Audrey Young

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Date of Birth
30 October 1922, Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death
27 March 2002, Beverly Hills, California
Birth Name
Audrey Young
Spouse
Billy Wilder (30 June 1949 - 27 March 2002) (his death)


Pin-up Gallery

Filmography

  • Love in the Afternoon (1957) (as Audrey Wilder) .... Brunette at the opera
  • Love Me or Leave Me (1955) .... Jingle Girl
  • Easy Living (1949) .... Singer
  • The Gal Who Took the West (1949) .... Sue
  • The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) .... Juanita Hawkins
... aka The Wistful Widow (UK)
  • Danger Street (1947) .... Dolores Johnson
  • Song of Scheherazade (1947) (uncredited) .... Native girl
  • Blue Skies (1946) (uncredited)
  • Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) (uncredited) .... Countess
  • Lover Come Back (1946) (uncredited) .... Receptionist
... aka When Lovers Meet (USA: reissue title)
  • College Queen (1946) .... Fran McLeod
... aka Musical Parade: College Queen (USA: series title)
  • A Night in Paradise (1946) (uncredited) .... Palace Maiden
  • The Stork Club (1945) .... Jenny (hat check girl)
  • Follow That Woman (1945) .... Marge Andrews, murdered singer
  • George White's Scandals (1945) .... Maxine Manner
  • Duffy's Tavern (1945) (uncredited) .... Telephone Operator
  • Salty O'Rourke (1945) (uncredited) .... Girl
  • The Affairs of Susan (1945) (uncredited) .... Chorus Girl
  • Rainbow Island (1944) (uncredited) .... Native girl
  • Up in Arms (1944) (uncredited) .... Goldwyn Girl
  • Lady in the Dark (1944) (uncredited) .... Office Girl

Trivia

  • Singer with Tommy Dorsey and his Band before her wedding with Billy Wilder.
  • Starlet at Paramount Pictures.
  • Met Billy 1944 at the Paramount Studios on set for The Lost Weekend (1945).
  • The gardrobieres hand, which offers a hat to Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945), is hers.
  • Costume Consultant for Billy Wilder in Some Like It Hot (1959) and The Apartment (1960).

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