Date of Birth:
18 June 1887
Blanche Yurka played in 2 movies in the Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Music, Drama genres.
Blanche Yurka got succeed with average imdb rating 6.3.
This imposing-looking stage star of early 20th century Broadway was born Blanche Jurka to Bohemian immigrants on June 18, 1887 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some references claim that she was brought to the United States as an infant and then raised in St. Paul. Her Czech parents saw a blossoming singing talent in their daughter and used their modest income to help pay for opera lessons. When the family moved to New York, Blanche earned a scholarship at age 15 and studied voice and ballet. She made he... Read more