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Also Known As: Died: September 10, 2007
Born: January 4, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Joseph, Missouri Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995)
Presented by an impressive lineup of collegues and admirers, a documentary about the long-underrated talent of the late legendary action director William A. Wellman (1896-1975), one of Hollywood''s most distinguished journeymen helmers. William A. Wellman drew on his experiences as a fighter pilot during World War I to create a series of films about men of action as rugged, sentimental, raucous and tender as the director himself. He was equally noted for his off-screen battles with executives; and after building his career at Paramount and Warner Bros., Wellman vowed never to sign another long-term studio contract, and went on his way, refusing to take guff from anybody!
Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel, The (1979) as Granny Arrowroot
A big-city lady doctor returns to her roots in the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains to bring modern medicine to the local folks in the Appalachia of the 1930s and finds herself at odds with the homespun ways of the local medicine woman. Originally this was titled "The Outlander." Veteran actres
Failing of Raymond, The (1971)
A spinster school teacher, on the eve of her retirement, finds that she is marked for death by a mentally deranged former student she had flunked ten years earlier.
How To Commit Marriage (1969) as Elaine Benson
Frank and Elaine Benson decide to divorce after twenty years, just as their daughter Nancy decides to get married to her boyfriend David. David's father Oliver disapproves and attempts to sabotage the relationship. When Nancy gets pregnant by accident, her parents agree to look after the baby, but F
Bon Voyage! (1962) as Katie Willard
The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome.
Pollyanna (1960) as Aunt Polly [Harrington]
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Mary Dean
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Cary Scott
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Ruth Wood
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
Lucy Gallant (1955) as Lucy Gallant
A fashion designer sacrifices happiness to build a string of clothing stores.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Helen Phillips
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
So Big (1953) as Selina Peake DeJong
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Constance Stuart
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
The Story of Will Rogers (1952) as Mrs. Will [Betty Blake] Rogers
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America''''s favorite humorist.
Just for You (1952) as Carolina Hill
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Marcy Lewis
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
Starlift (1951) as Herself
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Louise "LouLou" Mason
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Emmadel "Emmy" Jones
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Stage Fright (1950) as Eve Gill [also known as Doris]
An acting student goes undercover to prove a singing star killed her husband.
The Glass Menagerie (1950) as Laura Wingfield
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949) as Jennifer Smith
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
A Kiss in the Dark (1949) as Polly Haines
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Herself
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
Johnny Belinda (1948) as Belinda McDonald
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Cheyenne (1947) as Ann Kincaid
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
The Yearling (1947) as Orry Baxter
A Florida boy's pet deer threatens the family farm.
Magic Town (1947) as Mary Peterman
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
Night and Day (1946) as Gracie Harris
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
One More Tomorrow (1946) as Franc Connors
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Helen St. James
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
Hollywood Canteen (1944) as
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
The Doughgirls (1944) as Vivian Halstead
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
Crime by Night (1944) as Robbie Vance
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Susan Courtney
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Jean
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
My Favorite Spy (1942) as Connie
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Denny Costello
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Footlight Serenade (1942) as Flo LaVerne
Conceited World Champion boxer Tommy Lundy decides to test his popularity in a Broadway show. Tommy always has an eye for the ladies and he starts paying attention to beautiful chorus girl Pat Lambert. Pat's boyfriend Bill Smith isn't impressed with Tommy even though Tommy gets him a boxing part in the show. When Tommy finds out that Pat and Bill were secretly together the night before the show opens, he angrily plans to turn the boxing scene with Bill into a real bout.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Mary Hathaway
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Honeymoon for Three (1941) as Elizabeth Clochessy
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Bliss Dobson
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
The Body Disappears (1941) as Joan Shotesbury
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Claire Terry
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940) as Peggy Armstrong
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
My Love Came Back (1940) as Joy O'Keefe
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Marge Allen
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Laurie Ogden
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
Flight Angels (1940) as Nan Hudson
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
Torchy Blane...Playing with Dynamite (1939) as Torchy Blane
A female reporter gets herself arrested so she can interview a gangster''''s moll.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Marian Bronson
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Kid Nightingale (1939) as Judy Craig
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
Private Detective (1939) as Myrna ["Jinx"] Winslow
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
Tail Spin (1939) as Alabama
A flyer enters a cross-country aerial derby and becomes rival to a wealthy society competitor.
He Couldn't Say No (1938) as Violet Coney
A timid advertising man learns to fight for the girl of his dreams.
The Spy Ring (1938) as Elaine Burdette
The absence of stagecoaches and covered wagons didn't keep director Joseph H. "Wagon Wheel" Lewis from employing his usual camera set-ups of shooting scenes from behind and through various props and fixtures, and the inclusion of a polo game enabled him to get his usual "hitching post" shot, in addition to shooting over and through automobile hood ornaments, champange bottles, baloons and mirror reflections. The soure that dubbed this one in the "musical" genre obviously never saw the film, as there are no songs and only a rinky-dink piece of music used at the Officer's Club dance. This one is about a gang of independent spys after a cigar-shaped device that guarantees accuracy on artillery and large weapons. The spys are headed by Paul Douglas (LeRoy Mason), Jean Bruce (Esther Ralston billed as Jane Carleton) and Frank Denton (Leon Ames), while Captain Todd Hayden (William Hall, in one of his rare starring roles and actually solo- billed above the title) is the protector of the device, and in love with the Colonel's daughter, Elaine Burdette (Jane Wyman, at the peak of her cute, bubbly and pouty stage.) Most of the action is placed at the Presido in Montery and most of it revolves around the outcome of a polo match between the Cavalry team and a civilian team called "The Rainbows", which star player Hayden has to throw in order to catch the spys.
Wide Open Faces (1938) as Betty Martin
Brother Rat (1938) as Claire Adams
A military cadet and his friends try to keep his marriage a secret.
The Crowd Roars (1938) as Vivan
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
The King and the Chorus Girl (1937) as Babette
While vacationing in New York, a European prince falls for a showgirl.
The Singing Marine (1937) as Joan
A young Marine develops an inflated ego after winning a talent contest.
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937) as Marjorie Day
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
Public Wedding (1937) as Flip Lane
Out-of-work show folk stage a fake wedding to generate publicity.
Slim (1937) as Stumpy's girl
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
Smart Blonde (1937) as Dixie
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Dot
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
Here Comes Carter (1936) as Nurse
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.
King of Burlesque (1936) as Dancer
Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.
My Man Godfrey (1936) as
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
Stage Struck (1936) as Bessie Funfnick
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
Bengal Tiger (1936) as
After causing his friend''''s death, an animal trainer marries the man''''s daughter to atone.

