Family & Companions
A celebrated stage performer, Florence Eldridge made her screen debut in 1923's "Six Cylinder Love." She subsequently performed in several films and plays opposite her husband Fredric March, including the Broadway premiere of "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (1956).
Cast (Feature Film)
Broadway debut in the chorus of Jerome Kern's "Rock-A-Bye Baby"
Film debut, "Six Cylinder Love"
Played Daisy in a stage adaptation of "The Great Gatsby"
Joined a stock company in Denver; met future husband Fredric March
First screen role opposite March, "The Studio Murder Mystery"
Appeared in films only with her husband
Cast as Fantine in "Les Miserables"
Played Queen Elizabeth in "Mary of Scotland"
Starred opposite March in the Broadway production "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Appeared as Lavinia Hubbard in "Another Part of the Forest"
Portrayed Queen Isabella to March's "Christopher Columbus"
Played Mary Tyrone in the American premiere of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" opposite March
Co-starred as Mrs. Brady in "Inherit the Wind"
Made one-shot return to film acting playing Mary Tyler Moore's mother in the biopic of TV newscaster Betty Rollin's struggle with breast cancer in "First You Cry" (CBS)