Claire du Brey

Portrait Claire du BreyActress - USA
Born January 31, 1892 in Bonner`s Ferry, Idaho
Died August 1, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Other names or known as : Claire DuBrey, Claire Dubrey,

Claire du Brey was born on January 31, 1892 in Bonner`s Ferry, Idaho. She was an American Actress, known for Jesse James (1939), The shop around the corner (1940), Les Girls (1957), Claire du Brey's first movie on record is from 1916. Claire du Brey died on August 1, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her last motion picture on file dates from 1959.
Biographical Notes in German: Sometimes spelled Claire Du Bray or Claire Dubrey. American Actress (1892-1993), born Clara Violet Dubreyvich in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho - according other sources born 1893 or 1894 in New York – she was educated in private schools and entered the film industry around 1915 in Thomas H. Ince productions ("Civilization"). "She is proficient in athletics, excelling in swimming, riding, golfing, tennis and motoring. Miss Du Brey is five feet seven inches high, weighs a hundred and thirty pounds and has auburn hair and brown eyes. Miss Du Brey takes a lively interest in horticulture."*) One of her first leading roles with Universal was the part of Princess Dione in Rex Ingram's "The Reward of the Faithless" (1917) where she was cast for the part originally scheduled for Cleo Madison. Claire Du Brey stayed as a prominent actress with Universal until 1917, she was in several westerns of this period the partner of Harry Carey (“The Fighting Gringo” - 1917). In the Twenties Du Brey played with almost all the big companies, reducing then from the Thirties on her activity to bit and minor parts. In the Fifties she worked mainly for Television. Claire Du Brey died in Los Angeles on August 1, 1993. In the late Nineties two biographies on Marie Dressler suggested, Du Brey may have been a natural daughter of the actress. [lhg 2013]

*) Charles Donald Fox and Milton L. Silver, Who's Who on the Screen, New York 1920, pg 248

Claire du Brey Filmography [Auszug]
1959: [/ /1] The Miracle (Cast: (/xx/)), Directed by Irving Rapper, with Carroll Baker, Vittorio Gassman, Dennis King,
1959: [] Girls Town (Cast: Aunt Morgan), Directed by Charles Haas, with Paul Anka, Ray Anthony, Cathy Lee Crosby,
1958: [/ /1] Frontier Gun (Cast: Bess Loveman), Directed by Paul Landres, with , Sammy Ogg,
1957: [10.03] Les Girls (Cole Porter's Les Girls) (Cast: Concierge's Wife), Directed by George Cukor, with Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall,
1956: [] Lust for Life (Cast: Housekeeper), Directed by Vincente Minnelli, with Kirk Douglas, James Donald, Anthony Quinn,
1953: [] Raiders of the seven seas (Le pirate des 7 mers) (Cast: Señora Salcedo), Directed by Sidney Salkow, with John Payne, Donna Reed, Gerald Mohr,
1951: [] Big Carnival (Ace in the hole) (Cast: Spinster), Directed by Billy Wilder, with Bob Arthur, Richard Benedict, Frank Cady,
1949: [09.18] Abbott and Costello meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (Cast: Mrs. Grimsby), Directed by Charles T. Barton, with Budd Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff,
1949: [] Samson and Delilah (Cast: Spectator at Temple (/xx/)), Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, with Hedy Lamarr, Angela Lansbury, Victor Mature,
1948: [08.23] The Loves of Carmen (Cast: Woman with a Broom (/xx/)), Directed by Charles Vidor, with Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Ron Randell,
