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Brenda Fowler (I) (1883–1942)

Brenda Fowler was born on February 16, 1883 in Jamestown, North Dakota, USA as Eva Brenda Fowler . She was an actress, known for Judge Priest (1934), Way Down East (1935) and Thirty a Week (1918). She was married to John W. Sherman. She died on October 27, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Judge Priest
Judge Priest Mrs. Caroline Priest
Way Down East
Way Down East Quilting Party Woman
Thirty a Week
Thirty a Week Mrs. Wright
The Case Against Mrs. Ames


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 1941 Manpower
Mrs. Calkin - Saleslady (uncredited)
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Woman in Prague (uncredited)
 1940 Comin' Round the Mountain
Ma Blower
 1940 They Drive by Night
Prison Matron (uncredited)
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
Nun (uncredited)
 1940 Untamed
Chief Nurse (uncredited)
 1940 Women Without Names
Mrs. Turner (uncredited)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Mrs. Gatewood (uncredited)
 1938 Girls on Probation
Miss Kenney - Head Prison Matron (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Head Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 Of Human Hearts
Mrs. Ames (uncredited)
 1937 Speed to Spare
Miss Granston
 1936 Can This Be Dixie?
Martin Curtis Peachtree (uncredited)
 1936 Second Wife
Mrs. Anderson
 1936 Two-Fisted Gentleman
Mrs. Prentice
 1936 Anthony Adverse
Midwife at Anthony's Birth (uncredited)
 1936 The Case Against Mrs. Ames
Mrs. Shumway
 1936 The First Baby
Friend of the Family (uncredited)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Midwife (uncredited)
 1936 Lady of Secrets
Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Riffraff
Mrs. Morgan - Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley
Committee Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Way Down East
Quilting Party Woman
 1935 Ginger
Probation Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein
Mother (uncredited)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap
Judy Ballard (uncredited)
 1935 Carnival
Baby Judge (uncredited)
 1935 Mystery Woman
Customer (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Mrs. Rhinelander-Fish (uncredited)
 1934 Judge Priest
Mrs. Caroline Priest
 1934 The World Moves On
Madame Agnes Girard (1825)
 1934 Change of Heart
Adoption Agency's Nurse (uncredited)
 1923 Money! Money! Money!
Mrs. Carter
 1918 Thirty a Week
Mrs. Wright

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Dark-haired small-part character actress of the 1930's and 40's, invariably typecast as nurse or midwife. Had a lengthy career on stage before entering films. See more »


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