"I drifted into acting and drifted out.
Acting isn't everything. Living is."
Irene Marie Dunne December 20.1898 - September 04.1990
American actress and singer
Welcome to The Irene Dunne Site - the place for all Irene Dunne related information!
What's new - 09.21.15
- added a new page reserved for fashion shots and publicities for magazines to the press section.
What's new - 09.06.15
"Hollywood Diet New Style" (New Movie Magazine, April 1932)
"Miss Dunne's weekly program will keep you in good health and good humour."
What's new - 09.05.15
"Irene Dunne's Design for LIVING!" (Screenland, September 1941)
"Lovely star selects her contest winner and writes inspring advice to all home-makers in search of stimulating ideas!"
Well, without my knowledge I have been living all along according to Irene's "key color for a room rules"... have fun moving the furniture around and baking waffles!
What's new - 09.04.2015
There we go: Irene is already adding the last touch - the violet corsages at every feminine guest's place.
"INSIDE THE STAR'S HOMES" Irene Dunne is your hostess at a formal dinner... a "Screenland" article from July 1936.
What's new - 06.14.15
- some additions to the radio page:
"Bob Elsen on the Century" In January 1947 Irene was interviewed by Bob Elsen on the famous railroad train "Twentieth Century Limited."
And I added three photos to the Irene Dunne on Radio 20s/30s page: two to the entry for "Magnificent Obsession" (1937) and one to the entry for "The Sisters" (1939)
What's new - 05.31.15
- added 10 photos from "Never A Dull Moment"(1950)
What's new - 05.22.15
- added a Chicago Tribune article from February 1942 titled "Serene Irene!"
about Irene on the set of "Lady in a Jam," and here are some of the mentioned promo shots.
On a personal note: today is my website's 5th anniversary and it has been quite a trip!
Thanks to all the faithful readers!