Chase, Ilka

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Chase, Ilka Gender: F
Chase, Allaway Woolman
born on 8 April 1905 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°47' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°08 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 25°35'

Ilka Chase


American actress, writer and humorist. By 1950 she had credits for 24 plays, 14 films and radio talk shows; a great wit. At 16 she went to Europe for her education, returning home to do a little theater.

In 1926 she had married Louis Calhern for less than a year. She fell in love with radio executive William B. Murray, a married man in 1930; after his divorce they married 7/13/1935 and moved to New York. She made a third marriage to Dr. Norton Sager Brown, 1946.

Her most noted play was "The Women." Films include "Now, Voyager" and "The Big Knife." She was the author of 18 books that included novels and two autobiographies, "Past Imperfect" and "Always in Vogue."

Chase died of internal hemorrhaging as a result of a fall 2/15/1978, Mexico City, Mexico.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1926 (Louis Calhern, less than a year)
  • Relationship : Meet a significant person 1930 (William B. Murray)
  • Relationship : Marriage 13 July 1935 (William B. Murray)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 1946 (Dr. Norton Sager Brown)
  • Death by Accident 15 February 1978 (Hemorrhaging due to a fall, age 72)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes her autobiography "Past Imperfect" 1942. Same in Sabian Symbols No.197. (Date-check gives five references to 1905.)


  • Traits : Personality : Articulate (Great wit and skill with words)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage less than 3 Yrs (First marriage less than a year)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Five)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Over 14 films)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, over 24 plays)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Over 18 novels)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women