Inger Stevens was a famous Swedish-American movie, stage and television actress. She was born in a place called Ingrid Stensland located in the capital city of Sweden named Stockholm. In her childhood, she frequently fell ill. Her mother left the family when Inger was of age of nine. Her father shifted to the United States. He left his daughters with the maid in the beginning and then with an aunt in a place near Stockholm called Lidingo to take care of them.

The girls began to live with their father and their new mother in New York City in the year 1944. Her father started working as a teacher at Columbia University. When she was thirteen years old, she moved to a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States along with her father and continued her education at the Manhattan High School. She worked in many variety shows named American Burlesque in Kansas City, the largest city in Missouri. When she was eighteen years old, she came back to New York City. There, she began to work in the Fashion District named Garment District, while she took classes at the membership organization named Actor's Studio.

She appeared in many commercials, television series, in plays, etc. She acted in a film named "Man On Fire" along with Bing Crosby. She took part in many major films, but she was very much appreciated for her acting in the American comedy series named "The Farmer's Daughter”. She also appeared in many episodes of “Route 66”, ‘ Bonanza Serial Story Coming Soon... >> Read More... ’, “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", "Sam Benedict", "The Eleventh Hour", and "The Twilight Zone". She also appeared in many movies like "Walter Matthau”, "A Guide For The Married Man", etc. She tried her best to get back her television career with "The Most Deadly Game", the detective drama series.

She was married to her agent, Anthony Soglio, who was her first husband. She stayed with him for two years from 1955 to 1957. Ike Jones, a producer cum actor, said that in the year 1961, he had a secret marriage with Stevens. But, the claim was not proved to be correct as there was no marriage license, and tax documents were found stating they are single people. However, Carl O. Stensland, her brother stated in the court that Inger had a secret marriage with Jones at the time when their assets were being settled.

She died on 30th of April in the year 1970. Lola McNally, her companion saw her in Holly Hills’ home's kitchen lying on the floor on that day in the morning. She informed the police that she had spoken to her the before day and she was perfectly fine at that time. Inger died on her way to the hospital in the ambulance. Dr. Thomas Noguchi, Los Angeles County Coroner said that she died due to barbiturate poisoning.

Ida Lupino English Actress

Ida Lupino

Ida Lupino was an Anglo-American director, producer, singer, and actress. She was born on 4 February 1918 in Herne Hill in London. Her film career lasted about forty-eight years. She had appeared in about sixty films and also directed seven films. She became a citizen of United States in 1948 and lived there during most of her career. She also had co-written and co-produced some of her films. She had written five other movies and four television episodes. Ida had served as a Lieutenant in a woman ambulance and defense corps during the Second World War. For a short time during her career, she also composed music and also worked in radio for some time. At a young age of seven, she wrote and appeared in a play called Mademoiselle for the school production. She attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Ida's first film was 'The Love Race' in 1931, which was a comedy film. The next year she made an appearance in another film called 'Her First Affair'. Later, she moved to Hollywood to play a lead role in 'Alice in Wonderland' that was released in 1933. She appeared in a movie called 'Search for Beauty' in 1934, which appeared in an International film for selection of most attractive males and females in the English speaking countries. In 1939, she starred in the film called 'The Light That failed'. Associate producer at Warner bros was impressed by her performance in this movie and hired her for role in 'They Dribe by Night'. In 1943, she appeared in 'The Hard Way' and won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for the Best Actress. She played a comedic lead role in 'Pillow to Post' in 1945. She appeared in 'Road House' in 1948. In 1951, she appeared in another film called 'On Dangerous Ground'. She got a chance to direct a film called 'Not Wanted' because the original director suffered a heart attack, but she did not take the directorial credits. In 1949, she directed the film called 'Never Fear'. Her movies address the brutal repercussions of sexuality, dependence, and independence. She directed the movie 'Outrage' in 1950. As she stepped into direction, she did not quit her acting career. She appeared in nineteen episode of 'Four star Playhouse'. She acted in several movies and also on television. Lupino was married and divorced three times. She had a daughter from her third marriage. She died from a stroke while she was undergoing treatment from colon cancer on 3 August 1995. At that time, she was 77 years of age.

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Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford was a very famous comedian and an American television as well as a film actress. She took birth in the city of New York, the United States on the 29th of August in the year 1917. She was born to James Edward and Josephine Sanford. Isabel was the only child that survived among the seven children that Josephine had and was very sturdy and healthy as compared to all the others who died soon after their birth. It is from the very start of her life that she wanted to become an actress and had a passion for joining the industry. Her mother, however, was not very supportive of Isabel’s decision because she considered this field of work to be a road that only led to degradation and nothing more. Isabel was fervent in her passion and decided to disobey her mother and go ahead with her plan of trying her luck at acting. She joined Harlem’s American Negro Theater. Isabel thought of making it big in the acting world, and she made a debut at the Broadway Theater with The Amen Corner, and this was in the year 1965. Soon after, she made her first appearance in the arena of films with a movie named ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ which came out in the year 1967. However, it was only after the weekly serial named Jefferson that she gained widespread fame. This serial became a super hit among the audiences, and Isabel was highly appreciated not only by the people but by the critics. She went on to win an award for Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy role. This show ran for eleven seasons and had a huge viewership. She also won a Primetime Emmy Award, and she progressed and became the second black American to have won the award. Isabel married William Richmond in the year 1945 and had two sons and a daughter with him. However, after a few years of their tumultuous marriage, they parted ways. She had to undergo a surgery that dealt with her carotid artery. It was after this surgery that she saw a constant decline in her health. She breathed her last on 9th of July in the year 2004. She had revealed a lot about herself in an autobiography that she was writing and remained unfinished and unpublished. She also indulged in a lot of charity but never wished to be thanked for it in public.

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Isabel Sanford English Actress