CLAIRE TREVOR AUTOGRAPH


Claire Trevor was born March 8, 1910 – died April 8, 2000. Claire was an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was nicknamed the “Queen of Film Noir” because of her many appearances in “bad girl” roles in film noir and other black-and-white thrillers. She appeared in over 60 films. y 1939 she was well established as a solid “leading lady”. Some of her most memorable performances during this period were opposite John Wayne, including the classic 1939 western Stagecoach, which was Wayne’s breakthrough role. She also starred opposite Wayne in Allegheny Uprising that same year, and again in 1940 in Dark Command. Another two of her more memorable roles was when she starred in Murder, My Sweet opposite Dick Powell, and fellow film noir flick Born to Kill playing a divorcee who gets more than she bargained for by falling in love with a bad boy who impulsively murders. Key Largo the following year, gave Trevor the role of Gaye Dawn, the washed up nightclub singer and gangster’s moll. She won the Academy Award for Best supporting Actress for the film. Trevor moved into supporting roles in the 1950’s, with her appearances becoming increasingly rare after the mid 1960’s. She returned for one final film, playing Sally Field’s mother in Kiss Me Goodbye (1982). Following a few television apparenaces, Trevor retired from acting in 1987. She made a special appearance at the 70th annual Academy Awards in 1998. Original Claire Trevor Autograph, signed on a 3 x 5 index card. Regular Price – $ 155.00 / Sale Price – $ 48.95.

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