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Cecilia Loftus (1876–1943)

Cecilia Loftus was born on October 22, 1876 in Glasgow, Scotland as Marie Cecilia Loftus Brown. She was an actress, known for The Old Maid (1939), The Blue Bird (1940) and A Lady of Quality (1913). She was married to Justin Huntly McCarthy and Dr. A.H. Waterman. She died on July 12, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1941 The Black Cat
Henrietta Winslow
 1940 Blame It on Love (Short)
 1940 Lucky Partners
Mrs. Sylvester
 1940 It's a Date
Sara Frankenstein
 1939 On Dress Parade
Mrs. Neeley (as Cissie Loftus)
 1939 The Old Maid
Grandmother Lovell
 1935 Once in a Blue Moon
 1931 Young Sinners
Mrs. Sinclair
 1931 Doctors' Wives
Aunt Amelia
 1917 Diana of Dobson's
 1914 The City of Promise (Short)
The Country Girl
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 1940 It's a Date ("Love is All" (1940))
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 1929 Cecilia Loftus (Short)

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cecilia 'Cissie' Loftus | Cissie Loftus

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Who is that lady with my voice in her throat? --Enrico Caruso


In November 1922, she was arrested for possession of morphine and atropine. Her dependence on alcohol and painkillers contributed to her death from a heart attack at the Lincoln Hotel in New York City, on July 12, 1943, aged 66. See more »


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