Polly Moran

Polly Moran
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Polly Moran
Film: South side of the 6300 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Pauline Theresa Moran on June 28, 1883 in Chicago, Ill.
Died Jan. 24, 1952 of heart ailment in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Calif.

Actress Polly Moran entered films in 1915 when producer-director Mack Sennett discovered her at a vaudeville show at the Los Angeles Orpheum Theatre.

She teamed with Marie Dressler in the 1920s, and the duo's popularity reached a peak in the late 1920s and early '30s.

Moran retired in 1940. She attempted a comeback in 1949, but after working two days in "Adam's Rib" she quit for good.

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