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Also Known As: Died: December 23, 1968
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Birth Place: Wimbledon, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as Ma Karrington
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
The Missouri Traveler (1958) as Nelda Hamilton
A 15-year old runaway orphan determines to make it on his own as a farmer.
Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) as Mrs. Curtis
An outlaw is mistaken for a U.S. marshal while planning a bank robbery.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957) as Miss Effie
A psychiatrist tries to help a woman integrate her split personalities.
The Toy Tiger (1956) as Miss Elsie
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?
The Price of Fear (1956) as Ruth McNab
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
To Hell and Back (1955) as Mrs. Murphy
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II''s most decorated U.S. soldier.
Lucy Gallant (1955) as Irma Wilson
A fashion designer sacrifices happiness to build a string of clothing stores.
The Private War of Major Benson (1955) as Sister Mary Theresa
An outspoken officer is forced to take charge of a military school.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Mrs. Pritchard
The Lady Wants Mink (1953) as Janie
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a mink. To try and make things right Nora goes out and buys four live mink to raise. But the attempt at grow-your-own-coat is none too popular with husband or neighbours.
Champ for a Day (1953) as Receptionist
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Aunt Florence
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Dear Brat (1951) as File clerk
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as Mrs. Thomas
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
Passage West (1951) as Miss Swingate
Paid in Full (1950) as Angular woman
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
Dear Wife (1950) as Mrs. Bixby
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Let's Dance (1950) as Nurse
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Edge of Doom (1950) as Mary Jane Glennon
A priest sets out to catch the man who killed one of his colleagues.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Music teacher
A pioneering efficiency expert tests his theories on his large family.
Father Makes Good (1950) as Mrs. Sweeney
You're My Everything (1949) as Saleslady
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a new Mrs. O'Connor comes along as incompetent chorus girl. Hollywood beckons, and we follow the star careers of the O'Connor family in silents and talkies. Includes good imitation "silents" with classic cameo by Buster Keaton.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Secretary
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Peasant woman
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
One Sunday Afternoon (1949) as Grim secretary
A dentist in turn-of-the-century New York thinks he may have married the wrong girl.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Miss Gilly
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Top O' the Morning (1949) as Maid
A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone.
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Mrs. Sweeney
If You Knew Susie (1948) as Telephone operator
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Wee Shop clerk
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Miss Murch
A Song Is Born (1948) as Miss Totten
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Boy's mother
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Elvira's maid
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Librarian
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Nurse
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
The Fuller Brush Man (1948) as Ranger leader
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Hortense
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
Dark Passage (1947) as Lonely woman
A man falsely accused of his wife''''s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
Unconquered (1947) as Maggie
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Out of the Past (1947) as Marney
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Mother
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Felice
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress'''' estate.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Secretary
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
Life with Father (1947) as Nora
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Della
Louisiana (1947) as Mrs. Davis
The Pilgrim Lady (1947) as Telephone operator
High Conquest (1947) as Miss Woodley
Where There's Life (1947) as Hotel maid
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
The Unfaithful (1947) as Receptionist
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
Driftwood (1947) as Mrs. White
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.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as Teacher
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
Lady Luck (1946) as Tall thin woman
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
Black Angel (1946) as Maid
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
Song of the South (1946) as Mrs. Favers
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
Don't Gamble with Strangers (1946) as Mrs. Arnold
Murder in the Music Hall (1946) as Waitress
Sentimental Journey (1946) as Chaperon
An actress becomes fatally ill and adopts an orphan so that her husband will not be alone once she has died.
Talk About a Lady (1946) as Telephone operator
One More Tomorrow (1946) as Maude Miller
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946) as Bradford's secretary
Because of Him (1946) as Maid
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
The Dark Corner (1946) as Cashier
A secretary helps her private eye boss when he''''s framed for murder.
House of Horrors (1946) as Nora
Little Giant (1946) as Secretary
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Deborah
Wonder Man (1945) as District attorney's secretary
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
Love Letters (1945) as Nurse
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Nancy
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
The Unseen (1945) as Miss Budge
Mr. Skeffington (1944) as Mrs. Hyslup
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Nurse
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Maid
Up in Mabel's Room (1944) as Priscilla's sister
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Prue
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Martha Penteel
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
Three Little Sisters (1944) as Carrie Higginbotham
Ladies of Washington (1944) as Nurse's aide
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) as Cashier at restaurant
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Taxi girl
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Anxious
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Oxford's secretary
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
The Gorilla Man (1943) as Nurse Kruger
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
The Crystal Ball (1943) as Foster
A female fortuneteller uses her "powers" to land a man.
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Clara Stilwell
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
Hello Frisco, Hello (1943) as Cockney maid
Salute to the Marines (1943) as Mrs. Riggs
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Florrie Bendix
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) as Nurse Nixon
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
Three Hearts for Julia (1942) as Miss Wheeler
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Organist
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Judge
You Were Never Lovelier (1942) as Louise
An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.
