Whelan in 1938
|Born||September 1, 1916|
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Died||April 7, 1993 (aged 76)|
Dr. Warren O. Cagney
Arleen Whelan (September 1, 1916 – April 7, 1993) was an American film actress.
Whelan appeared in 25 films between 1937 and 1957, reportedly after 20th Century Fox director H. Bruce Humberstone saw Whelan working as a manicurist in a barbershop. After her screen test the studio cast Whelan as the female lead in a film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped (1938).
Whelan wed Alex D'Arcy (an actor) in September 1940, and they were divorced in 1943. On October 1, 1942, she married Hugh Owen (a film distributor). They separated on July 8, 1952, and she filed for divorce in 1953. Her third marriage, to Warren O. Cagney, ended in divorce.
On April 8, 1993, Whelan died in Orange, California, following a stroke.
|1937||On Again-Off Again||Minor Role||Uncredited|
|1938||Thanks for Everything||Madge Raines|
|1939||Boy Friend||Sue Duffy|
|1939||Young Mr. Lincoln||Sarah Clay|
|1940||Charter Pilot||Raquel Andrews|
|1941||Charley's Aunt||Kitty Verdun|
|1942||Castle in the Desert||Brenda Hartford|
|1942||Sundown Jim||Catherine Barr|
|1943||Stage Door Canteen||Herself|
|1947||Suddenly, It's Spring||Gloria Fay|
|1947||Variety Girl||Variety Girl||Uncredited|
|1947||The Senator Was Indiscreet||Valerie Shepherd|
|1948||That Wonderful Urge||Jessica Woods|
|1949||Dear Wife||Tommy Murphy|
|1951||Passage West||Rose Billings|
|1953||Never Wave at a WAC||Sgt. Toni Wayne|
|1953||San Antone||Julia Allerby|
|1953||The Sun Shines Bright||Lucy Lee Lake|
|1956||The Women of Pitcairn Island||Hutia|
|1957||The Badge of Marshal Brennan||Murdock|
|1957||Raiders of Old California||Julie Johnson|
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Arleen W Cagney, 07 Apr 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
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- "These are Hollywood's Movie-struck Kids". Life. June 6, 1938. p. 34. Retrieved December 8, 2011.
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- "Arleen Whelan Gets Divorce, Prepares Return to N.Y." The Salt Lake Tribune. Utah, Salt Lake City. August 19, 1943. p. 12. Retrieved July 18, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Arleen Whelan Files For Divorce in L.A." The San Bernardino County Sun. California, San Bernardino. United Press. October 23, 1953. p. 39. Retrieved July 18, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
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