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Nina Foch

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Also Known As: Died: December 4, 2008
Born: April 20, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Leyden, Netherlands Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

LaVyrle Spencer's Family Blessings (1999) as Director
A widow finds refuge in the arms of a younger man after the death of her son. Lee Reston, 44, and Chris Lallek, 30, find love while mourning the death of Greg, Lee's son and Chris's best friend. Lee's family and friends oppose the relationship because of the age difference but Lee decides to pursue

Cast (feature film)

Back When We Were Grownups (2004) as Mrs. Holmes
A loving widow much put-upon by her demanding family decides to take a step back and concentrate on herself for a while as she ponders how life would have been if she had stayed with her former lover, reconnecting with him in the process
How to Deal (2003) as Grandma Halley
Sometimes life gets turned upside down. And maybe that's why it's so hard to believe that anyone, especially 17 year-old Halley Martin, could actually experience that thing called love. The people closest to Halley are in the midst of major upheavals in their love lives. Her mother, Lydia, is embitt
Pumpkin (2002) as Betsy Collander
After a perfect summer, perky Carolyn McDuffy returns to Southern California State University for her senior year. Determined to make this the year that their arch rivals--the Tri-Omegas--are unseated as Sorority of the Year, Carolyn's sorority, Alpha Omega Pi, develops a well-ordered plan. It inc
LaVyrle Spencer's Family Blessings (1999) as Peg Hillier
A widow finds refuge in the arms of a younger man after the death of her son. Lee Reston, 44, and Chris Lallek, 30, find love while mourning the death of Greg, Lee's son and Chris's best friend. Lee's family and friends oppose the relationship because of the age difference but Lee decides to pursue
Universal Horror (1998) as Interviewee
A look back at the movies and monsters that turned Universal into Hollywood''''s house of horror.
Hush (1998) as Alice Baring
Helen has married the man of her dreams in Jackson Baring, a young professional on Wall Street. When Jackson takes her home to the family estate, Kilronan, she is overcome by the grand majesty of the place. There to meet her is Jackson's mother, Martha, who has held the estate together since her hus
'Til There Was You (1997) as Sophie Monroe
Gwen Moss and Nick Dawkan literally bumped into each other as children, after which their lives took completely different directions. They remain utterly unaware of each other - even though their friends meet, their acquaintances mingle, and their own paths blindly cross, notably centered around for
It's My Party (1996) as Brandon'S Mother
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h
Charlton Heston: For All Seasons (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of actor Charlton Heston. Includes interviews with friends and family.
Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994)
A movie sequel of the Fox series, "Alien Nation," which aired during the 1989-90 season. This telefilm resolves the cliffhanger from the series final episode and introduces new characters and situations. The Newcomers are endangered by a human racist organization which has developed a virus to wipe
Sliver (1993) as Mrs Mcevoy
A new apartment brings a new life of passion and murder to a literary editor, in this voyeuristic love triangle.
Morning Glory (1993) as Miss Beasley
A reclusive widow living on a small Georgia farm in the 1940s marries a gentle ex-con, then must fight to save him when he's accused of murdering the sheriff's girlfriend.
In the Arms of a Killer (1992) as Mrs Venible
A detective falls in love with the most likely suspect in a murder she is investigating.
Skin Deep (1989) as Alex'S Mother
Comedy about a best-selling author and his obsession with beautiful women.
Outback Bound (1988) as Samantha'S Mother
A glamorous Beverly Hills woman suddenly finds herself penniless and travels to the Australian outback to sell her late father's worthless opal mine. Complications arise when two locals compete for her affections.
Dixie Lanes (1987) as Hazel Laidlaw
Set in a small American town after World War II, a soldier returns home to find that his family and the town has been split apart and alienated by his absence.
Rich and Famous (1981) as Literary Party Guest
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
Ebony, Ivory and Jade (1979) as Dr Adela Teba
Tennis bum-turned-Las Vegas-song-and-dance man doubles as a private eye with two female dancers, going undercover to protect a lady scientist from international hit-men as she heads for Washington from the Near East with her super-secret formula. Pilot to a prospective series.
Jennifer (1978) as Mrs Calley
Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only method she knows: her psychic control over snakes!
Great Houdinis, The (1976) as Reverend Leveyne
A biographical dramatization of the life and times of the world-renowned illusionist and escape artist whose glittering career masked a deep obsession with the occult, culminated by a vow that he would one day speak from the beyond, a promise he made to his wife on his deathbed in 1926. Ruth Gordon
Mahogany (1975) as Miss Evans
A girl from the Chicago slums fights her way to a position as an international super model.
Salty (1973) as Mrs Pettigar
Female Artillery (1973) as Amelia Craig
A comedy western that has a tough outlaw joining forces with a contingent of pioneer women against a vicious gang that wants the money he secretly hid in the ladies' wagon train.
Such Good Friends (1971) as Julie's mother [Mrs. Wallman]
Spartacus (1960) as Helena
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
Cash McCall (1960) as Maude Kennard
A corporate spoiler makes a play for a failing company and the owner''s daughter.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Lt. McCoy
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Bithiah
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'.
You're Never Too Young (1955) as Gretchen Brendan
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
Illegal (1955) as Ellen Miles
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Maggie Flannery
Executive Suite (1954) as Erica Martin
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
Fast Company (1953) as Mercedes Bellway
The heiress to a racing stable uncovers underhanded dealings.
Sombrero (1953) as Elena CantĂș
Three sets of lovers are caught between feuding Mexican villages.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Joyce Laramie
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Scaramouche (1952) as Marie Antoinette
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
St. Benny the Dip (1951) as Linda [Kovacs]
Three con men masquerading as priests end up taking the charade seriously.
An American in Paris (1951) as Milo Roberts
An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Judith Warren
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
The Dark Past (1949) as Betty
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
Johnny Allegro (1949) as Glenda [Chapman]
A reformed hoodlum gets mixed up with counterfeiters and a deadly manhunt.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Susie Pierson
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Harriet Hobson
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
I Love a Mystery (1945) as Ellen Monk
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Constantia
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
Prison Ship (1945) as Anne Graham
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) as Julia Ross
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945) as Sally Brown
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
Escape in the Fog (1945) as Eilene Carr
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
Shadows in the Night (1944) as Lois Garland
A criminal psychologist tries to help a beautiful heiress going mad in a haunted mansion.
Strange Affair (1944) as Freda Brenner
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
She's a Sweetheart (1944) as Jeanne
Cry of the Werewolf (1944) as Celeste
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
She's a Soldier Too (1944) as Tessie Legruda
Nine Girls (1944) as Alice Blake
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
The Return of the Vampire (1943) as Nicki Saunders
A vampire terrorizes a British family during World War II.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

