Irene Hervey was an American television and film actress.
Born Beulah Irene Herwick in Venice, California, she began her acting career after being introduced to a casting agent from MGM. After a successful screen test, she was signed by the studio and made her screen debut in the 1933 film The Stranger’s Return, opposite Lionel Barrymore. Though signed by MGM, Hervey was loaned out by the studio and appeared in several films including United Artists’ The Count of Monte Cristo and With Words and Music, released by Grand National Films Inc.
In 1936, Hervey left MGM and signed with Universal Pictures. While at Universal, Hervey appeared in The League of Frightened Men and Destry Rides Again with Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart.
In 1943, Hervey was seriously injured in a car accident and was forced to retire from acting for five years.