Una Merkel

American actress (1903–1986) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Una Merkel (December 10, 1903 – January 2, 1986) was an American stage, film, radio, and television actress.

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Una Merkel
Merkel in 1934
Born(1903-12-10)December 10, 1903
DiedJanuary 2, 1986(1986-01-02) (aged 82)
Resting placeHighland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Years active1920–1968
Ronald Burla
(m. 1932; div. 1947)

Merkel was born in Kentucky and acted on stage in New York in the 1920s. She went to Hollywood in 1930 and became a popular film actress. Two of her best-known performances are in the films 42nd Street and Destry Rides Again. She won a Tony Award in 1956 and was nominated for an Oscar in 1961.

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