Bonita Granville an Academy Award nominated actress

Bonita Granville (February 2, 1923 – October 11, 1988) was an American film actress and television producer. Bonita Granville, at age 14, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as an evil attention-seeking child in “These Three” (1936), becoming at that time the youngest to ever be nominated for that award. Granville is also known for her role as girl detective Nancy Drew in the hit movie “Nancy Drew – Detective” (1938) and three Nancy Drew sequels including “Nancy Drew… Reporter” (1939). Granville’s other movies of note include “Merrily We Live” (1938), “Hitler’s Children” (1943), “Andy Hardy’s Blonde Trouble” (1944), and “Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)”. Granville also worked as a producer for several film and television productions including “Lassie” and “The Lone Ranger”. Bonita Granville has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6607 Hollywood Boulevard, for her contributions to motion pictures.

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville with Mickey Rooney in "Andy Hardy´s Blonde Trouble" (1944)

Bonita Granville with Mickey Rooney in
“Andy Hardy´s Blonde Trouble” (1944)

Bonita Granville with Jackie Cooper in "Syncopation" (1942)

Bonita Granville with Jackie Cooper in “Syncopation” (1942)

Bonita Granville as girl detective Nancy Drew with Frankie Thomas in "Nancy Drew - Detective" (1938)

Bonita Granville as girl detective Nancy Drew with Frankie Thomas in “Nancy Drew – Detective” (1938)

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