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Born: May 7, 1892 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955) as
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.
Executive Suite (1954) as Guest
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
Bad for Each Other (1954) as
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
Knock on Wood (1954) as Woman in shower
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) as Concierge's wife
A mad scientist uses an ape to murder his enemies.
All I Desire (1953) as
An actress who has been estranged from her family, returns to her hometown to see her daughter in a school play.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Woman in lobby
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
Easy to Love (1953) as Guest in lobby
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
Something to Live For (1952) as Old lady
Paula (1952) as Mrs. Lazlo
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952) as
Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and he wants to test his family before leaving his money to them. He anonymously grants them $100,000. Harriet Blaisdell moves the family into a mansion and makes plans to marry her daughter Millicent off to a socialite rather than her soda jerk boyfriend Dan.
Gasoline Alley (1951) as Mrs. Finch
No Questions Asked (1951) as
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Guest
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
Frenchie (1951) as
A woman sells her successful business in New Orleans to find the men who killed her father.
Bannerline (1951) as
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Dowager
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
Annie Get Your Gun (1950) as Sour-faced wife
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Mrs. Ballard
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Shadow on the Wall (1950) as Matronly woman
A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder.
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
Big Jack (1949) as Woman in Buggy
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) as Large woman
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948) as Dowager
When the pearl necklace he's been hired to guard goes missing, a reformed thief is the prime suspect.
Song of Love (1947) as
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Dowager
The Sea of Grass (1947) as
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Merton of the Movies (1947) as
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Slippy McGee (1947) as Gossipy woman
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Woman in elevator
Captain Mary Morley (Paulette Goddard), WAC marital-relations expert, known as "Captain Lonelyhearts", returns from overseas as escort to some G.I. war brides, and she hopes to patch up the estrangement from Peter Morley (Fred MacMurray), her husband and former law partner. The latter has fallen for beautiful Gloria Fay (Arleen Whelan) and is waiting at the airport with a divorce consent requiring Mary's signature. Peter, hoping to be more persuasive later, asks her to have dinner with him later at the Ski Club. Jack Lindsay (Macdonald Carey), a client of Peter's who has been using their apartment mistakes Mary for one of the intended bridesmaids and asks about Gloria. Now that Mary knows about Gloria, she asks Jack to bring Gloria to the Ski Club dinner. Still in love with Peter, Mary refuses to sign the divorce paper and asks Jack to take her home. Mary is ordered to Fort Sheridan and Peter and Jack board her train - Peter still after her signature and Jack also hoping she will sign as he has fallen for her. Jack advises Peter to make himself so repulsive that Mary will be glad to get rid of him. When Mary reaches Chicago, she is met by three WAC officers and Peter, puffing a king-size cigar, who swoops in and scoops her into his arms. Realizing that Peter must want a divorce badly by staging such a performance, Mary finally consents. Later, when Mary and Peter are going through their personal effects, they begin to reminisce and realize their disagreements were over trivial matters. They embrace, leaving Jack and Gloria out in the cold.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
Two Smart People (1946) as
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''''s hidden loot.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Opera cast member
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
The Green Years (1946) as
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
The Magnificent Rogue (1946) as Flustered matron
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Mrs. Frink
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
Those Endearing Young Charms (1945) as
A soldier loses his girlfriend to his best buddy.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Club woman
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
Practically Yours (1944) as Woman in subway
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944) as
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.
Seven Days Ashore (1944) as Second dowager
A sailor enlists his buddies to help with an excess of girlfriends.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Mrs. Schofield
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Dowager hostess
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
Girl Crazy (1943) as Committee woman
A womanizing playboy finds true love when he's sent to a desert college.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Woman in ballroom
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Housewife
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.
Sleepytime Gal (1942) as Dowager
Joe Smith, American (1942) as
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
Honolulu Lu (1941) as Mrs. Smythe
Life with Henry (1941) as Lady next to Henry
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Woman in berth
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
Edison, the Man (1940) as
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
We Who Are Young (1940) as Clerk
A man violates company policy by getting married.
On Their Own (1940) as Relative
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
High School (1940) as
The Captain Is a Lady (1940) as Old lady
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
Convicted Woman (1940) as Matron
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Member
Within the Law (1939) as Matron
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Another onlooker
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
Men with Wings (1938) as First woman
Romance in the Dark (1938) as Patron at theatre
Boys Town (1938) as Second sister
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
Hot Water (1937) as
When You're in Love (1937) as
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
Hotel Haywire (1937) as Dental patient
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Bridge player
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Mother of boy
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Show Boat (1936) as
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Three Married Men (1936) as Gossip
Shakedown (1936) as Wife in cafe
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Dowager
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
Carnival (1935) as
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935) as A secretary
A henpecked husband''''s lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
She Gets Her Man (1935) as Raider
The Party's Over (1934) as Society woman
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Heavy woman
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
I'll Fix It (1934) as Teacher
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Morning Glory (1933) as Miss Tracy
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.

Cast (short)

The Seesaw and the Shoes (1945)
This short film shows how two objects, the seesaw and a pair of shoes, led to important discoveries.
Alex in Wonderland (1940)
In this comedic short, things take a turn for the worse when an unwanted relative comes to visit his sister in the city.

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