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Also Known As: Died: December 31, 2001
Born: March 29, 1919 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

First Wives Club, The (1996) as Catherine Macduggan
Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattanites were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film sta
Breathing Lessons (1994) as Mabel
Based on Anne Tyler's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a married couple who review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
Ultimate Betrayal (1994) as Sarah Mcneil
Based on the true story of four sisters who were sexually abused by their father and their fight to take him to court.
Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story (1993)
Drama inspired by events surrounding Hurricane Andrew, which took place in southern Florida in August 1992, and some of the incidents that occurred during and after the devastation.
Stuck With Each Other (1989) as Fay Cass
Two people find a million dollars in cash and try to live it up while dodging a gang of thugs in hot pursuit. Sylvia and Bert both work for the same stingy boss. When he dies suddenly at the office, leaving a million dollars in untraceable bills, they agree to divide the loot and go their separate w
Heartbreak Ridge (1986) as Little Mary
Sergeant Thomas Highway is an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military and returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung Ho" are foolish anachronisms. But through his tough tutelage, Highway''s lackadaisical platoon is whipped into a first-rate fighting machine, favoring teamwork over such New Age concepts as "self-fulfillment." Finally, the men prove their mettle during the invasion of Grenada.
Games Mother Never Taught You (1982) as Martha Brewster
Hard-working career wife, Loretta Swit, becomes the first female executive in an all-male office and is dismayed to find she now has to learn the rules of the corporate game. Sam Waterston is her understanding artist husband, Eileen Heckart (with just two scenes) is her mother, and unbilled Madlyn R
Big Black Pill, The (1981) as Sister Clara
The first of three private-eye movies created by Robert Blake about rugged Joe Dancer as the forerunner to a prospective but unrealized series after the retirement of his "Baretta" character. In the initial outing, Blake, as Dancer, follows a trail of bodies through a maze of corruption involving a
White Mama (1980) as Three Bag Lady
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
F.D.R. -- The Last Year (1980) as Eleanor Roosevelt
Jason Robards, who was seen as Leland Hayward initially only the night before, starred as a dying Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this dramatization of Jim Bishop's book, and garnered an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actor. This production, taped rather than filmed, also brought a Supporting Act
Suddenly, Love (1978) as Mrs Malloy
Young lovers -- she a child of the ghetto, determined to escape her violent, alcoholic parents, and he a socially prominent attorney with a long-standing health problem -- try to defy every obstacle to their romance and eventual marriage.
Sunshine Christmas (1977) as Bertha Hayden
In the sequel to "Sunshine" (1973) and the brief series that followed it in the spring of 1975, musician Sam Hayden, moody over the marriage of his sometime lover, decides to take his adopted young daughter home to Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family, and he rekindles a romance with a child
Burnt Offerings (1976) as Roz
A family moves into a haunted house that seems to be stealing their lives.
Hiding Place, The (1975) as Katje
Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-WWII Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Caught hiding Jews in their attic, they are sent to a concentration camp, where their Christian faith keeps them from despair and bitterness. Betsie eventually dies, but Corrie survives, and after the war, must learn to love and forgive her former captors.
Zandy's Bride (1974) as Ma Allan
A Western rancher treats his mail order bride more as a servant than as a wife.
FBI Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, The (1974) as Ma Baker
The title tells it all in this meticulously restaged first film in a series by producer Quinn Martin based on landmark FBI cases. Through the 1978-79 season, only two others followed, indicating perhaps that Martin lost interest or Bureau cooperation.
Victim, The (1972) as Mrs Hawks
A wealthy woman is trapped by a fierce storm in the house with no electricity or phone, her murdered sister's body hidden in the basement, and a killer waiting for an opportunity to make her his next victim.
Butterflies Are Free (1972) as Mrs. [Florence] Baker
A blind man trying to escape his protective mother falls for an aspiring actress.
All the Way Home (1971) as Aunt Hannah
A morbid tale of a man's fatal accident and the shattering grief shared by his expectant wife and six-year-old son.
The Tree (1969) as Sally Dunning
A psychotic who hates his mother, kidnaps his niece and hides out for days with the dead body of his father's mistress. He then rapes his sister after killing her husband but then feels a fleeting moment of remorse and contemplates suicide.
No Way To Treat a Lady (1968) as Mrs. Brummel
A serial killer uses a variety of disguises to get to his victims.
Up the Down Staircase (1967) as Henrietta Pastorfield
A novice schoolteacher faces delinquent students and apathetic administrators in a tough inner city high school.
My Six Loves (1963) as Ethel Swenson
Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Lorna Hathaway
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
Hot Spell (1958) as Fan
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Ma [Ida] Barbella
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Grace Ullman
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
The Bad Seed (1956) as Mrs. [Hortense] Daigle
A woman suspects that her perfect little girl is a ruthless killer.
Bus Stop (1956) as Vera
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.

Cast (special)

65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993)
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
Recovery Room, The (1985) as Mrs Griffin
Hoping to escape the pressures of the medical profession, Kaye Brenner, an operating room nurse, and Steve Griffin, a first year medical student, pool their resources and buy a restaurant-bar, which they name Kaye and Steve's Recovery Room, that caters to the doctors and nurses of the nearby Knicker
Blue Men, The (1959) as Rose
The pilot film for "Brenner." The story focuses on the relationship between two police officers: Detective Roy Brenner, a 12-year veteran with a long and distinguished career, and his son Ernie, a recent police academy graduate. In the pilot episode, Roy is demoted to patrolman when he refuses to ar
Doll's House, A (1959) as Kristine Linden
The story of Nora Helmer, a childlike woman who one day recognizes that her husband treats her like an ornament, a "doll" for his house, and finds she has no choice but to leave him.
Little Foxes, The (1956) as Birdie Hubbard
A taut drama set in the South in the later nineteenth century about the ruthless, amoral members of a decadent, well-to-do family.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Seize the Day (1987) as 1st Funeral Woman
Backstairs at the White House (1979) as Eleanor Roosevelt
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario

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