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Jesslyn Fax (1893–1975)

Jesslyn Fax was born on January 2, 1893 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for Rear Window (1954), The Music Man (1962) and Kiss Me Deadly (1955). She died on February 16, 1975 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1969 The Love God?
Miss Love
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Mrs. Styles
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Lydia Lindsay
- The Still (1969) ... Lydia Lindsay
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Eva Holman
- Big Jessie (1968) ... Eva Holman
 1967 Doctor Dolittle
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Le Grande
- Andy's Investment (1967) ... Mrs. Le Grande
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Mrs. Peacock
- The Night of the Hangman (1967) ... Mrs. Peacock
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Mildred Finch
- The Ungathered Moss (1967) ... Mildred Finch
 1967 The Gnome-Mobile
The Bluejay (voice, uncredited)
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Mrs. Barnes
- The Double-O-Nothing Affair (1967) ... Mrs. Barnes
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Gail Goobendick - Maid (uncredited)
 1967 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Mrs. Nelson
- To Re-enlist or Not to Re-enlist (1967) ... Mrs. Nelson
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Bon Bon
- The Contaminated Cowl (1967) ... Bon Bon
 1965-1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Mrs. Feinberg / Clotilda Willard
- The Concrete Overcoat Affair: Part I (1966) ... Mrs. Feinberg
- The Bow-Wow Affair (1965) ... Clotilda Willard
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series)
Mrs. Purdy
- Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (1966) ... Mrs. Purdy
 1966 The Trouble with Angels
Resident at Retirement Home (uncredited)
 1966 Three on a Couch
Party Guest with Feathery Hat
 1966 The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Mrs. Hutchinson
 1965 Never Too Late
Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1965 A Very Special Favor
Miss Feeny (uncredited)
 1965 The Family Jewels
Airline Passenger
 1964-1965 Many Happy Returns (TV Series)
Wilma Fritter
- The Woodsman (1965) ... Wilma Fritter
- Big White Lie (1965) ... Wilma Fritter
- Pop Goes the Easel (1965) ... Wilma Fritter
- Mother Burnley's Chickens (1964) ... Wilma Fritter
- Many Happy Returns (1964) ... Wilma Fritter
 1954-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Emma - Fan Club VP / Rick Barton / Emma - Fan Club Secretary / ...
- Andy Williams Show (1964) ... Emma - Fan Club VP
- I Am the Fiddler (1964) ... Rick Barton
- Return to Broadway (1963) ... Emma - Fan Club VP
- The Story of the New Talent Show (1962) ... Emma - Fan Club VP
- The Lawrence Welk Show (1962) ... Emma - Fan Club VP
 1958-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Little Old Lady / Court Clerk
- The Case of the Perjured Parrot (1958) ... Court Clerk
 1964 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Woman in Library
- Jack Carter Helps Joey Propose (1964) ... Woman in Library
 1963 4 for Texas
Mildred
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Secretary (uncredited)
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Polhemus
- The Middle Child Gets All the Aches (1963) ... Mrs. Polhemus
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Miss McGuiness / Mrs. Bates
- The Lonely Hours (1963) ... Miss McGuiness
- The Paragon (1963) ... Mrs. Bates
 1963 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Proprietress
- Cotter's Girl (1963) ... Proprietress
 1963 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Abigail Willis
- Think Mink (1963) ... Abigail Willis
 1962 The Interns
Mrs. Hitchcock (uncredited)
 1962 The Music Man
Avis Grubb
 1962 Paradise Alley
Mrs. Holman
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Birdie
- A Feat of Strength (1962) ... Birdie
 1961-1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
The Motel Manageress / Mrs. Gruber / Mrs. Evans
- The Woman Who Wanted to Live (1962) ... The Motel Manageress
- Self Defense (1961) ... Mrs. Gruber
- Coming, Mama (1961) ... Mrs. Evans
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Mrs. Quigley
- Sick, Sick, Sick (1961) ... Mrs. Quigley
 1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Miss Trumbull
- George's Housekeeper (1961) ... Miss Trumbull
 1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1960 Maggie (TV Movie)
Miss Caldwell
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Tilly Barlow
- One for the Books (1960) ... Tilly Barlow
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Clara
- The Only Witness (1960) ... Clara (uncredited)
 1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Ruth Erdlatz
- Dobie Gillis, Boy Actor (1959) ... Ruth Erdlatz
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Belle Decanto
- Death Is a Red Rose (1959) ... Belle Decanto
 1959 The Best of Everything
Aunt (uncredited)
 1959 Blue Denim
Aunt Margaret (uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Maid
- The Time Element (1958) ... Maid
 1958 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Creavy
- Pilot (1958) ... Mrs. Creavy
 1958 The Man Who Died Twice
Sally Hemphill
 1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Mother
- Loco Leaves Home (1958) ... Mother
 1953-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Lady Bettor
- The Hole Card (1957)
- Rim of Violence (1954) ... Lady Bettor
- No Compromise (1953)
 1956-1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Yak (1957)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
Wife
- Four O'Clock (1957) ... Wife
 1957 The Wayward Girl
Older prisoner egging on the fight
 1957 Desk Set
Mrs. Hewitt (uncredited)
 1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1954-1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Connors / Mrs. Hulgard
- The Room Next Door (1957) ... Mrs. Connors
- Three Minutes Too Late (1954) ... Mrs. Hulgard
 1957 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Train Passenger
- Lucy and the Loving Cup (1957) ... Train Passenger
 1953-1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Angela Devon
- The Great Land Purchase (1956) ... Angela Devon
- The Skeleton in the Closet (1956) ... Angela Devon
- Music Box Revue (1955) ... Angela Devon
- Protest Meeting (1955) ... Angela Devon
- Have Bed - Will Travel (1955) ... Angela Devon
 1955 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Mrs. Damity
- Rin Tin Tin Meets Shakespeare (1955) ... Mrs. Damity
 1955 How to Be Very, Very Popular
Music Teacher
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly
Horace's Wife
 1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
 1954 Willy (TV Series)
Louella
- The Fate of the Theatre (1954) ... Louella
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Mrs. Bassett
- Behind Bars (1954) ... Mrs. Bassett
 1954 So You Want to Be Your Own Boss (Short)
Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Housekeeper
- The Skipper and the Padre ... Housekeeper
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- Uncle Jack (1953)
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Washwoman (uncredited)
 1953 Scared Stiff
Woman in Hotel Hallway (uncredited)
 1953 So You Want to Learn to Dance (Short)
Dance Instructress (uncredited)
 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
Maid
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Train Passenger (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Short, dumpy, cherubic American character actress, in cheerful small supporting roles as 'little old ladies'. Occasional comic foil to Jack Benny, Lucille Ball and others.

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Capricorn

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