In memory of Walk of Famer Gloria DeHaven, flowers were placed on her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 11:30 PM PDT. The star in category of Motion Pictures is located at 6933 Hollywood Blvd.
“Rest in Peace!” the card was signed on behalf of the Hollywood Historic Trust and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Gloria Mildred DeHaven is an American actress and a former MGM contract star.
DeHaven was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actor-director Carter DeHaven and actress Flora Parker DeHaven, both former vaudeville performers.
She began her career as a child actor with a bit part in Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times. She was signed to a contract with MGM Studios, but despite featured roles in such films as The Thin Man Goes Home and Summer Stock, she did not achieve film stardom. She portrayed her mother in the Fred Astaire film Three Little Words. DeHaven also appeared as a regular in the television series and soap operas As the World Turns, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Ryan's Hope. She was one of the numerous celebrities enticed to appear in the all-star box office flop Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, and has guest starred in such television series as Robert Montgomery Presents, The Guy Mitchell Show, The Rifleman, Wagon Train, The Lloyd Bridges Show, Marcus Welby, M.D., Gunsmoke, Mannix, Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, The Love Boat, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote and Touched By An Angel.