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  • The War of the Worlds

  • An American in Paris

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  • Can-Can

  • On the Riviera

  • Reunion in France

  • Old Acquaintance

  • Daddy Long Legs

  • Detective Story

  • Mr. Skeffington

  • The Roaring Twenties

  • Mr. Imperium

  • Kiss Me Kate

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Ann Codee Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1890
  • Died: May 18, 1961

Belgian actress Ann Codee toured American vaudeville in the 'teens and twenties in a comedy act with her husband, American-born Frank Orth. The team made its film debut in 1929, appearing in a series of multilingual movie shorts. Thereafter, both Codee and Orth flourished as Hollywood character actors. Codee was seen in dozens of films as florists, music teachers, landladies, governesses and grandmothers. She played a variety of ethnic types, from the very French Mme. Poullard in Jezebel (1938) to the Teutonic Tante Berthe in The Mummy's Curse (1961). Ann Codee's last film appearance was as a tight-corseted committeewoman in Can-Can (1960). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi