Nora Cecil


Biography

Nora Cecil was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Cecil started her acting career landing roles in such films as "The Blue Bird" (1918), the crime flick "Manslaughter" (1922) with Thomas Meighan and "Darwin Was Right" (1924). She also appeared in "Chip of the Flying U" (1926), the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "Seven Days Leave" (1930) and "The Little Accident" (19...

Biography

Nora Cecil was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Cecil started her acting career landing roles in such films as "The Blue Bird" (1918), the crime flick "Manslaughter" (1922) with Thomas Meighan and "Darwin Was Right" (1924). She also appeared in "Chip of the Flying U" (1926), the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "Seven Days Leave" (1930) and "The Little Accident" (1930). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "Design For Living" (1933) with Gary Cooper, "Doctor Bull" (1933) and the comedy "The Old-Fashioned Way" (1934) with W C Fields. She also appeared in "Once to Every Woman" (1934). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the Gail Patrick drama "King of Alcatraz" (1938), "What a Life" (1939) and the Joan Bennett comedy "The Wife Takes a Flyer" (1942). She also appeared in the Fredric March comedy "I Married a Witch" (1942) and the Deanna Durbin comedy "Lady on a Train" (1945). Cecil more recently acted in the drama "Sea of Grass" (1947) with Spencer Tracy. Cecil passed away in May 1951 at the age of 73.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Sea of Grass (1947)
Mrs. Ryan
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
Louisa Ames
No Leave, No Love (1946)
Indignant woman
Hollywood Bound (1946)
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
Woman in window
Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
Guest at party
The Missing Lady (1946)
Millie
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Miss Peavy
Lady on a Train (1945)
Woman with umbrella
Molly and Me (1945)
Together Again (1944)
Woman at recital
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Head nurse
Unknown Guest (1943)
Martha Williams
Obliging Young Lady (1942)
Bird lover
Call Out the Marines (1942)
I Married a Witch (1942)
Harriet
Apache Trail (1942)
Passenger
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
Miss Updike
Tish (1942)
Spinster
Jail House Blues (1942)
Matron
Daring Young Man (1942)
Matron
It Started with Eve (1941)
Mrs. Fields
Unexpected Uncle (1941)
Landlady
Little Men (1941)
Matron
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941)
Charwoman
Three Girls About Town (1941)
Old woman
Queen of the Mob (1940)
Mission worker
Those Were the Days! (1940)
Mrs. Moffett
Young People (1940)
Righteous old lady
Lucky Partners (1940)
Club woman
Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)
Miss Blecker
The Captain Is a Lady (1940)
Saint Louis Blues (1939)
Storekeeper
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
Mrs. Shackleford
What a Life (1939)
Miss Eggleston
Stagecoach (1939)
Boone's landlady
Union Pacific (1939)
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Miss Jenkins
Mr. Boggs Steps Out (1938)
Widow Peddie
King of Alcatraz (1938)
Nora Kane
International Settlement (1938)
English woman
No Time to Marry (1938)
Rusty's aunt
Champagne Waltz (1937)
Partners in Crime (1937)
Housekeeper
Easy Living (1937)
Miss Swerf
The Mighty Treve (1937)
Old maid
Night of Mystery (1937)
Hemming
Blossoms on Broadway (1937)
Leader of committee
Borrowing Trouble (1937)
Dressmaker
She Asked for It (1937)
Elderly lady
Nothing Sacred (1937)
Schoolteacher
Career Woman (1936)
Witness--New York
Little Miss Nobody (1936)
Mrs. Robinson
Fury (1936)
Albert's mother
Girl of the Ozarks (1936)
Miss Trent
Dancing Pirate (1936)
Landlady
College Holiday (1936)
Miss Elkins
We Went to College (1936)
Poppy (1936)
Laughing at Trouble (1936)
Townswoman
Collegiate (1935)
Miss Curtis
Car 99 (1935)
Granny
Vagabond Lady (1935)
Miss Perkins
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
Housekeeper
Grand Exit (1935)
Miss Appleby
Way Down East (1935)
Woman Wanted (1935)
Old maid
The Merry Widow (1934)
Animal woman
Laughing Boy (1934)
Teacher
Glamour (1934)
Nurse
You're Telling Me! (1934)
Mrs. Price
Search for Beauty (1934)
Miss Pettigrew
The Old Fashioned Way (1934)
Mrs. Wendelschaffer
6 Day Bike Rider (1934)
Choir leader
Once to Every Woman (1934)
Baxter's sister
Upper World (1934)
Housekeeper
Chained (1934)
Spinster
Pursued (1934)
Tourist welfare worker
Doctor Bull (1933)
Aunt Emily
Peg O' My Heart (1933)
Smythe
Design for Living (1933)
Tom's secretary
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
Missionary
Stepping Sisters (1932)
"Prosperity"
Caught Plastered (1931)
Miss Loring
Street Scene (1931)
Alice Simpson
The Little Accident (1930)
Dr. Zernecke
Only Saps Work (1930)
Mrs. Partridge
Seven Days Leave (1930)
Amelia Twymley
Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)
Old witch
Driftwood (1928)
Mrs. Prouty
The Baby Cyclone (1928)
Mrs. Crandall
The Cavalier (1928)
LucĂ­a's aunt
Sensation Seekers (1927)
Mrs. Lodge
The Fortune Hunter (1927)
Betty Carpenter
The Demi-Bride (1927)
Schoolteacher
The Silent Rider (1927)
Mrs. Randall
The Devil Dancer (1927)
Julia
The Devil Danger (1927)
The Passionate Quest (1926)
Mrs. Flint
Midnight Faces (1926)
Mrs. Hart
Chip of the Flying U (1926)
Dr. Cecil Grantham
His Majesty, Bunker Bean (1925)
Countess Casanova
The Deadwood Coach (1924)
Matilda Shields
Darwin Was Right (1924)
Aunt Priscilla
Manslaughter (1922)
The Daughter Pays (1920)
Woman, Woman! (1919)
Mrs. Lindsay
Miss Crusoe (1919)
Miss Meeker
The Love Net (1918)
Miss Prudence Tilly
American Buds (1918)
Emily
The Zero Hour (1918)
Mrs. Winslow
Prunella (1918)
Privacy
By Hook or Crook (1918)
Aunt Marie
The Appearance of Evil (1918)
Miss Spurgeon
The Power and the Glory (1918)
Mandy Meacham
Royal Romance (1917)
Miss McPherson
The Wild Girl (1917)
The Arrival of Perpetua (1915)
Abigal Majendrie

Cast (Short)

Slightly Static (1935)
Memories and Melodies (1935)
Apples To You! (1934)
One-Horse Farmers (1934)
Opened by Mistake (1934)
Mixed Nuts (1934)
Nature in the Wrong (1933)
Wreckety Wrecks (1933)
Asleep in the Feet (1933)
Girl Grief (1932)
Mr. Bride (1932)

Life Events

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