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Nina Foch (1924–2008)


A leading lady of the 1940s, the tall and blonde Foch usually played cool, aloof and often foreign, women of sophistication. As film roles became harder to find, Foch proved to versatile in many areas. She was a panelist on several TV quiz shows, worked as George Stevens' assistant director for The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and directed plays. ... See full bio »

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 2007 The Closer (TV Series)
Doris Donnelly
- The Round File (2007) ... Doris Donnelly
 2004 Back When We Were Grownups (TV Movie)
Mrs. Holmes
 2003 How to Deal
Grandma Halley
 2000 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Catherine DuChamp
- Dial 'N' for Murder (2000) ... Catherine DuChamp
 2000 Bull (TV Series)
Madeline
- A Beautiful Lie (2000) ... Madeline
- Sins of the Father (2000) ... Madeline
- Final Hour (2000) ... Madeline
- Who's Afraid of Chairman Al (2000) ... Madeline
- It's Not Personal (2000) ... Madeline
 1999 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Beatrice
- Death & Violins (1999) ... Beatrice
 1998 Family Blessings (TV Movie)
Peg Miller
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Sylvia Saxon
 1997 'Til There Was You
Sophia Monroe
 1996 It's My Party
Brandon's Mother
 1994 Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (TV Movie)
Burak
 1991-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Rebecca Kinkaid / Katie Emhardt
- Death in Hawaii (1994) ... Rebecca Kinkaid
- Tainted Lady (1991) ... Katie Emhardt
 1994 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Bernice
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Frannie Halcyon
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Frannie Halcyon
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Frannie Halcyon
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Frannie Halcyon
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Frannie Halcyon
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Frannie Halcyon
 1993 Morning Glory
Miss Beasly
 1993 Sliver
Evelyn McEvoy
 1992 The Sands of Time (TV Movie)
Ellen Scott
 1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Carmela Kaufman
- Lifelines: Part 2 (1992) ... Carmela Kaufman
- Lifelines: Part 1 (1992) ... Carmela Kaufman
 1992 In the Arms of a Killer (TV Movie)
Mrs. Venible
 1990 Dear John (TV Series)
Mrs. Lacey
- Homeward Bound (1990) ... Mrs. Lacey
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Gloria Morrell
- Acapulco Holiday (1990) ... Gloria Morrell
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Lawyer Camille Carlton
- Smoke Gets in Your Thighs (1990) ... Lawyer Camille Carlton
 1990 Room for Romance (TV Series)
 1989 Skin Deep
Alex's Mother
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Comtesse de Chambrun
- Part 7 (1988) ... Comtesse de Chambrun
- Part 6 (1988) ... Comtesse de Chambrun
 1988 Outback Bound (TV Movie)
Samantha's mother
 1988 Dixie Lanes
Hazel Laidlaw
 1986 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Mildred Hofsteder
- Golden Lady (1986) ... Mildred Hofsteder
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Hannah Kingsley
- Chameleon (1986) ... Hannah Kingsley
 1986 Nomads
Real Estate Agent
 1985-1986 Shadow Chasers (TV Series)
Dr. Juliana Moorhouse
- Curse of the Full Moon (1986) ... Dr. Juliana Moorhouse
- Parts Unknown (1985) ... Dr. Juliana Moorhouse
- Shadow Chasers: Part 1 (1985) ... Dr. Juliana Moorhouse
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Julie Luden
- Play Your Hunch (1984) ... Julie Luden
 1981 Rich and Famous
Literary Party Guest
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Mrs. Polk
- Hollywood (1979) ... Mrs. Polk
 1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie)
Dr. Adela Teba
 1978 Child of Glass (TV Movie)
Aunt Lavinia Culp
 1978 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Aunt Lavinia Culp
- Child of Glass (1978) ... Aunt Lavinia Culp
 1978 Jennifer
Mrs. Calley
 1977 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Marietta Galway
- Philip's Game (1977) ... Marietta Galway
 1976 The Great Houdini (TV Movie)
Rev. Le Veyne
 1973-1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Myra Westmore / Eleanor DeRoche
- The Stalking Horse (1976) ... Myra Westmore
- Divorce - Murderer's Style (1973) ... Eleanor DeRoche
 1975 Mahogany
Miss Evans
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Madame Trevi
- The Trevi Collection (1975) ... Madame Trevi
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Ceil
- Oh, Baby, Baby, Baby... (1974) ... Ceil
 1974 Salty (TV Series)
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Irene Denore
- The Illusion of the Stainless Steel Lady (1974) ... Irene Denore
 1973 Salty
Mrs. Penninger
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Sylvia Mitchell
- A Lesson in Loving (1973) ... Sylvia Mitchell
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Nellie
- A Little Bit Like Murder (1973) ... Nellie
 1973 The Brian Keith Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Peterson
- Sean's Midas Touch (1973) ... Mrs. Peterson
 1973 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Marian Scott
- Little Girl Blue (1973) ... Marian Scott
 1968-1973 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Mrs. Dykstra / Virginia Westphal
