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Sheila Terry

Sheila Terry was born March 5, 1910, as Kay Clark, in Warroad Minnesota, USA.  She attended the Dickson-Kenwin academy and studied dramatics and later moved to New York where she continued her studies.  While part of the cast of The Little Racketeer, she was signed by a Warner Bros. talent scout. During the 1930s she appeared alongside John Wayne in a number of western films including Haunted Gold, 'Neath the Arizona Skies, and the Lawless Frontier.  She also appeared in 20,000 Years in Sing Sing and Madame Butterfly. In her personal life she was first married to Major Laurence E. Clark on August 16, 1928 but that relationship only lasted less than six years and she was divorced in February 16, 1934.  Later that decade in 1937 she married William Magee and shortly afterwards retired from show business.  She worked as a press agent for 15 years.  She died January 19, 1957. in New York City, from an apparent suicide; and it was discovered that she was completely broke.   She was buried in Hart Island (Potter's Field) Cemetery, New York.


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Born:
Mar 5, 1910 In Warroad, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie Big City Blues 1932-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie A Girl's Best Years 1936-12-25
Known For
Poster of Go-Get-'Em, Haines
Poster of Special Investigator
Poster of The House on 56th Street
Poster of You Said a Mouthful
Filmography
Movie A Girl's Best Years Phyllis Rodgers 1936-12-25
Movie Special Investigator Judy Taylor 1936-05-08
Movie Go-Get-'Em, Haines Jane Kent 1936-06-16
Movie Fury Below Claire Johnson 1936-11-22
Movie Social Error Sonia 1935-04-30
Movie Rescue Squad Rose 1935-05-15
Movie Bars of Hate Ann Dawson 1935-11-01
Movie Society Fever Lucy Prouty 1935-07-15
Movie Take the Stand Mrs. Pearl Reynolds 1934-08-07
Movie The Lawless Frontier Ruby 1934-11-22
Movie 'Neath the Arizona Skies Clara Moore 1934-12-05
Movie The Sphinx Jerry Crane 1933-06-01
Movie Parachute Jumper Weber's Secretary (uncredited) 1933-01-28
Movie The Silk Express Paula Nyberg 1933-06-01
Movie The Mayor of Hell Blonde with Mike 1933-06-24
Movie Private Detective 62 Mrs. Wright (uncredited) 1933-06-10
Movie The House on 56th Street Dolly 1933-12-23
Movie Son of a Sailor Genevieve 1933-11-29
Movie I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Allen's Secretary (uncredited) 1932-11-09
Movie They Call It Sin Telephone Operator (uncredited) 1932-11-05
Movie Big City Blues Lorna St. Clair (uncredited) 1932-09-18
Movie Scarlet Dawn Marjorie Murphy 1932-11-12
Movie Three on a Match Naomi 1932-10-29
Movie A Scarlet Week-End Marjorie Murphy 1932-11-30
Movie The Match King Blonde Telephone Operator (uncredited) 1932-12-31
Movie Madame Butterfly Adelaide Pinkerton 1932-12-30
Movie Lawyer Man Flo - Gilmurry's Moll (uncredited) 1932-12-24
Movie You Said a Mouthful Cora Norton 1932-11-18
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