June Storey

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June Storey
Active - 1934 - 1949 | Born - Apr 20, 1918 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Died - Dec 18, 1991 in Vista, CA | Genres - Drama, Western, Crime, Musical, Romance

Biography by Hans J. Wollstein [-]
Blonde, dimpled, and vivacious, June Storey became the perfect leading lady for cowboy troubadour Gene Autry, opposite whom she starred in no less than ten singing Westerns. In the U.S. since the age of five, the Canadian-born starlet was awarded a screen test with Fox (soon to become 20th Century Fox) in 1934, courtesy of an uncle's friendship with production head Winfield Sheehan. Despite a highly inadequate performance, Sheehan liked her pluck and Storey was awarded a player's contract. She didn't do much actual screen work, however, but spent most of her time at Fox studying acting with Florence Enright and taking dancing lessons from Rita Hayworth's father, Eduardo Cansino. A small role as a German girl in Henry King's In Old Chicago ... View All »
Age: 73 (age at death)
Born: 20 April 1918, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 18 December 1991, Vista, California, USA
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Canadian
Claim to Fame: The Strange Woman

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1949 Too Late for Tears Fuller's Girl
1949 Miss Mink of 1949 Rose Pendelton
1948 Cry of the City Miss Boone
1948 The Snake Pit Miss Bixby
1948 Miraculous Journey Rene La Cour
1948 Train to Alcatraz Virginia Marley
1948 Secret Service Investigator Laura Deering Redfern
1948 Trouble Preferred Hilary Vincent
1947 Killer McCoy Arlene - Waitress
1946 The Strange Woman Lena Tempest
1945 Road to Alcatraz Kit Norton

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