1923 – Born Monetta Eloyse Darnell on the 16th of October in Dallas, Texas.
1934 – At the age of eleven she was a model.
1936 – She was acting in theater by the age of 13.
1939 – Returned to Hollywood and appeared in the films as Blood and Sand, Hangover Square and My Darling Clementine.
– Starred in the movies Hotel for Women, Day-Time Wife.
1940 – Appeared in the film Star Dust and Brigham Young – Frontiersman.
1943 – She was cast uncredited as the Virgin Mary in The Song of Bernadette.
– She married to a cameraman J. Peverell Marley.
1947 – Won the starring role in the highly anticipated movie Forever Amber.
1948 – Appeared in the movies The Walls of Jericho, Unfaithfully Yours.
1949 – Acted in the films A Letter to Three Wives and Slattery’s Hurricane, Everybody Does It.
1950 – Appeared in the movies No Way Out and Two Flags West.
1951 – Starred in the movie The 13th Letter.
1965 – Darnell’s last work as an actress was in a stage production in Atlanta.
– She died at age 41, on 10th of April, from burns she received in a house fire in Glenview, Illinois.
She has a star in Hollywood on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1631 Vine St.