Cast (special)

Cesar Romero: In a Class By Himself (2000)
Profile of actor Cesar Romero.
Rock Hudson: Acting the Part (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the late actor Rock Hudson.
Inside The Dream Factory (1995)
Faye Dunaway hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the Hollywood star-making machine.
Rock Hudson: Tall, Dark & Handsome (1989) as Narration
An examination of the life and professional career of actor Rock Hudson. Featured are interviews with co-stars, clips from his films, and footage from the actor's home movie collection.
Soap Opera Digest Awards (1989)
Taped coverage of the fifth annual Soap Opera Digest Awards ceremony honoring the winners chosen by the votes of the magazine's readers in 21 categories of daytime and prime-time serials programming.
Soap Opera Digest Awards (1988)
A two-hour telecast of the ceremonies honoring the winners in the 4th annual Soap Opera Digest Awards. Readers of the magazine cast their ballots to honor shows and performers in 21 categories, covering programs in both daytime and prime-time television.
Remembering Bing (1987)
A tribute profiling the life and career of Bing Crosby. The program includes film clips and interviews with celebrated performers.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love - Beautiful but Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
Amanda Fallon (1973)
A second pilot film about the work of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, titled "And Other Things I May Not See," Amanda tries to help a pregnant teenager who desperately hopes that her baby will somehow fill the void in her life.
Amanda Fallon (1972) as Dr Amanda Fallon
The story, set in Los Angeles, follows the working life of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician. In the pilot episode, Amanda seeks to comfort and help a fourteen-year-old boy who is suffering from bleeding ulcers.
Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972)
Dick Cavett narrates this documentary about the MGM auction and the studio's glorious history.

Cast (short)

The Screen Director (1951)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the responsibilities of a motion picture director.
Shoot Yourself Some Golf (1942)
In this short film, Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman are given golf lessons by several professional golfers. Vitaphone Release 779A.
Alice in Movieland (1940)
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.
The Sunday Round-Up (1937)
In this short film, a pastor in a western town competes against a saloon in order to form a congregation for his small church. Vitaphone Release 7661-7662.
Little Pioneer (1937)
A young girl has several adventures in South Africa in this short film. Vitaphone Release 8157-8158.

Misc. Crew (short)

Breakdowns of 1941 (1941)
This short film presents a blooper reel containing clips of various movies from 1941.

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