Played Cora The Coffee Lady in a series of TV commercials for Maxwell House coffee in the mid to late 1970s.
5' (1.52 m)
Did You Know?
[on being burnt on the set of The Wizard of Oz
(1939)] When I looked down at my right hand, I thought I was going to faint... the fire had singed my eyebrows off and burned my cheeks and chin.
She knew and accepted that she was not "conventionally glamorous". She often told the story that when her agent first called and told her MGM was interested in talking to her about a role in The Wizard of Oz
(1939), she responded, "Oh, I loved reading those books to my kindergarten children. Which role?" Her agent replied: "The witch." Hamilton said: "The witch?" and the agent responded: "Yes, ...
Distinctive high-pitched voice