- Don't Kill My Child (1973) ... Mrs. Dykstra
- Love (1968) ... Virginia Westphal
 1973 Female Artillery (TV Movie)
Amelia Craig
 1972 The Scarecrow (TV Movie)
Goody Rickby
 1971 Such Good Friends
Julie's Mother
 1971 Men at Law (TV Series)
- Marathon (1971)
 1971 That Girl (TV Series)
Frances Nelson
- That Script (1971) ... Frances Nelson
 1968-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Mrs. Fredericks / Angela Morgan
- I Love You, Billy Baker: Part 2 (1970) ... Mrs. Fredericks
- I Love You, Billy Baker: Part 1 (1970) ... Mrs. Fredericks
- Collectors' Edition (1968) ... Angela Morgan
 1970 McCloud (TV Series)
Police Sergeant F.J. Dameron
- Walk in the Dark (1970) ... Police Sergeant F.J. Dameron
 1970 To Rome with Love (TV Series)
Diana Masterson
- Beautiful People (1970) ... Diana Masterson
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Terry Simms
- The Dealer (1970) ... Terry Simms
 1970 Paris 7000 (TV Series)
- No Place to Hide (1970)
 1969 Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie)
Bibi Crosby
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Agatha Corey
- Coreyville (1969) ... Agatha Corey
 1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Duchess Sophia
- The Night of the Cossacks (1969) ... Duchess Sophia
 1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Clarissa
- Clarissa (1967) ... Clarissa
 1966-1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Vera Stannard / Dee
- A Time to Love (1967) ... Vera Stannard
- And Baby Makes Five (1966) ... Dee
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Gerta
- Child Out of Time (1967) ... Gerta
 1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
Carlotta
- Carlotta, Come Home (1966) ... Carlotta
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Marlee Cole
- Marlee (1966) ... Marlee Cole
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Madame Carmaux
- The Casket (1965) ... Madame Carmaux
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Georgia Pettigrew
- My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost (1965) ... Georgia Pettigrew
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Maggie
- Maggie, Queen of the Jungle (1964) ... Maggie
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Anjanette Delacroix
- Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee? (1964) ... Anjanette Delacroix
 1961-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Samantha / Autumn Ely / Lillian Aldrich
- Across Walnuts and Wine (1962) ... Autumn Ely
- A Bridge Across Five Days (1961) ... Lillian Aldrich
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Eva Fraser
- The Borderland (1963) ... Eva Fraser
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Angelica Cellini
- Leaves in the Wind (1963) ... Angelica Cellini
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Sarah Middleton
- The End of the World, Baby (1963) ... Sarah Middleton
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Ellen Burnham
- My Name Is Martin Burnham (1963) ... Ellen Burnham
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Nora Hildon
- Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows (1963) ... Nora Hildon
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Frances Graham
- Vengeance Is the Spur (1963) ... Frances Graham
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Kitty Lamson / Maude Hutchinson
- The Sweetly Smiling Face of Truth (1962) ... Kitty Lamson
- The Fingers of Henri Tourelle (1961) ... Maude Hutchinson
 1962 Rebecca (TV Movie)
Mrs. Danvers
 1962 Theatre '62 (TV Series)
- Rebecca (1962)
 1953-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Davenheim / Ellen Townsend
- Hercule Poirot (1962) ... Mrs. Davenheim
- God Is My Judge (1958) ... Ellen Townsend
- Trapped (1953)
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Kitty Blaine
- Cry to Heaven (1962) ... Kitty Blaine
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Anne Elliot
- State of Shock (1961) ... Anne Elliot
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Merwitch
- The Little Mermaid (1961) ... Merwitch
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Rose Greenbow
- The Rebellious Rose (1961) ... Rose Greenbow
 1954-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Julia Walton / Grace Barlow
- A Time to Decide (1960)
- The Case of Julia Walton (1959) ... Julia Walton
- Whisper of Evil (1959) ... Grace Barlow
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series)
Sally Mellanby
- The Golden Deed (1960) ... Sally Mellanby
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Andromache
 1960 Cash McCall
Maude Kennard
 1955-1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Joan Rogers / Mrs. Graff
- The Red Dress (1959) ... Joan Rogers
- Reunion (1955) ... Mrs. Graff
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Madrina Wilcox
- Incident of the Judas Trap (1959) ... Madrina Wilcox
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Wanda Newton / Mrs. Kelly / Libby Hanneman
- Free Weekend (1958) ... Wanda Newton
- The Playroom (1957) ... Mrs. Kelly
- Heritage of Anger (1956) ... Libby Hanneman
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Mrs. Claire Holden
- Ticket to Tangier (1958) ... Mrs. Claire Holden
 1952-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Belinda Cattson / Fran Dundee / Joyce Newell / ...
