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Irene Dailey (1920–2008)

A well-rounded and well-respected actress of the stage, particularly on Broadway and London's West End, actress Irene Dailey was better known, however, as the annoyingly neurotic patrician Liz Matthews on daytime's Another World (1964), a role that made her a household face, if not quite a name. The daughter of Daniel James (manager of the ... See full bio »

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Another World
Another World Liz Matthews
Five Easy Pieces
Five Easy Pieces Samia Glavia
The Amityville Horror
The Amityville Horror Aunt Helena
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Pamela Stewart (1969-1970)


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 1980-1992 Another World (TV Series)
Liz Matthews
- Episode #1.6745 (1992) ... Liz Matthews
- Episode #1.6848 (1991) ... Liz Matthews
- Episode #1.6846 (1991) ... Liz Matthews (uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 July 1982 (1982) ... Liz Matthews
- Episode #1.4361 (1981) ... Liz Matthews
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. McGuire
- Stacking (1987) ... Mrs. McGuire
 1972 Jigsaw (TV Movie)
Mrs. Cummings
 1968-1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (segment "The Sand Castle") / Ruth
- The Sand Castle/The Tape Recorder (1970) ... (segment "The Sand Castle")
- Home (1968) ... Ruth
 1970 Five Easy Pieces
Samia Glavia
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sand Castle (1970)
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
Mrs. Fitts
 1968 Daring Game
Mrs. Carlyle
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Hallie Simmons
- How Close Can You Get? (1966) ... Hallie Simmons
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Annie Cloyne
- Threshold (1965) ... Annie Cloyne
 1964 Brenner (TV Series)
Mrs. Friedman
- The Vigilantes (1964) ... Mrs. Friedman
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Caroline Bullard
- Heap Logs and Let the Blaze Laugh Out (1964) ... Caroline Bullard
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Agatha Miller
- The Bride Wore Pink (1963) ... Agatha Miller
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Sara Anderson
- A Trip to Niagara (1963) ... Sara Anderson
 1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Miss Frank
- Mute (1963) ... Miss Frank
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Amelia Carter
- Everybody's Playing Polo (1962) ... Amelia Carter
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mrs. Prinzler
- The Avenger (1962) ... Mrs. Prinzler
 1959-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Auntie Maud / Amy Gary
- Four Sweet Corners (1959) ... Amy Gary
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Millie Baker
- Blind Date (1958) ... Millie Baker
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Pamela Stewart (1969-1970)
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She acted in Anthony Creighton and Bernard Miller's play, "Tomorrow - With Pictures!", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Conrad Phillips, James Patterson, James Villiers, Brian Hayes, Phyllis Montefiore and Max Kohlhase in the cast. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I shall be 40 in September. I have nothing, really nothing. I'm not married. I have no children. All I really care about is the theater, but now, for the first time, I know in my stomach that my work is good. -- ID, after earning rave reviews in 1960 for her work in the London play "Tomorrow-With Pictures"


Younger sister of actor Dan Dailey. See more »

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