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Anne Shirley (actress) (Dawn Evelyn Paris) was born on 17 April, 1918 in New York City, U.S., is an actress. Discover Anne Shirley (actress)'s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 75 years old?

Popular As Dawn Evelyn Paris
Occupation Actress
Age 75 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 17 April 1918
Birthday 17 April
Birthplace New York City, U.S.
Date of death (1993-07-04) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died Place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality New York

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Anne Shirley (actress) Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Anne Shirley (actress)'s Husband?

Her husband is John Payne (m. 1937-1943) Adrian Scott (m. 1945-1948) Charles Lederer (m. 1949-1976)

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Husband John Payne (m. 1937-1943) Adrian Scott (m. 1945-1948) Charles Lederer (m. 1949-1976)
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Children 2, including Julie Payne

Anne Shirley (actress) Net Worth

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Shirley died from lung cancer in Los Angeles, aged 75, on July 4, 1993, and was cremated. For her contributions to the motion picture industry, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7020 Hollywood Blvd.


Her third husband was Charles Lederer, nephew of Marion Davies. They had a son, Daniel Lederer, before his death in 1976.


Her second husband was film producer and screenwriter Adrian Scott. When he was blacklisted and decided to move the family to Europe, she wrote a "Dear John" letter to him, stating she'd rather stay behind and divorce him, which she did in 1949.


Although Shirley left the acting profession in 1944, at the age of 26, she remained in Los Angeles, where she died at the age of 75.


Shirley married actor John Payne on August 22, 1937, in Montecito, California. They had a daughter, former actress Julie Payne, and divorced in 1943.


Beginning her career as a child actress under the stage name Dawn O'Day, she adopted the stage name of Anne Shirley, after playing the title character in the film adaptation of Anne of Green Gables in 1934, after which she achieved a successful career in supporting roles. Among her films is Stella Dallas (1937), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1934, she starred as the character of Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables and took that character's name as her and legal stage name.


Born in New York City, as a baby she began modeling, and made her film debut with a featured role in 1922's Moonshine Valley. Shirley began acting at the age of five as the live action "Alice" in Walt Disney's pre-Mickey Mouse silent animated series "Alice in Cartoonland". She had a highly successful child star career in Pre-Code movies, appearing in films such as Liliom, Tom Mix's Riders of the Purple Sage, So Big, Three on a Match and Rasputin and the Empress.


Anne Shirley (born Dawn Evelyn Paris; April 17, 1918 – July 4, 1993) was an American actress.