Bonita Granville

Bonita Granville

BONITA GRANVILLE d1988. American actress and producer. She initially began as a child actress, making her film debut in Westward Passage (1932). She rose to prominence for her role in These Three (1936), which earned her an Academy Award nomination at age fourteen. Her prominence continued with the Nancy Drew film series and roles in Now, Voyager (1942) and Hitler's Children (1943). After marrying Jack Wrather in 1947, she transitioned into producing with her husband on series such as Lassie (1959–1973). She also worked as a philanthropist and a businesswoman, most notably owning and operating the Disneyland Hotel and the Queen Mary in Long Beach, with her husband. She was appointed to the John F. Kennedy Center Board of Trustees by president Richard Nixon in 1972 and for another term by president Ronald Reagan in 1982. In addition to her Oscar nomination, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 for her contributions to the film industry. She and her husband were posthumously named Disney Legends in 2011

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Bonita Granville & Paul Douglas

Reference Number. 14194Y


An original vintage circa 1940s autograph book page, clearly signed and dedicated (To Barry) in ink by Bonita Granville

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