Star Facts
  • Category Motion Pictures

    Address 6140 Hollywood Blvd.

    Ceremony date 02/08/1960

About
Mona Barrie
Ethnicity:
Caucasian
Death Date:
-0001-11-30
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Mona Barrie

Mona Barrie was an English born actress in American theatre and motion pictures.

Born Mona Smith in London, she was educated in Australia and made her professional debut as a ballet dancer in Sydney at the age of sixteen. This led to a solo act in musical comedies. In 1933 she emigrated to New York, was given a test for films and this led to signing with Fox Film Corporation and making her film debut in 1934 using the stage name Mona Barrie. While her lack of a glamorous beauty resulted in her generally being cast in important but secondary roles, during a film career spanning almost twenty years she appeared in more than fifty motion pictures. For her contribution to the industry, Mona Barrie has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6140 Hollywood Blvd.

Barrie co-starred in 1942’s Dawn on the Great Divide, the last film Buck Jones made before dying in the Cocoanut Grove fire in Boston, Massachusetts.

A stage actress as well, Mona Barrie performed at various playhouses across the U.S. and debuted on Broadway in 1937.