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Charlotte Greenwood

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Also Known As: Died: January 18, 1978
Born: June 25, 1890 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Glory (1956) as Agnes Tilbee
A young woman's devotion to her racehorse creates romantic problems.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Lucy
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
Oklahoma! (1955) as Aunt Eller
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
Dangerous When Wet (1953) as Ma Higgins
A family of fitness freaks sets out to swim the English Channel.
Peggy (1950) as Mrs. Emelia Fielding
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Anna Breitenbach
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
The Great Dan Patch (1949) as Aunt Netty
Driftwood (1947) as Mathilda
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
Wake Up and Dream (1946) as Sara March
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous find Jeff.
Up in Mabel's Room (1944) as Martha
Home in Indiana (1944) as Penelope Bolt
A troubled teen gets a new future when he moves to the country to raise a racehorse.
Dixie Dugan (1943) as Gladys Dugan
The Gang's All Here (1943) as Blossom Potter
Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances showgirl Eadie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the Pacific. Only trouble is, he gave her the assumed name of Casey. Andy's eventual return with a medal is celebrated by his rich father with a benefit show featuring Eadie's show troupe, at which she's sure to learn his true identity...and meet Vivian, his 'family-arrangement' fiancée. Mostly song and dance.
Springtime in the Rockies (1942) as Phoebe Gray
A pair of Broadway partners threaten to breakup after old flames enter the picture.
The Perfect Snob (1941) as Martha Mason
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) as Winnie
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
Moon Over Miami (1941) as Susan Latimer
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
Star Dust (1940) as Lola Langdon
When the studios reject her because she''''s too young, a young actress sets out to build a career on her own.
Young People (1940) as Kit Ballantine
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
Down Argentine Way (1940) as Binnie Crawford
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
Orders Is Orders (1934) as Wanda
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Mrs. Fay Crozier
The Man in Possession (1931) as Clara
An out-of-luck heiress falls for the man appointed to dispose of her property.
Stepping Out (1931) as Sally [Smith]
After catching their husbands with other women, two wives go on a girls-only vacation.
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931) as Polly Hathaway
A henpecked husband gets in hot water when he becomes a landlord.
Palmy Days (1931) as Helen Martin
Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: "Glorifying the American Doughnut") with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge. Complications ensue when the psychic and his gang attempt to rub the payroll.
Flying High (1931) as Pansy [Botts]
A hare-brained inventor invents a new flying machine but can''''t figure out how to land it.
So Long Letty (1929) as Letty Robbins
An eccentric wife lets a more conventional type take her place to meet the in-laws.
Baby Mine (1928) as Emma
Jane (1915) as Jane

Music (feature film)

So This Is College (1929) as Composer
A scheming coed comes between college buddies.

Animation (feature film)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Model sculptor, Motion control & model unit
On his 11th birthday, a boy discovers his parents were powerful wizards and is invited to attend the esteemed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Animatronic model des
On his 11th birthday, a boy discovers his parents were powerful wizards and is invited to attend the esteemed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Cast (short)

Child star Jackie Cooper and his friends have a Christmas party at the MGM Studios and are served dinner by many of MGM's top stars.

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