Howard Hawks

(Original Caption) 1/1/42-Miami Beach, Florida: The Howard Hawks of Hollywood, (left and right) are pictured with their hosts, Mr. and Mrs. John Simms Kelly of New York, at the Kelly Winter vacation home, here in Miami Beach. Mrs. Kelly, is the former Brenda Frazier.

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford as Miss Iceland with Otto Preminger as Mr. Freeze in an episode of Batman that first aired Nov 10, 1966

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford in a publicity still for The Android Machine, an episode of Lost in Space that first aired Oct 26, 1966

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford poses for a publicity still.

Dee Hartford

Howard Hawks’ third wife, Dee Hartford, in a publicity still for her modest acting career.

Dee Hartford

Howard Hawks’ third wife Dee Hartford. Dee was the sister of Eden Hartford, wife of Groucho Marx, making Howard Hawks and Groucho Marx brothers-in-law for a time in the 50s. Howard Hawks was also related to actress Mary Astor( The Maltese Falcon) for...

Howard Hawks’ third wife Dee Hartford.  Dee was the sister of Eden Hartford, wife of Groucho Marx, making Howard Hawks and Groucho Marx brothers-in-law for a time in the 50s.

 

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford was Howard Hawks’ third of three wives.  They were married on Feb 20, 1953, and their divorce became final of Mar 4, 1960.  They had a son, Gregg, born on Oct 22, 1954, and named after cinematographer Gregg Toland.

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford as Helen of Troy in an episode of The Time Tunnel (1966)

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford was born in Salt Lake City on Apr 21, 1928.  She had 22 acting credits, from 1952 to 1976.  Most of her work was on tv, including episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Gunsmoke, The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, three episodes of Perry Mason, Batman, The Time Tunnel, and three episodes of Lost in Space.  She also had an uncredited bit in Howard Hawks’ Red Line 7000.

Dee Hartford

 

Happy Birthday Dee Hartford.  She turns 91 today, Apr 21, 2019, and resides in Palm Desert, California, where she lived with Howard Hawks.  Their son, Gregg, will turn 65 on Oct 22, 2019.

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford as Verda in Revolt of the Androids, an episode of Lost in Space that first aired Mar 8, 1967

Ernest and Slim

Ernest Hemingway and Howard Hawks’ second wife, Nancy “Slim” Gross

An article from a Britain’s Sight and Sound on Howard’s career in the 40s while he was married to Slim.  Every film he made in the 40s was a financial success.

https://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/features/howard-hawks-slim-silver-fox

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks on a 1941 Sun Valley, Idaho hunting vacation with Ernest Hemingway, Howard’s wife Slim, Gary Cooper and an unidentified man.

To Have and Have Not

Howard Hawks behind the scenes of To Have and Have Not (1944) with Humphrey Bogart and Howard’s wife Slim Keith.

Howard Hawks

25 Feb 1953, New York City, New York State, USA — Original caption: 02/25/1953-New York City, NY: 55-year-old motion picture director Howard Hawks and his bride since friday, the former Dee Hartford, 24, are shown as they were about to sail on the departing Queen Mary this afternoon for Europe. The couple plan to spend a combined honeymoon-film directing trip traveling around the continent. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBISHow

Howard Hawks with the third of his three wives, Dee Hartford.