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Anna Lee (I) (1913–2004)


The daughter of a clergyman, Anna Lee was born Joan Boniface Winnifrith and encouraged to pursue an acting career by her father. After training at London's Royal Albert Hall, she took to the boards and later began appearing in English films, first as an extra, then working her way up to featured parts and finally earning the unofficial title "... See full bio »

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 1994 What Can I Do?
Elderly Woman
 1989 Beverly Hills Brats
Gertie
 1989 Listen to Me
Garson's Grandmother
 1987 Beyond the Next Mountain
Governor's Wife
 1987 The Right Hand Man
Worn woman
 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
- The Tribute (1985)
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Wilhelmina
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Aunt Wilhelmina
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Aunt Wilhelmina
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Aunt Wilhelmina
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Laura
- The Eyes of Texas (1979) ... Laura
 1979 The Night Rider (TV Movie)
Lady Earl
 1978 The Beasts Are on the Streets (TV Movie)
Mrs. Jackson
 1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie)
Laura Delano
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie)
Laura Delano
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Susan Harper / Eileen Crane
- The Killing Truth (1973) ... Susan Harper
- A Gathering of Sharks (1973) ... Eileen Crane
 1973 My Darling Daughters' Anniversary (TV Movie)
Judge Barbara Hanline
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Mrs. Claridge
- Deadline (1973) ... Mrs. Claridge
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilma Rowland
- An Often and Familiar Ghost (1973) ... Mrs. Wilma Rowland
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Mrs. Grunch / Mistress Dreadly / Farmer's Wife / ...
- Oliver and the Artful Dodger: Part 2 (1972) ... Mrs. Grunch / Mistress Dreadly / Farmer's Wife / ... (voice)
- Oliver and the Artful Dodger: Part 1 (1972) ... Mrs. Grunch / Mistress Dreadly / Farmer's Wife / ... (voice)
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series)
Frances Mallon
- Power Play (1970) ... Frances Mallon
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Maria Malik
- The Martyr (1970) ... Maria Malik
 1969 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (TV Series)
- Pilot (1969)
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Amelia
- Give Me Tomorrow (1969) ... Amelia
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Mrs. Harriman
- Edge of the Knife (1968) ... Mrs. Harriman
 1968 Star!
Hostess (uncredited)
 1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Amy Bassett
- Rope Fever (1967) ... Amy Bassett
 1967 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Martha Lindley
- Time of Trial (1967) ... Martha Lindley
 1967 Family Affair (TV Series)
Lorna Frasier
- Go Home, Mr. French (1967) ... Lorna Frasier
 1967 In Like Flint
Elisabeth
 1966 Picture Mommy Dead
Elsie Kornwald
 1966 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Louise Allen
- London Memories (1966) ... Louise Allen
 1966 7 Women
Mrs. Russell, Mission Staff
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Clara Merivale
- The Ben Franklin Encounter (1965) ... Clara Merivale
 1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Mrs. Woodridge
- Faculty Follies: Part 2 (1965) ... Mrs. Woodridge
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Sister Lescaut
- The Enemy (1965) ... Sister Lescaut
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Titanic Passenger in Lifeboat (uncredited)
 1964 For Those Who Think Young
Laura Pruitt
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Paula Kirsch
- A Slow Fade to Black (1964) ... Paula Kirsch
 1964 The Movie Maker (TV Movie)
 1963 The Prize
American Reporter (uncredited)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Roberta Saunders
- Last Seen Wearing Blue Jeans (1963) ... Roberta Saunders
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Mrs. Frances Alland
- Ship's Doctor (1963) ... Mrs. Frances Alland
 1962 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Pamela Parfrey
- The Day They Captured Santa (1962) ... Pamela Parfrey
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Crystal Durham
- The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962) ... Crystal Durham
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer
Lady Constance
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Louise Haley
- Rendezvous in Washington (1962) ... Louise Haley (uncredited)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Mrs. Prescott - Widow in Stage Holdup (uncredited)
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Lela Franklin
- The Diplomatic Caper (1962) ... Lela Franklin
