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Gillis, Ann, 1927-2018


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    • Gillis, Ann, 1927-
    • Gillis, Anne, 1927-2018
    • O'Connor, Alma, 1927-2018
    • Connor, Alma Mabel, 1927-2018
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    • WikidataAnn Gillis Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Gillis, Ann, 1927-
  • Sources

    • found: Tom Sawyer [MP] 1938:credits (Ann Gillis)
    • found: Performing arts biog. master index, 1981(Ann Gillis; Anne Gillis; b. 1927)
    • found: Halliwell's Filmgoer's companion, 1983(Ann Gillis; b. 1927; AKA Alma O'Connor; American child star of the thirties)
    • found: IMDb, November 10, 2016 1(Ann Gillis; Actress; Ann Gillis was born Alma Mabel Conner on February 12, 1927, in Little Rock, Arkansas; at age seven, she appeared in her first film, Men in White (1934), as an extra; during the next two years, she had uncredited appearances in six more films until she received her first major role in King of Hockey (1936); for the next several years Gillis starred in many films, almost always playing a spoiled, bratty character; she had two rare sympathetic roles as Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and as the title character in Little Orphan Annie (1938); she left Hollywood in 1947; married Paul Ziebold, and had 2 sons; she then divorced, relocated to New York City and married Richard Fraser, a Scottish-born actor (they had a son born in 1958); during the 1950s and '60s, Gillis made sporadic television appearances, and in 1959, she hosted a national telecast presentation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Gillis and her husband moved to England in 1961, and they were living in London when they heard of a casting call for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) that called for an American actress living in the city; Gillis auditioned and got the role; it remains her final film to date)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 3, 2019(Ann Gillis; born Alma Mabel Connor on February 12, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas; died January 31, 2018 in Horam, East Sussex, England; Amerian actress and voice artist)
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    • 1987-07-27: new
    • 2019-04-09: revised
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