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Also Known As: Died: October 26, 1952
Born: June 10, 1895 Cause of Death: breast cancer
Birth Place: Wichita, Kansas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Wisecracks (1991) as Herself (Archival Footage)
A profile of successful female stand-up comics, from pioneers like Phyllis Diller to contemporary favorites like Paula Poundstone.
The Big Wheel (1949) as Minnie
A mechanic alienates everyone who loves him when he becomes a champion race car driver.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Phyllis
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
Mickey (1948) as Bertha
The Flame (1947) as Celia
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
Margie (1946) as Cynthia
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
Song of the South (1946) as Aunt Tempy
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
Never Say Goodbye (1946) as Cozy
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
Janie Gets Married (1946) as April
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
Hi, Beautiful (1944) as Millie
Since You Went Away (1944) as Fidelia
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
Janie (1944) as April
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
3 Is a Family (1944) as Unnamed maid
Johnny Come Lately (1943) as Aida
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Gossip in "Ice Cold Katie" number
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
In This Our Life (1942) as Minerva Clay
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Callie
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
George Washington Slept Here (1942) as Hester
A pair of New Yorkers face culture shock when they buy a dilapidated country house.
The Male Animal (1942) as Cleota
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Cynthia
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
The Great Lie (1941) as Violet
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
Maryland (1940) as Aunt Clara
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
Everybody's Baby (1939) as Hattie
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Mammy
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
Zenobia (1939) as Dehlia
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
The Shining Hour (1938) as Belvedere
A nightclub dancer marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law.
Carefree (1938) as Hattie
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
Battle of Broadway (1938) as Agatha
The Mad Miss Manton (1938) as Hilda
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
Vivacious Lady (1938) as Maid
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Martha
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
Over the Goal (1937) as Hannah
A college football star risks his health to play in the big game.
Don't Tell the Wife (1937) as Mamie
A milquetoast banker gets caught in an investment swindle.
The Crime Nobody Saw (1937) as Ambrosia
True Confession (1937) as Ella
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
Saratoga (1937) as Rosetta
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
Quick Money (1937) as Hattie
A small-town mayor fights crooks set on opening a gambling resort.
Sky Racket (1937) as
Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937) as Maid
45 Fathers (1937) as Beulah
Stella Dallas (1937) as Maid
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as Lizzie
The Wildcatter (1937) as Maid
Racing Lady (1937) as Abby
A millionaire hires a lady trainer for his stables.
Nothing Sacred (1937) as Mrs. Walker
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936) as Ellen Belle
Postal Inspector (1936) as Deborah
Show Boat (1936) as Queenie
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Gentle Julia (1936) as Kitty Silvers
High Tension (1936) as Hattie
The First Baby (1936) as Dora
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
Hearts Divided (1936) as Mammy
Napoleon's younger brother falls for a girl from Baltimore.
Star for a Night (1936) as Hattie
Next Time We Love (1936) as Hanna
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
Libeled Lady (1936) as Maid in hall
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
Reunion (1936) as Sadie
The Singing Kid (1936) as Maid
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
The Bride Walks Out (1936) as Maime
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Another Face (1935) as Nellie
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
Traveling Saleslady (1935) as
A toothpaste tycoon''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
Harmony Lane (1935) as Liza
China Seas (1935) as Isabel McCarthy
A sea captain caught in a romantic triangle has to fight off modern-day pirates.
Murder by Television (1935) as Isabella
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.
Alice Adams (1935) as Malena Burns
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Amanda [Hattie]
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
The Little Colonel (1935) as Mom Beck
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
We're Only Human (1935) as Molly
A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.
Lost in the Stratosphere (1934) as Ida Johnson
Two military pilots are close friends, and share in a lot of hazardous missions while engaging in a series of good-natured romantic rivalries. But when one of the pilots loses a girl he really cared for, he cannot forgive his friend. Soon afterwards, they must work together on their most dangerous mission yet.
Imitation of Life (1934) as Person at funeral
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
Operator 13 (1934) as Annie
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
Merry Wives of Reno (1934) as Maid
Three couples raise a ruckus when they travel to Nevada for quickie divorces.
Little Men (1934) as Asia
The former Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for homeless boys. One of the boys, Nat, invites Dan, a street kid, to come to the school, where the boys are all loved and well cared for. Dan is a young tough, but his heart is good, and when he is accused of theft at the school, Jo continues to believe in him and that the true thief will be found out.
Babbitt (1934) as Rosalie
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
Judge Priest (1934) as Aunt Dilsey
A Southern judge confounds civic leaders with his laid-back approach to his job.
The Story of Temple Drake (1933) as Minnie
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers.
The Golden West (1932) as Mammy Lou
Lovers David Lunch and Betty Summers are caught in the feud between their two families. When David kills the Summers son, he escapes to the West. He marries and when his boy is two he and his wife are killed by Indians who take the boy. Twenty years later the boy is now the Indian chief. Betty's daughter is nearby and the two are destined to meet.
Are You Listening? (1932) as Singer
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.
Crooner (1932) as
A saxophone player rises to fame as a singing star.
Hypnotized (1932) as Ladies' room attendant
Blonde Venus (1932) as Cora, Helen's maid
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''s medical treatment.
The Washington Masquerade (1932) as Maid
A widowed U.S. Senator finds himself embroiled in scandal when he remarries.

Cast (short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
Okay Toots! (1935)
In this comedic short, a husband and wife manage to switch bodies with the assistance of a psychic.
The Four Star Boarder (1935)
In this comedic short film, a man''''s new wife must convince her wealthy aunt that she''''s married to someone else.
Fate's Fathead (1934)
In this comedic short film, an old friend of Charley Chase''''s wife accuses Charley of having flirted with her in the park.
In this comedic short, a man attempts to set his is sister-in-law up on a date so that she will move out of the house.

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