1948: [/ /1] Unconquered (Cast: Squaw), Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, with Ward Bond, C. Aubrey Smith, Mike Mazurki,
1947: [] The Bishop's Wife (Cast), Directed by Henry Koster, with Loretta Young, David Niven, Cary Grant,
1946: [/ /1] The best years of our life (Cast: Mrs. Talburt, Perfume Customer), Directed by William Wyler, with Myrna Loy, Minna Gombell,
1945: [/ /1] Dakota (Cast: Wahtonka), Directed by Joseph Kane, with John Wayne,
1944: [] A Song to remember (Cast: Madame Mercier), Directed by Charles Vidor, with Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde,
1944: [] Oh, What a Night (Cast),
1943: [08.11] Heaven can wait (Cast: Miss Ralston, Jack's Secretary), Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, with Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn,
1942: [07/01] The Magnificent Dope (Cast: Peter's Secretary ), Directed by Walter Lang, with Henry Fonda, Lynn Bari, Don Ameche,
1942: [/ /1] Now, Voyager (Cast: Hilda), Directed by Irving Rapper, with Katharine Alexander, , Mary Wickes,
1941: [08.15] Blossoms in the Dust (Cast: Nurse at Sammy's Birth), Directed by Mervyn LeRoy, with William Worthington, Walter Pidgeon, George Lessey,
1940: [/ /1] The shop around the corner (Cast: Customer (/xx/)), Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, with James Stewart, William Tracy, Margaret Sullavan,
1940: [/ /1] Brigham Young (Cast), Directed by Henry Hathaway, with Frank M. Thomas, Brian Donlevy, Jane Darwell,
1940: [] The Blue Bird (Cast), Directed by Walter Lang, with Shirley Temple, Spring Byington,
1940: [03.23] Virginia City (Cast: Southern Woman with Rifle (/xx/)), Directed by Michael Curtiz, with Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott,
1939: [07.07] The Forgotten Woman (Cast: Foxie), Directed by Harold Young, with Sigrid Gurie, William Lundigan, Eve Arden,
1939: [] Jesse James (Cast: Mrs. Bob Ford), Directed by Henry King, with Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly,
1939: [] Four Wives (Cast: Nurse Telling Crowley It's a Girl), Directed by Michael Curtiz, with Priscilla Lane, Eddie Albert, John Garfield,
1939: [] Juarez (Cast: (/xx/)), Directed by Wilhelm Dieterle, with John Garfield, Bette Davis, Paul Muni,
1939: [] The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (Cast), Directed by Irving Cummings, with Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda,
1938: [07.08] Marie Antoinette (Cast: Woman Yelling at Rabblerouser (/xx/) ), Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier, with Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore,
1938: [] Little Miss Broadway (Cast), Directed by Irving Cummings, with Shirley Temple, Jimmy Durante,
1938: [] The Affairs of Annabel (Cast),
1937: [] Nothing Sacred (Cast: Nurse Rafferty), Directed by William A. Wellman, with Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winniger,
1936: [] The Devil Doll (Cast), Directed by Tod Browning, with , Grace Ford, Pedro de Cordoba,
1936: [] Ramona (Cast: Marda), Directed by Henry King, with J. Carrol Naish,
1936: [04.10] The small town girl (One Horse Town) (Cast: Bit Role), Directed by William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard, with Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, Binnie Barnes,
1934: [08.15] Jane Eyre (Cast: Bertha Rochester ), with Virginia Bruce, Colin Clive, Beryl Mercer,
1934: [] Viva Villa ! (Cast: Banquet Guest with Tiara Next to Sierra (/xx/)), Directed by Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, with Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Émile Chautard,
1933: [10.06] Night flight (Cast: Santiago Nurse (/xx/) ), Directed by Clarence Brown, with John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable,
