Miriam Hopkins, 1933, in The Story of Temple Drake

Miriam Hopkins, 1933, in The Story of Temple...

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American film and TV actress known for her versatility. She first signed with Paramount in 1930, working with Ernst Lubitsch and Joel McCrea, among many others. Her long-running feud with Bette Davis was publicised for effect. Later she became a pioneer of TV drama. Miriam Hopkins was a distinguished Hollywood hostess, who moved in intellectual and creative circles.

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American film and TV actress known for her versatility. She first signed with Paramount in 1930, working with Ernst Lubitsch and Joel McCrea, among many others. Her long-running feud with Bette Davis was publicised for effect. Later she became a pioneer of TV drama. Miriam Hopkins was a distinguished Hollywood hostess, who moved in intellectual and creative circles.

My contribution to the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon! I've always loved her movies, but I didn't know much about her until I signed up to write this post - and I'm so glad I did!

Miriam Hopkins: a Georgia Peach in Hollywood

My contribution to the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon! I've always loved her movies, but I didn't know much about her until I signed up to write this post - and I'm so glad I did!

msmeganmcgurk:  Stellar Vintage #524: Kay Francis and Miriam Hopkins think you should give the yoga pants a rest. From Trouble in Paradise (1932).

msmeganmcgurk: Stellar Vintage #524: Kay Francis and Miriam Hopkins think you should give the yoga pants a rest. From Trouble in Paradise (1932).

"How can a motion picture reflect real life when it is made by people who are living artificial lives?" - Miriam Hopkins

"How can a motion picture reflect real life when it is made by people who are living artificial lives?" - Miriam Hopkins

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American actress known for her versatility in a wide variety of roles.  Hopkins was born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in Bainbridge, near the Alabama border. She attended Goddard Seminary in Barre, Vermont (which later became Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont) and Syracuse University (in New York), but apparently did not graduate.

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American actress known for her versatility in a wide variety of roles. Hopkins was born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in Bainbridge, near the Alabama border. She attended Goddard Seminary in Barre, Vermont (which later became Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont) and Syracuse University (in New York), but apparently did not graduate.

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