- Image of Fear (1958)
- The Laughing Willow (1958) ... Belinda Cattson
- The Drop of a Hat (1956) ... Fran Dundee
- Manhattan Duet (1956) ... Joyce Newell
- Miss Turner's Decision (1955) ... Melissa Turner
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Beatrice
- Much Ado About Nothing: Part 2 (1958) ... Beatrice
- Much Ado About Nothing: Part 1 (1958) ... Beatrice
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Clara Beauchamp
- The Clara Beauchamp Story (1957) ... Clara Beauchamp
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Caroline Emmet / Emily Rone
- Deadly Climate (1957) ... Caroline Emmet
- Night of Execution (1955) ... Emily Rone
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Nothing Personal (1957)
- A Night of Rain (1957)
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Brita
- A Double Life (1957) ... Brita
 1956 Three Brave Men
Lt. Mary Jane McCoy
 1955-1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Belle Thurmond / Mrs. Scott
- The Undiscovered Country (1956) ... Belle Thurmond
- The Answer (1955) ... Mrs. Scott
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Susan Harland / Joan Byrnes
- One Life (1956) ... Susan Harland
- Yacht on the High Sea (1956) ... Joan Byrnes
 1955 Illegal
Ellen Miles
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Sophie Teale
- Roberta (1955) ... Sophie Teale
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Kay Thorndyke
- State of the Union (1954) ... Kay Thorndyke
 1954 Four Guns to the Border
Maggie Flannery
 1953-1954 Danger (TV Series)
- See No Evil (1954)
- Hand Me Down (1953)
 1949-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Creeper (1949)
 1954 Justice (TV Series)
- Ride with Terror (1954)
 1954 Executive Suite
Erica Martin
 1953 The Philip Morris Playhouse (TV Series)
- Room 203 (1953)
 1953 Fast Company
Mercedes Bellway
 1953 Sombrero
Elena Cantu
 1950-1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Ski Story (1953)
- Only This Night (1950)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- Legal Affair (1953)
 1950-1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jane Conway / Terry / Jessica / ...
- The Key (1952) ... Jane Conway
- The Magnolia Touch (1952) ... Terry
- Dames Are Poison (1951) ... Jessica
- Mine to Have (1950) ... Flo
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
- Double By-Line (1952)
 1952 Young Man with Ideas
Joyce Laramie
 1951-1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Sabrina / Jane Crosby
- The Jungle (1952)
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1951) ... Sabrina
- The Buccaneer (1951)
- Icebound (1951) ... Jane Crosby
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- Bound Together (1952)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- World So Wide (1952)
 1952 Chesterfield Presents (TV Series)
 1951-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Blood Relation (1952)
 1951 St. Benny the Dip
Linda Kovacs
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- In Hiding (1951)
 1951 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Betrayal (1951)
 1951 Two Girls Named Smith (TV Series)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Wife
- Half an Hour (1949) ... Wife
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Three Cornered Moon (1949) ... Elizabeth
 1949 Johnny Allegro
Glenda Chapman
 1949 The Undercover Man
Judith Warren
 1948 The Dark Past
Betty
 1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames
Susie Pearson
 1947 Johnny O'Clock
Harriet Hobson
 1945 A Thousand and One Nights
Harem Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
Sally Brown
 1944 She's a Sweetheart
Jeanne
 1944 Strange Affair
Frieda Brenner
 1944 Shadows in the Night
Lois Garland
 1944 She's a Soldier Too
Tessie Legruda
 1944 Nine Girls
Alice Blake
 1943 Wagon Wheels West (Short)
Jan Colburn
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Moderator of the television program "Let's Take Sides". See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Believe it or not, teaching is the most rewarding thing I do. It has been the most successful thing I've done in my life.

Trivia:

Daughter of Dirk Fock, conductor of the Amsterdams Concertgebouworkest, and actress and singer Consuelo Flowerton. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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