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Margaret Irving (I) (1898–1988)

Margaret Irving was born on January 18, 1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Animal Crackers (1930), San Francisco (1936) and The People's Choice (1955). She was married to William Frederick James. She died on March 5, 1988. See full bio »


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Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers Mrs. Whitehead
San Francisco
San Francisco Della Bailey
The People's Choice
The People's Choice Augusta 'Aunt Gus' Peoples / Augusta 'Aunt Gus' Bennett / Augusta 'Aunt Gus' Bennett Peoples
In Society
In Society Mrs. Winthrop


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 1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Mrs. Logan
- Created He Them (1960) ... Mrs. Logan
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
- The Case of the Double Face (1958) ... Landlady
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilson
- Imp on a Cobweb Leash (1957) ... Mrs. Wilson
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Irene Tewell
- Hit and Run (1956) ... Irene Tewell
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Mrs. Grumbacher (uncredited)
 1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Nan Carter
- Hawaii Story (1955) ... Nan Carter
 1945 The Beautiful Cheat
Olympia Haven
 1944 In Society
Mrs. Winthrop
 1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Madame Delacour
 1938 Kentucky
Woman with Man at Race Track (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Madame (uncredited)
 1938 The Toy Wife
Madame DeCambri (uncredited)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Nan Bowleigh
 1938 The Baroness and the Butler
Countess Olga
 1938 Little Miss Roughneck
Mrs. Gertrude 'Gert' LaRue
 1937 Sh! The Octopus
Polly Crane
 1937 Under Suspicion
Laura Walters
 1937 Wife, Doctor and Nurse
Mrs. Cunningham
 1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat
The Duchess
 1937 Men in Exile
Mother Haines
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera
Mme. Lilli Rochelle
 1936 Four Days' Wonder
Aunt Jessica
 1936 Follow Your Heart
Louise Masetti
 1936 Women Are Trouble
Frances Blaine
 1936 Captain Calamity
Mamie Gruen
 1936 Wife vs. Secretary
Edna Wilson (uncredited)
 1936 Exclusive Story
Mrs. Higgins
 1935 Thanks a Million
Mrs. Kruger
 1935 The Lady in Black (Short)
 1934 A Peach of a Pair (Short)
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Sheer Luck
 1926 The Broadway Boob
Mabel Golden
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Margaret Irving-James


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Fair-haired American vaudeville and screen actress, in films from 1922. Best known as foil to the Marx Brothers in Animal Crackers (1930).

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