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Mary Shelley (Character)
from Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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Bride of Frankenstein -- Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.
Bride of Frankenstein -- Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.

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Biography:
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 1 February 1851) was an English novelist... See more »
Alternate Names:
Detective Mary Shelley / Mary / Mary Godwin / Mary Shelly / Mary Wollstonecraft / Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / The Monster's Mate / Young Mary Shelley

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  1. A Storm in the Stars (2016) Played by Elle Fanning
  2. eXploZion! (2012) Played by Alice Doggett

  3. "The Frankenstein Chronicles" Played by Anna Maxwell Martin
        - The Frankenstein Murders (2015) TV episode, Played by Anna Maxwell Martin
        - The Fortune of War (2015) TV episode, Played by Anna Maxwell Martin
        - All the Lost Children (2015) TV episode, Played by Anna Maxwell Martin
        - Seeing Things (2015) TV episode, Played by Anna Maxwell Martin
  4. The Sick and Twisted Tale of Frankenstein (2015) Played by Shelley Boozer (as Detective Mary Shelley)
  5. "Monsters Among Us"
        - Part 4- the Spirit World (2015) TV episode, Played by Julie Herzog
  6. Frankenstein's Patchwork Monster (2015) Played by Tara Rosado
  7. "CollegeHumor Originals"
        - 8 People Who Have Accomplished More Than You at Every Age (2015) TV episode, Played by Ingrid Haas
        - Honest Online College Ad (2011) TV episode, Played by Darla Delayne (as Mary)
  8. "The Folklorist"
        - Angels of Mons, Year Without Summer, the Wooden Horse (2014) TV episode, Played by Genevieve Chason (as Mary Godwin)
  9. "Psychobitches"
        - Episode #2.1 (2014) TV episode, Played by Michelle Gomez (as Mary)
        - Episode #1.4 (2013) TV episode, Played by Katy Brand / Michelle Gomez (as Mary)
        - Episode #1.2 (2013) TV episode, Played by Samantha Spiro (as Mary)
  10. Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night (2014) (TV) Played by Hannah Taylor Gordon
  11. Goodbye to Language (2014) Played by Jessica Erickson
    ... aka "Adieu au langage" - Switzerland (original title)
    ... aka "Goodbye to Language 3D" - International (English title) (3-D version)
  12. "Ævar vísindamaður"
        - Lokaþátturinn (2014) TV episode, Played by Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir
  13. Frankenstein in Love (2013) Played by Sara Atkinson
  14. Mary Wollstonecraft's Scandinavian Journey 1795 Re-traced (2012) (V) Played by Claudine Biswas (as Mary Wollstonecraft)
  15. "Living with Frankenstein"
        - Dangerous Decisions (2012) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Neala Page
        - The New Romantics (2012) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Neala Page
        - Temper, Temper (2012) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Neala Page
        - Frank Grows Up (2012) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Neala Page
        - Mary Shelley (2012) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Neala Page
          (1 more)
  16. Lives and Deaths of the Poets (2011) Played by Ashley Edmiston
  17. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) TV episode, Played by Helen Mirren
        - Steve Forbes/Rage Against the Machine (1996) TV episode, Played by Nancy Carell (as Mary)
        - Tom Arnold/Tupac Shakur (1996) TV episode, Played by Molly Shannon (as Mary)
        - David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) TV episode, Played by Nancy Carell (as Mary)
        - John Madden/Jennifer Holliday (1982) TV episode, Played by Mary Gross (as Mary)

  18. Me So Lonely (2009) Played by Georgina Retelas
  19. Mary Wollstonecraft of Sector Seventeen (2008) Played by Madison Palasini (as Mary Wollstonecraft)
  20. Hack! (2007) Played by Juliet Landau
  21. "Time Warp Trio"
        - Nightmare on Joe's Street (2006) TV episode, Played by Vickie Papavs
  22. "The Romantics" (2006) TV series Played by Cara Horgan
  23. "Xenosaga: The Animation"
        - Awakening (2005) TV episode, Played by Jessica Boone (as Mary Godwin) / Ryôko Shiraishi (as Mary Godwin)
  24. Mary Shelley (2004) (TV) Played by Sarah Allen
  25. Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster (2003) (TV) Played by Lucy Davenport / Raphaella Pester (as Young Mary Shelley) / Harriet Walter (as Mary Wollstonecraft)
  26. "The Mark Steel Lectures"
        - Mary Shelley (????) TV episode, Played by Emma Kennedy
  27. Byron (2003) (TV) Played by Sally Hawkins
  28. "Mentors"
        - Transition (2002) TV episode, Played by Emily Perkins
  29. ManBeast (2001) Played by Kelley Folkening