It's My Party (1996) as Consultant To Randal Kleiser
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h
Moll Flanders (1996) as Consultant To Pen Densham
Born into poverty in early 18th Century London, Moll Flanders learns early the lessons of hardship and despair, and the cruelty of class. From the reputable home of the charitable Mrs. Mazzawatti to the house of ill-repute of the less benevolent Mrs. Allworthy, Moll steadfastly holds tight to her dr
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Consultant
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
Cure, The (1995) as Consultant To Peter Horton
Eleven-year-old Dexter, has contracted the AIDS virus from a blood transfusion and is now shunned by the townsfolk in his small, Minnesota hometown. Except for his loving, nurturing mother, Dexter lives a life of lonely isolation until he meets Erik, a tough, young neighbor boy who befriends him. Th
Speechless (1994) as Consultant To Ron Underwood
The sparks fly when Kevin Vallick and Julia Mann meet over the last box of Nytol in an all-night convenience store. Both political speech writers, they are unaware that they share the same profession... and work for opposing candidates. When they discover the truth, their budding romance gives way t
Blown Away (1994) as Consultant To Stephen Hopkins
A member of a city bomb squad is the target of a villain from his past.
Encino Man (1992) as Acting Coach
Two guys dig up a frozen prehistoric man in their back yard. He comes back to life and learns how to live like a teenager.

Cast (special)

Chameleon (1986) as Hannah Kingsley
A comedy pilot about Violet Kingsley who, determined to expose a weight clinic scam that is bilking her widowed mother out of a fortune, decides to go undercover as an honorary fatso. Her masquerade so impresses a TV station owner, that he hires her to be the star investigative reporter for the stat
Pottsville (1980) as Gardy Farraday
The story of Bulldog O'Halloran, a harassed labor leader and the president of Local 605 of the National Factory Workers Union in Pottsville, a small manufacturing town. The pilot episode depicts Bulldog's efforts to contend with a feminist rebellion within his own ranks and avert a strike against hi
Oh! Baby, Baby, Baby... (1974) as Ceil
The story of Rick and Stacy Stoner, a young married couple whose lives and marriage are slightly overwhelmed, confused, and eventually strengthened by the prospect of becoming parents of quintuplets.
Ten Little Indians (1959) as Vera Claythorne
The story of ten people, summoned to a deserted house on the coast of England, who are taunted by an unknown voice that accuses each of them of murder -- then sets out to kill each one of them.

Director (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Shadow of Doubt (1998) as Sylvia Saxon
A D.A. defends a rapper accused of murdering a prominant businessman's son, but there's more to the case then meets the eye.
War and Remembrance (1988) as Comtesse De Chambrun
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1994) as Frannie Halcyon

Cast (short)

Wagon Wheels West (1943)
In this short film, a U.S. marshal seeks vengeance against the man who killed his father. Vitaphone Release 1147A.

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