Mokey (1942) as Mrs. Graham
A newlywed tries to deal with her troubled stepchild.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Nancy
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
Miss Annie Rooney (1942) as Mrs. Metz
A young girl has to overcome social prejudice when she falls for a wealthy young man.
The Great Gildersleeve (1942) as Amelia Hooker
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Kirsty Lundstrom
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) as Maid
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Miss Totten
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942) as Elizabeth's maid
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife sail to Hawaii in search of business.
This Above All (1942) as Maid
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Just Off Broadway (1942) as Maid
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear Lillian is killed by a knife hurled from inside the courtroom. Shyane hides the knife in the ensuing confusion. He slips out of the jury room that night and, with the aid of reporter Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), traces the knife to a professional blade-slinger, Count Edmond Telmachio (Alexander Lockwood). Shayne finds the Count murdered in a warehouse and a brooch discovered on his body now points the finger of suspicion at nightclub singer Rita Darling (Joan Valerie) and the owner of the club where she works, George Dolphin (Don Costello). Rita was the fiancee of Forsythe and Dolphin is in love with her. The trial begins the next day, with Shayne back in the jury box, after giving the information he picked up to defense counsel John Logan (Richard Derr). The trial takes a surprise twist when Shayne is permitted to cross examine everyone, including the defense lawyer, who has been in love with Miss Hubbard for years.
Wake Island (1942) as Miss Pringle
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
Now, Voyager (1942) as Passenger
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
The Major and the Minor (1942) as Mother in railroad station
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Wife
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941) as Miss Frane
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Mrs. Collins
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
Sea Raiders (1941)
Father Steps Out (1941) as Mrs. Benton
A remake of Monogram's 1934 "City Limits" with practically all of the character role names the same as in the earlier film, and the primary difference here is that the author of the original story, Jack Woodford, receives no mention here. George Waggner (as Joseph West),who adapted the story for the first film, takes an "original screenplay" credit here with no nod in the direction of the man who wrote the story in the first place. A glance at a few Universal B-westerns Waggner "wrote" for Bob Baker will find that the majority of them had also been written before by other writers, mostly in the John Wayne Lone Star westerns. Edmond Kelso's additional dialogue credit must have been for the interplay between Frank Faylen's and Charlie Hall's hobo characters, especially when Faylen starts explaining why the sixty-cent dollar is still worth a dollar in a 40-year precursor to voo-doo economics. Story concerns railroad tycoon J.B. Matthews (Jed Prouty) taking over a rival line, being sent on an R&R vacation by his doctor, falling off his private train-car and landing in a hobo jungle occupied by Faylen and Hall, and being cured of all his ills, while reporter Jimmy Dugan (Frank Albertson) poses as a doctor in order to get an exclusive story about the railroad takeover.
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Jennie
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
Shadows on the Stairs (1941) as Miss Snell
A series of mysterious murders haunts the inhabitants of a boarding house.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Eve
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
Golden Hoofs (1941) as Nellie
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Louella Digby
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941) as Saleswoman
On the verge of graduation, a high-school boy decides he needs a social secretary.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
The Trail Blazers (1940) as Alice Chapman
Convicted Woman (1940) as Gracie [Dunn]
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
Charter Pilot (1940) as Secretary
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
Girls of the Road (1940) as Mae
The governor''''s daughter tries to win fair treatment for female vagrants by joining them on the road.
Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me (1940) as Girl customer
My Son, My Son! (1940) as First maid
A father''''s blind devotion turns his son into a lying cad.
Legion of the Lawless (1940) as Mrs. Barton
A vigilante group takes over the town they're supposed to be protecting.
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) as Second bride
A vaudeville team breaks up when both men fall for the same gorgeous hoofer.
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Librarian
Society Smugglers (1939) as Secretary
The Fighting Gringo (1939) as Sandra Courtney
A cowboy tries to clear an innocent Mexican rancher of murder charges.
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as Miss Mary
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Indianapolis lab assistant
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Waitress
A married pianist deserts his mentally troubled wife when he falls in love with a pretty waitress.
Stunt Pilot (1939) as Ethel
A movie stunt pilot faces murder charges when an aerial battle scene turns deadly.
Unexpected Father (1939) as Nurse
Jimmy Hanley (Dennis O'Keefe) learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy (Sandra Lee Henville as Baby Sandy), so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko (Mischa Auer). Theatre manager Allen Rand (Donald Briggs) threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana (Shirley Ross) squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Piano player
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Eternally Yours (1939) as Housekeeper
A woman is swept off her feet by a magician, and finds the results less than magical.
Little Accident (1939) as Miss Wilson
The Family Next Door (1939) as Secretary
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Maid
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Mrs. Crud
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
Youth Takes a Fling (1938) as Maid
His Exciting Night (1938) as Secretary
Slander House (1938) as Bessie
White Banners (1938) as Hester
A mysterious woman tries to help her son''''s foster family without revealing her true identity.
The Storm (1938) as Young woman
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Maid
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938) as Myrle Sempie
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Call It a Day (1937) as Elsie Lester
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Mrs. Canty
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.

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