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Billie Bird (1908–2002)


Vaudeville comedienne Billie Bird Sellen was discovered at an orphanage at the age of eight years and hired to tour theater circuits with a vaudeville troupe. During the Vietnam War she accompanied 12 USO tours entertaining the troops in the war zone in the 1960s and 1970s. She had worked as recently as 1995 when she appeared in Jury Duty (1995), ... See full bio »

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 1997 George & Leo (TV Series)
 1995 Jury Duty
Rose
 1993 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
Woman
- Summer (1993) ... Woman
- Independence Day (1993) ... Woman
 1992 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Ruthie
- A Year to Remember (1992) ... Ruthie
 1990 Home Alone
Woman in Airport
 1990 The End of Innocence
Mrs. Yabledablov
 1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
Mrs. Stanwyck
 1989 That's Adequate
Old Lillian Darling
 1988 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Sheila
- Borderline (1988) ... Sheila
- Suicidal (1988) ... Sheila
 1987-1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Simms / Mrs. Gladstone
- The Johnsons Are Home (1988) ... Mrs. Simms
 1988 Werewolf (TV Series)
Grace Sullivan
- Amazing Grace (1988) ... Grace Sullivan
 1988 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Debbie Phoenix
- Play It Again, Sam (1988) ... Debbie Phoenix
 1988 Save the Dog! (TV Movie)
 1988 Hunter (TV Series)
Marie Watson
 1987 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Tessie
- Mona (1987) ... Tessie
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
Lillian Miller
- A House Is Not a Home (1987) ... Lillian Miller
 1987 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Agatha
- The Moral Equation (1987) ... Agatha
- Changes (1987) ... Agatha
 1987 Max Headroom (TV Series)
Florence
- Blipverts (1987) ... Florence
 1986-1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Mildred
- Thoroughly Modern Mildred (1987) ... Mildred
- Lost and Found (1986) ... Mildred
 1987 Starman (TV Series)
Little Old Lady
- Dusty (1987) ... Little Old Lady
 1986 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Polly
- Write and Wrong (1986) ... Polly
 1986 Ratboy
Psychic
 1986 Brothers (TV Series)
Aunt Wilhemena
- Whose 'Golden Years' Is It, Anyway? Part 2 (1986) ... Aunt Wilhemena
- Whose 'Golden Years' Is It, Anyway? Part 1 (1986) ... Aunt Wilhemena
 1986 One Crazy Summer
Grandma
 1986 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Mimi LeGrand
- A Chip Off the Ol' Milt (1986) ... Mimi LeGrand
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Bea
- Help Wanted: Kids (1986) ... Bea
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Anna Dix
- Gourmet Steele (1985) ... Anna Dix
 1984 Three's a Crowd (TV Series)
Jack's Aunt Mae
- Family Affair (1984) ... Jack's Aunt Mae
 1984 Happy Days (TV Series)
Mother Kelp
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... Mother Kelp
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Ella Hayes
- Send Her Ella (1984) ... Ella Hayes
 1983-1984 We Got It Made (TV Series)
Muriel / Mrs. Lapinsky
- Mickey's Misconception (1984) ... Muriel
- Mickey the Shoplifter (1983) ... Mrs. Lapinsky
 1983 Goodnight, Beantown (TV Series)
- Popsicle (1983)
 1982-1983 It Takes Two (TV Series)
Mama
- Instinct (1983) ... Mama
- The Suit (1983) ... Mama
- Mother and Child Reunion (1983) ... Mama
- Molly's Best Friend (1983) ... Mama
- Only When You Laugh (1983) ... Mama
 1983 Max Dugan Returns
Older Woman
 1982 Young Doctors in Love
The Hospital Staff - Flower Lady
 1982 House Calls (TV Series)
- Deafenwolf (1982)
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Dark Horse (1977)
 1976-1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
Shirley / Mrs. Cox
- The Career Girl (1977) ... Shirley
- The Fledgling (1976) ... Mrs. Cox
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Lillian
- The Tree (1974) ... Lillian
 1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Old Woman
- The Hanging of Newly O'Brien (1973) ... Old Woman
 1972 Stand Up and Be Counted (uncredited)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Woman
- The Riddle in Room Six (1971) ... Woman
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Winnie Goodrich
- Log 175: The Con Artists (1971) ... Winnie Goodrich
 1970 Getting Straight
Landlady
 1968 The Odd Couple
Chambermaid (uncredited)
 1967 Barefoot in the Park
Drunken Neighbor (uncredited)
 1966 The Las Vegas Hillbillys
Aunt Clem
 1961 Secret of Deep Harbor
Mama Miller
 1961 The Cat Burglar
Mrs. Prattle
 1959 Blue Denim
Woman (uncredited)
 1959 Born to Be Loved
Drunk's Wife
 1958 Unwed Mother
Gertie
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
- Three Wanted Men (1958) ... (unconfirmed)
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Shubb
- Dangerous Verdict (1958) ... Mrs. Shubb
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Evelyn
- The Benson Case (1957) ... Evelyn
 1957 Panama Sal
Woman Manager
 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Ticket Seller / Cashier (uncredited)
 1954 Woman's World
Woman in Bargain Basement (uncredited)
 1953 Half a Hero
Ernestine
 1952 My Wife's Best Friend
Katie (uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Essie
 1952 My Man and I
Waitress (uncredited)
 1952 Just Across the Street
Pearl
 1952 Anything Can Happen
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1951 Journey Into Light
Gertie
 1951 Rhubarb
Mona Lizzie (uncredited)
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
 1951 The Mating Season
Mugsy
 1950 Dallas
School Teacher (uncredited)
 1921 Grass Widowers (Short)
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