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Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker


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Escape Me... Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker. Musician brothers struggle for... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: December 9, 2013
Born: June 26, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cedarville, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Dead On The Money (1991) as Catherine Blake
An actress is persuaded by a charming man to join him in a scheme of revenge against his cousin.
Madame X (1981) as Katherine Richardson
In this latest filming of the famed weeper (the seventh version), Tuesday Weld -- who replaced Susan Blakely -- is the woman who had married into a prominent family and subsequently is forced by her mother-in-law (Eleanor Parker) to abandon her beloved husband and daughter to protect them from shame
Once Upon a Spy (1980) as The Lady
Computer genius and chess champion Ted Danson is lured into service by secret agent Eleanor Parker and becomes a reluctant hero thanks to a number of exploits with villainous Christopher Lee and his army of lethal blue-eyed blonde women. Pilot to a prospective series.
Sunburn (1979) as Mrs Thoren
She's Dressed To Kill (1979) as Regine Danton
Eleanor Parker, in the best Tallulah Bankhead style, is a once-reigning fashion designer who assembles a group of her top models, a fashion photographer, several critics and her best customers at her mountain-top retreat for a comeback gala, only to have someone start bumping off the guests one by o
Fantasy Island (1977) as Eunice Hollander Baines
In this pilot to the hit series which began in the fall of 1977, a planeload of wealthy vacationers land on a glamorous island paradise for the weekend, where for $50,000 each they can live out their most compelling fantasies. Suave Montalban and his short Man Friday, Villechaize, continued welcomin
Great American Beauty Contest, The (1973) as Peggy Lowery
The pursuit by America's loveliest girls for a coveted beauty crown is threatened by a scandal which implicates a judge, a former winner, and one of the five finalists.
Home for the Holidays (1972) as Alex Morgan
A suspense tale in which an ailing father summons his three daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his much younger wife, whom he suspects is trying to poison him.
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971) as Claire Miller
A young runaway, going from middle-class suburbia to the heart of the hippie drug culture, returns home only to find deepening family conflicts and parental bickering -- and realizes what it threatens to do to her younger sister.
Eye of the Cat (1969) as Aunt Danny
How to Steal the World (1968)
Secret agent Napoleon Solo fights to stop a top-secret plot to conquer the world.
Warning Shot (1967) as Mrs. Doris Ruston
An officer goes on suspension when he shoots a suspect in self defense and the man''''s gun vanishes.
The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967) as Esperia
The Oscar (1966) as Sophie Cantaro
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
An American Dream (1966) as Deborah Rojack
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.
The Sound of Music (1965) as The baroness
Maria had longed to be a nun since she was a young girl, yet when she became old enough discovered that it wasn't at all what she thought. Often in trouble and doing the wrong things, Maria is sent to the house of a retired naval captain, named Captain Von Trapp, to care for his children. Von Trapp was widowed several years before and was left to care for seven 'rowdy' children. The children have run off countless governesses. Maria soon learns that all these children need is a little love to change their attitudes. Maria teaches the children to sing, and through her, music is brought back into the hearts and home of the Von Trapp family. Unknowingly, Maria and Captain Von Trapp are falling helplessly in love, except there are two problems, the Captain is engaged, and Maria is a postulant!
Panic Button (1964) as Louise Harris
A producer seeking to make a flop in order to use it as a tax write-off hires a washed up film star for the lead role, and then, surprise to everybody, it becomes a huge hit.
Madison Avenue (1962) as Anne Tremaine
Return to Peyton Place (1961) as Connie
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Home from the Hill (1960) as Hannah Hunnicutt
A southern landowner's family is torn apart by the revelation that he has an illegitimate son.
A Hole in the Head (1959) as Mrs. Eloise Rogers
A single father's bohemian lifestyle could cost him custody of his son.
Lizzie (1957) as Elizabeth Richmond
A mousy woman discovers she has two other personalities.
The Seventh Sin (1957) as Carol Carwin
An adulteress tries to redeem herself by helping her doctor husband fight an epidemic in China.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) as Zosh
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
The King and Four Queens (1956) as Sabina McDade
When four outlaw brothers are killed, a con man tries to win the confidence of their widows.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Marjorie Lawrence
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
Many Rivers to Cross (1955) as Mary Stuart Cherne
A pioneer woman sets her sights on a trapper.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Ann Mercedes
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Joanna Leiningen
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) as Carla Forester
The Civil War complicates the Cavalry''s battle against Indians.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Lucey Tibbets
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Scaramouche (1952) as Lenore
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
Valentino (1951) as Joan Carlisle, also known as Sarah Grey
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
A Millionaire for Christy (1951) as Christabel Sloane
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
Detective Story (1951) as Mary McLeod
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
Three Secrets (1950) as Susan Chase
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
Caged (1950) as Marie Allen
A young innocent fights to survive the harsh life in a women's prison.
Chain Lightning (1950) as Jo Holloway
A reckless jet pilot goes to work for a demanding aviation tycoon.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Herself
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
The Woman in White (1948) as Laura Fairlie/Ann Catherick
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
One for the Book (1948) as Sally Middleton
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
Escape Me Never (1947) as Fenella [MacLean]
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
Of Human Bondage (1946) as Mildred Rogers
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
Never Say Goodbye (1946) as Ellen Gayley
A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
Pride of the Marines (1945) as Ruth Hartley
A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life.
The Very Thought of You (1944) as Janet Wheeler
In-law problems threaten a wartime marriage.
Atlantic City (1944) as Bathing beauty
In 1915, Atlantic City is a sleepy seaside resort, but Brad Taylor, son of a small hotel and vaudeville house proprietor, has big plans: he thinks it can be "the playground of the world." Brad's wheeling and dealing proves remarkably successful in attracting big enterprises and big shows, but brings him little success in personal relationships. Full of nostalgic songs and acts, some with the original artists.
Crime by Night (1944) as Irene Carr
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
Hollywood Canteen (1944) as
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
Between Two Worlds (1944) as Ann Bergner
Passengers on a luxury liner realize they are en route to the afterlife.
The Last Ride (1944) as Kitty Kelly
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
The Mysterious Doctor (1943) as Letty Carstairs
Nazi agents use a headless ghost as a front.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Emlen Davies
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
Busses Roar (1942) as Norma
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.

Cast (special)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1975) as Christine Drayton; Joanna'S Mother
The story of an interracial marriage. In the pilot episode, white woman Joanna Prentiss and her black husband John face the prospect of having their respective families meet for the first time.
Knight's Gambit (1964) as Dorian Smith
The story of Anthony Griswold Knight, a reporter who uses unorthodox methods to acquire stories. In the pilot episode, Knight uses his playboy reputation to gather evidence against a government official who is now in voluntary exile.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Vanished (1971) as Sue Greer
A thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a senior presidential advisor. This first long-form TV movie, shown in two parts (actual running time minus commercials totaled three hours and ten minutes), paved the way for subsequent filmed miniseries. Both Richard Widmark, in his TV acting debut,

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Bastard, The (1978) as Lady Amberly

Cast (short)

Vaudeville Days (1942)
This short film provides a historical revue of vaudeville performances. Vitaphone Release 1077A.
Men of the Sky (1942)
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII, focuses on a group of fledgling pilots receiving their wings. Vitaphone Release 1017-1018A.
Soldiers in White (1941)
In this short film, a man comes to understand his position in the Army Medical Corps. Vitaphone Release 661-662A.

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