She was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1911, the daughter of George Hussey, president of the Baird-North Company, the firm of gold and silversmiths founded by his father - a descendant of Christopher Hussey, one of the first settlers in Hampton, New Hampshire, in 1632 and co-proprietor of Nantucket Island.George Hussey died in the flu epidemic of 1918, when he was only 34 and Ruth was seven.When he shows signs of pulling away, Diane schemes to get him in so deep he'll never get out. Ulmer." In: Driven to darkness : Jewish émigré directors and the rise of film noir / Vincent Brook. Somewhat surprisingly, Tom eagerly agrees to this subterfuge. Cast: Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Macready, Rita Johnson, Elsa Lanchester, Harold Vermilyea. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Cast: Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Telly Savalas, Barrie Chase. Midge Kelly is a fun-loving former navy man whose life is made complex by his sudden rise to fame in professional boxing. Based on a story by Robert Siodmak and Alfred Neumann.Pretty college girl who went to Hollywood hoping for a big break, Audrey Korn was a dime a dozen in Tinsel Town. She also had a younger sister, but I could not find any information about when she was born nor what is her name. Fans of this popular program knew they were in store for laughs, big-name guest stars, sometimes a little music and always their favorite characters holding forth at the New York dive headed by Archie himself.
Gardner’s wife Shirley Booth originated the role of Miss Duffy, the ditzy, man-hungry daughter of the owner.After graduating from high school in Chicago, Audrey attended university (I don’t know which one) and that she gave up her studies to make her Hollywood dream come true. Each episode opened with the proprietor Duffy, who never appeared, phoning his manager and setting up the action that would follow in the next half hour.Audrey appeared in only five movies during her whole career, and she was uncredited in all of them. Archie was known for insulting his guest stars and his Damon Runyanesque speech.An elegant, sophisticated brunette actress at her best playing composed ladies with a cool wit, Ruth Hussey is best remembered for two screen roles - as the wise-cracking photographer covering a society wedding in The Philadelphia Story (1940, for which she received an Oscar nomination) and the down-to-earth sister of a composer in the classic tale of the supernatural The Uninvited (1944).She also had a great personal success on the Broadway stage in the political comedy State of the Union (1945).