Among the greatest–and youngest–character stars from the period who have appeared both on Hollywood and on the Broadway stage. Functioning the stage because the age group of 12, she quickly became Broadway’s leading female. In Hollywood she performed hard and hard-luck personas in movies like Min and Expenses and Tugboat Annie Sails Once again, implementing an Irish brogue for the second option. She was created in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California. In the initial Tugboat Annie film, she performed Marie Dressier. The part was performed by Rambeau in the sequel.