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Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan



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Also Known As: Died: June 22, 1998
Born: May 17, 1911 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Ireland Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (1994) as Eleanor Biddlecomb
When Jennifer's old journalist mentor dies, the Harts discover they have inherited a quaint New England town and that the woman may have been murdered.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
Horton Foote's The Habitation of Dragons (1992) as Miss Helen Taylor
An adaptation of a play by Horton Foote about a Southern family in the 1930s facing threats from local politics, a drowning accident and the scandal of an extramarital affair.
With Murder in Mind (1992) as Aunt Mildred
A New York realtor is shot by a prospective buyer as she was showing him a house. Based on a true story.
Stranded (1987) as Grace Clark
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) as Norma--Hannah'S Mother
Three sisters deal with their tangled relationships amidst the wonders of New York City.
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) as Elizabeth Alvorg
A housewife travels back in time to change the fate of her shotgun wedding.
Too Scared to Scream (1982) as Mother
A series of bizarre murders in an upscale Manhattan apartment complex are linked to the building''s well-liked doorman. But when the doorman himself is found murdered, there are no likely suspects. Tough New York City policeman Lieutenant Alex Dinardo and his partner Kate Bridges try to crack the case before anyone else is killed.
Traveller (1982)
A political thriller which follows a couple forced into an arranged marriage, as they embark on a smuggling trek over the border into Southern Ireland.
Great Houdinis, The (1976) as Lady Doyle
A biographical dramatization of the life and times of the world-renowned illusionist and escape artist whose glittering career masked a deep obsession with the occult, culminated by a vow that he would one day speak from the beyond, a promise he made to his wife on his deathbed in 1926. Ruth Gordon
Crooked Hearts, The (1972) as Lillian Stanton
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
The Phynx (1970) as
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
Never Too Late (1965) as Edith Lambert
A woman with grown children discovers she's pregnant again.
Wild Heritage (1958) as Emma Breslin
The Breslins (Jake, Emma, three boys, and nubile daughter) cross the plains in a covered wagon, then pause in a lawless western town where Jake is shot by gunslingers Arn and Jud. But folksy Judge Copeland persuades them to go on. At Break Wagon Hill, their wagon does the obvious and they homestead on the spot. We follow their trials and joys and those of neighbors, the Bascombs. Finally, violence reappears in the form of a pair of rustlers...our old friends Arn and Jud.
The Tall T (1957) as Doretta Mims
An out-of-luck cowhand falls for a married woman being held hostage.
Duffy of San Quentin (1954) as Gladys Duffy
A biography of the experiences of San Quentin prison warden Clinton T. Duffy.
The Steel Cage (1954) as Mrs. Duffy
Mission over Korea (1953) as Nancy Slocum
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother''''s death.
All I Desire (1953) as Sara Harper
An actress who has been estranged from her family, returns to her hometown to see her daughter in a school play.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Marion Drew
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
Where Danger Lives (1950) as Julie [Dorn]
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
The Big Clock (1948) as Georgette Stroud
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) as Jane
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Maisie Was a Lady (1941) as Abby Rawlston
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941) as Jane
Prospectors kidnap Jane and Boy to force the jungle king to reveal the location of a golden treasure.
Pride and Prejudice (1940) as Jane Bennet
Jane Austen''''s comic classic about five sisters out to nab husbands in 19th-century England.
Sporting Blood (1940) as Linda Lockwood
A young man trying to rebuild the family racing stables falls for the daughter of a bitter rival.
Tarzan Finds a Son! (1939) as Jane
The jungle king adopts the infant survivor of a plane crash.
Let Us Live (1939) as Mary Roberts
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
Hold That Kiss (1938) as Jane Evans
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
Spring Madness (1938) as Alexandra Benson
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
Port of Seven Seas (1938) as Madelon
A Yank at Oxford (1938) as Molly Beaumont
A cocky American student runs into trouble when he transfers to the famed British college.
The Crowd Roars (1938) as Sheila Carson
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) as Martha Aldrich
