(1903-05-29)29 May 1903, Rock Falls, Illinois, U.S.
November 3, 1989(1989-11-03) (aged 86), Largo, Florida, U.S.
1927 - 1937
Zelma O'Neal (May 29, 1903 - November 3, 1989) was an actress, singer, and dancer in the 1920s and 1930s. She appeared on Broadway and in early sound films, including the Paramount Pictures films Paramount on Parade and Follow Thru (both 1930).
She was married to actor Anthony Bushell from 1928-1935. He said in the 1990s that he ended the marriage because he wanted a joint career but she wanted to be a society hostess. He also claimed to have been married three times, which does not seem to have been the case.
Select ed filmography:
Peach o' Reno (1931),
Mister Cinders (1934),
Freedom of the Seas (1934),
There Goes Susie (1934),
Spring in the Air (1934),
Give Her a Ring (1934),
Joy Ride (1934),
Let's Make a Night of It (1938)