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Edith Evanson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in her acting career, Evanson landed roles in various films, including "Orchestra Wives" (1942) with George Montgomery, "The Jade Mask" (1945) and the Gerald Mohr comedy "The Notorious Lone Wolf" (1946). She also appeared in "You Gotta Stay Happy" (1949), the adaptation "Perfect Strangers" (1950) with Ginger Rogers and "The D*mned Don't Cry" (1950) with Joan Crawford. Her film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the biographical drama "The Magnificent Yankee" (1951) with Louis Calhern, the spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford and the drama "Rawhide" (1951) with Tyrone Power. She also appeared in the Kirk Douglas drama "The Big Carnival" (1951). Nearing the end of her career, she continued to act in the dramatic adaptation "Desiree" (1954) with Marlon Brando, "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" (1955) and "Storm Center" (1956) with Bette Davis. She also appeared in "Drango" (1957) with Jeff Chandler and "The Young Stranger" (1957). Evanson last acted in the thriller "The Split" (1968) with Jim Brown. Evanson passed away in November 1980 at the age of 84. ...

Edith Evanson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in her acting career, Evanson landed roles in various films, including "Orchestra Wives" (1942) with George Montgomery, "The Jade Mask" (1945) and the Gerald Mohr comedy "The Notorious Lone Wolf" (1946). She also appeared in "You Gotta Stay Happy" (1949), the adaptation "Perfect Strangers" (1950) with Ginger Rogers and "The D*mned Don't Cry" (1950) with Joan Crawford. Her film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the biographical drama "The Magnificent Yankee" (1951) with Louis Calhern, the spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford and the drama "Rawhide" (1951) with Tyrone Power. She also appeared in the Kirk Douglas drama "The Big Carnival" (1951). Nearing the end of her career, she continued to act in the dramatic adaptation "Desiree" (1954) with Marlon Brando, "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" (1955) and "Storm Center" (1956) with Bette Davis. She also appeared in "Drango" (1957) with Jeff Chandler and "The Young Stranger" (1957). Evanson last acted in the thriller "The Split" (1968) with Jim Brown. Evanson passed away in November 1980 at the age of 84.

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1.
 The Seven Minutes (1971) Cassie McGraw
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 Marnie (1964) Rita
3.
 Twice Told Tales (1963) Lisabetta
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 Toby Tyler (1960) Aunt Olive
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 Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) Icelandic proprietress
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 Drango (1957) Mrs. Blackford
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 The Young Stranger (1957) Lotte
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 The Quiet Gun (1957) Mrs. Merric
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 The Leather Saint (1956) Stella
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