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Lillian Culver (1896–1999)

Lillian (Roberts) Culver was born in Loveland, Colorado, the daughter of William Porter Roberts and Clara Ellen Lackey. Her ancestors included Brig. Gen. Isaac Roberts of the War of 1812 and Anne (Robertson)(Johnston) Cockrill, heroine of the Revolutionary War and sister of James Robertson, "the father of Tennessee." She was an aspiring actress in... See full bio »

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Ben Blue's Brothers
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace Mrs. Schooner
My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian Mrs. Peabody / Plump Lady / Woman
Highway Patrol
Highway Patrol Lucy Briscoe / Tommy's aunt


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 1964-1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Plump Lady / Mrs. Peabody / Woman
- A Martian Sonata in Mrs. B's Flat (1965) ... Plump Lady
- The Magnetic Personality and Who Needs It (1965) ... Mrs. Peabody (as Culver Lillian)
- Hitch-Hiker to Mars (1964) ... Woman
 1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Emily Dearborne
- Maid for a Day (1964) ... Emily Dearborne
 1963 The Thrill of It All
Autograph Seeker (uncredited)
 1963 Critic's Choice
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1963 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Mrs. Harrington
- And Still the Champ (1963) ... Mrs. Harrington (as Lilian Culver)
 1962 Rome Adventure
Tourist Teacher (uncredited)
 1961 Blue Hawaii
Matron (uncredited)
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Pettibone
- The Moon of Mindanao (1961) ... Mrs. Pettibone
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Mrs. Tuppeny
- Portrait of a Man Running (1961) ... Mrs. Tuppeny
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Vera Ribak
- No Law for Ghosts (1961) ... Vera Ribak
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Mrs. J.
- Junior (1961) ... Mrs. J.
 1960 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series)
- The Three Sisters (1960) ... Bernice
 1960 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Barney Fife's Mother
- The Manhunt (1960) ... Barney Fife's Mother
 1960 Ben Blue's Brothers (TV Movie)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Townsend
- The Roman Hatter (1960) ... Mrs. Townsend
 1956-1960 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Mrs. Culver / Mrs. Page / Miss McIntyre / ...
- It's Magic (1960) ... Mrs. Culver
- Happy Horoscope (1959) ... Mrs. Page
- Mardi Gras (1957) ... Miss McIntyre
- The Magician (1956) ... Mrs. Guthrie
 1960 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Spaulding
- Capital Gains (1960) ... Miss Spaulding
 1960 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Spaulding
- Capital Gains (1960) ... Mrs. Spaulding
 1959 Pillow Talk
Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
- The Cat Kicker (1959) ... Matron
 1958-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Tommy's aunt / Lucy Briscoe
- Revenge (1959) ... Tommy's aunt
- Mother's March (1958) ... Lucy Briscoe
 1958 Home Before Dark
Mrs. Franklin (uncredited)
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Manson
- Extortion (1957) ... Mrs. Manson (uncredited)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Equity Board Woman (uncredited)
 1957 The Garment Jungle
Buyer (uncredited)
 1957 Tammy and the Bachelor
Woman at Exhibition (uncredited)
 1957 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
- Mary Has May Co. Reunion (1957) ... Helga
 1957 December Bride (TV Series)
Mrs. Adams
- The Hobo Show (1957) ... Mrs. Adams
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Game (1957)
 1956 Nightfall
Woman (uncredited)
 1956 The Girl He Left Behind
Women's Club Member (uncredited)
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Pennington / Vinnie
- It Started with Eve (1956) ... Mrs. Pennington
- A Visit from Evelyn (1954) ... Vinnie
 1955 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Miss Julia Foster
- The Golden Hoax (1955) ... Miss Julia Foster
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Mrs. Taylor (uncredited)
 1955 Sincerely Yours
Plump Woman (uncredited)
 1953-1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilcox
- Fear Me Not (1955)
- Turn of the Card (1953) ... Mrs. Wilcox (as Lilian Culver)
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Jury of One (1955)
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Mrs. Hall (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mother Superior / Mrs. Phelps
- I Am Joaquin (1955) ... Mother Superior
- Husband Pro Tem (1954) ... Mrs. Phelps
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Inquisitive Woman (uncredited)
 1955 The Glass Slipper
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Martha Fisher
- Break Through the Bars (1955) ... Martha Fisher
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
- The Dan Mulcahy Story (1955) ... Dowager
 1954-1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Clubwoman / Myra Jameson
- The Surprise Party (1955) ... Clubwoman
- A Date for Mrs. Morgan (1954) ... Myra Jameson
 1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mrs. McGrath
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Amelia (1955)
 1954 Athena
Mrs. Tremaine (uncredited)
 1953-1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Pierce
- Turn Back the Clock (1954) ... Mrs. Pierce
 1953-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Full Portrait (1953)
 1953 Easy to Love
Flora - Ray's Maid (uncredited)
 1953 So Big
Mrs. Robinson (uncredited)
 1953 The Band Wagon
Investor (uncredited)
 1953 Dream Wife
Woman at Airport (uncredited)
 1953 I Love Melvin
Visitor (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Real Estate Woman (uncredited)
 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Wife on Beach (uncredited)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Servant (uncredited)
 1952 Carbine Williams
Mrs. Laura Williams (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Lilian Culver | Culver Lillian

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