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Hope Emerson (1897–1960)

Although there may have been "bigger" actresses in Hollywood's history, there were few "larger" than Hope Emerson. At 6' 2" and 230 pounds, she towered over many of her male co-stars, and her size, brusque voice and stern demeanor typed her for a career in villainous roles, such as her star turn as the sadistic prison matron in Caged (1950), which... See full bio »

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 1959-1960 The Dennis O'Keefe Show (TV Series)
Amelia 'Sarge' Sargent / Amelia 'Sarge' Sergeant
- June Thursday (1960) ... Amelia 'Sarge' Sergeant
- Send This Boy to Camp (1960) ... Amelia 'Sarge' Sargent
- Marriage, Anyone? (1960) ... Amelia 'Sarge' Sargent
- Dimples (1960) ... Amelia 'Sarge' Sergeant
- The Regency Club (1960) ... Amelia 'Sarge' Sargent
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Ada
- Night Club (1959) ... Ada
 1958-1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Mother
- Crisscross (1959) ... Mother (credit only)
- The Portrait (1959) ... Mother
- The Coffin (1959) ... Mother
- Vendetta (1959) ... Mother
- Kill from Nowhere (1959) ... Mother
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- Big Liz (1958)
 1958 Rock-a-Bye Baby
Mrs. Rogers
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mrs. Downey
- The Innocent Sleep (1958) ... Mrs. Downey
 1955-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Rosie McTaggart / Mrs. Bascomb / Mrs. Flower
- The McTaggart Succession (1958) ... Rosie McTaggart
- A Likely Story (1955) ... Mrs. Bascomb
- Millions of Georges (1955) ... Mrs. Flower
 1958 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Sadie's Mother
- Bolivar's Beauty Salon (1958) ... Sadie's Mother
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Caroline Barnes
- The House (1957) ... Caroline Barnes
 1957 All Mine to Give
Mrs. Pugmeister
 1957 The Guns of Fort Petticoat
Hannah Lacey
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Quincy
- So Short a Season (1957) ... Mrs. Quincy
 1956 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Hilda
- The Housekeeper (1956) ... Hilda
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Helen
- Millie's Daughter (1956) ... Helen
 1956 Medic (TV Series)
Clara Mary Gallagher
- The Glorious Red Gallagher (1956) ... Clara Mary Gallagher
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Ma Grier
- The Ox-Bow Incident (1955) ... Ma Grier
 1955 Untamed
Maria DeGroot
 1955 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Keziah Potter
- The Whale on the Beach (1954) ... Keziah Potter
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Duchess of Castelbello
 1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- The Teacher (1954)
 1953 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Female writer
- Weekend in Connecticut (1953) ... Female writer
 1953 Champ for a Day
Ma Karlsen
 1953 A Perilous Journey
Olivia Schuyler
 1953 The Lady Wants Mink
Mrs. Hoxie
 1952 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Minerva Parker
- Pilot (1952) ... Minerva Parker
 1952 Doc Corkle (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1952)
 1951 Westward the Women
Patience Hawley
 1951 Belle Le Grand
Emma McGee
 1950 Copper Canyon
Ma Tarbet
 1949 Dancing in the Dark
Mrs. Schlaghammer
 1949 Roseanna McCoy
Levisa Hatfield
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Midge, a buyer
 1949 House of Strangers
Helena Domenico
 1948 That Wonderful Urge
Mrs. Riley (uncredited)
 1948 Cry of the City
Rose Given
 1948 Kobb's Corner (TV Series)
Host (1948-49)
 1938 Rascals
Miss Gordon - Dr. Carter's 2nd Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 Object Not Matrimony (Short)
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Stage Play: Street Scene. Musical/drama. Music by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Langston Hughes. Book by Elmer Rice. Based on the play by Elmer Rice. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Musical Staging by Anna Sokolow. Directed by Charles Friedman. Adelphi Theatre: 9 Jan 1947- 17 May 1947 (148 ... See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Was the voice of Elsie the Cow for Borden Milk commercials. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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