 1961 Two Rode Together
Mrs. Malaprop
 1960-1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Helen Carter / Mrs. Mitchell
- The Accused (1961) ... Helen Carter
- Society Matron (1960) ... Mrs. Mitchell
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Helene Ferguson
- Diamond Flush (1961) ... Helene Ferguson
 1959-1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Holly Morrison / Donna Lane
- Swan Song for a Hero (1960) ... Holly Morrison
- Beach Boy (1959) ... Donna Lane
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mrs. Allyris Craven
- The Colter Craven Story (1960) ... Mrs. Allyris Craven
 1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
- The Mink Coat (1960)
 1959-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Anne Tracy
- The Unwanted (1960) ... Anne Tracy
 1960 The Big Night
Mrs. Turner
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Helen Mason
- Who Are You? (1960) ... Helen Mason
 1959 Jet Over the Atlantic
Ursula Leverett
 1959 The Crimson Kimono
Mac
 1959 This Earth Is Mine
Charlotte Rambeau
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Mrs. Buford
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Sister Thomas Aquinas
- Sisters of the Friendless (1958) ... Sister Thomas Aquinas
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Gert Minihan
 1951-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Anita Derr
- Image of Fear (1958)
- The Happy Housewife (1951) ... Anita Derr
 1956 The Charles Farrell Show (TV Series)
Doris Mayfield
- The Cactus Casanova (1956) ... Doris Mayfield
- Charlie's Secret Love (1956) ... Doris Mayfield
- Fatal Charm (1956) ... Doris Mayfield
- Secrets (1956) ... Doris Mayfield
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Loner (1955)
 1954 General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (TV Movie)
General Foods Commercial Spokeswoman
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Run to the Magic (1954)
 1950-1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Indian Summer (1952)
- Sixteen (1950)
 1950-1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Ann Hammond / Frances Lawrence
- The Ringmaster (1952) ... Ann Hammond
- The Citadel (1950) ... Frances Lawrence
 1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Princess Henriette
- Monsieur Beaucaire (1952) ... Princess Henriette
 1950-1951 The Web (TV Series)
 1950-1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Agnes / Eve
- Peter Ibbetson (1951) ... Agnes
- The Marble Faun (1950) ... Eve
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Julia
- To the Lovely Margaret (1951) ... Julia
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Checked Suit (1950)
 1949 Prison Warden
Elisa Pennington Burnell
 1948 Best Man Wins
Nancy Smiley
 1947 High Conquest
Marie Correl
 1946 G.I. War Brides
Linda Powell
 1944 Summer Storm
Nadena Kalenin
 1943 Flesh and Fantasy
Rowena (Episode 2)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Nasha Novotny
 1943 Forever and a Day
Cornelia Trimble-Pomfret
 1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn
Judith Bowen
 1941 My Life with Caroline
Caroline Mason
 1940 Seven Sinners
Dorothy
 1940 Return to Yesterday
Carol Sands
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Ada
 1939 The Secret Four
Ann Lodge
 1937 Non-Stop New York
Jennie Carr
 1937 King Solomon's Mines
Kathleen 'Kathy' O'Brien
 1937 You're in the Army Now
Sally Briggs
 1935 First a Girl
Princess Mironoff
 1935 Heat Wave
Jane Allison
 1934 The Camels Are Coming
Anita Rodgers
 1934 Lucky Loser
Ursula Hamilton
 1934 Rolling in Money
Lady Eggleby
 1934 Faces
Madeleine Pelham
 1933 Mannequin
Babette
 1933 Chelsea Life
Hon. Muriel Maxton
 1933 Mayfair Girl
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1933 Yes, Mr. Brown (uncredited)
 1933 The King's Cup
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1932 His Lordship
Scrub Girl Chorine (uncredited)
 1932 Ebb Tide (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in a UK tour of "The Barrets of Wimpole Street".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on working with John Wayne in Seven Sinners (1940)] Marlene [Marlene Dietrich] didn't want a blonde in the picture--other than herself. So it was the first time I had to rinse [color] my hair. John Wayne was a lovely man, what I would call a typical American--very nice, very modest. His stature as a star never came up, although we worked together many times over the years. On our first encounter... See more »

Trivia:

The blue-eyed blonde was occasionally a brunette in films. In Seven Sinners (1940), she wore her hair darker because star Marlene Dietrich insisted on no competing blondes in her pictures. See more »

Nickname:

Queen of the Quota Quickies

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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