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Maudie Prickett was a prolific actress who created a name for herself largely on the big screen. Prickett began her acting career appearing in various films, such as the Gene Autry western "The Cowboy and the Indians" (1949), the drama "Abandoned" (1949) with Dennis O'Keefe and "Harvey" (1950). She also appeared in "Between Midnight and Dawn" (1950), the romance "Her First Romance" (1951) with Margaret O'Brien and the Bud Abbott comedy "Lost in Alaska" (1952). She kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the biopic "Deep in My Heart" (1954) with Jose Ferrer, the Richard Todd adaptation "A Man Called Peter" (1955) and the Robert Mitchum western "Man Without a Gun" (1955). She also appeared in the comedic adaptation "Kiss Them For Me" (1957) with Cary Grant. Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in the suspenseful mystery "North By Northwest" (1959) with Cary Grant, the Bob Hope comedy "I'll Take Sweden" (1965) and the comedy "The Gnome-Mobile" (1967) with Walter Brennan. She also appeared in "Sweet Charity" (1969) with Shirley MacLaine. Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Way of the West" (CBS, 1957-58). Prickett more recently appeared in...

Maudie Prickett was a prolific actress who created a name for herself largely on the big screen. Prickett began her acting career appearing in various films, such as the Gene Autry western "The Cowboy and the Indians" (1949), the drama "Abandoned" (1949) with Dennis O'Keefe and "Harvey" (1950). She also appeared in "Between Midnight and Dawn" (1950), the romance "Her First Romance" (1951) with Margaret O'Brien and the Bud Abbott comedy "Lost in Alaska" (1952). She kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the biopic "Deep in My Heart" (1954) with Jose Ferrer, the Richard Todd adaptation "A Man Called Peter" (1955) and the Robert Mitchum western "Man Without a Gun" (1955). She also appeared in the comedic adaptation "Kiss Them For Me" (1957) with Cary Grant. Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in the suspenseful mystery "North By Northwest" (1959) with Cary Grant, the Bob Hope comedy "I'll Take Sweden" (1965) and the comedy "The Gnome-Mobile" (1967) with Walter Brennan. She also appeared in "Sweet Charity" (1969) with Shirley MacLaine. Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Way of the West" (CBS, 1957-58). Prickett more recently appeared in "The Great Man's Whiskers" (NBC, 1972-73). Prickett passed away in April 1976 at the age of 62.

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1.
 Great Man's Whiskers, The (1973) Miss Albright
2.
 What's a Nice Girl Like You...? (1971) Elderly Woman
3.
 Sweet Charity (1969) Nurse on bridge
4.
 Rascal (1969) Miss Pince-nez
5.
 The Maltese Bippy (1969) Mrs. Potter
6.
 The Gnome-Mobile (1967) Katie Barrett
7.
 I'll Take Sweden (1965) Spinster
8.
 North by Northwest (1959) Maid
9.
 The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) Old maid
10.
 Thundering Jets (1958) Mrs. Blocher
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