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Margaret Lindsay (I) (1910–1981)

Picture-pretty brunette Margaret Lindsay was one of a number of pleasant, sweet-natured ingénues who could do no wrong in a score of 1930s stylish Hollywood pictures. Such altruistic love interests were often overlooked in pictures that were carried by the flashy histrionics of a jaunty James Cagney or temperamental Bette Davis, both of whom she ... See full bio »

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 1974 The Chadwick Family (TV Movie)
 1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Maggie Lawson
- The Taming of Sorry Water (1967) ... Maggie Lawson
 1963 Tammy and the Doctor
Rachel Colman, Head Nurse
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Millie Brenner
- The Old School Tie (1961) ... Millie Brenner
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Mona James
 1960 Five Fingers (TV Series)
- The Judas Goat (1960) ... Daisy
 1959 Jet Over the Atlantic
Mrs. Lanyard
 1958 The Restless Years
Dorothy Henderson
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Diana Warren Chapman
- Scar and Garter (1958) ... Diana Warren Chapman
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series)
- The Ballad of Gabe Pruitt (1958) ... Leora
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Martha Crockett
- The Story of Martha Crockett (1958) ... Martha Crockett
 1956 Emergency Hospital
Dr. Janet Carey
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Stella Singleton
- Mrs. Snyder (1956) ... Stella Singleton
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Intermission Guest / Lux Video Theatre Guest / Guest / ...
- Indiscreet (1956) ... Ann
- The Lucky Finger (1955) ... Intermission Guest
- Sunset Boulevard (1955) ... Lux Video Theatre Guest
- The Chase (1954) ... Lux Video Theatre Guest
- September Affair (1954) ... Intermission Guest
 1956 The Bottom of the Bottle
Hannah Cady
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Nurse Ruth Linden
- Ordeal at Yuba Gap (1955) ... Nurse Ruth Linden
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- That Man Is Mine (1951)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Canton Story (1950)
 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Importance of Being Earnest (1950) ... (scenes deleted)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Mariella Linden
- The Shining Hour (1950) ... Mariella Linden
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
'Apples' Sandler
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Chris Grau
 1947 Louisiana
Alvern Adams
 1947 Seven Keys to Baldpate
Connie Lane
 1947 The Vigilantes Return
 1945 Club Havana
 1944 Alaska
Roxie Reagan
 1943 Crime Doctor
Grace Fielding
 1943 Let's Have Fun
Florence Blake
 1943 No Place for a Lady
June Terry
 1941 The Hard-Boiled Canary
Sylvia Worth
 1940 Meet the Wildcat
Ann Larkin
 1940 Double Alibi
Sue Casey
 1940 Honeymoon Deferred
Janet Payne Farradene
 1940 British Intelligence
Helene von Lorbeer
 1939 The Under-Pup
Mrs. Cooper
 1939 There's That Woman Again
Mrs. Nacelle
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Isabel 'Isabelle' Dowling Peyton
 1938 Garden of the Moon
Toni Blake
 1938 When Were You Born
Doris Kane (Leo)
 1938 Jezebel
 1938 Breakdowns of 1938 (Short)
Amy Dillard (Jezebel outtakes) (uncredited)
 1937 Slim
 1937 Green Light
Frances Ogilvie
 1936 Sinner Take All
 1936 Isle of Fury
Lucille Gordon
 1936 Public Enemy's Wife
Judith Roberts Maroc
 1936 The Lady Consents
Gerry Mannerly
 1935 Frisco Kid
Jean Barrat
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air
Betty Roberts
 1935 Bordertown
Dale Elwell
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Joan Harper
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno
 1933 Lady Killer
Lois Underwood
 1933 The House on 56th Street
Eleanor Van Tyle Burgess
 1933 From Headquarters
Lou Winton
 1933 Paddy the Next Best Thing
Eileen Adair
 1933 Captured!
Monica A. Allison
 1933 Voltaire
 1933 Baby Face
Ann Carter
 1933 Private Detective 62
 1933 Christopher Strong
Autograph Seeker at Party (uncredited)
 1933 West of Singapore
Shelby Worrell
 1933 Cavalcade
Edith Harris
 1932 Once in a Lifetime
Dr. Lewis' Secretary
 1932 The All-American
Miss Bowen
 1932 Okay America!
Ruth Drake
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A good friend of actress Thelma Todd, she was at a dinner given in Todd's honor the night of Todd's mysterious death from carbon monoxide poisoning. Margaret was so distraught that she had to bow out of a picture she was filming Murder by an Aristocrat (1936). Marguerite Churchill was given her assignment. See more »

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