Claudette Colbert biography
While studying fashion design, Claudette Colbert landed a small role in the Broadway play The Wild Westcotts (1923). While still starring in The Barker, Colbert made her film debut in the silent movie For The Love of Mike (1927). In 1929, she make her first talking picture, and thereafter worked solely on screen for more than 20 years. She returned to the stage in 1951.