Josephine Whittell


Biography

Josephine Whittell was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Whittell kickstarted her acting career in various films such as "Marie, Ltd." (1919), "Caught Plastered" (1931) and "Symphony of Six Million" (1932). She also appeared in "It's a Gift" (1934) with W C Fields, "The Life of Vergie Winters" (1934) and "Jealousy" (1934). Her passion for acting continued to her rol...

Biography

Josephine Whittell was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Whittell kickstarted her acting career in various films such as "Marie, Ltd." (1919), "Caught Plastered" (1931) and "Symphony of Six Million" (1932). She also appeared in "It's a Gift" (1934) with W C Fields, "The Life of Vergie Winters" (1934) and "Jealousy" (1934). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Beware of Ladies" (1937), "Larceny on the Air" (1937) and "Women Are Like That" (1937). She also appeared in the comedy sequel "Tugboat Annie Sails Again" (1940) with Marjorie Rambeau. In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in the comedy "Having Wonderful Crime" (1945) with Pat O'Brien, the Van Johnson remake "Easy to Wed" (1946) and "Affairs of Geraldine" (1946). She also appeared in "The Accused" (1949) and "Adventure in Baltimore" (1949). Whittell more recently acted in the comedic drama "Forever Female" (1953) with Ginger Rogers. Whittell passed away in June 1961 at the age of 78.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Buccaneer (1959)
Dowager
The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)
Mrs. Shayne
Forever Female (1954)
Katherine
A Star Is Born (1954)
Funeral mourner
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
Esther, secretary
A Place in the Sun (1951)
Margaret, Charles Eastman's secretary
Molly (1951)
Mrs. Van Nest
Too Young to Kiss (1951)
Mrs. Fullerton
Chinatown at Midnight (1950)
Mrs. Dryden
Shakedown (1950)
Mrs Worthington
The Fountainhead (1949)
Hostess
Adventure in Baltimore (1949)
Mrs. Eckert
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
Woman at window
The Accused (1949)
Dean's secretary
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
Reporter
One Touch of Venus (1948)
Dowager
Train to Alcatraz (1948)
Widow
Sitting Pretty (1948)
Mrs. Hammond
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Boardinghouse keeper
Song of Love (1947)
Lady with pearls
The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947)
Mother
The Virginian (1946)
Mrs. Jasper
Easy to Wed (1946)
Mrs. Burns Norvell
Affairs of Geraldine (1946)
Belle Walker
That Brennan Girl (1946)
Mrs. Van Derwin
Rendezvous with Annie (1946)
Mrs. Thorndyke
The Enchanted Cottage (1945)
Canteen manager
State Fair (1945)
Mrs. Metcalfe
Life with Blondie (1945)
Mrs. Brady
Having Wonderful Crime (1945)
Myra Lenhart
Standing Room Only (1944)
Miss Becker
Dixie (1943)
Woman in restaurant
Lady in a Jam (1942)
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
Mrs. Hunter
Glamour Boy (1941)
Helga Harris
Unfinished Business (1941)
Wardrobe woman
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Perkins
Life with Henry (1941)
Aunt Harriett
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940)
Miss Morgan
The Women (1939)
Mrs. Spencer
Lucky Night (1939)
Lady in paint store
Boy Trouble (1939)
Mother
Blondie (1938)
Women Are Like That (1938)
Miss Douglas
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
"Fake" Mrs. Harding
Stage Door (1937)
Larceny on the Air (1937)
Nurse Nelson
Hotel Haywire (1937)
Mrs. Newhall
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937)
Mrs. Thompson
Married Before Breakfast (1937)
Miss Willis
Double Wedding (1937)
Woman customer
Beware of Ladies (1936)
Alice McDonald
Follow Your Heart (1936)
Mrs. Plunkett
Easy to Take (1936)
Mrs. Ferry
Redheads on Parade (1935)
Saleswoman
Shanghai (1935)
Mrs. Truesdale
Under Pressure (1935)
Newspaper editress
Love Time (1934)
Mrs. [Hilda] Obenbiegler
It's a Gift (1934)
Mrs. Dunk
Jealousy (1934)
Laura
Mills of the Gods (1934)
Henrietta [Hastings]
Servants' Entrance (1934)
Christina
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)
Madame Claire
Infernal Machine (1933)
Madame Albini
Symphony of Six Million (1932)
Mrs. Gifford
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Interviewer
Peach-O-Reno (1931)
The Vamp
Caught Plastered (1931)
Miss Newton
The Inner Chamber (1921)
Nellie McGuire
The Climbers (1919)
Clara Hunter
Marie, Ltd. (1919)
Adelaide
Alimony (1917)
Bernice Bristol Flint

Cast (Short)

Kiddie Kure (1940)
Know Your Money (1940)
Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (1938)

Life Events

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