~Gertrude Messinger~

Born: April 28, 1911 in Spokane, Washington, USA
Died: November 8, 1995 (age 84) in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
~Filmography~
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) ... Gertrude (uncredited)
Sunset Boulevard (1950) ... Hairdresser (uncredited)

Samson and Delilah (uncredited) (1949)
Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch (1949) ... Nurse
Destroyer (1943) ... Girl (uncredited)
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Syncopation (1942) ... Bride (uncredited)
Pardon My Stripes (1942) ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
The Miracle Kid (1941) ... Marge (as Gertie Messinger)
Niagara Falls (1941) ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Gambling Daughters (1941) ... Jane
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride (1940) ... Ms. Robinson (uncredited)

The Great Victor Herbert (1939) ... Barney's Secretary (uncredited)
Our Leading Citizen (1939) ... Phone Operator (uncredited)
Zenobia (1939) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Feud of the Range (1939) ... Madge Allen
Carnival Queen (1937) ... Small Young Woman (uncredited)
Atlantic Flight (1937) ... Mary (uncredited)
King of Gamblers (1937) ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Dizzy Doctors (Short) (1937) ... Nurse in Corridor (uncredited)
Secret Valley (1937) ... Martin's Secretary (uncredited)
Slippery Silks (Short) (1936) ... Model's Assistant (uncredited)
Wild Brian Kent (1936) ... Operator (uncredited)
Rose Bowl (1936) ... Girl (uncredited)
Aces Wild (1936) ... Martha Worth
Our Relations (1936) ... Pirate's Club Customer (uncredited)
The Border Patrolman (1936) ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
The Champ's a Chump (Short) (1936) ... Gertie (as Gertie Messinger)
The Drag-Net (1936) ... Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
The Return of Jimmy Valentine (1936) ... Blonde (uncredited)
Blazing Justice (1936) ... Virginia Peterson
Melody Trail (1935) ... Cowgirl Cuddles
The Rider of the Law (1935) ... Ann Carver
Adventurous Knights (1935) ... Princess Carmencita
Rustler's Paradise (1935) ... Connie
Social Error (1935) ... June Merton
Roaring Roads (1935) ... Gertrude 'Gertie' McDowell
Wagon Trail (1935) ... Joan Collins
Wild Waters (Short) (1935) ... Mary
The Fighting Pilot (1935) ... Jean Reynolds
Anne of Green Gables (1934) ... Diana
The Age of Innocence (1934) ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Death Fangs (Short) (1934) ... Mary
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934) ... Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Crack-Up (Short) (1934) ... Mary
Love Past Thirty (1934) ... Zelda Burt
Diamond Trail (1933) ... Blonde Secretary (uncredited)
Bondage (uncredited)(1933)
He Learned About Women (uncredited) (1933)
The Woman Accused (1933) ... Evelyn Craig
Boy Oh Boy! (Short) (1932) ...  1932 Hollywood Runaround (Short)
Hidden Valley (1932) ... Joyce Lanners
Madame Racketeer (1932) ... Patsy Hicks
Riders of the Desert (1932) ... Barbara
Lawless Valley (1932) ... Rosita
Sinister Hands (1932) ... Betty Lang
The Kick-Off! (Short) (1931) ... Gertie
Mama Loves Papa (Short) (1931) ... Gertie Culpepper
Call a Cop! (Short) (1931) ... Gertie
Let's Do Things (Short) (1931) ... Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)
Air-Tight (Short) (1931) ... Gertie
Love Fever (Short) (1931) ... Gertie
High Gear (Short) (1931) ... Gertie
Blood and Thunder (Short) (1931) ... Gertie Daniels (uncredited)
Ladies Last (Short) (1930) ... Gertie
Bigger and Better (Short) (1930) ... Gertie
Doctor's Orders (Short) (1930) ... Gertie
The Rampant Age (1930) ... Julie

Dad's Day (Short) (1929) ... Gert
Two Weeks Off (1929) ... Tessie McCann
Hurdy Gurdy (Short) (1929) ... Kennedy's Daughter
The Duke Steps Out (uncredited) (1929)
Whose Baby? (Short) (1929) ... Betty
The Jazz Age (1929) ... Marjorie
The Barefoot Boy (1923) ...Mary Truesdale - as a Child
Penrod and Sam (1923) ... Marjorie Jones
Stung (Short) (1923)
Wanted, a Story (Short) (1922)
The Big Scoop (Short) (1922)
Broadcasting (Short) (1922)
For Rent: Haunted (Short) (1922)
Makin' Movies (Short) (1922)
Supply and Demand (Short) (1922)
Rip Van Winkle (1921) ... Meenie Van Winkle, as a child
The Luck of the Irish (1920) ... The Kid's Romance

Miss Adventure (1919) ... Jane, as a child (as Gertie Messinger)
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1918) ... Morgiianna
Fan Fan (1918)
The Girl with the Champagne Eyes (1918) ... Miner's Child
Treasure Island (1918)
The Babes in the Woods (1917)
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) ... Yasmini
Jack and the Beanstalk (1917)
A Bit o' Heaven (1917) ... A Raggedy Ruggles
The Hunted Man (Short) (1917) ... Gilder's Child
~Biography~
American Actress, born in Spokane, Washington, Gertie began acting as a child, following cousin, actress
Mary Kornman, playing roles in silent films. As an adult, she became a prolific actress in many B movies.
Between 1934 and 1935, she starred in arguably her biggest movies, with parts in the film Anne of Green
Gables with Dawn O'Day, The Fighting Pilot with Richard Talmadge and Wagon Trail opposite Harry
Carey. She starred in a total of 52 films in her career. She died of congestive heart failure on November 8,
1995.