Acted in "State of the Union"
Made stage acting debut in "The Man Who Ate the Popomack"
Played Madame Armfeldt in the national tour of "A Little Night Music"
Played the dual roles of Elvira Gulch and the Wicked Witch of the West in "The Wizard of Oz"; reprised role in numerous stage versions
Reprised Broadway role in "The Farmer Takes a Wife", directed by Victor Fleming
Appeared in support of W C Fields and Mae West in "My Little Chickadee"
Had a recurring role on the NBC children's series, "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters"
Portrayed Aunt Eller in the revival of "Oklahoma!" staged at the New York State Theater in NYC
Returned to featured in "13 Ghosts"
TV-movie debut, "The Devil's Disciple"
Voiced character of Auntie Em in the animated "Journey Back to Oz", with Liza Minnelli voicing Dorothy; film released on video in 1974
Had last acting role in feature film, "The Anderson Tapes"
Helping a friend audition, she won a part for herself in the Broadway play, "Another Language"
Last film for nearly a decade "People Will Talk"
Played the Wicked Witch of the West in "The Wizard of Oz"
Portrayed the freindly shopkeeper Cora in a popular series of TV commercials for Maxwell House coffee
Appeared on stage in "The Devil's Disciple" in NYC
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio
Co-starred with Harold Lloyd in Preston Sturges' "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock/Mad Wednesday"
Had recurring role in the ABC sitcom, "The Patty Duke Show"
Last TV-movie "Letters from Frank" (CBS)
Played an occult specialist in the ABC TV-movie "The Night Strangler"
Played Dolly Tate in a tour of Irving Berlin's stage musical "Annie Get Your Gun"
Played recurring role of Hester Frump in the TV sitcom, "The Addams Family" (ABC)
Recurring role on a children's series, "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters"
Reprised stage role in film version of "Another Language"
Taught kindergarten at the Rye (New York) County Day School in the early 1930s
TV debut as guest on anthology series, "Silver Theater" in episode titled "Papa Romani"