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Marietta Canty (1905–1986)

Marietta Canty was born on September 30, 1905 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Rebel Without a Cause (1955), The Spoilers (1942) and The Lady Is Willing (1942). She died on July 9, 1986 in Hartford. See full bio »

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Rebel Without a Cause
Rebel Without a Cause Crawford Family Maid
The Spoilers
The Spoilers Idabelle
The Lady Is Willing
Father of the Bride


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 1955 Rebel Without a Cause
Crawford Family Maid
 1955 A Man Called Peter
Emma (uncredited)
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl
Dolly (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Ida (uncredited)
 1952 Dreamboat
Lavinia (uncredited)
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire
Giggling Woman with Eunice (uncredited)
 1951 Father's Little Dividend
Delilah (Banks' Maid)
 1951 Valentino
Tilly - Joan's Maid (uncredited)
 1951 Belle Le Grand
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans
Angelique, Suzette's Maid (uncredited)
 1950 Bright Leaf
Queenie - Sonia's Maid (uncredited)
 1950 Father of the Bride
 1949 My Foolish Heart
 1949 Dear Wife
 1949 Chicago Deadline
 1949 Mother Is a Freshman
Beulah (uncredited)
 1948 Words and Music
Mary (uncredited)
 1948 Best Man Wins
 1947 The Crimson Key
Petunia (uncredited)
 1947 Dear Ruth
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Rachael (uncredited)
 1946 Home, Sweet Homicide
Cherrington Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1946 The Searching Wind
Sophronia, the Maid
 1946 Johnny Comes Flying Home
Jennie (uncredited)
 1944 Lake Placid Serenade
Priscilla (uncredited)
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier
Samanthy (uncredited)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Phoebe the Ladies Room Maid (uncredited)
 1944 Goin' to Town
 1944 The Heavenly Body
 1944 Lady in the Dark
 1943 Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event
Verbena (Carmelita's Maid)
 1943 Three Hearts for Julia
Mattie, Julia's Maid
 1942 Johnny Doughboy
Sweetheart (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
 1942 The Magnificent Dope
 1942 Not a Ladies' Man
 1942 The Spoilers
 1942 The Lady Is Willing
Mary Lou
 1940 Boom Town
Karen's Maid (uncredited)
 1940 'What's Your 'I.Q.'?': Number Two (Short)
Black Woman with Child (uncredited)

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African-American character actress of the 1940's and 50's. On Broadway from 1933. She was a renowned political activist and humanist, recipient of many awards, including the Humanitarian Award, Hartford Section of National Council of Women, 1969; and the certificate of Service and Award Recognition, American Red Cross.

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