1932: [] Gabriel over the White House (Cast: Nurse), Directed by Gregory La Cava, with Jean Parker, William Pawley,
1932: [03.05] Arsène Lupin (Cast: Mother at Museum (/xx/) ), Directed by Jack Conway, with John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley,
1929: [03.23] Two Sisters (Cast: Rose), Directed by Scott Pembroke, with Viola Dana, Rex Lease,
1926: [03.28] The exquisite Sinner (Escape) (Cast: Schwester von Domnique), Directed by Phil Rosen, Josef von Sternberg, with Conrad Nagel, Renée Adorée, Paulette Duval,
1925: [/ /1] Infatuation (Cast: Pasha's Wife), Directed by Irving Cummings, with Corinne Griffith, Percy Marmont, Warner Oland,
1925: [06.18] Drusilla with a Million (Cast: Daphne Thornton ), Directed by F. Harmon Weight, with Mary Carr, Priscilla Bonner, Kenneth Harlan,
1924: [06.02] The Sea Hawk (Cast: Siren), Directed by Frank Lloyd, with Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes,
1923: [01.28] The Voice from the Minaret (Cast: Countess La Fontaine), Directed by Frank Lloyd, with Norma Talmadge, Eugene O'Brien, Edwin Stevens,
1922: [03.06] Glass Houses (Cast: Mrs. Vicky), Directed by Harry Beaumont, with Viola Dana, Gaston Glass, Helen Lynch,
1921: [12/12] A Hole in the Wall (Cast: Cora Thompson), Directed by Maxwell Karger, with Alice Lake, Allan Forrest, Frank Brownlee,
1921: [] That Girl Montana (Cast),
1921: [06.19] The Bronze Bell (Cast: Nairaini ), Directed by James W. Horne, with Courtenay Foote, , John Davidson,
1921: [05.00] I Am Guilty (Cast: Trixie), Directed by Jack Nelson, with Louise Glaum, Mahlon Hamilton,
1920: [09.00] A Light Woman (Cast: Jeanne DuPre ), Directed by George L. Cox, with Helen Jerome Eddy, Hallam Cooley,
1920: [08.11] Life's Twist (Cast: Mrs. Helen Sutton (AKA Claire Dubrey)), Directed by Christy Cabanne, with Bessie Barriscale, Walter McGrail, King Baggot,
1920: [] The Heart of a Child (Cast), Directed by Ray C. Smallwood, with Alla Nazimova, Charles Bryant, Ray Thompson,
1920: [02.00] The Walk-offs (Cast: Mrs. Elliott), Directed by Herbert Blaché, with May Allison, Emory Johnson, Effie Conley,
1919: [12.00] Dangerous Hours (Cast: Sophia Guerni), Directed by Fred Niblo, with Lloyd Hughes, Barbara Castleton,
1919: [09.21] The Spite Bride (Cast: Trixie Dennis), Directed by Charles Giblyn, with Olive Thomas, Robert Ellis, Jack Mulhall,
1919: [] What Every Woman Wants (Cast),
1919: [06.16] The Devil's Trail (Rose of the Border (Working title)) (Cast: Dubec's Wife ), Directed by Stuart Paton, with Betty Compson, George Larkin, William Quinn,
1919: [04.30] The Ghost Girl (Cast), Directed by Charles J. Wilson, with Donna Drew, Martha Mattox, Fred Montague,
1919: [04.13] A Man and His Money (Cast: Varda Ropers), Directed by Harry Beaumont, with Tom Moore, Seena Owen, Sidney Ainsworth,
1919: [02/23] The Old Maid (Cast: Sylvia Deane), Directed by William Bertram, with Marie Osborne, Jack Richardson, Marion Warner,
1918: [10.06] Border Raiders (Cast: Cleo Dade), Directed by Stuart Paton, with Betty Compson, George Larkin, Frank Deshon,
1918: [09.16] Prisoners of the Pines (Prisoners of the Woods) (Cast: Louise), Directed by Ernest C. Warde, with J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Walter Perry,
1918: [09.14] Modern Love (Cast: Myrtle Harris), Directed by Robert Z. Leonard, with Mae Murray, Philo McCullough, Arthur Shirley,
1918: [06.24] Up Romance Road (Cast: Hilda), Directed by Henry King, with William Russell, Charlotte Burton, John Burton,
