Born in London, England into a show business family. She came to The United States in 1934. She starred in B-Grade movies. Often she was cast as a hard, sympathetic woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
During the golden age of Hollywood. She starred in…more
Ida was 5 feet 4 inches tall.
She was the second woman to be admitted to the Director's Guild.
Ida Lupino was the only woman to both direct a Twilight Zone episode ("The Masks") and direct and star in one ("The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine").