Mitzi Green

Mitzi Green
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Mitzi Green
Film: South side of the 6400 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Actress | Singer
Born Elizabeth Keno on Oct. 22, 1920 in Bronx, N.Y.
Died May 24, 1969 of cancer in Huntington Harbour, CA

Mitzi Green was a child actress in the 1930s, with screen credits including “Tom Sawyer,” “Huckleberry Finn” and “Paramount on Parade.” She was the first child star to sign a multipicture contract with Paramount.

She worked with such stars as Jackie Coogan and Jackie Cooper. At 14, she was cast in her first adult role, in the musical comedy "Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round" (1934).

Her trademarks were long bangs and a tag line, “I’ve got a secret.”

She married director Joseph Pevney.

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