Appeared (as "Nora Charles") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "After the Thin Man".
2 Biographical Movies |
5 Print Biographies |
10 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on William Powell
] The later ones [the "Thin Man" pictures] were very bad indeed, but it was always a joy to work with Bill Powell. He was and is a dear friend and, in the early Thin Man films with [director W.S. Van Dyke
], we managed to achieve what for those days was an almost pioneering sense of spontaneity.
In 1923, she was photographed by Henry Waxman, who showed the pictures to Rudolph Valentino
. Impressed with Myrna, Valentino arranged for a screen test for his upcoming film, Cobra
(1925). She failed it.
Early in her career, often played sexy, unpredictable party girls