  30. Conceiving Ada (1997) Played by Esther Mulligan
    ... aka "Clone of Ada" - Japan (English title)
  31. "Highlander"
        - The Modern Prometheus (1997) TV episode, Played by Tracy Keating
  32. "Nightmare: The Birth of Victorian Horror"
    ... aka "Nightmare: The Birth of Horror" - UK (original title)
        - Frankenstein (1996) TV episode, Played by Zhivila Roche
  33. "Science Fiction"
        - The Story of Frankenstein (1992) TV episode, Played by Rose Keegan
  34. "Screenplay"
        - You, Me & Marley (1992) TV episode, Played by Emma Moylan (as Mary)
        - Dread Poets' Society (1992) TV episode, Played by Emma Fielding
        - Home Front (1988) TV episode, Played by Jan Ruppe (as Mary)
  35. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990) Played by Bridget Fonda (as Mary)

  36. "Alien Nation"
        - Little Lost Lamb (1989) TV episode, Played by Heather McAdam
  37. Rowing with the Wind (1988) Played by Lizzy McInnerny
    ... aka "Remando al viento" - Spain (original title)
  38. Haunted Summer (1988) Played by Alice Krige (as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin)
  39. Gothic (1986) Played by Natasha Richardson

  40. Byron libérateur de la Grèce ou Le jardin des héros (1973) (TV) Played by Anne Delbée
  41. "The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie"
    ... aka "The New Saturday Superstar Movie" - USA (second season title)
        - The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters (1972) TV episode, Played by Rhoda Mann (as The Monster's Mate)
  42. Shelley (1972) (TV) Played by Jenny Agutter
  43. "Biography"
        - Byron (1970) TV episode, Played by Margaret Ford

  44. Mad Monster Party? (1967) Played by Phyllis Diller (as The Monster's Mate)

  45. The Finest Gift (1955) (TV) Played by Mary Scott
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Finest Gift (#4.3)" - USA (anthology series)

  46. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Played by Elsa Lanchester (as The Monster's Mate) / Elsa Lanchester (as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
    ... aka "The Bride of Frankenstein" - International (English title) (imdb display title), USA (poster title)

  47. Counterfeit Love (1923) Played by Marian Swayne (as Mary Shelly)
Video-game:
  1. Armored Core 4 (2006) (VG) Played by Karen Strassman
  2. Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra (2006) (VG) Played by Ali Hillis (as Mary Godwin) / Rie Kugimiya (as Mary Godwin)
  3. Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Böse (2004) (VG) Played by Ali Hillis (as Mary Godwin) / Rie Kugimiya (as Mary Godwin)
  4. Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht (2002) (VG) Played by Wendee Lee (as Mary Godwin) / Rie Kugimiya (as Mary Godwin)
    ... aka "Xenosaga Episode I: Chikara he no ishi" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Xenosaga" - USA (promotional title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness"
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 3" - USA (third season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 8" - USA (eighth season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 9" - USA (ninth season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: '80s-A-Thon" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Camp Cult" - USA (fourth season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla-Thon" - USA (second season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: History of Horror" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Sequel-A-Thon" - USA (fifth season title)
    ... aka "Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Sequel-A-Thon 2" - USA (seventh season title)
        - The Bride of Frankenstein (2011) TV episode, Played by Elsa Lanchester (as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
  2. "A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss"
        - Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010) TV episode, Played by Elsa Lanchester (as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
  3. "Silenci?"
        - Episode #5.6 (2005) TV episode, Played by Elsa Lanchester (as The Monster's Mate) / Elsa Lanchester (as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
  4. The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (2002) (V) Played by Elsa Lanchester
  5. EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product (1992) (V) Played by Elsa Lanchester (as The Monster's Mate)
    ... aka "Commercial Entertainment Product" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Emergency Broadcast Network: Commercial Entertainment Product" - USA
  6. Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991) Played by Elsa Lanchester

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Quotes:
From Rowing with the Wind (1988)
Claire Clairmont: What are you thinking about Mary?
Mary Shelley: About Byron and his poem; the one nobody has written yet. Where the imagination could give life to matter, making it into a living poem. Just as fire can revive dead wood.
Claire Clairmont: How obstinate they are. Why do men try to create life out of death, when women know perfectly well that life can create life?
Mary Shelley: Love is sufficient for what you speak of, but in order to live; life is not enough.
Claire Clairmont: It is for me when I'm with him.
Mary Shelley: And when you are not with him you have no alternative but to write him letters.
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