skip navigation
Overview for Kay Medford
Kay Medford

Kay Medford



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (1)

Recent DVDs

TCM Greatest... Includes Cat on a hot Tin Roof (1958), Father of the Bride (1950), Butterfield 8... more info $12.95was $29.98 Buy Now

Windows ... A homicidal woman in New York City becomes obsessed with her shy mousy neighbor... more info $19.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Girl of the... Anne Francis, Lloyd Nolan. A sympathetic portrait of a young girl raised in a... more info $15.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Glenn Ford:... Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment proudly present GLENN... more info $47.96was $54.99 Buy Now

Funny Girl ... One of the most popular movie musicals ever made! FUNNY GIRL follows the early... more info $14.45was $19.99 Buy Now

More Than... Childhood friends in the Bronx during the 1950s and '60s, Alan Corkus (Rob... more info $17.95was $20.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: April 10, 1980
Born: September 14, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Windows (1980) as Ida Marx
Talia Shire, Joseph Cortese, Elizabeth Ashley, Kay Medford, Michael Gorrin, Russell Horton, Linda Gillin, & Oliver the cat. Elizabeth Ashley develops a perverse obsession with her mild-mannered neighbor Talia Shire and goes to neurotic extremes to possess her. This was the directorial debut of cinematographer Gordon Willis who is best known for his work on such Woody Allen films as MANHATTAN. Music by Ennio Morricone.
More Than Friends (1978) as Gertie
A romantic comedy, loosely based on the early courtship of Rob Reiner and his wife, Penny Marshall. It's about a young couple who can't make up their minds whether they just want to be bosom buddies or uncommitted lovers and their embattled relationship between 1958 and 1971 when her show business a
Fire Sale (1977)
Benny and his wife Ruthie a getting set to drive down to Florida, but Benny needs someone to look after his store while he's gone. Though he doesn't think much of him, Benny hands the responsibility over to his son, Russel. While Russel doesn't get much respect from his parents, he's better off than his brother, Ezra, whom Benny has gone so far as to disown. Ezra is currently battling with his work (coach of a high school basketball team that hasn't won in ages) and his wife (who keeps nagging him that she wants to have a baby as soon as possible) at the same time.
No Place to Run (1972) as Landlady
When an adopted boy's parents are killed and the authorities threaten to keep the boy's ailing but loving grandfather from gaining custody, the pair run away together. John Badham, the film's original director, left when the project was suspended because of Herschel Bernardi's illness, and was repla
Lola (1971) as Mrs. Wardman
A 25-30-year old Hacienda-owner (David Hemmings) is misbehaving on women due to his traumatic youth; his mother (Alida Valli) covers him for his sadistic actions; however, when he wants the daughter of the mansion supervisor to serve for him, things seem to get totally out of hand. He 'tames' her, but when 'tamed' and finally married, the young woman (Andrea Rau) soon becomes the dominating person in the family.
Angel in My Pocket (1969) as Racine
A minister and his family fight for acceptance when he moves to a new church.
Funny Girl (1968) as Rose Brice
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
The Busy Body (1967) as Ma Norton
A Fine Madness (1966) as Mrs. Fish
A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Ensign Pulver (1964) as Head nurse
A young officer on a World War II supply ship battles his captain to keep the men happy.
Two Tickets to Paris (1962) as Aggie
BUtterfield 8 (1960) as Happy
A party girl ruins her life when she falls for a married man.
The Rat Race (1960) as Soda
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Girl of the Night (1960) as Rowena [Claiborne]
Based on a book by Dr.Harold Greenwald: The Call Girl a Social and Psychoanalytic Study. This film tells the story of a girl (Anne Francis) who becomes a high priced call girl. She is exploited by her madam (Kay Medford) until she finds a tough yet caring therapist (Lloyd Nolan) and straightens herself out.
Jamboree! (1957) as Grace Shaw
Two young people attempt to find love and success by making it in the music industry.
A Face in the Crowd (1957) as Mrs. Rhodes
A female radio reporter turns a folk-singing drifter into a powerful media star.
Singing in the Dark (1956) as Luli
Guilty Bystander (1950) as Angel
The Undercover Man (1949) as Gladys LaVerne
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Tap Roots (1948) as Caller
Adventure (1946) as Red
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as Girl
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
Lost Angel (1944) as Operator
A girl raised to be a genius gets lost and discovers the simple pleasure of life.
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Cashier at arcade
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
An American Romance (1944) as Yulka
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
Rationing (1944) as Information girl
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Minnie
A lady''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
Meet the People (1944) as Mrs. Smith
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Phone operator
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Pretty girl
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Ann [Wilson]
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
Pilot #5 (1943) as Secretary
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
Northwest Rangers (1943) as Girl
A Mountie tracks a childhood friend gone bad.
Three Hearts for Julia (1942) as Thelma
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
Random Harvest (1942) as Wife
A woman''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) as Woman in audience
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942) as Flossie
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.

Cast (special)

Elke (1971) as Mrs Stefan; Peter'S Mother
The story of Elke, a beautiful German girl who marries Peter Stefan, an American doctor, and the complications that ensue. The pilot episode relates the story of how Peter, at a medical convention in Europe, meets, falls in love with, and marries Elke.
Gene Kelly's Wonderful World of Girls (1970)
A music and comedy salute to the fairer sex.

Cast (short)

Return from Nowhere (1944)
In this short film, a man recovers his lost memories when he is forced to relive events in his dreams.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute