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Astrid Allwyn

Astrid Allwyn

D.O.B.: November 27, 1905

D.O.D.: March 31, 1978

Cause of Death: Cancer

Location: Forest Lawn Glendale; Court of Freedom, #955

Biographical Notes:

A Swedish/American actress, she came to films in 1932 after a career on stage and as a model. 

She was typecast as dark-purposed femme fatales, black widows and "other women." 

One of her largest A-picture assignments was as the calculating daughter of Claude Rains in Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Astrid Allwyn left the screen behind her when she retired from films in 1943.

Appeared In:

"Hit Parade" (1943) 

"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939)

"Love Affair" (1939)

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