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Also Known As: Died: May 28, 2003
Born: September 22, 1912 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Jamesport, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Charlton Heston: For All Seasons (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of actor Charlton Heston. Includes interviews with friends and family.
Daughter of the Streets (1990) as Sarah
A movie based on a true story. A mother takes drastic action to save her teenage daughter from a life of prostitution when the police and social service agencies are unable to do anything about the situation.
William Holden: The Golden Boy (1989)
A documentary about the life and career of actor William Holden. Included are clips from many of his films as well as interviews with friends, family and colleagues, as well as an interview with Holden himself.
Love and Betrayal (1989) as Genger
A married mother of two teenagers is unprepared for the emotional pain and stress of her husband leaving her for a younger woman.
Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988) as Virginia Camalier
Ryan Richmond, a lonely teenager living a Holiday Inn in Arizona, finds his world turned upside down when he learns there's a chance he may be an alien prince from another planet.
Adam: His Song Continues (1986) as Gram Walsh
A television movie about the continuing efforts of John and Reve Walsh to create a national awareness of the problem of missing children. A continuation of the story told in NBC's TV movie, "Adam." The film is followed by a roll-call of missing children all across the United States.
Summer Girl (1983) as Martina Shelburne
A married couple who hire a live-in babysitter for their two young children slowly discover that she is taking over their lives and their kids, changing from a shy, rather plain-looking girl to a glamorous, seductive siren. Not too dissimilar from an earlier TV-movie, "The Baby Sitter," this one was filmed entirely on location in Hawaii. Producer Roberta Haynes, a former actress, had been Gary Cooper''s leading lady in "Return to Paradise" (1953).
Adam (1983) as Gram Walsh
The fact-based story of John and Reve Walsh who, following the kidnapping of their six-year-old son (later found murdered), prompted them to mount a national campaign and lobby in Congress to pass the Missing Children's Bill allowing parents access to the FBI's national crime computer. At the end of
Father Figure (1980) as Hilda Wollman
A teenager and his younger brother are resentful of having to live with the father from whom they long have been separated following the latter's divorce from their recently deceased mother, and the struggle to reestablish a relationship is explored.
Charleston (1979) as Aunt Louisa; Mrs Farrell
A tacky road-company version of "Gone with the Wind" involving a southern belle who is determined to hang onto her aristocratic family's mansion following the Civil War. Its dubious distinction comes from its feminist viewpoint and the fact that its producer, director and writer were all women (the
Turning Point, The (1977) as Adelaide
The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time is nearly past. Both want what the other has and reflects back on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter who joins the company.
Airport '75 (1975) as Sister Beatrice
After a mid-air collision, a jet''s stewardess has to take the pilot''s seat.
Medical Story (1975) as Miss Mcdonald
Paralleling the successful format of its sister show "Police Story", this pilot for the short-lived anthology series pits an idealistic intern against three established doctors over the question of whether a young actress should have a hysterectomy. Executive producer-writer Abby Mann was said to ha
Abduction of Saint Anne, The (1975) as Mother Michael
A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop from the Vatican team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a beautiful seventeen-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin, whose associates will stop at nothing to keep her imprisoned.
Thursday's Game (1974) as Mother
A delightful adult comedy with a stellar cast dealing with the marital and business problems of a couple of middle-aged men who continue their night out with the boys even after the breakup of their Thursday evening poker game. Made in 1971 as a theatrical release, it was shelved for several years b
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.
Devil's Daughter, The (1973) as Mrs Stone
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to the devil in infancy is now called to the fold by Satan (in the guise of Shelley Winters) who tries to marry her off to a fellow demon. This devil-worshipping horror tale was assembled by the producers and the writer of such later collaborations as "Sil
Ben-Hur (1959) as Miriam
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
Eighteen and Anxious (1957) as Lottie Graham
Sayonara (1957) as Mrs. Webster
American soldiers in post-war Japan defy convention when they fall in love with local women.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Yochabel
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Eleanor Hilliard
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
When I Grow Up (1951) as Mother Reed
Strange Bargain (1949) as Georgia Wilson
A young bookkeeper is framed for his boss''''s murder.
So Well Remembered (1947) as Olivia [Channing Boswell Winslow]
A mill-owner's ambitious daughter almost ruins her husband's political career.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Hi Diddle Diddle (1943) as Janie Prescott [Phyffe]
When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer, while placating a jealous wife.
In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Catherine Allen
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Hope Morris Spence
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941) as Ella Bishop
On her retirement, students wonder why their favorite teacher never married.
They Dare Not Love (1941) as Marta Keller
Our Town (1940) as Emily Webb
Small town lovers search for happiness.

Producer (feature film)

First Monday in October (1981) as Producer
Conflict erupts when the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court takes her seat on the bench and her conservative views are in sharp contradiction to her peers of the court.

Cast (special)

Girl's Life, A (1989) as Betty Robbins
A psychologist who hosts a radio talk show in Chicago is a problem-solving expert, except when it comes to her own difficulties.
My Wife Next Door (1975) as Suzy'S Mother
The story of Suzy and George Bassett, a newly separated young couple awaiting a divorce settlement who become sparring partners again when they inadvertently rent neighboring apartments.
Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond, The (1975) as Mummsie
A dramatization of the history of the presumed curse surrounding the famous Hope Diamond and its disastrous affects on the lives of its many owners.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Beulah Land (1980) as Penelope Pennington
This florid amalgam of a pair of novels by Lonnie Coleman about the Old South had ambitions to be the TV equivalent of "Gone With the Wind" in its telling of a young southern belle who becomes mistress of a magnificent plantation. Trouble-plagued throughout its production (the original director, Vir
Word, The (1978) as Sarah Randall
Intrigue surrounding the discovery and publication of a controversial document that appears to be a long-lost ancient eyewitness account of the life of Christ, with David Janssen playing a public relations executive hired to promote this new version of the Bible. International film beauty Florinda B

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