Mary Nolan

Mary Nolan was born in the year 1902 and she died in 1948. She was American film and stage actress, dancer and singer. She started to act in the year 1920 when she acted in Ziegfeld Girl. She was performing under her stage name as Imogene Bubbles Wilson. She got fired in the Ziegfeld Follies because she was involved into the tumultuous and a publicized affair with a comedian called Frank Tinney. She left United States afterwards and she started to make films in the country of Germany instead. She was in more than 17 films in German from 1925 up to 1927. She was using Imogene Robertson as a stage name.

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When she returned to United States in the year 1927, she tried to break away of her past and she started to use Mary Nolan as her stage name. She got a contract with Universal Pictures and she had the success within the films. In 1930, her career started to decline since she was abusing the drugs and she has a reputation of being temperamental. She was bought out of her contract by universal so she was not able to secure any more film work with other major studios. Afterwards, she failed to secure any other job with other major companies and she only appeared in the low budget films of independent studio. Her final appearance in the film was in 1933.

Mary Nolan started to appear in the roadhouse and nightclubs to perform when her career ended. In her last years, she had to be hospitalized because of the drug problems and she went back to Hollywood where she lived in Obscurity until the time she died because of barbiturate overdose.

Mary Nolan was born in the State of Kentucky in the city of Louisville. She was born under the name of Mary Imogene Robertson and she was a child of Viola and Africanus Robertson. The family had five children. Her mother died because of cancer when she was 46 years old and since her father was not able to care for all the children, she put Mary Nolan to a foster care and also lived in Catholic Orphanage of Missouri where she got the name of Bubbles. From her biography, Mary Nolan was discovered by Arthur William Brown and she started to work like an artist model.

Mary Nolan got married to a stock broker called Wallace T. McCreary in 1931. In a week before the marriage, McCreary had lost 3 million dollars because of bad investment. They opened a dress shop that also did not do well and Mary Nolan had to file for a bankruptcy in 1931. Their divorce was finalized in the year 1932.

Mary Nolan died when she was 45 years old and she was buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The information about her net worth or salary cannot be found.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 18 Dec, 1902
Age: 117 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Louisville
Gender: Female
Description: Actress
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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