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Eve Arden (April 30, 1908–November 12, 1990) was an American actress born as Eunice Quedens in Mill Valley, California.
She played in many movies, including Grease, in which she played the principal, and the secretary in Anatomy of a Murder.
She was also the star of Our Miss Brooks, a sitcom which aired on both radio (1948 - 1952) and television (1952 - 1956).
She died of cancer and heart disease in Los Angeles, California and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California.
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She died of cancer and heart disease in Los Angeles, California and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, she has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6548 Hollywood Blvd. She was also the star of Our Miss Brooks, a sitcom which aired on both radio (1948 - 1952) and television (1952 - 1956). On her passing in 1975, Evelyn Brent was interred in the San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, California. She played in many movies, including Grease, in which she played the principal, and the secretary in Anatomy of a Murder. Her last husband was the actor Harry Fox for whom the foxtrot dance was named. They were still married when he died in 1959. Eve Arden (April 30, 1908–November 12, 1990) was an American actress born as Eunice Quedens in Mill Valley, California. Evelyn Brent was married three times.
After performing in more than 120 films, she retired from acting in 1950 and worked for a number of years as an actor's agent. By the early part of the 1930s, she was busy working in secondary roles in a variety of films as well as touring with vaudeville shows. Although the film, titled Interference, did not live up to expectations at the box office, Brent played major roles in several more features, most notably The Silver Horde in 1930. In 1928 she starred opposite William Powell in what was her own and Paramount Studios first talkie.
Signed by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation, she went on to make more than two dozen silent films including three for the noted Austrian director, Josef von Sternberg. There, her career received a major boost the following year when she was chosen as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars. After World War I, she went to London, England where she worked in film as well as on stage for a few years before going to Hollywood in 1922. As Evelyn Brent, she continued to work in film, developing into a young woman whose sultry looks were much sought after, often as a femme fatale.
Service poem, The Shooting of Dan McGrew. She began her film career working under her own name at a New Jersey film studio then made her major debut in the 1915 silent film production of the Robert W. After moving to New York City, as a teenager her good looks brought modeling jobs that led to an opportunity to become involved in the still relatively new business of making motion pictures. Born Mary Elizabeth Riggs in Tampa, Florida and known as Betty, she was a child of ten when her mother passed away, leaving her father to raise her alone.
Evelyn Brent, (October 20, 1899 - June 4, 1975), was an American film and stage actress.