Lynne Carver (Lynne Carver)

Lynne Carver

Actress. Born Virginia Reid Sampson, she was a leading lady in mostly western films from the mid 1930s to the late 1940s. She began her career as a member of the Goldwyn Girls performing in RKO Studios musicals and was billed as Virginia Reid in films such as “To Beat the Band” (1935). Her more then forty credits included “The Bride Wore Red” (1937), “Within the Law” (1939), “Man from Cheyenne” (1942), “Flame of the West” (1945) and “Crossed Trails (1948). She was forced to retire in 1948, due to failing health and died of cancer at age 38. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Parents:  Reid Johnson Sampson (1887 – 1962)  Maude Sidney Fleenor Sampson (1893 – 1951)Cause of death: Cancer


  • September, 13, 1916
  • USA


  • August, 08, 1955
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Cancer


  • Gate of Heaven Cemetery
  • USA

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