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    Ceremony date 02/08/1960

Adrienne Ames
Fort Worth,
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Adrienne Ames

Adrienne Ames was an American film actress. Born Adrienne Ruth McClure in Fort Worth, Texas, Ames began her film career in 1927 as a stand-in for Pola Negri. Ames was soon cast in small film roles in silent films.

With the advent of talking pictures, Ames’ popularity grew and she was usually cast as society women, or in musicals. She made thirty films during the 1930s with her biggest success in George White’s Scandals, a film which was also notable as the debut of Alice Faye. Ames also appeared with the three leading men from the 1931 version of Dracula in The Death Kiss. By the end of the decade, Ames’ popularity had diminished and she retired in the early 1940s.

Ames was married three times, including to actor Bruce Cabot from 1933 until 1937. Ames died of cancer on May 31, 1947 in New York City. She is interred in the Oakwood Cemetery in her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.