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Ora Carew
American actress

Ora Carew

Ora Carew
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Quick Facts

Intro American actress
Was Actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 13 August 1893, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, U.S.A.
Death 26 October 1955, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A. (aged 62 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Ora Carew (August 13, 1893, Salt Lake City – October 26, 1955, Los Angeles) born Ora Whytock was a silent film actress. She starred in several films between 1915 and 1925 when she retired from the industry. She was known as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties.


Carew was born April 13, 1891 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to James and Evelyn Whytock. She was educated by private tutors and at Roland Hall Seminary. After her father died on June 19, 1896, her mother moved with her three children to California. Ora's brother was film editor Grant Whytock (1894-1981)

Her screen career began with Goldwyn, following numerous engagements in vaudeville, musical comedy and stock. Some of the greatest film productions in which she had been seen on the screen are Go West, Young Man, Too Many Millions, and with Universal she did Love's Protegé, Loot, Under Suspicion, and others.

She was 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) tall, weighed 120 pounds (54 kg), and had brown hair and brown eyes. She was exceptionally fond of outdoor sports and found her greatest pleasure in motoring around Hollywood and Los Angeles in her raceabout.

Personal life

Ora Whytock married to Harry E. Grant on June 15, 1908 in El Paso, Texas. The couple had one daughter, Lotus Grant (October 20, 1909–June 25, 2007). Ora was eighteen when Lotus was born. Ora and Harry divorced before 1920. She remarried, to John C. Howard, in December 1922 in Hollywood, California and they divorced in 1924.

Selected filmography

  • Martyrs of the Alamo (1915)
  • A La Cabaret (1916)
  • Too Many Millions (1918)
  • Terror of the Range (1919)
  • Loot (1919)
  • Peddler of Lies (1920)
  • Blind Youth (1920)
  • Her Bridal Nightmare (1920) (writer)
  • Alias Ladyfingers (1921)
  • Beyond the Crossroads (1922)
  • Smudge (1922)
  • Paying the Limit (1924)
  • Getting Her Man (1924)
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