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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Birth NameRose Constance Gilchrist

Mini Bio (2)

With more than two decades of stage experience in France, England and on Broadway behind her, this moon-faced, heavy-set character actress first entered films in 1940. But no matter a film's genre - contemporary drama, historical costumer or shoot 'em up western - her Brooklyn roots always sounded through.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bill Takacs <kinephile@aol.com>

Connie Gilchrist was born February 2, 1901, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the daughter of stage actress Martha Daniels. At a young age, Connie, who had the birth name of Rose, was groomed for the stage. She made her debut in London, England, in 1917 at the age of 16. However, it wasn't until 1935 when she reached Broadway. In 1940, at the age of 39, she was signed with MGM where she played character roles. Her first film was in 1940's Hullabaloo (1940). Her next was as Christina Dalvik in A Woman's Face (1941). She was to appear in numerous films between 1940 and 1969, all in character roles. Some of the films of note that Connie appeared in were The Thin Man Goes Home (1944), Little Women (1949), Houdini (1953) and Some Came Running (1958). Her final performance on the silver screen was in 1969's Some Kind of a Nut (1969). After 77 films, Connie died on March 3, 1985, at the age of 84.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Denny Jackson

Spouse (1)

Edwin O'Hanlon (1922 - ?) ( 1 child)

Trivia (1)

Perhaps remembered as Mrs Jensen in TV's The Real McCoys (1957).

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