2612 N. Nottingham Avenue 90027
2612 N. Nottingham Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
This was the home of Adolphe Menjou.
Adolphe Menjou, debonair and sophisticated, was born on February 18, 1890 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1911. He moved to New York and worked in films as an extra, and later in the decade in supporting roles. His breakout leading role was in Charlie Chaplin’s “A Woman of Paris” (1923) which established his screen presence as a dapper man of the world. He played this persona in more than 100 films, first in the leading roles and later as a character actor.
He received a Best Actor nomination for his work in “The Front Page” (1931), and was known as one of the best-dressed men in Hollywood. He was active in conservative politics.
His first wife (1928-1933) was Kathryn Carver, also an actress. From 1934, he was married to another actress, Verree Teasdale.
Menjou appeared in over 130 films over his long career (1916 to 1955). He passed away on October 29, 1963 in Beverly Hills, California.
Menjou has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6822 Hollywood Boulevard. Kathryn
Carver Menjou was born on August 28, 1899 in New York City. She appeared in nine films between 1925 and 1929. She passed away on July 17, 1947 in Elmhurst, Long Island, New York. Gordon B. Kaufmann, architect. Union Bank building (Source: sw b&c, 01/28/27, p.62, md)
Gordon B. Kaufmann, architect.
2612 Nottingham Avenue (Value: $150,000): 1) Adolphe M. Menjou, owner and head of household; 40 year old white married male; married at age 30; born in Pennsylvania; father born in France, mother in Ireland; an actor in the cinema. 2) Kathrin C. Menjou, wife; 26 year old white married female; married at age 18; born in New York; parents born in New York; not working. 3) Nora Menjou, mother; 60 year old white female widow; married at age 19; born in Free State Ireland; parents born in Free State Ireland; to US in 1887, a naturalized citizen; not working. 4) Margarete Drum, sister-in-law; 20 year old single white female; born in New York; parents born in New York; not working. 5) Arthur W. Gibson, servant; 41 year old Negro married male; married at age 17; born in Jamaica; father born in Jamaica, mother in Pennsylvania; to US in 1898, a naturalized citizen; a servant in a private family. 6) Edna Gibson, servant; 34 year old Negro married female; married at age 22; born in Ohio; parents born in Ohio; a servant in a private family.
Type: French Tudor Sold
Area: 4,236 sqft
Lot Size: 13,210 sqft
Year Built: 1927