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Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Highest Rated: 100% Nancy Drew -- Reporter (1939)

Lowest Rated: 60% Escape (1940)

Birthday: Feb 2, 1923

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Bonita Granville's success as an actress began when she was a mere ten years old. In her early acting career, Granville appeared in such films as "Cavalcade" (1933) with Diana Wynyard and the Wallace Beery comedy adaptation "Ah, Wilderness!" (1935). She was nominated for an Academy Award for "These Three" in 1936. She kept working in film throughout the thirties and the forties, starring in "Nancy Drew - Reporter" (1939), "Forty Little Mothers" (1940) and "The Mortal Storm" (1940) with Margaret Sullavan. She also appeared in the Myrna Loy comedy "Third Finger, Left Hand" (1940). In the latter half of her career, she tackled roles in "Senorita From the West" (1945), "Breakfast in Hollywood" (1946) and "Suspense" (1946). She also appeared in the comedy "Love Laughs at Andy Hardy" (1947) with Mickey Rooney and "The Guilty" (1947). Granville more recently produced "Timmy and Lassie" (CBS, 1957-1964). Granville was married to Jack Wrather. Granville passed away in October 1988 at the age of 65.

Highest rated movies

100% The Mortal Storm
100% Nancy Drew -- Reporter
100% These Three
100% Ah, Wilderness!
91% Now, Voyager
90% The Lone Ranger
78% The Glass Key
60% Escape

Photos

THE BELOVED BRAT, Bonita Granville, Natalie Moorhead, Donald Crisp, 1938 BREAKFAST IN HOLLYWOOD, Bonita Granville, 1946 NANCY DREW, REPORTER, Bonita Granville, 1939 NANCY DREW AND THE HIDDEN STAIRCASE, Bonita Granville, 1939 THOSE WERE THE DAYS!, seated from left: Ezra Stone, William Holden, standing from left: Judith Barrett, Bonita Granville, 1940 YOUTH RUNS WILD, Bonita Granville, Lawrence Tierney, 1944 LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY HARDY, Bonita Granville, 1946 NANCY DREW, REPORTER, Bonita Granville, 1939 NANCY DREW, REPORTER, Bonita Granville, 1939, photo by Hurrell NANCY DREW - DETECTIVE, Frankie Thomas, Bonita Granville, 1938 NANCY DREW, TROUBLESHOOTER, Frankie Thomas, Bonita Granville, 1939 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville (on ground), 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, from left: Bonita Granville, Tim Holt, 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville, 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, from left: Bonita Granville, Tim Holt, 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville (standing), Tim Holt (kneeling), 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville (front), 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville, in a lamb's wool hat and jacket trimmed in Irish-green leather, 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Bonita Granville, 1943 HITLER'S CHILDREN, Tim Holt, Bonita Granville, 1943

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 62% The Magic of Lassie Producer - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hanford's Point Unknown (Character) - 1967
90% 82% The Lone Ranger Welcome Kilgore (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Guilty of Treason Stephanie Varna (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 29% The Guilty Estelle Mitchell / Linda Mitchell (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 29% Suspense Ronnie (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 58% Love Laughs at Andy Hardy Kay Wilson (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 40% Breakfast in Hollywood Dorothy Larson (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Truth About Murder Christine Allen (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beautiful Cheat Unknown (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 40% Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble Kay Wilson (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 12% Youth Runs Wild "Toddy" Jones (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 21% Hitler's Children Anna Miller (Character) - 1943
78% 71% The Glass Key Opal "Snip" Madvig (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 17% Seven Miles From Alcatraz Anne Porter (Character) - 1942
91% 90% Now, Voyager June Vale (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 38% Syncopation Kit Latimer (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 64% H.M. Pulham, Esq. Mary Pulham (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 20% The People vs. Dr. Kildare Frances Marlowe (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Down in San Diego Betty Haines (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gallant Sons Kate Pendleton (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 62% Third Finger, Left Hand Vicky Sherwood (Character) - 1940
100% 86% The Mortal Storm Elsa (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forty Little Mothers Doris (Character) - 1940
60% 60% Escape Ursula (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Those Were the Days Martha Scroggs (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Angels Wash Their Faces Peggy Finnegan (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 44% Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Nancy Drew (Character) - 1939
100% 69% Nancy Drew -- Reporter Nancy Drew (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 55% Nancy Drew, Trouble Shooter Nancy Drew (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 58% Hard to Get Connie Richards (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 75% White Banners Sally Ward (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 0% Beloved Brat Roberta Morgan (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 46% My Bill Gwendolyn `'Gwen'` Colbrook (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 68% Nancy Drew, Detective Nancy Drew (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call It a Day Ann Hilton (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 0% Maid of Salem Ann (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 82% It's Love I'm After Gracie Kane (Character) - 1937
100% 76% These Three Mary Tilford (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Song of the Saddle Jen as a Child (Character) - 1936
100% 57% Ah, Wilderness! Mildred Miller (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life of Vergie Winters Joan Winters as a Child (uncredited) (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silver Dollar Liddy (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet 20% Westward Passage Little Olivia Allen (age 10) (Character) - 1932

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie ; Narrator (Guest Star),
Director
1960 1963 1965-1966 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1955-1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rheingold Theatre Unknown (Character) 1955