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Nora Cecil (1878–1951)

Nora Cecil was born on September 26, 1878 in London, England. She was an actress, known for I Married a Witch (1942), The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) and The Old Fashioned Way (1934). She died on May 1, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1947 Big Town
Miss Lovelace (uncredited)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Mrs. Ryan, Nurse (uncredited)
 1946 No Leave, No Love
Indignant Onlooker at Hotel Desk (uncredited)
 1946 The Missing Lady
Miss Millie
 1946 Johnny Comes Flying Home
Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Mrs. Mulberry - Recital Guest (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Woman in Window (uncredited)
 1945 The Thin Man Goes Home
Miss Peavy
 1945 Lady on a Train
Woman with Umbrella and Radio (uncredited)
 1945 Molly and Me
Clerk at Domestic Service Agency (uncredited)
 1944 Together Again
Woman at Recital (uncredited)
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero
Train Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Head Nurse (uncredited)
 1943 The Unknown Guest
Martha Williams
 1943 Two Weeks to Live
Grandma Masters (uncredited)
 1943 Calaboose
Irate Woman in Car (uncredited)
 1942 I Married a Witch
Harriet Wooley
 1942 The Daring Young Man
Matron (uncredited)
 1942 Tish
Spinster (uncredited)
 1942 Apache Trail
Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
Miss Updike (uncredited)
 1942 Jail House Blues
Matron (uncredited)
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Miss Hollyrod - Bird Lover (uncredited)
 1942 Call Out the Marines
Elderly Lady with Glasses (uncredited)
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Casket Customer (uncredited)
 1941 It Started with Eve
Mrs. Fields - Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1941 Unexpected Uncle
Muriel, Kathleen's Landlady (uncredited)
 1941 A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
Charwoman
 1940 Little Men
Head of Orphanage (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Lompoc Ladies Auxiliary (uncredited)
 1940 Young People
Righteous Old Lady (uncredited)
 1940 Lucky Partners
Women's Club President (uncredited)
 1940 Those Were the Days!
Mrs. Moffett (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars
Miss Blecker (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Mission Worker (uncredited)
 1940 The Captain Is a Lady
Lady Buying Groceries (uncredited)
 1940 On Their Own (uncredited)
 1939 What a Life
Miss Eggleston
 1939 Some Like It Hot
Mrs. Beckett (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Snoring Woman on Train (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Miss Jenkins (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Boone's Landlady (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mrs. Shackleford (uncredited)
 1939 St. Louis Blues
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1938 King of Alcatraz
Nora Kane (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Boggs Steps Out
Widow Peddie
 1938 No Time to Marry
Rusty's Aunt (uncredited)
 1938 International Settlement
English Woman (uncredited)
 1937 The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble
Dressmaker (uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Schoolteacher (uncredited)
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Leader of Committee (uncredited)
 1937 Partners in Crime
Housekeeper
 1937 She Asked for It
Elderly lady (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
Miss Swerf
 1937 Night of Mystery
Hemming
 1937 Three Smart Boys (Short)
Miss Witherspoon, Superintendent
 1937 Night Must Fall
Woman in Tour (uncredited)
 1937 Champagne Waltz
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1937 The Mighty Treve
Old Maid at Dog Show
 1936 College Holiday
Miss Elkins (uncredited)
 1936 Career Woman
Witness--New York (uncredited)
 1936 Let's Make a Million (uncredited)
 1936 Laughing at Trouble
Mrs. Wigby- Townswoman (uncredited)
 1936 Under Your Spell
School Teacher (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Home Economics woman
 1936 Girl of the Ozarks
Miss Trent
 1936 Little Miss Nobody
Mrs. Robinson (uncredited)
 1936 Fury
Albert's Mother (uncredited)
 1936 Dancing Pirate
Landlady (uncredited)
 1936 Collegiate
Miss Curtiss
 1936 Two in the Dark
Mrs. Potter, Landlady (uncredited)
 1935 Grand Exit
Miss Appleby, Third Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Way Down East
Townswoman at Party
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Beauty Products Announcer (uncredited)
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Miss Perkins - Spear Office Worker (uncredited)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1935 Car 99
Granny Adams
 1935 Memories and Melodies (Short)
Customer (uncredited)
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
Ship's Matron (uncredited)
 1934 Ferry-Go-Round (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider
Choir Leader (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Widow
Animal Woman (uncredited)
 1934 Opened by Mistake (Short)
Head Nurse
 1934 The Spectacle Maker (Short)
Duchess (uncredited)
 1934 Chained
Edith - a Shipboard Spinster (uncredited)
 1934 Pursued
Tourist Welfare Worker (uncredited)
 1934 One-Horse Farmers (Short)
Subway Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Mrs. Trutmanner - President of the Window Box Horticulturists (uncredited)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way
Mrs. Wendelschaffer
 1934 Hollywood Party
Scientific Pedant (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
