Arline Bletcher

Actor, Vaudevillian, Chorine
Former vaudevillian and Ziegfeld Girl who moved with her husband Billy Bletcher to Los Angeles, where she performed as a Bathing Beauty and he as a stock comic in Mack Sennett's repertory company. Bletcher never gained ... Read more »
Born: 03/21/1893

Filmography

Actor (2)

Pete's Dragon 1977 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thoroughly Modern Millie 1967 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Former vaudevillian and Ziegfeld Girl who moved with her husband Billy Bletcher to Los Angeles, where she performed as a Bathing Beauty and he as a stock comic in Mack Sennett's repertory company. Bletcher never gained the prominence of her husband but worked with him in a series of silent comic two-reelers and features before he was teamed with Billy Gilbert by producer Hal Roach. Later Bletcher acted on the TV series "Wagon Train" (1957-65) for five years and played small film roles in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (1967), "Pete's Dragon" (1977) and "Heaven Can Wait" (1978).

Relationships

U'ren Barbara

Daughter
survived her

Billy Bletcher

Husband
died before her met and married while performing as vaudevillians later worked together in silent two-reelers and feature films

Milestones

1978

Final film appearance, "Heaven Can Wait"

1967

Returned to feature films with "Thoroughly Modern Millie"

Appeared on the TV series "Wagon Train" for five years

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