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Rita La Roy (1901–1993)

Rita La Roy was born on October 2, 1901 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, USA as Ina May Stewart. She was an actress and director, known for Hold That Woman! (1940), Hot Saturday (1932) and Sin Takes a Holiday (1930). She was married to Ben Hershfield. She died on February 17, 1993 in San Diego, California, USA. See full bio »

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Hold That Woman! Lulu Driscoll
Hot Saturday Camille
Sin Takes a Holiday Grace Lawrence


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 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Wedding Anniversary (1951) ... (as Rita LeRoy)
- Minor Incident (1951) ... Mary (as Rita LeRoy)
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Wedding Anniversary (1950) ... (as Rita LeRoy)
- Minor Incident (1950) ... Mary (as Rita LeRoy)
 1949 You're My Everything
Fashion Editor (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Saloon Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Hold That Woman!
Lulu Driscoll
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Patricia 'Pat' O'Connell
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
Reluctant Witness (uncredited)
 1938 Border G-Man
Mrs. Rita Browning (as Rita LaRoy)
 1938 Come Across (Short)
Brunette Gang Moll
 1938 Condemned Women
 1938 Dangerous to Know
Mrs. Barnett (uncredited)
 1937 Flight from Glory
Molly - the Cook
 1937 Mountain Music
Mrs. Hamilton B. Lovelace
 1937 The Hit Parade
Ex-Convict (uncredited)
 1937 King of Gamblers
Woman at Table (uncredited)
 1937 Find the Witness
Rita Calmette
 1936 Lady from Nowhere
Mabel Donner
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Martha Kirk
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
 1935 After Office Hours
Branch's Society Girlfriend at Playhouse Theatre (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lady
Sylvia Brooks
 1934 Name the Woman
Marie Denton
 1934 One Is Guilty
Lola Deveroux
 1934 Whirlpool
 1934 I've Got Your Number
Sassy Call Girl (uncredited)
 1933 From Hell to Heaven
Elsie Ruby
 1932 Hot Saturday
 1932 Blonde Venus
Taxi Belle Hooper
 1932 The Honor of the Press
Daisy Tellem
 1932 Bachelor's Affairs
Sonya - Mrs. Oliver Denton
 1932 Hollywood Speaks
Millie Coreen
 1932 Sinners in the Sun
Lil (as Rita LaRoy)
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
 1932 So Big!
Mrs. Paula Storm (uncredited)
 1932 Amateur Daddy
Lotti Pelgram
 1931 The Secret Witness
Sylvia Folsom (uncredited)
 1931 The Yellow Ticket
Fania Rubinstein
 1931 Left Over Ladies
 1931 The Gay Diplomat
Natalie (as Rita LaRoy)
 1931 Traveling Husbands
 1931 A Holy Terror
Kitty Carroll
 1930 Sin Takes a Holiday
Grace Lawrence
 1930 Check and Double Check
Elinor Crawford (as Rita LaRoy)
 1930 Leathernecking
Fortune Teller
 1930 Conspiracy
Nita Strom (as Rita LaRoy)
 1930 Midnight Mystery
Madeline Austen
 1930 Lovin' the Ladies
Louise Endicott (as Rita LaRoy)
 1930 Lilies of the Field
 1929 Dynamite
Good Mixer (uncredited)
 1929 The Delightful Rogue
 1929 The Love Trap
Mary Harrington
 1929 Masquerade
Girl (as Rita Le Roy)
 1929 Don't Be Nervous (Short)
The Girl (as Rita LaRoy)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rita La Roy Corbett | Rita LaRoy | Rita Le Roy | Rita LeRoy

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She began as a vaudeville dancer on the Pantages and Orpheum theater circuits. Among her specialty routines were the "frog dance", the "peacock dance" and the "cobra dance", in which her feet and legs were tied together under a stylized snakeskin so that she danced by undulating her torso. See more »

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