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Also Known As: Died: March 6, 2005
Born: October 27, 1918 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Red Coat, The (1998)
A young woman's grandmother comes for a visit.
John Grisham's The Rainmaker (1997) as Clarice Birdsong
Matt Damon is a small-time lawyer going up against the big boys in this adaptation of John Grisham''s bestselling novel. What Rudy Baylor (Damon) lacks in courtroom experience he possesses in conscience, taking on the case of a leukemia victim suing his insurance company for fraud -- even if it means going head to head with a vicious team of lawyers led by the intimidating Leo Drummond (Jon Voight). Special Collector''s Edition includes commentary from director Francis Ford Coppola and co-star Danny DeVito, plus deleted scenes and more.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990) as Helene Berman
A television movie in the ongoing series of "Perry Mason" telefilms. Violence erupts when Perry Mason jets to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain. He is accused of murdering a man suspected of being the Nazi SS Officer who ran a forced labor camp where his mother was interned. Mason discover
Good Mother, The (1988) as Grandmother
A recently divorced woman faces problems when her attention becomes divided between her young daughter and a new man in her life.
Bill on His Own (1983) as Mae Driscoll
Reprising the role that won him an Emmy Award in 1981, Mickey Rooney plays Bill Sackter, struggling to cope after his good friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife (played again in small roles by Dennis Quaid and Largo Woodruff) move away, learning to read with the help of Teresa Wright in the
Somewhere In Time (1980) as Laura Roberts
A playwright travels into the past to meet the actress he''''s obsessed with.
Roseland (1977) as May ("The Waltz")
Three stories set in the famed dance hall center on the search for a perfect partner in dancing and life.
Flood! (1976) as Alice Cutler
Irwin Allen''s first made-for-TV disaster movie follows the course charted by its wide-screen big brothers, only this time it''s a small town about to be devastated by a flood when a faulty dam bursts. At a reported cost of $2.5 million, this was, according to network publicity, the most expensive film made to that time for television. A companion Irwin Allen movie called "Fire" was aired several weeks later, and then each was trimmed to ninety minutes and rerun as a TV double bill subsequently. This movie''s formal title was "Irwin Allen''s Production of ''Flood''."
Elevator, The (1974) as Edith Reynolds
A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing from his latest job, finds himself trapped with a group of people between floors in a high-rise building.
Crawlspace (1972) as Alice Graves
A middle-aged, childless couple discover that a young handyman, hired to fix their furnace, has moved into the crawlspace in their cellar, and they make him part of their family. Director Newland replaced Buzz Kulik in mid-production.
The Happy Ending (1969) as Mrs. Spencer
A middle-aged woman leaves her husband and children in search of herself.
The Restless Years (1958) as Elizabeth Grant
A high school boy defies local gossip when he falls for an unstable woman┬┐s illegitimate daughter.
Escapade in Japan (1957) as Mary Saunders
After his plane crashes in Tokyo, an American boy tries to find his way home.
The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956) as Ruth Simmons
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
Track of the Cat (1954) as Grace Bridges
A murderous panther haunts a dysfunctional pioneer family.
Count the Hours (1953) as Ellen Braden
A lawyer defends a migrant worker in a sensational murder trial.
The Actress (1953) as Annie Jones
True story of Ruth Gordon''''s early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
The Steel Trap (1952) as Laurie Osborne
A bank employee steals cash from the bank on Friday and, at the bidding of his wife, must return the money before it is discovered missing on Monday morning.
Something to Live For (1952) as Edna Miller
California Conquest (1952) as Julia Lawrence
A wealthy landowner leads the fight to leave Mexican rule and make California a state.
The Men (1950) as Ellen
A paraplegic veteran fights his own bitterness to build a new life.
The Capture (1950) as Ellen [Tevlin Vanner]
Enchantment (1949) as Lark Ingoldsby
When a well-off family takes in a young orphan, her presence ignites romance and jealousy.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Millicent Hopkins
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Kate Farrell
Pursued (1947) as Thor [Callum]
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Peggy Stephenson
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Isabel Drury
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
Shadow of a Doubt (1943) as Young Charlie [Newton]
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Eleanor Gehrig
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Carol Beldon
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
The Little Foxes (1941) as Alexandra Giddens
An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.

Cast (special)

Goldwyn (2001) as Interviewee
Biography of Samuel Goldwyn, one of Hollywood's founding fathers. Adapted from the biography by A. Scott Berg, the documentary contains film clips as well as rare footage and photography and first-person interviews.
Dial H For Hitchcock: The Genius Behind the Showman (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary special that celebrates director Alfred Hitchcock on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday. The program includes clips from Hitchcock's films and television series, as well as footage of his never completed thriller "Kaleidoscope."
Spencer Tracy: Triumph and Turmoil (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Spencer Tracy.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Century of Women, A (1994)
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992)
A documentary tracing how the sport of baseball has been depicted in Hollywood films.
Lethal Innocence (1991) as Myra Holcombe
A drama based on the true-life story of a small Vermont town that successfully adopts a Cambodian refugee family after a long battle with Washington bureaucrats.
Fig Tree, The (1987) as Sophia Jane
An adaptation of an autobiographical short story by Katherine Anne Porter about Miranda, a young girl motherless since infancy and obsessed with death. It is the death and burial of a chick and the intercession of her eccentric Great Aunt Eliza that allow Miranda to come to terms with the cycle of l
Desperate Hours, The (1967) as Eleanor Hilliard
The story of a middle-class family (the Hilliards) held hostage by three escaped convicts (Glen Griffin, Hank Griffin, and Sam Robish). Based on the Broadway play by Joseph Hayes.
Intermezzo (1961) as Margit Brandt
The story of a married concert violinist who falls in love with his daughter's music teacher, and their efforts to escape responsibility and find a life together.
Miracle on 34th Street (1955) as Doris Walker
The charming story of a department store Santa who believes he is the real Santa Claus--and his efforts to convince a disbelieving world that he is. Based on the 1947 story by Valentine Davies.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Devil's Disciple, The (1955) as Judith

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