• Born date: 1919-01-01
  • Born in: Fairchild, Wisconsin
  • Death date: 1948-07-05
  • Death in: Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles
Carole Landis

Carole Landis (January 1, 1919 – July 5, 1948) was an American film and stage actress, who worked as a contract-player for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1940s. Her breakthrough role was as the female lead in the 1940 film One Million B.C., with United Artists.She died of an intentional drug overdose at the age of 29 in 1948. After her death, newspapers headlined stories about the actress, some with the title "The Actress Who Could Have Been...But Never Was."