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Edith Ivey

Edith Ivey has had a long and rich career in the arts spanning more than fifty years. Edith began her career in New York, where she worked extensively on radio soap operas, many of which were live, such as The Guiding Light, Whispering Streets, and Our Gal Sunday. She has said that that was her favorite type of work. Edith took her early steps ... See full bio »
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Known For

RoboCop 3
RoboCop 3 Elderly Woman in Bathrobe
Norma Rae
Norma Rae Louise Pickens
The Car Wash
The Car Wash Ada Crinshaw


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 2015 Bears Discover Fire (Short)
 2014 Rectify (TV Series)
Elderly Mother
- Donald the Normal (2014) ... Elderly Mother
 2014 The Red Road (TV Series)
Old Lady
- The Woman Who Fell from the Sky (2014) ... Old Lady
 2013 Desires of the Heart
Mrs. Wimberly
 2012 Coma (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Danner
- Part One (2012) ... Mrs. Danner
 2011 Final Acts (Short)
Elizabeth Cutler
 2011/I Saying Goodbye (Short)
 2011 Followed (Short)
 2010 The Car Wash (Short)
Ada Crinshaw
 2008 Conjurer
Mrs. Dreyer
 2008 One Missed Call
Old Lady
 2007 K-Ville (TV Series)
Harriet Sherman
- Melissa (2007) ... Harriet Sherman
 2007 Randy and the Mob
Mother Pearson
 2002 Petunia (Short)
Lady Who Argues
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
Woman Getting Ticket
 1999 The Price of a Broken Heart (TV Movie)
Joe's Mom
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hopkins (Older Woman)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Mrs. Hopkins (Older Woman)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Mrs. Hopkins (Older Woman)
 1997 A Christmas Memory (TV Movie)
 1996 Twisted Desire (TV Movie)
Marjorie Ryan
 1996 Savannah (TV Series)
 1989-1994 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis / Loretta / Alba Mueller / ...
- Give Me Your Life: Part 2 (1994) ... Dr. Ellis
- Give Me Your Life: Part 1 (1994) ... Dr. Ellis
- A Step Removed (1993) ... Loretta
- Sweet, Sweet Blues (1991) ... Alba Mueller
- The Creek (1989) ... Dr. Perry
 1993 The Real McCoy
 1993 RoboCop 3
Elderly Woman in Bathrobe
 1993 Stolen Babies (TV Movie)
Jane Hamm
 1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Mrs. Amos
- Desperate Measures (1992) ... Mrs. Amos
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
Mrs. Billy Lee
 1991 Carolina Skeletons (TV Movie)
Sarah Cody
 1991 In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (TV Movie)
Ellen Herndon
 1990 Web of Deceit (TV Movie)
 1990 A Son's Promise (TV Movie)
Luella (step Gramdma)
 1989 Home Fires Burning (TV Movie)
 1984 Rearview Mirror (TV Movie)
 1982 Maid in America (TV Movie)
Woman Applicant
 1981 For Ladies Only (TV Movie)
 1981 And When She Was Bad
Amantha Beauregard
 1980 Little Darlings
Sophisticated Mother
 1979 The Prize Fighter
Tough Lady
 1979 Norma Rae
Louise Pickens
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Alternate Names:

Edith Ivey Johnson

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In May, 2007 she received an Honorary Lifetime Award from the Roswell Presbyterian Church where she also volunteers her time teaching Sunday School and acting as a corresponding secretary. Active member of the Milledgeville, Ga. Garden Club. See more »

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