Filled Under: Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor was nicknamed the “Queen of Film Noir” because of her many appearances in “bad girl” roles in film noir and other black-and-white thrillers.
Claire Trevor won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Gaye Dawn, the washed-up nightclub singer and gangster’s moll in “Key Largo” (1948).
“I don’t know what they call Hollywood anymore. The whole meaning of the town has changed.” ~ Claire Trevor
“Using one’s imagination to the fullest is necessary for a happy life.” ~ Claire Trevor
“Don’t fall in love with your leading man. Of course, that’s just what I did.” ~ Claire Trevor
“What a holler would ensue if people had to pay the minister as much to marry them as they have to pay a lawyer to get them a divorce.” ~ Claire Trevor