Leslie Brooks

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At first acting under her given name of Lorraine Gettman, blonde film actress Leslie Brooks began appearing in movie bit roles in 1941. When her Warner Bros. contract was sold to Columbia, Brooks started landing more sizeable parts in such programs as Nine Girls (1944) and Cover Girl (1944). She was also seen to good advantage in Columbia's series films (The Whistler, Crime Doctor, et al.).

Leslie Brooks retired from films in 1949.

Date of Birth
13 July 1922, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Birth Name
Leslie Gettman
Mini Biography
Leading lady in Hollywood low-budgeters of the 40's as well as second lead in better features.
Spouse
Russ Vincent (1950 - present) 2 children
Anthony Shay (? - 1948) (divorced) 1 daughter


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Filmography

  • How's Your Love Life? (1971) .... Dr. Maureen John
  • Hollow Triumph (1948) .... Virginia Taylor
... aka The Scar (UK)
  • Blonde Ice (1948) .... Claire Cummings Hanneman
  • Romance on the High Seas (1948) .... Miss Medwick
... aka It's Magic (UK)
  • The Cobra Strikes (1948) .... Olga Kaminoff
  • The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) .... Peggy Holmes
  • Cigarette Girl (1947) .... Ellen WIlcox
  • The Secret of the Whistler (1946) .... Kay Morrell
  • It's Great to Be Young (1946) .... Terry
  • The Man Who Dared (1946) .... Lorna Claibourne
  • I Love a Bandleader (1945) .... Ann Stuart
... aka Memory for Two (UK)
  • Tonight and Every Night (1945) .... Angela
  • Cover Girl (1944) .... Maurine, Rusty's blonde friend/rival
  • Nine Girls (1944) .... Roberta Halloway
  • What's Buzzin', Cousin? (1943) .... Josie
  • Two Señoritas from Chicago (1943) .... Lena
  • City Without Men (1943) .... Gwen
... aka Prison Farm (USA: reissue title)
  • Underground Agent (1942) .... Ann Carter
  • You Were Never Lovelier (1942) .... Cecy Acuña
  • Lucky Legs (1942) .... Jewel Perkins
  • Overland to Deadwood (1942) .... Linda Banning
... aka Falling Stones (UK)
  • The Talk of the Town (1942) (uncredited) .... Secretary
... aka George Stevens' The Talk of the Town (USA: complete title)
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) (uncredited) .... Chorus girl ('Little Johnny Jones' number)
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) (uncredited) .... Hollywood Blonde
  • The Body Disappears (1941) (scenes deleted) .... Bridesmaid
  • You're in the Army Now (1941) (as Lorraine Gettman) .... Navy Blues Sextette member
  • Navy Blues (1941) (as Loraine Gettman) .... Navy Blues Sextette member
  • Ziegfeld Girl (1941) (uncredited) .... Ziegfeld Girl

External links

Leslie Brooks at the Internet Movie Database

  • No information on this person or topic was available at Wikipedia as of 12/07


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