Why Famous: Claire Trevor made her name in films initially as gun-moll type characters and appearing in such westerns as "Stagecoach" (1939) with John Wayne.
Later she became more famous for her film noir performances in such productions as "Key largo" (1948) for which she won an Academy Award.
Trevor also won an Emmy for her role in Dodsworth (1956).
- 1943-04-17 Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico
- 1939-02-10 "Stagecoach" western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne, premieres in Miami
- 2016-03-08 Turner Classic Movies show several of Claire Trevor’s films to honor the 106th anniversary of her birth