In the early 1960s, harding began living with grace kaye, an adult companion, later known as grace kaye harding. On september 1, 1981, harding died at the age of 79 in sherman oaks, california. Among hardings romances was the novelist and screenwriter gene fowler. Ann harding cinemas gallant lady obrien, scott, lasalle, mick on.
The ann harding story follows her from humble beginnings as the daughter o ann. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available. She continued to appear sporadically on tv in the 1960s and died at age 79 in. Hollywood ann harding, the statuesque blonde whose chiseled features landed her scores of roles as an aristocratic gentlewoman in the. One of the first actresses to gain acclaim after the advent of sound motion pictures talkies, she was nominated for the academy award for best actress for her role as linda seton in the 1930 movie holiday, which also featured actress mary astor and actor. She was a petite woman with long blond hair which she kept tied like a bun at the nape of her neck. Ann harding birthday, real name, age, weight, height. Ann harding was born dorothy walton gatley on august 7, 1901, in fort sam. Harding died of apparent heart failure while in the midst of a crosscountry tour. Ann harding died of prolonged illness on september 1, 1981, in sherman oaks, california at the age of seventynine. August 7, 1902, age on september 1, 1981 death date. Ann harding cinemas gallant lady obrien, scott, lasalle, mick on amazon.
The father and his equally strongwilled daughter did not reconcile until he was on his deathbed ten years later. Ann, born dorothy gatley, spent most of her childhood as an army brat constantly moving around before the family finally settled in new york. The official cause of death was listed as a stroke, or apoplexy. Ann harding biography by scott obrien hollywood yesterday. Discover the real story, facts, and details of ann harding. At the time of her death, ann and jane hadnt spoken for years. We know that ann harding had been residing in australia. Looking at ann harding, wrote film historian mick lasalle in his book. Ann first appeared on the stage while she spent a year attending bryn mawr college. Ann harding biography childhood, life achievements. Ann harding, who was known for her stage and screen portrayals of beautiful, aristocratic women in the 1920s and 30s, died tuesday at her home in sherman oaks, calif. Explore ann hardings biography, personal life, family and cause of death.
She became a clerk and freelance script reader with a film company before she made her stage debut in greenwich village. The daughter, elizabeth ann, was born in 1919 and grew up in illinois. Ann harding died in 1872 in australia at 76 years old. After cremation, her urn was placed in the court of. Buried, forest lawn memorial park, hollywood hills, ca. This caused a rift with her father, brigadier general gatley, who did not. Published four years after harding died, the book was dedicated to unwed mothers. This obit of ann harding is maintained by anns followers.
Her acting career lasted from the 1910s to the 1960s, and encompassed the theater, motion pictures, radio and television. The daughter of an army captain and his wife, ann spent a lot of time traveling around the us whenever her west pointeducated father was transferred. Ann harding, who was known for her stage and screen portrayals of beautiful, aristocratic women in the 1920s and 30s, died tuesday at her. Ann harding was born dorothy walton gatley on august 7, 1901, in fort sam houston, texas. Ann harding cinemas gallant lady by scott obrien goodreads. Hollywood ann harding, the statuesque blonde whose chiseled features landed her scores of roles as an aristocratic gentlewoman in the movies of the 1930s50s, died after a lengthy illness, it.519 554 305 376 1244 1545 1262 39 127 868 707 462 196 36 946 353 268 350 1210 1107 569 561 1020 1543 597 1330 1057 864 595 453 1314 1064