Stream's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1934 Laughing Boy
Teacher (uncredited)
 1934 Glamour
Nurse (uncredited)
 1934 Apples to You! (Short)
Opera Patron in Box with Announcer (uncredited)
 1934 You're Telling Me!
Mrs. Price
 1934 Once to Every Woman
Sister to Baxter
 1934 Mixed Nuts (Short)
Mrs. Twitchett
 1934 Search for Beauty
Miss Pettigrew
 1933 Design for Living
Tom's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Going Hollywood
Briarcroft's Teacher (uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron
Professor Winterbottom (uncredited)
 1933 Doctor Bull
Aunt Emily Banning
 1933 Stage Mother
Miss Gilford - Kitty's Music Store Boss (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Man
Miss Campbell (uncredited)
 1933 Melody Cruise
First Gossip (uncredited)
 1933 Peg o' My Heart
Smythe (maid)
 1933 The Little Giant
Ahern's Maid (uncredited)
 1933 Nature in the Wrong (Short)
Muriel's mother (uncredited)
 1933 The White Sister
Extra at Carnival (uncredited)
 1933 Fast Workers
Matronly Window-Shopper (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Jungle
Spinster in Park (uncredited)
 1933 Wreckety Wrecks (Short)
Miss Winterbottom
 1933 Asleep in the Feet (Short)
Female Police Officer (uncredited)
 1933 The Bitter Tea of General Yen
Missionary (uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
Mrs. Cecil (uncredited)
 1932 Hot Saturday
Gossip on Telephone (uncredited)
 1932 The Millionaire Cat (Short)
 1932 Girl Grief (Short)
Miss Tuttle, Principal
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
Welfare Association Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Week Ends Only
Mrs. Watson, Landlady (uncredited)
 1932 Amateur Daddy
Saleslady (uncredited)
 1932 Young Bride
Landlady (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden
Chambermaid on Phone (uncredited)
 1932 Stepping Sisters
Prosperity (uncredited)
 1931 Arrowsmith
Nurse (uncredited)
 1931 A Melon-Drama (Short)
 1931 The Ruling Voice
Malcom's Nurse (uncredited)
 1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet
Prison Nun (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1931 False Roomers (Short)
Finlayson's Wife
 1931 Caught Plastered
Miss Loring (uncredited)
 1931 Everything's Rosie
Hotel Proprietress (uncredited)
 1931 Misbehaving Ladies
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 East Lynne
Charity Bazaar Committee (uncredited)
 1931 Millie
Helen and Angie's Landlady (uncredited)
 1930 Only Saps Work
Mrs. Partridge
 1930 Outward Bound
Third Gossip (uncredited)
 1930 The Little Accident
Dr. Zernecke
 1930 The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
Curious Passerby at Fu's Funeral (uncredited)
 1929 Footlights and Fools (uncredited)
 1929 Seven Footprints to Satan
Old Witch
 1928 The Cavalier
Lucia's Aunt
 1928 Driftwood
Mrs. Prouty
 1928 The Baby Cyclone
Mrs. Crandall
 1928 The Big City
Landlady (uncredited)
 1927 The Devil Dancer
Julia
 1927 Born to Battle
Ma Cowan
 1927 Too Many Crooks (uncredited)
 1927 Girls (Short)
Matron Helen Hunt
 1927 Sensation Seekers
Mrs. Lodge
 1927 The Demi-Bride
School Teacher
 1927 The Fortune Hunter
Betty Carpenter
 1927 The Silent Rider
Mrs. Randall
 1926 Honeymoon Hospital (Short)
Ernie's 2nd Aunt
 1926 The Scarlet Letter
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1926 The Passionate Quest
Mrs.Flint
 1926 A Lickpenny Lover (Short)
 1926 Chip of the Flying U
Dr. Cecil Grantham
 1926 Born to Battle (uncredited)
 1925 Lightnin'
Passerby in Buggy (uncredited)
 1924 The Deadwood Coach
Matilda Shields - in play
 1924 Darwin Was Right
Aunt Priscilla
 1924 Butterfly
Neighbor / Party Guest (uncredited)
 1922 The Town That Forgot God (uncredited)
 1922 Manslaughter
Lydia's Chaperone (uncredited)
 1921 Footfalls (uncredited)
 1921 Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby (uncredited)
 1920 The Daughter Pays (uncredited)
 1920 Red Foam
Undetermined Role
 1919 Piccadilly Jim (uncredited)
 1919 Miss Crusoe
Miss Meeker (uncredited)
 1919 An Amateur Widow (uncredited)
 1919 Woman, Woman!
Mrs. Lindsay (uncredited)
 1918 The Love Net (uncredited)
 1918 The Zero Hour
Mrs. Winslow (uncredited)
 1918 Appearance of Evil
Miss Spurgeon
 1918 By Hook or Crook
Aunt Marie
 1918 Prunella
Privacy
 1918 American Buds
Emily
 1917 The Wild Girl
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1917 The Little Duchess
Orphanage Matron (as Nora Cecile)
 1917 A Royal Romance
Miss McPherson
 1917 The Poor Little Rich Girl
One of Gwendolyn's Teachers (uncredited)
 1917 Tillie Wakes Up
Gossip in Ice Cream Parlor / Woman Having Picture Taken (uncredited)
 1916 The Social Secretary
Spinster (uncredited)
 1915 The Rajah's Sacrifice (Short) (uncredited)
 1915 The Arrival of Perpetua
Abigail Majendrie
 1915 Alias Jimmy Valentine
Nurse (uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast. Musical extravaganza. Music by J.M. Glover and Frederick Solomon. Book by Arthur Collins and J. Hickory Wood. Book adapted by John J. McNally and J. Cheever Goodwin. Lyrics by J. Cheever Goodwin. Musical Direction by Frederick J. Solomon. Featuring songs by Rosamond Johnson and Jean Schwartz. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Norah Cecile | Nora Cecile

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Veteran English-born character actress, in America from 1915. She initially acted in silent films made at Ft. Lee, New Jersey. During the following three decades, she carved out a career as thin-lipped, stern-visaged dowagers and forbidding mothers-in-law, both in dramatic roles and as comic foil to comedians like W.C. Fields and Laurel & Hardy.

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