 | A6 | A7 | A8 | A9 | A10 | A11 | A12 | A13 | A14 | A15 | A16 | A17 | A18 | A19 | A20 | A21 | A22 | A23 | A24 | A25 | A26 | A27 | A28 | A29 | A30 | A31 | A32 | A33 | A34 | A35 | A36 | A37 | A38 | A39 | A40 | A41 | A42

Latest Site Comments

Metallica Pics

Posted by brian 8 months ago

what a hot band. love all their music

Kay Parker Pics

Posted by Joe 8 months ago

Would love to meet you before I die,

Larry Miller Pics

Posted by greg fischer 8 months ago

We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...

John Kennedy Jr. Pics

Posted by Michael Wren 8 months ago

You can find the statue proposal on Kickstarter dot com


Browse Movie Galleries


Our Website Community

WhosDatedWho.com

Whos Dated Who
  • Celebrity dating gossip
  • Celebrity couples
  • Celebrity babies

LucyWho.com

Lucy Who
  • Celebrity profiles
  • Filmographies and TV show credits
  • Magazine covers
  • Quotes and trivia
  • Discographies and lyrics

FanPix.net

Fan Pix
  • Entertainment pictures
  • Films and television shows
  • Bands and solo artists
  • Famous people

AllStarPics.net

All Star Pics
  • Celebrity photos
  • Movie stills and posters
  • TV show images
  • Bands and musicians
  • Partner with Wallpaper