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Sally Starr (I) (1909–1996)

Sally Starr was born in Pittsburgh. She first attracted attention as a chorus girl in George White's 'Scandals'. (She announced scenes and said 'thankyou'). Gus Edwards caught her singing and dancing in a Los Angeles revue. He introduced Starr to director Sam Wood who cast her opposite Robert Montgomery in the early talkie So This Is College (1929)... See full bio »

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Pardon My Gun Mary Martin
So This Is College Babs Baxter
Personality Lil Morse


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 1938 Money on Your Life (Short)
Alice - Charlie's Fiancée
 1938 Love and Onions (Short)
Hilda Lanzman - Grocer's Daughter
 1938 Getting an Eyeful (Short)
 1937 Meet the Bride (Short)
 1937 Sweeties (Short)
 1937 Montague the Magnificent (Short)
 1937 That's the Spirit (Short)
Ruth Sinclair
 1936 Whose Baby Are You? (Short)
Pomona Underwood
 1934 The Chump (Short)
 1933 In the Money
Babs Higginbottom
 1932 Hollywood Beauty Hints (Short)
 1930 All for Mabel (Short)
 1930 Pardon My Gun
Mary Martin
 1930 For the Love o' Lil
Lil Huntley
 1930 Night Work
 1930 Swing High
 1930 The Voice of Hollywood No. 9 (Short)
Sally Starr (uncredited)
 1930 The Girl Said No
Kay Willow (uncredited)
 1930 Personality
Lil Morse
 1930 Not So Dumb
 1930 The Woman Racket
 1930 The Flower Garden (Short)
 1929 So This Is College
Babs Baxter
 1918 Smashing Through
Holly Brandon
 1918 The Risky Road
 1918 The Flash of Fate
Mary Freeman
 1917 The Man Trap
Bess Miller
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Alternate Names:

Sally Starr Kovacevich


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Personal Quote:

I've got plenty of time for whoopee after I'm a big success. But, believe me, while I'm trying to get along and preserve my microphone voice it's that downy couch at ten p.m. I'm keeping the sparkle in my eyes.

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