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Ann Gillis

Ann Gillis American actress

American actress
Ann Gillis
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Intro American actress
A.K.A. Anne Gillis, Ann Gilles
Is Actor
From United States of America
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 12 February 1927, Little Rock
Age: 93 years
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Biography

Ann Gillis (born Alma Mabel Conner, February 12, 1927, in Little Rock, Arkansas), sometimes credited as Anne Gillis or Ann Gilles, is a retired American actress.
Ann Gillis started her career in the early 1930s, when she was seven years old. After some smaller roles, she got her first big part in King of Hockey (1936). In the following years she played supporting roles, and her film studio, Warner Brothers, wanted her to be a second Shirley Temple, but most of the time she only played spoiled brats. One of her best roles was Becky Thatcher in David O. Selznicks The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938). She also provided the voice of Faline as an adult in Bambi (1942). She ended her film career in 1947.
Following her Hollywood career she turned to occasional television work. Gillis later came back into acting making 2 episodes of "The Saint" in 1964/5 followed by a small part in 2001: A Space Odyssey

Selected filmography

  • Men in White (1934) as Flower Girl (uncredited)
  • The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Mary Lou as a Child (uncredited)
  • The Singing Cowboy (1936) as Lou Ann Stevens
  • Postal Inspector (1936) as Little Alice (uncredited)
  • The Garden of Allah (1936) as Convent Girl #2 (uncredited)
  • The Man I Marry (1936) as Little Girl (uncredited)
  • Under Your Spell (1936) as Gwendolyn (uncredited)
  • King of Hockey (1936) as Peggy 'Princess' O'Rourke
  • Off to the Races (1937) as Winnie Mae
  • You Can't Buy Luck (1937) as Peggy (uncredited)
  • The Californian (1937) as Rosalia as a Child
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Becky Thatcher
  • Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938) as Fleurette de Cava
  • Little Orphan Annie (1938) as Annie
  • Beau Geste (1939) as Isobel Rivers as a Child
  • The Under-Pup (1939) as Letty Lou
  • Edison, the Man (1940) as Nancy Grey
  • All This, and Heaven Too (1940) as Emily Schuyler
  • My Love Came Back (1940) as Valerie Malette
  • Little Men (1940) as Nan
  • Nice Girl? (1941) as Nancy Dana
  • Mr. Dynamite (1941) as Joey aka Abigail
  • Glamour Boy (1941) as Brenda Lee
  • Meet the Stewarts (1942) as Jane Goodwin
  • Tough As They Come (1942) as Frankie Taylor
  • Bambi (1942) as Adult Faline (voice, uncredited)
  • 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942) as Sylvia
  • Stage Door Canteen (1943) as Ann Gillis
  • The Man from Music Mountain (1943) as Penny Winters
  • Since You Went Away (1944) as Becky Anderson - Class President (uncredited)
  • Janie (1944) as Paula Rainey
  • In Society (1944) as Gloria
  • A Wave, a WAC and a Marine (1944) as Judy
  • The Cheaters (1945) as Angela Pidgeon
  • Gay Blades (1946) as Helen Dowell
  • Janie Gets Married (1946) as Paula Rainey
  • The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Nora O'Leary
  • Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946) as Sue
  • Big Town After Dark (1947) as Susan Peabody LaRue
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) as Poole's mother

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