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Jacqueline deWit (1912–1998)

Jacqueline deWit was born on September 26, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Wilhelmina deWit. She was an actress, known for All That Heaven Allows (1955), Harper (1966) and The Snake Pit (1948). She died on January 7, 1998 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Known For

All That Heaven Allows
Harper Mrs. Kronberg
The Snake Pit
The Snake Pit Celia Sommerville
Tea and Sympathy
Tea and Sympathy Lilly Sears


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 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
- A Love to Remember (1970) ... Mattie
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
- Monkees in Texas (1967) ... Kate (as Jacqueline De Wit)
 1966 Harper
Mrs. Kronberg (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Mrs. Flynn
- Journey into Darkness (1963) ... Mrs. Flynn
 1963 Twice-Told Tales
Hannah Pyncheon, Gerald's Sister (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1963 It Happened at the World's Fair
Emma Johnson (uncredited)
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Koko Kate (1962) ... Agnes (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1962 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Shelbourne
- Joey Hires a Maid (1962) ... Mrs. Shelbourne
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
- The Clown (1960) ... Manager (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1960 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- Who Are You? (1960) ... Julia
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Portia Villiac Crowley
- Knock on Any Tombstone (1960) ... Portia Villiac Crowley
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- The Colonel Harris Story (1960) ... Princess (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
- Her Sister's Keeper (1960) ... Mona (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- Vengeful Knife (1959) ... Martha
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Helen Bemis
- Time Enough at Last (1959) ... Helen Bemis (as Jaqueline deWit)
 1954-1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Peabody / Mrs. Potter / Rachel Brackett / ...
- The Last Witness (1958) ... Mrs. Peabody
- Windfall (1958) ... Mrs. Potter
- Father Hoppe (1956) ... Rachel Brackett
- The Hollywood Story (1954) ... Siri
 1958 Hi, Grandma! (TV Movie)
 1958 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
Widow Zachary
- The Quiet Strangers (1958) ... Widow Zachary (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1954-1957 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Elvira / Nick Radford
- Danny Goes Social (1957) ... Nick Radford (as Jacqueline De Wit)
- The Matchmaker (1954) ... Elvira
- Margaret's Birthday (1954) ... Elvira
 1956 Tea and Sympathy
Lilly Sears
 1956 State Trooper (TV Series)
Mrs. Avery
- Red Badge of Death (1956) ... Mrs. Avery (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1956 The Toy Tiger
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Bread Upon the Waters (1956) ... (as Jacqueline deWitt)
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Darlene Gordon
- Uncle Barney (1956) ... Darlene Gordon
 1955-1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Emmy / Mercedes Fairfax
- Prima Donna (1956) ... Emmy
- Want Ad Wedding (1955) ... Mercedes Fairfax
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Mona Plash (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1955 Lay That Rifle Down
Aunt Sarah Greeb
 1955 The Shrike
Katherine Meade
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Irene Probst
- The Merle Roberts Story (1955) ... Irene Probst
 1953-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Rosetta Brannon
- The Favorable Signs (1953) ... Rosetta Brannon
 1954 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Harriet Hackett
- The Traveling Room (1954) ... Harriet Hackett
 1953-1954 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
Ruth Thompson / Ruth Perkins
- The Doll's House (1954) ... Ruth Perkins
- The Faculty Dance (1953) ... Ruth Thompson
- Episode #1.4 (1953) ... Ruth Thompson
- Babes in the Woods (1953) ... Ruth Thompson
- Birthday Presents (1953) ... Ruth Thompson
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Pearl Street Incident (1954) ... (as Jacqueline De Witt)
 1954 Playgirl
Greta Marsh
 1953 She's Back on Broadway
Lisa Kramer
 1952 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Nora Manville
- A Close-Up of Murder (1952) ... Nora Manville
 1952 Carrie
Carrie's Sister Minnie (as Jacqueline de Witt)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Clipp
- They Came to Baghdad (1952) ... Mrs. Clipp
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Oldster (1951)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- Night Bank (1951)
 1951 The First Legion
Miss Hamilton
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Margaret Aubyn
- The Touchstone (1951) ... Margaret Aubyn
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Shiny People (1951) ... Phyllis
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- Mrs. January and Mr. Ex (1950) ... (as Jacqueline de Witt)
 1950 Never a Dull Moment
Myra Van Elson (uncredited)
 1950 On the Isle of Samoa
Mrs. Marguerite Leach
 1950 The Great Jewel Robber
Mrs. Arthur Vinson
 1950 The Happy Years
Mrs. Cameron (uncredited)
 1950 The Damned Don't Cry
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight
Lisa Marcel (as Jacqueline DeWit)
 1949 It's a Great Feeling
Trent's Secretary (uncredited)
 1948 The Snake Pit
Celia Sommerville
 1947 Something in the Wind
Fashion Show Saleslady (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1947 The Lone Wolf in Mexico
Liliane Dumont
 1946 Wild Beauty
Cissy Cruthers
 1946 Cuban Pete
 1946 She Wrote the Book
Millicent Van Cleve
 1946 Little Giant
Hazel Temple Morrison (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1945 Saratoga Trunk
Guilia Forosini (as Jacqueline DeWitt)
 1945 Spellbound
Nurse (uncredited)
 1945 Week-End at the Waldorf
Kate Douglas
 1945 That Night with You
Blossom Drake
 1945 Men in Her Diary
Marjorie Barnes
 1945 Lady on a Train
Miss Fletcher (as Jacqueline de Wit)
 1945 Swing Out, Sister
Pat Cameron
 1945 I'll Remember April
 1945 Fog Island
Emiline Bronson (as Jacqueline DeWit)
 1944 Moonlight and Cactus
 1944 Black Magic
Justine Bonner
 1944 Dragon Seed
Wu Lien's Wife
 1943 The Leopard Man
Helene (uncredited)

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Romeo and Juliet (1934). Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Katharine Cornell. Choreographed by Martha Graham. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Martin Beck Theatre: 20 Dec 1934- Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/77 performances). Cast: Brian Aherne (as "Mercutio, kinsman to ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Jacqueline De Wit | Jacqueline De Witt | Jacqueline DeWit | Jacqueline DeWitt | Jacqueline DeWitte | Jackie Newman | Jacqueline de Wit | Jacqueline de Witt | Jaqueline deWit | Jacqueline deWitt


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Character actress from the '30s Broadway stage who played "other woman" roles in late '40s films. See more »


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