Star Spotlight: Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan

Born Clara Lou Sheridan
Date of birth: February 21, 1915
Date of death: January 21, 1967

Roles annsheridan

First role: Ladies Should Listen (1934)
Final film role: Woman and the Hunter (1957)
Final television role: Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats

Best known for…

…appearing in almost 100 roles over the span of her three-decade career

…being nicknamed ‘The Oomph Girl”

…being the heroine of the novel Ann Sheridan and the Sign of the Sphynx, part of a series of novels with famous actresses as their main characters

her close friendship with Humphrey Bogart, alongside whom she starred in multiple films.

Notable awards:

  • Named “Most Cooperative Actress” in 1943
  • Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1960

More Ann on TMP:
Favorite things about… I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
It All Came True (1940) review
They Drive by Night (1940) review
Woman on the Run (1950) review


2 thoughts on “Star Spotlight: Ann Sheridan

    1. You can find tons of copies of books from that series on ebay, though I’m not sure how many copies they have of her book specifically (or how rare it is compared to the others). I’d love to collect them!


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