Anne Shirley

Biography

Anne Shirley (born Dawn Evelyeen Paris) was an American child, teen, and young adult screen actress. She retired at age 26. Initially appearing in films under the name Dawn O'Day, she changed her name to Anne Shirley (the name of the title character she portrayed) upon the success of the 1934 film A...

28 titles Acting

6.4

Man from Frisco

1944 · Diana Kennedy

7.6

Murder, My Sweet

1944 · Ann Grayle

6.1

Music in Manhattan

1944 · Frankie Foster

7.3

The Powers Girl

1943 · Ellen Evans

5.5

Government Girl

1943 · May Harness Blake

6.1

Bombardier

1943 · Burton Hughes

5.5

Four Jacks and a Jill

1942 · Karanina 'Nina' Novak, the Jill

5.8

The Mayor of 44th Street

1942 · Jessey Lee

8.4

West Point Widow

1941 · Nancy Hull

6.1

Unexpected Uncle

1941 · Kathleen Brown

7.7

All That Money Can Buy

1941 · Mary Stone

6.9

Vigil in the Night

1940 · Lucy Lee

6.5

Saturday's Children

1940 · Bobby Halevy

7.2

Career

1939 · Sylvia Bartholomew

6.2

Boy Slaves

1939 · Annie

6.0

Sorority House

1939 · Alice Fisher

7.1

A Man to Remember

1938 · Jean Johnson

5.5

Law of the Underworld

1938 · Annabelle Porter

5.9

Girls' School

1938 · Natalie Freeman

6.5

Mother Carey's Chickens

1938 · Nancy Carey

6.2

Condemned Women

1938 · Millie Anson

6.1

Meet the Missus

1937 · Louise Foster

7.5

Stella Dallas

1937 · Laurel "Lorrie" Dallas

5.8

Too Many Wives

1937 · Betty Jackson

5.7

Make Way for a Lady

1936 · June Drew

6.1

Chatterbox

1936 · Jenny Yates

6.3

M'Liss

1936 · M'Liss Smith

6.3

Chasing Yesterday

1935 · Jeanne Alexandre

7.3

Steamboat Round the Bend

1935 · Fleety Belle

5.9

The Key

1934 · Flower peddler

7.1

Anne of Green Gables

1934 · Anne Shirley

6.4

Finishing School

1934 · Billie

6.7

The Life of Jimmy Dolan

1933 · Mary Lou

7.3

Three on a Match

1932 · Vivian as a Child

6.6

Young America

1932 · Mabel Saunders

6.5

Gun Smoke

1931 · Horton's Daughter

6.7

Liliom

1930 · Louise

7.9

City Girl

1930 · Marie Tustine

7.0

4 Devils

1928 · Marion as a girl

The Man Who Fights Alone

1924 · Dorothy

7.0

The Spanish Dancer

1923 · Don Balthazar Carlos