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Gwili Andre Net Worth

Gwili Andre Net Worth is
$1.3 Million

Gwili Andre Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Danish-born Gwili Andre was a blonde beauty who had the talent and the looks necessary for the big time, but somehow just couldn't put everything together and was mired in B pictures (e.g., Secrets of the French Police (1932), Roar of the Dragon (1932)) for most of her career. After retiring from the screen, she died in an apartment fire in 1959.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthFebruary 4, 1908, Copenhagen, Denmark
DiedFebruary 5, 1959, Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthCopenhagen, Denmark
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
ProfessionActress
SpouseWilliam Dallas Cross, Jr. (m. 1940–1948), Stanislaw Mlotkowki (m. 1929–1935)
ChildrenPeter Lance Cross
Star SignAquarius
#Fact
1Turned to alcohol in her later years after her career was over. Lost custody of her only child in the mid-'50s, Peter, because of it.
2Her last film was The Falcon's Brother (1942). She played a murder victim.
3Lived her final years at a beachfront apartment in Venice, California, and lived in obscurity. Her neighbors never knew about her Hollywood past.
4At the peak of her modeling career in the 1930s, she made $25,000 a year, and was on the popular list of super-models that included Betty Wyman, Anita Colby and Janice Jarratt.
5Dropped by RKO in 1933, after only a couple of years, she was up for a lead role in The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) but lost it before it started filming.
6Her placid charm, broken English and sultry looks had her dubbed, "The Second Garbo.".
7According to Laura Wagner's article in "Films of the Golden Age", Summer 2014, Issue 77, 22-year-old Gwili Andre vacationed at Palm Beach, Florida with an aunt in 1929. She met a man while there, they married and the couple moved to New York City. She became a U.S. citizen in 1931.
8Became a successful blonde, blue-eyed model just out of her teens in Denmark. She later continued modeling in New York, making the pages of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, among others. At one time she was ranked as one of the most photographed girls in the country and considered America's No. 1 model in 1935. Gave up her modeling career in 1944 after giving birth to son Peter.
9Her father was an artist. She had two sisters. Was married twice. Had one son, Peter Cross, by her second marriage.
10Discovered for RKO Pictures by David O. Selznick while attending a Broadway premiere.
11Kenneth Anger's book "Hollywood Babylon" sensationalized the tragic February 1959 death of the actress, although his "theory" is not based on fact. He claims it was a bizarre suicide triggered by years of alcoholism and failed attempts to revive her stalled career. Anger claims that, alone in her apartment in Venice, California, she gathered together reams of publicity stills and promotional material from her early career and set them on fire, allowing herself to be consumed by the flames. In truth, a fire broke out in her bedroom while she was asleep. She was found on the bathroom floor, having died of smoke inhalation. The scrapbook referred to of her modeling and film career managed to escape the wrath of the flames.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Falcon's Brother1942Diane Medford
A Woman's Face1941Gusta
The Girl Said No1937Gretchen Holman
Meet the Boy Friend1937Vilma Vlare
No Other Woman1933Margot
Secrets of the French Police1932Eugenie Dorain
Roar of the Dragon1932Natascha

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