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Katherine Emery (1906–1980)

Katherine Emery was born on October 11, 1906 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She was an actress, known for Isle of the Dead (1945), Eyes in the Night (1942) and The Maze (1953). She died on February 7, 1980 in Portland, Maine, USA. See full bio »


(age 73) in Portland, Maine, USA

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Known For

Isle of the Dead
Isle of the Dead Mrs. Mary St. Aubyn
Eyes in the Night
Eyes in the Night Cheli Scott
The Maze
The Maze Edith Murray
The Locket
The Locket Mrs. Willis


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 1953 The Maze
Edith Murray
 1952 Hiawatha
 1952 Untamed Frontier
Camilla Denbow
 1951 Payment on Demand
Mrs. Gates
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday
Mrs. Mildred Lawson
 1948 Arch of Triumph
Grim Nurse (uncredited)
 1946 The Locket
Mrs. Willis
 1946 The Walls Came Tumbling Down
Mrs. Stoker
 1945 Isle of the Dead
Mrs. Mary St. Aubyn
 1942 Eyes in the Night
Cheli Scott
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 1998 A Bug's Life (thanks: recruiting)
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 2015 3-D Rarities (Documentary)

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Played the role of Karen Wright in the original 1934 Broadway production of "The Children's Hour".

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First acting experience, while studying at Sweetbriar College. Later with the University Players at Cape Cod (they included James Stewart and Henry Fonda). First on Broadway in "Carrie Nation" (1932). Her greatest theatrical triumph was as one of the two head mistresses in Lillian Hellman's original production of "The Children's Hour" (1934-1936). Emery retired from acting in the early 1950's. See more »

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