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Born: March 6, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Sabrina (1954) as Maude Larrabee
Two wealthy brothers fall for the chauffeur's daughter.
Flesh and Fury (1952) as Mrs. Hackett
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Mrs. Jethrow
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Girls' School (1950) as Mrs. Janeway
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Mrs. Harrison
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Molly Freneau
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Miss Hendricks
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
This Time for Keeps (1947) as Mrs. Allenbury
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Grace Tully
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Variety Girl (1947) as Mrs. Webster
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Big Town (1947) as Mrs. Johannsen
The initial entry in the Pine-Thomas series based on the "Big Town" radio series finds Steve Wilson (Philip Reed) as a newly-hired managing editor brought on board to liven up "The Illustrated Press" newspaper. He runs into problems with two of the paper's star reporters, Lorelei Kilbourne (Hillary Brooke) and Pete Ryan (Robert Lowery), when his aggressive demands that they employ a yellow journalism type of reporting to build circulation, and they both resign to work for another newspaper. Wilson begins to realize that while his type of journalism does build circulation, it has also brought ruin and disgrace to some innocent victims. Lorelei and Pete are brought back by Wilson with his promise that "The Illustrated Press" will become a crusader against evil.
Undercover Maisie (1947) as Mrs. Andrew Lorrison
A stranded showgirl joins the police force and risks her life to expose a phony psychic.
The Locket (1946) as Mrs. [Louise] Wendell
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Mrs. Lawrence Tyburt Patterson, Sr.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as General's wife
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
Murder in the Blue Room (1944) as Linda Baldrich
Take It or Leave It (1944) as Mrs. Preston
Ladies of Washington (1944) as Mrs. Crane
In Society (1944) as Mrs. Van Cleve
Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smoothly.
What a Woman! (1943) as Senator's wife
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
Wintertime (1943) as Mrs. Prentice
Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and modernize it. After the hotel opens, Nora's uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a snag in the form of pretty reporter.
Hers to Hold (1943) as Dorothy Craig
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Millicent Norton
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
Kid Glove Killer (1942) as Mrs. Daniels
A police scientist investigates the mayor's murder.
Kathleen (1942) as Mrs. Farrell
A neglected daughter tries to find the right wife for her widowed father.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Miss Holbrook
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
We Were Dancing (1942) as Mrs. Bentley
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
Back Street (1941) as Corinne Saxel
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
Repent at Leisure (1941) as Mrs. Sally Baldwin
A newlywed tries to keep her husband from learning she's the boss's daughter.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Mrs. Grange
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Reaching for the Sun (1941) as Nurse
Manpower (1941) as Floorlady
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
Buck Privates (1941) as Mrs. Parker, II
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
Little Men (1941) as
A con artist tries to save the boarding school where his son has found a home.
Million Dollar Baby (1941) as Mrs. Amory
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Mrs. Rand
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
I Love You Again (1940) as Kay's mother
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Kitty Foyle (1940) as Aunt Jessica
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
The Saint Takes Over (1940) as Lucy Fernack
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar tries to help a police inspector who's been framed on bribery charges.
Irene (1940) as Bob's mother
An Irish shop girl falls in love with a high-society boy.
Swanee River (1940) as Mrs. McDowell
More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Mrs. Twitchell
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
The Saint Strikes Back (1939) as
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
These Glamour Girls (1939) as Mrs. Christy
A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Nurse
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Mrs. Peyton
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
In Name Only (1939) as Mrs. Walker
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Madame Dumont
Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939) as Mrs. Craig
Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny tries to find Joan a new boyfriend so that Kay and Richard can be together.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) as Mrs. Chanler
A medical school graduate must choose between a small-town practice and a big-city internship.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Mrs. Duncan
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.
The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938) as Mrs. Carpenter [Claire's mother]
Stella Dallas (1937) as Mrs. Grosvenor
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
45 Fathers (1937) as Mrs. Carter
Klondike Annie (1936) as Missionary
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
Captain January (1936) as Mrs. John Mason
An orphaned girl living with a lighthouse keeper is forced to go to boarding school.
