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 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 career

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Personal life

Personal life

 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 Mexican

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Filmography

Filmography

 

Year Title Role
1939 Hotel for Women Marcia Bromley
1939 Day-Time Wife Jane Norton
1940 Star Dust Carolyn Sayres
1940 Brigham Young Zina Webb – The Outsider
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