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Also Known As: Died: April 30, 1974
Born: December 6, 1900 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Clinton, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Charlotte's Web (1973) as Voice
Wilbur is a young pig living on a farm in New England who''s terrified that he''ll end up on the dinner table. His friend, Charlotte, is a charming spider, who comes to Wilbur''s rescue. She weaves words into her web, convincing the farmer that Wilbur is a special pig, too special to kill.
Rolling Man (1972) as Grandma
Shaken by the death of his wife and the disappearance of his young sons while he spent four years in prison, a simple man tries to rebuild his life while searching for the missing boys.
Dear Dead Delilah (1972) as Delilah [Charles]
The stern matriarch of a family that lives in a creepy mansion finds that a killer is hiding in the house, searching for a $500,000 fortune rumored to be hidden there and chopping off the heads of anyone who gets in the way.
Night of Terror (1972) as Bronsky
A syndicate killer relentlessly pursues a pretty young teacher who doesn''t know what he''s after, although he has already killed twice to get it.
What's the Matter with Helen? (1971) as Sister Alma
After their sons are convicted of murder, two women relocate to Hollywood to start a talent school.
Marriage: Year One (1971) as Grandma Duden
Cutesy love story about a fourth-year medical student who marries a free-thinking heiress and then insists that they live on his meager earnings.
Suddenly Single (1971) as Marlene
A bittersweet tale of a newly divorced man trying to find a place for himself in the world of swinging singles.
The Singing Nun (1965) as Sister Cluny
Fanciful biography of the Belgian nun who briefly made the hit parade.
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) as Velma Cruther
A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family''''s secrets hidden.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Rebecca Prescott
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Phoebe Tuttle
Barbara is in love with Norman, the man who looks after her poodle. But she has a secret, she''s the daughter of a wealthy society couple and worth more than Norman will ever make. When her mother, Phoebe, finds out about Barbara''s relationship, she sends Norman to work a series of increasingly humiliating jobs at the family''s department store. Norman tries to please his cruel boss, Mr. Quimby, and win Barbara''s hand in marriage.
Jessica (1962) as Maria Lombardo
When a sexy midwife comes to town, the local women abstain from sex rather than risk having her deliver their babies.
Twenty Plus Two (1961) as Mrs. Delaney
When a Hollywood secretary is found murdered, a detective is hired to investigate the murder.
Bachelor in Paradise (1961) as Judge Peterson
A writer moves into a housing development to study married couples.
Pollyanna (1960) as Mrs. Snow
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
Tempest (1959) as Vasilisa Mironova
Epic tale of a Russian soldier who gets involved with a Cossack rebel, saving his life. Soon, that Cossack overthrows the Empress and becomes the self-appointed tsar, Peter III.
Night of the Quarter Moon (1959) as Cornelia Nelson
A San Francisco society boy learns that his new wife is part-black.
The Bat (1959) as Cornelia Van Gorder
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.
Raintree County (1957) as Ellen Shawnessy
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Mrs. Samuels
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War''''s end.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Mme. Neilson
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
The Story of Mankind (1957) as Queen Elizabeth I
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Sara Warren
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
Pardners (1956) as Mrs. Matilda Kingsley
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Countess
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) as Bertha Parchman
A prostitute has no choice but to flee San Francisco when the police turn on her and want her out of town.
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) as Miss Hattie
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
The Swan (1956) as Queen Maria Dominika
On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother''''s tutor.
The Conqueror (1956) as Hunlun
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
The Left Hand of God (1955) as Beryl Sigman
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''''s word.
Untamed (1955) as Aggie O'Toole
When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience. To complicate matters, Katie meets up with the love of her life, Paul van Riebeck. Will there be betrayal on the veldt?
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Nancy Ashford
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Mildred Waterbury
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Sister Josephine
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Aunt Lydia
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) as Mrs. Edmonds
The Blazing Forest (1952) as Jessie Crain
Fourteen Hours (1951) as Mrs. Cosick
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951) as Jesebel Marriotte
The Blue Veil (1951) as Fleur Palfrey
Show Boat (1951) as Parthy Hawks
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Caged (1950) as Ruth Benton
A young innocent fights to survive the harsh life in a women's prison.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Ma Stratton
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Without Honor (1949) as Katherine Williams
Jane Bandle has recently married, but Bill, her husband's brother, tries to wreck her marriage because Jane rejected his sexual advances before her marriage.
The Great Sinner (1949) as Emma Getzel
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
The Woman in White (1948) as Countess Fosco
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
Johnny Belinda (1948) as Aggie McDonald
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Summer Holiday (1948) as Cousin Lily
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
Station West (1948) as Mrs. [Mary] Caslon
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
Dark Passage (1947) as Madge Rapf
A man falsely accused of his wife''''s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
The Lost Moment (1947) as Juliana Bordereau
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) as Bruna Jacobson
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
Keep Your Powder Dry (1945) as Lieut. Colonel Spottiswoode
Three girls overcome their differences when they join the WACS.
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Countess Zoe
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Mrs. Reed
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Government Girl (1944) as Mrs. Adele Wright
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Since You Went Away (1944) as Emily Hawkins
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Mme. Marelli
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as [Baroness] Aspasia Conti
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
Tomorrow, the World! (1944) as Jessie Frame
An American family takes in a young German relative and discovers he''''s been indoctrinated with Nazi propaganda.
Dragon Seed (1944) as Third Cousin's wife
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
The Youngest Profession (1943) as Miss Featherstone
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
The Big Street (1942) as Violette Shumberg
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) as Fanny [Minafer]
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
Journey into Fear (1942) as Mme. Mathews
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Mary, Kane's mother
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

Cast (special)

Rex Harrison Presents Short Stories of Love (1974) as Hercule'S Wife (Story 3)
A proposed, but unsold, series of romantic short stories by famous authors. The pilot episode presents three stories: In Story 1, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s "Epicac," a computer engineer attempts to win the affections of a co-worker by sending her love poems composed by the giant computer he programs in th

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) as Mrs Blair
A literate retelling of Mary Shelley's gothic horror classic with the accent here on character instead of terror, establishing an offbeat relationship between the doctor and his creature. Subsequently this film was edited down to two hours or so for theatrical showings overseas and for TV syndicatio

Cast (short)

Operation Raintree (1957)
This MGM short is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Raintree County" (1957).

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