Don't Turn 'Em Loose (1936) as Helen Webster
A ruthless convict threatens to reveal that the head of the parole board is his father.
Three Smart Girls (1936) as Dorothy Craig
The daughters of a divorced couple try to keep their father from remarrying.
Small Town Girl (1936) as Mrs. Dakin
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
The White Cockatoo (1935) as
Crooks and killers try to stop a young woman from proving her claim to an inheritance.
Going Highbrow (1935) as Mrs. [Forrester] Marsh
A nouveau riche couple try to break into high society.
Coronado (1935) as Mrs. Gloria Marvin
The Woman in Red (1935) as Aunt Bettina
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Bordertown (1935) as Mrs. Elwell
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.
Under Pressure (1935) as Aunt Alice
I Live My Life (1935) as Ruth's mother
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Mrs. Hamilton
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
McFadden's Flats (1935) as Mrs. Hall
A Dog of Flanders (1935) as Frau Vanderkloot
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
The Right to Live (1935) as Mrs. Pride
A crippled war hero's death turns out to be murder.
Red Salute (1935) as Aunt Betty
Big Hearted Herbert (1934) as Mrs. Goodrich
A plumber's business success makes him neglect his family.
Change of Heart (1934) as Mrs. Frieda Mockby
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Mrs. Copperwaithe
After Michael Carter's fiancTe commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
Madame Du Barry (1934) as Mme. Noailles
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France's King Louis XV.
Fashions of 1934 (1934) as Mrs. Van Tyle
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
Desirable (1934) as Eve
An aging actress tries to keep her teen-aged daughter out of the public eye.
All of Me (1934) as Mrs. Darrow
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Mrs. Brooks
Elmer and Elsie (1934) as Mrs. Eva Kincaid
Four Frightened People (1934) as Mrs. Ainger
The Ninth Guest (1934) as Margaret [Chisholm]
Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a radio broadcast. The voice announces that before the night is over each one will be systematically murdered unless they manage to outwit their ninth guest Death. Based on the mystery novel The Invisible Host (1930) by Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning.
Sensation Hunters (1933) as Mrs. Grayson
Humanity (1933) as Mrs. Pelton
Frisco Jenny (1933) as Mrs. Janet Reynolds
A district attorney prosecutes his own mother for murder.
Dangerously Yours (1933) as Lady Gregory
Second Hand Wife (1933) as Mrs. Evelyn Cavendish
This Day and Age (1933) as Little fellow's wife
Ever in My Heart (1933) as Martha Sewell
During World War I, a woman suspects her husband of being a German spy.
The House on 56th Street (1933) as Mrs. Van Tyle
A woman loses her family after being falsely convicted of a crime.
Ace of Aces (1933) as Mrs. Adams
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
Reunion in Vienna (1933) as Countess Von Stainz
A woman is tempted to betray her husband with an old flame.
Lady with a Past (1932) as Aunt Emma
A good girl raises her popularity when she pretends to be bad.
20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932) as Warden Long's wife
When his girl commits murder, a hardened criminal takes the rap to protect her honor.
They Call It Sin (1932) as Mrs. Hollister
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
Daughter of the Dragon (1931) as Lady Petrie
A Chinese princess gets caught between the ruthless warlord Fu Manchu and a handsome secret agent.
Hush Money (1931) as Mrs. Stockton
Their Mad Moment (1931) as Suzanne Stanley
Indiscreet (1931) as Mrs. Woodward
Public Defender (1931) as Aunt Matilda
A bank failure could land one of its executives in jail.
The Bargain (1931) as The patroness
The Hot Heiress (1931) as Mrs. Hunter
When a society woman falls for a riveter, she tries to pass him off as an architect.
Extravagance (1930) as Mrs. Kendall
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1930) as Mrs. Rhodes
Peace and quiet elude a writer hiding away in a mysterious country inn.
What a Widow (1930) as Marquise
The Vagabond Lover (1929) as Mrs. Tod Hunter
A small-town boy finds fame and romance when he joins a dance band.

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