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Martha Greenhouse (1921–2013)

Martha Greenhouse was born on June 14, 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Martha Miriam Greenhouse. She was an actress, known for Bananas (1971), The Stepford Wives (1975) and The Edge of Night (1956). She died on January 5, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Bananas Dr. Feigen
The Stepford Wives
The Stepford Wives Mrs. Kirgassa
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Role Unknown (Year Unknown)
Up the Down Staircase
Up the Down Staircase Alberta Kagan


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 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Linda Knapp
- DNR (1999) ... Linda Knapp
 1998 Tomorrow Night
 1975 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Mrs. Huber
- Episode #1.104 (1975) ... Mrs. Huber
- Episode #1.101 (1975) ... Mrs. Huber
 1975 First Ladies Diaries: Rachel Jackson (TV Movie)
Norma Livingston
 1971 Bananas
Dr. Feigen
 1970 Where's Poppa?
Owner of 'Happytime Farms'
 1968 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Fallon
- The Honeymooners: Follow the Boys (1968) ... Mrs. Fallon
 1967 Up the Down Staircase
Alberta Kagan
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
The 'Philadelphia' Woman
- Where You from and What You Done? (1967) ... The 'Philadelphia' Woman
 1966 The Journey of the Fifth Horse (TV Movie)
 1966 The Group
Mrs. Bergler
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Mildred Silverman
- The Passion of the Nickel Player (1964) ... Mildred Silverman
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Gilchrist
- The Prisoner (1962) ... Mrs. Gilchrist
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
- Voice at the End of the Line (1962) ... Ruthie
 1962 Everglades (TV Series)
- Unwanted: Dead or Alive (1962) ... Mitzi
 1961-1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Rose Henderson
- Quiet! We're Thinking (1962) ... Rose Henderson (uncredited)
- What Happened to Thursday? (1962) ... Rose Henderson (uncredited)
- Toody's Paradise (1962) ... Rose Henderson (uncredited)
- Christmas at the 53rd (1961) ... Rose Henderson (uncredited)
- The Taming of Lucille (1961) ... Rose Henderson
 1959-1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Talkative Woman / Evelyn Reed
- Show Me the Way to Go Home (1961) ... Talkative Woman
- Four Sweet Corners (1959) ... Evelyn Reed
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
 1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Moment of Panic (1961)
 1959 Art Carney Special (TV Series)
Mrs. Soames
- Our Town (1959) ... Mrs. Soames
 1958 Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (TV Movie)
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Change in Chester (1957) ... Olive
 1956-1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Lillian / Esther Reeves
- His Highness Doberman (1957) ... Lillian
- Where There's a Will (1956) ... Esther Reeves
 1957 Cinderella (TV Special)
Ensemble (uncredited)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Role Unknown (Year Unknown)
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Performed in the CBS program 'Radio Mystery Theatre' in the seventies, including the episode 'Forgetful Ghosts' See more »

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Actress and union leader. Member of the Screen Actor's Guild from 1955. Served two terms on the National Board of SAG, 1981-87. President for five terms of AFTRA's (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) New York Local, 1977-82.

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