1918: [06.08] Midnight Madness (Cast: Lola Montez), Directed by Rupert Julian, with Ruth Clifford, Kenneth Harlan, Harry von Meter,
1918: [05.13] Social Briars (Cast: Helen Manning), Directed by Henry King, with Mary Miles Minter, Allan Forrest, Anne Schaefer,
1918: [04.25] The Risky Road (Her Fling (Working title)) (Cast: Mrs. Miles Kingston), Directed by Ida May Park, with Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Juanita Hansen,
1918: [04.01] The Magic Eye (Cast: Mrs. Bowman ), Directed by Rae Berger, with Henry A. Barrows, Zoe Rae,
1918: [03.18] Brace Up (Cast: Ellen Miles), Directed by Elmer Clifton, with Herbert Rawlinson, Alfred Allen,
1918: [01.21] Madame Spy (Cast: Baroness Von Hulda ), Directed by Douglas Gerrard, with Jack Mulhall, Donna Drew, Wadsworth Harris,
1917: [11.11] The Winged Mystery (Cast: Gerda Anderson ), Directed by Joseph De Grasse, with Franklyn Farnum, Rosemary Theby,
1917: [10.08] Anything Once (The Maverick) (Cast: Señorita Dolores ), Directed by Joseph De Grasse, with Franklyn Farnum, Eugene Owen, Raymond Wells,
1917: [10.01] The Spotted Lily (Bitter Sweet (Working title)) (Cast: Sonia Maroff (--??--)), Directed by Harry Solter, with Ella Hall, Charles Hill Mailes, Jack Nelson,
1917: [09.03] Triumph (Cast: Lillian Du Pon ), Directed by Joseph De Grasse, with Dorothy Phillips, Lon Chaney, William Stowell,
1917: [09.01] Pay Me! (The Vengeance of the West) (Cast: Nita), Directed by Joseph De Grasse, with Lon Chaney, J. Edwin Brown, William Clifford,
1917: [08.06] Follow the Girl (Cast: Donna), Directed by Louis Chaudet, with Ruth Stonehouse, Jack Dill, Roy Stewart,
1917: [07.23] The Rescue (Cast: Henriette), Directed by Ida May Park, with Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney,
1917: [07.17] Six-Shooter Justice (Cast: Mary Gregg - the Prospector's Daughter ), Directed by Fred Kelsey, with Harry Carey, William Steele,
1917: [06.05] The Almost Good Man (Cast: Kitty Manville ), Directed by Fred Kelsey, with Harry Carey, Frank MacQuarrie,
1917: [05.22] A 44-Calibre Mystery (Sure-Shot Morgan) (Cast: Kitty Flanders ), Directed by Fred Kelsey, with Harry Carey, Frank MacQuarrie,
1917: [05.15] The Honor of an Outlaw (Cast: The Railroad President's Daughter ), Directed by Fred Kelsey, with Harry Carey, T.D. Crittenden,
1917: [04.10] Hair-Trigger Burke (Cast: The Boy), Directed by N. N., with Harry Carey, Ted Brooks,
1917: [03.26] The Fighting Gringo (Red Saunders Plays Cupid) (Cast: May Smith (AKA Claire Du Bray)), Directed by Fred Kelsey, John Ford, with Harry Carey, George Webb,
1917: [03.16] The Clash of Steel (Cast), Directed by George Bronson Howard, with Kingsley Benedict, Jay Belasco,
1917: [03.10] The Drifter (Cast: Dora Mason), Directed by Fred Kelsey, with Harry Carey,
1917: [03.09] Perils of the Secret Service (Cast: Princess Seraphina (Episode #2) ), Directed by Hal Mohr, George Bronson Howard, with Kingsley Benedict, Jay Belasco, Vola Vale,
1917: [02.12] The Reward of the Faithless (The Ruling Passion) (Cast: Pincess Dione), Directed by Rex Ingram, with Wedgwood Nowell, Betty Schade,
1917: [01.23] The Honeymoon Surprise (Cast: Mrs. Hardman ), Directed by Leslie T. Peacocke, with Fred Church, Eileen Sedgwick, Charles Perley,
1917: [01.08] The Piper's Price (Cast: Jessica's Maid), Directed by Joseph De Grasse, with Dorothy Phillips, Lon Chaney, Maude George,
1916: [06.02] Civilization (Cast), Directed by Thomas H. Ince, Reginald Barker, with Herschel Mayall, Lola May, Howard C. Hickman,
1916: [02.01] Peggy (Cast), Directed by Charles Giblyn, Thomas H. Ince, with Billie Burke, William Desmond, William H. Thompson,

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