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Marion Lorne (1883–1968)


Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name. Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list 1885 and 1888), she grew up in her native ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Graduate
The Graduate Miss DeWitte
(1967)
Strangers on a Train
Strangers on a Train Mrs. Antony
(1951)
Mister Peepers
Mister Peepers Mrs. Gurney
(1952-1953)
Bewitched
Bewitched Aunt Clara
(1964-1968)

Filmography

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 1967 The Graduate
Miss DeWitte
 1961 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series)
Contestant / Telephone Operator
- Episode #3.27 (1961) ... Contestant / Telephone Operator
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Mrs. Foster
- The Way Up to Heaven (1958) ... Mrs. Foster
 1957-1958 Sally (TV Series)
Myrtle Banford / Myrtle Bandord
- Dear Myrtle (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Sally, the Love Doctor (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Sally, the Cosmetician (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
 1955 The Girl Rush
Aunt Clara
 1931 Success (Short)
Molly's Mother (uncredited)
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She acted in Walter C. Hackett's play, "Espionage," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Frank Cellier, Edwin Styles, Jeanne Stuart, J.H. Roberts, Cyril Smith, Eric Maturin, Ronda Keane, and Elvira Henderson in the cast. See more »
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Appeared in the film The Graduate (1967) along side Alice Ghostley who replaced the "bumbling witch" character in the series Bewitched. See more »

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