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Also Known As: Died: February 22, 1977
Born: January 19, 1907 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

In Love and War (1958) as Mrs. Lenaine
Three marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II: Wagner to a lower class dysfunctional family, Hunter to his pregnant fiancée, and the upper class Dillman to a high-living playgirl. Each must decide whether to make the best of their situation, or break out of it. Wagner drowns his troubles in alcohol, losing the respect of a potential lover; Hunter marries his fiancée but realizes he may not survive the war to see his child; while Dillman sheds his decadent girlfriend for a pure-hearted Hawaiian nurse. Later in battle, a heroic act costs one of the marines his life.
The Swan (1956) as Beatrix's maid [Elsa]
On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother''s tutor.
Holiday for Sinners (1952) as Mrs. Corvier
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Ruth Phillips
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
Ruthless (1948) as Mrs. Burnside
Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by richer neighbours he started to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Abigail [Cawthorne]
The Song of Bernadette (1945) as Croisine Bouhouhorts
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
The Keys of the Kingdom (1945) as Polly Bannon
A crusading priest struggles to build a mission in China.
Molly and Me (1945) as Julia
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Mother of little English boy
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Mrs. Fairfax
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Strangers in the Night (1944) as Ivy Miller
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
The Ghost Ship (1943) as Ellen Roberts
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
I Walked with a Zombie (1943) as Mrs. Rand
A nurse in the Caribbean resorts to voodoo to cure her patient, even though she's in love with the woman's husband.
Always a Bridesmaid (1943) as Miss Cavanaugh [also known as Boston Kate]
Give Out, Sisters (1942) as Agatha Waverly
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Miss Roberts
Lady for a Night (1942) as Katherine Alderson
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Madame Lucille
Although she''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
Ladies in Retirement (1941) as Louisa Creed
A housekeeper tries to manage her actress employer and her own emotionally disturbed sisters.

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