Ann Sheridan actress and popular 1940’s pin-up girl

“They nicknamed me the Oomph Girl, and I loathe that nickname! Just being known by a nickname indicates that you’re not thought of as a true actress… It’s just crap! If you call an actress by her looks or a reaction, then that’s all she’ll ever be thought of as.” — Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967) was an American actress and popular 1940’s pin-up girl who worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include “Angels with Dirty Faces” (1938), “The Man Who Came to Dinner” (1942), “Kings Row” (1942) and “I Was a Male War Bride”. (1949).  

Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967)

Ann Sheridan
(February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967)

Ann Sheridan reflections in a mirror

Ann Sheridan reflections in a mirror

Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan

Ann Sheridan -- "The Oomph Girl"

Ann Sheridan — “The Oomph Girl”

Ann Sheridan with James Cagney in "Angels With Dirty Faces" (1938)

Ann Sheridan with James Cagney in
“Angels With Dirty Faces” (1938)

Ann Sheridan with Dennis Morgan in "Shine On, Harvest Moon" (1944)

Ann Sheridan with Dennis Morgan in
“Shine On, Harvest Moon” (1944)

Ann Sheridan in "Navy Blues" (1941)

Ann Sheridan in “Navy Blues” (1941)

Ann Sheridan with Guinn 'Big Daddy' Williams and  Victor Jory in "Dodge City" (1939)

Ann Sheridan with Guinn ‘Big Daddy’ Williams and Victor Jory
in “Dodge City” (1939)

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7 Responses to Ann Sheridan actress and popular 1940’s pin-up girl

  1. mbuck says:

    Does anybody know how Ann Sherdian dies. I remember hearing something but I don’t know how.

  2. art says:

    Ann Sheridan died January 21, 1967 of esophageal and liver cancer. She was 51 years old.

  3. Bobbie Bender says:

    I’ve been in love with her since I was a kid in the Bronx. She was a dreamboat!

    • art says:

      I agree, Ann Sheridan was one of the most beautiful actresses of her time.
      Thanks for the comment and for visiting my site!!

  4. tom Klein says:

    Not only a beautiful and telnted actress she had Hollywood’s best female voice.

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