STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,394 this week

Elizabeth Hartman (I) (1943–1987)


This slender, striking, red-haired, freckle-faced American leading lady, a Carnegie-Tech student in the 60s, made a stunning, sensitive film debut as the blind, abused, uneducated white girl who falls in love with compassionate Sidney Poitier in the racially-charged drama A Patch of Blue (1965). That glorious performance earned Elizabeth a Golden ... See full bio »

Awards Central

Check out IMDb's full coverage of all the major awards events, including the Critics Choice Awards, Gotham Awards, and more.

Visit our Awards Central section

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1017 people
created 29 Sep 2011
 
a list of 34 people
created 26 Mar 2012
 
a list of 285 people
created 17 Jan 2015
 
a list of 35 people
created 17 Feb 2015
 
a list of 2975 people
created 04 Feb 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Elizabeth Hartman's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Secret of NIMH
The Secret of NIMH Mrs. Brisby
(1982)
A Patch of Blue
A Patch of Blue Selina D'Arcey
(1965)
The Beguiled
The Beguiled Edwina
(1971)
You're a Big Boy Now
You're a Big Boy Now Barbara Darling
(1966)

Filmography

Jump to: Actress | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actress (15 credits)
 1981 Full Moon High
Miss Montgomery
 1980 Willow B: Women in Prison (TV Movie)
Helen
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series)
Bobbie Marks
- Come at Last to Love (1975) ... Bobbie Marks
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Wilma More (segment "Love and the Locksmith")
- Love and the Big Top/Love and the Locksmith/Love and the Odd Couples/Love and the Unwedding (1973) ... Wilma More (segment "Love and the Locksmith") (uncredited)
 1973 Intermission
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Camilla
- A Little Bit Like Murder (1973) ... Camilla
 1973 Walking Tall
Pauline
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Judith Timm (segment "The Dark Boy")
- The Dark Boy/Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something (1971) ... Judith Timm (segment "The Dark Boy")
 1971 The Beguiled
Edwina
 1968 The Fixer
Zinaida
 1966 The Group
Priss
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1966 The 38th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
 1965 A Cinderella Named Elizabeth (Documentary short)
Herself

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in road tour of "Morning's at Seven". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Acting is what I do best. I'm not trained for anything else, and I enjoy it. See more »

Trivia:

Like her characters in A Patch of Blue (1965) and The Secret of NIMH (1982), she was very shy and timid in real life. See more »

Nickname:

Biff See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Contribute to This Page