Irene Dunne (born Irene Marie Dunn, December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s, and early 1950s. Dunne was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress – for her performances in Cimarron (1931), Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Awful Truth (1937), Love Affair (1939), and I Remember Mama (1948). In 1985, Dunne was given the Kennedy Center Honors for her services to the arts.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 20th, 1898 (Louisville), Died September 4th, 1990 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-73312||10-in.||8/22/1932||Three talks introducing Irene Dunne and Richard Crooks||Fred Erdman||Promotional talk||speaker|
|Decca||DLA 2552||10-in.||7/16/1941||I've told ev'ry little star||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2553||10-in.||7/16/1941||Smoke gets in your eyes||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2554||10-in.||7/16/1941||All the things you are||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2604||10-in.||7/31/1941||The folks who live on the hill||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2605||10-in.||7/31/1941||Why was I born?||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2606||10-in.||7/31/1941||Make believe||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2626||10-in.||7/31/1941||Babes in the wood||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2678||10-in.||8/24/1941||The folks who live on the hill||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2679||10-in.||8/24/1941||They didn't believe me||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
|Decca||DLA 2680||10-in.||8/24/1941||All the things you are||Irene Dunne||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dunne, Irene," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105676.
Dunne, Irene. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105676.
"Dunne, Irene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.
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