Merna Kennedy

Sep 7, 1908


American actress Merna Kennedy, born Maude Kahler in Kankakee, IL, began appearing on stage at age nine. Charles Chaplin later discovered her, and had Kennedy play his leading lady in The Circus. Her film career continued through 1934 when she married choreographer/director Busby Berkeley and retired. The marriage broke up a year later. Kennedy died in… More


Merna Kennedy Videos

Wonder Bar
29 seconds
King Of Jazz
2 minutes 36 seconds

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