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
Between Two Women (1937) as Claire Donahue
A nurse with an alcoholic husband falls for a doctor, only to find his interests lie elsewhere.
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Maria [Orlech]
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
A Day at the Races (1937) as Judy [Standish]
A group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.
The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936) as Camden Terry
A Missouri farmer's love for his hunting dog triggers a feud that divides the county.
The Devil-Doll (1936) as Lorraine [Lavond]
A Devil's Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls.
Tarzan Escapes (1936) as Jane [Parker]
Jane Parker''''s cousins try to kidnap the jungle king to get their hands on her inheritance.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Kitty
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
The Flame Within (1935) as Lillian Belton
A lady psychiatrist falls for a patient's husband.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as Lenore
West Point of the Air (1935) as His daughter "Skip"
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
The Bishop Misbehaves (1935) as Hester [Grantham]
A church official with a taste for mysteries gets mixed up in the real thing.
Woman Wanted (1935) as Ann [Gray]
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
David Copperfield (1935) as Dora
Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934) as Jane Parker
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) as Henrietta Barrett
An invalid poetess defies her father's wishes to marry a dashing young poet.
Hide-Out (1934) as Pauline [Miller]
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
The Thin Man (1934) as Dorothy [Wynant]
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Tugboat Annie (1933) as Pat [Severn]
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (1933) as Molly Kelly
Robbers' Roost (1933) as Helen Herrick
Stage Mother (1933) as Shirley Lorraine
A young actress's mother will sacrifice anything, even her daughter, for money.
Fast Companions (1932) as Sally
The Silver Lining (1932) as Joyce Moore [also known as Mary Kane]
Payment Deferred (1932) as Winnie Marble
A milquetoast kills for money and finds it a hard habit to break.
Skyscraper Souls (1932) as Lynn [Harding]
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
Okay America (1932) as Sheila Barton
Strange Interlude (1932) as Madeleine
A doctor's daughter defies convention in her fight for love and her child.
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) as Jane Parker
A British lord raised by apes kidnaps a beautiful noblewoman exploring Africa with her father.
A Connecticut Yankee (1931) as Alisande/Girl in mansion
An accident sends a modern repairman back in time to King Arthur's court.
The Big Shot (1931) as Doris [Thompson]
Swindlers dupe a young go-getter into buying swamp land, then discover it's actually worth a fortune.
Skyline (1931) as Kathleen Kearny
Song o' My Heart (1930) as Eileen O'Brien
A great tenor retires to the Irish countryside.
The Princess and the Plumber (1930) as Princess Louise
So This Is London (1930) as Elinor Worthing
Just Imagine (1930) as LN--18
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.

Publicity (feature film)

Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills (1996) as Publicist
A woman in Beverly Hills turns into a pterodactyl when a colleague of her husband's,a paleontologist, casts a long-distance spell on her while on a desert dig.

Cast (special)

Jean Harlow: Platinum Bombshell (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actress Jean Harlow.
Tarzan: The Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of writer and Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. Also includes a portrait of Tarzan's growing popularity through magazine serialization, a world-famous series book, newspaper comis, toys, memorabilia and movie adventures.
Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
Mandy's Grandmother (1980) as Grandmother
The tender story of the relationship that develops between a young girl and her grandmother when they meet for the first time.

Film Production - Main (special)

Rock 'n' Roll Summit, A (1987) as Coordinating Producer
A broadcast of the first ever joint American-Soviet music event, held in Moscow's Ismailovo Stadium on July 4, 1987 before an audience of 25,000 citizens from both nations. The event was part of the historical cross-cultural peace effort initiated by the California-based International Peace Walk, In

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Good Old Boy (1988) as Aunt Sue

Cast (short)

Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.
Hollywood - The Second Step (1936)
This short film takes a look at Jane Barnes'''' first steps to becoming a star, starting out as an extra and then a stand-in for Maureen O''''Sullivan.

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