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      Jean Muir

      Jean Muir

      Highest Rated: 92% A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

      Lowest Rated: 92% A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

      Birthday: Feb 13, 1911

      Birthplace: Suffern, New York, USA

      Jean Muir's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1930, he began her career as an understudy with an English company performing "Bird In the Hand" on Broadway. He had success as one of the stars in the Broadway play "Saint Wench." In 1937, he left Hollywood and moved to London. In 1933, he moved to Hollywood after being signed to a studio contract by a Warner Bros scout that spotted her in "Saint Wench"; changed name to Jean Muir. He appeared in J B Priestley's "People at Sea" and British film "Jane Steps Out." He appeared in over 2 dozen B movies. In 1937, he had a role in "White Bondage" and "Dance Charlie Dance." Muir began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the drama "The World Changes" (1933) with Paul Muni, "A Modern Hero" (1934) and "As the Earth Turns" (1934). He also appeared in "Bedside" (1934) and "Dr. Monica" (1934). He continued to act in productions like the comedic fantasy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935) with Ian Hunter, the Pat O'Brien drama "Oil For the Lamps of China" (1935) and "The White Cockatoo" (1935). He also appeared in "Draegerman Courage" (1936) and "Fugitive in the Sky" (1936). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "White Fang" (1936), the Warren William mystery "The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady" (1940) and the Charles Boyer adaptation "The Constant Nymph" (1943). Muir more recently worked on the Jeremy Irons dramatic adaptation "Betrayal" (1983). Muir was married to Henry Jaffee and had three children. Muir passed away in July 1996 at the age of 85.

      Highest rated movies

      92% A Midsummer Night's Dream

      Photos

      A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Jean Muir, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Jean Muir, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, from left: Jean Muir, Ross Alexander, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, from left: Jean Muir, Ross Alexander, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Jean Muir, Mickey Rooney, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Jean Muir, Olivia de Havilland, Dick Powell, 1935. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Ross Alexander, Jean Muir, Olivia De Havilland, Dick Powell, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Ross Alexander, Olivia de Havilland, Dick Powell, Jean Muir, on set, 1935 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Ross Alexander, Dick Powell, Jean Muir, Olivia De Havilland, 1935

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Striptease Murder Diana (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ugly Duckling Unknown (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet 66% The Constant Nymph Kate Sanger (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Joan Bradley (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet 56% And One Was Beautiful Helen Lattimer (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dance, Charlie, Dance Mary Mathews (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Draegerman Courage Ellen `'Eleanor'` Haslett (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet White Bondage Betsy Ann Craig (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Husband's Secretary Carol Blane Kingdon (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Outcasts of Poker Flat Miss Helen Colby (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Once a Doctor Paula Nordland (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet White Fang Sylvia Burgess (Character) - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fugitive in the Sky Rita Moore (Character) - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The White Cockatoo Sue Talley (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Oil for the Lamps of China Alice Wellman (Character) - 1935
      92% 63% A Midsummer Night's Dream Helena, in Love with Demetrius (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Orchids to You Camellia Rand (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet As the Earth Turns Jen (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Modern Hero Joanna Ryan Croy (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Desirable Lois Johnson (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentlemen Are Born Trudy Talbot (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bedside Caroline Grant (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet 56% Doctor Monica Mary Hathaway (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Son of a Sailor Helen (Character) - 1933
      No Score Yet 20% The World Changes Selma Peterson II/Her Grandaughter Selma II (Character) - 1933

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961