Bonita Granville

Actor, Executive, Producer
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 ... Read more »
Born: 02/02/1923 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (34)

The Lux Video Theater 1950 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Studio One 1948 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lone Ranger 1956 (Movie)

Welcome (Actor)

Crown Theater With Gloria Swanson 1953 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

Hitler's Children 1942 (Movie)

Anna Miller (Actor)

Now, Voyager 1941 (Movie)

June Vale (Actor)

Angels Wash Their Faces 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nancy Drew - Reporter 1938 (Movie)

Nancy Drew (Actor)

Merrily We Live 1937 (Movie)

Marian Kilbourne (Actor)

White Banners 1937 (Movie)

Sally Ward (Actor)

These Three 1935 (Movie)

Mary Tilford (Actor)

Cavalcade 1932 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ah, Wilderness! (Movie)

Mildred Miller (Actor)

Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (Movie)

Kay Wilson (Actor)

Andy Hardy's Double Life (Movie)

(Actor)

Breakfast in Hollywood (Movie)

Dorothy Larson (Actor)

Climax! (TV Show)

Actor

Escape (Movie)

Ursula (Actor)

Forty Little Mothers (Movie)

Doris (Actor)

Guilty of Treason (Movie)

Stephanie Varna (Actor)

Hard to Get (Movie)

Connie Richards (Actor)

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (Movie)

Kay Wilson (Actor)

Maid of Salem (Movie)

Ann Goode (Actor)

Senorita from the West (Movie)

Jeannie Blake (Actor)

Silver Dollar (Movie)

Bit Part (Actor)

Song of the Open Road (Movie)

Bonnie (Actor)

Suspense (Movie)

Ronnie (Actor)

Syncopation (Movie)

Kit Lodimer (Actor)

The Glass Key (Movie)

Opal Madvig (Actor)

The Life of Vergie Winters (Movie)

Joan as a Girl (Actor)

The Mortal Storm (Movie)

Elsa (Actor)

The Plough and the Stars (Movie)

Mollser Gogan (Actor)

Third Finger, Left Hand (Movie)

Vicky Sherwood (Actor)

Youth Runs Wild (Movie)

Toddy (Actor)
Producer (1)

Lassie 1964 - 1974 (Tv Show)

Producer

Biography

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.

Relationships

Maria Brambilla

Grandmother

Bernard Granville

Father
Ziegfield Follies star

Francis Timponi

Grandfather

Jack Wrather

Husband
married from 1947 to his death in 1984

Milestones

1936

Received an Oscar nomination for her supporting turn in "These Three"

1926

Stage acting debut

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