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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 »

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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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 1958 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... (performer: "The Big Apple", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy", "Heigh-Ho", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" - uncredited)
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 1958-1964 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series)
Herself / Herself, Various characters / Herself - Regular
- Episode #6.34 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode #5.21 (1963) ... Herself
- Episode #5.13 (1962) ... Herself
- Episode #5.7 (1962) ... Herself
- Episode #4.9 (1961) ... Herself
 1959 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 25 November 1959 (1959) ... Mystery Guest
 1955 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #8.1 (1955) ... Herself
 1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Herself
- The Girl Rush Show (1955) ... Herself
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 2005 Bewitched: The Magic Unveiled (Video short)
Aunt Clara
 1966 Bewitched (TV Series)
Aunt Clara

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She acted in the play, "London After Dark," at the Streatham Hill Theatre in Streatham Hill, London, England with Freda Gaye, Robert Andrews, Cathleen Nesbitt, and Antoinette Fontana in the cast. Walter Hackett was director. See more »
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Marion owned a collection of antique doorknobs, a fetish that was incorporated into her quirky Aunt Clara character on Bewitched (1964). The props department often used some of her pieces on the show. See more »

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Leo

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