Linda Darnell (October 16, 1923 – April 10, 1965) was an American film actress.
Darnell was a model as a child, and progressed to theater and film acting as an adolescent. At the encouragement of her mother, she made her first film in 1939, and appeared in supporting roles in big budget films for 20th Century Fox throughout the 1940s. She rose to fame with co-starring roles opposite Tyrone Power in adventure films and established a main character careerread more...
Since Darnell was underage when she arrived in Hollywood, she was tutored on the sets. She planned on attending graduation day at Sunset High School, but she was excluded from it, and instead she graduated from University High School in 1941.:66 Her work schedules prohibited her from enrolling in a university.
In 1940, during the shooting of Star Dust, Darnell for a short time went out with teen idol Mickey Rooney.:53 Her first love was Jaime Jorba, a Mexicanread more...
|1939||Hotel for Women||Marcia Bromley|
|1939||Day-Time Wife||Jane Norton|
|1940||Star Dust||Carolyn Sayres|
|1940||Brigham Young||Zina Webb – The Outsider|