Cheryl Walker

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Cheryl Walker
CherylWalkerStageDoorCanteen2.jpg
from the film Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Born Aug 1, 1918
Pasadena, California
Died Oct 24, 1971 - age 52
Pasadena, California


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Cheryl Walker (August 1, 1918 – October 24, 1971) was an American fashion model and actress.

Born in Pasadena, California, Walker won the 1938 "Tournament of Roses" pageant leading to brief career as a model and the beginning of a film career. She appeared in small, uncredited roles in several films from 1938 until her first substantial role in Chasing Trouble (1940) with Frankie Darro. She briefly took the name Sharon Lee for the exploitative film Secrets of a Model (1940) which provided her first starring role, before returning to minor roles.

She was Veronica Lake's "double" in the film Sullivan's Travels (1941), and was the female lead in Shadows on the Sage (1942). Her most substantial role was in Stage Door Canteen (1943) in which she played a hostess at the canteen who meets and falls in love with a serviceman. She continued appearing in films for the next few years until her retirement in 1948.

She died from cancer in Pasadena, California.

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Filmography

  • Waterfront at Midnight (1948) .... Helen Hanrohan
  • Reaching from Heaven (1948) .... Madeline Bradley
  • Three on a Ticket (1947) .... Phyllis Hamilton
  • Larceny in Her Heart (1946) .... Phyllis Hamilton
  • Murder Is My Business (1946) .... Phyllis Hamilton
  • How Do You Do (1945)
  • Rhythm Round-Up (1945) .... Mary Parker
... aka Honest John (UK)
  • Identity Unknown (1945) .... Sally MacGregor
  • It's a Pleasure (1945) .... Loni
  • A Song for Miss Julie (1945) .... Marcelle
  • Three Is a Family (1944) .... Marian Franklin
  • Three Little Sisters (1944) .... Lily Scott
  • Trial by Trigger (1944) .... Lee Roberts
  • Stage Door Canteen (1943) .... Eileen Burke
  • Young and Willing (1943) (uncredited) .... Actress
... aka Out of the Frying Pan
  • Shadows on the Sage (1942) .... Doris Jackson
  • Sullivan's Travels (1941) (uncredited) .... Veronica Lake's Double
  • Christmas in July (1940) (uncredited)
  • Secrets of a Model (1940) (as Sharon Lee) .... Rita Wilson
... aka Secrets of a Model School (USA: reissue title)
  • Chasing Trouble (1940) .... Phyllis Bentley
  • $1000 a Touchdown (1939) (uncredited) .... Blondie
  • Grand Jury Secrets (1939) (uncredited) .... Switchboard Operator
  • Paris Honeymoon (1939) (uncredited) .... Village Girl
  • Touchdown, Army (1938) (uncredited)
... aka Generals of Tomorrow (UK)
  • If I Were King (1938) (uncredited) .... Girl
  • Sing You Sinners (1938) (uncredited) .... Bit
  • Men with Wings (1938) (uncredited) .... Nurse
  • You and Me (1938) (uncredited) .... Girl
  • Cocoanut Grove (1938) (uncredited) .... Girl

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