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Osa Massen (1914–2006)

Osa Massen (born Aase Madsen Iversen) was a newspaper photographer with an ambition to become a film editor. Prolific Danish film director Alice O'Fredericks gave her a role in her film Kidnapped (1935). After only two films in Denmark, she was given a screen test by 20th Century Fox and arrived in Hollywood in 1938. See full bio »

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 1958-1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Lisa Pedersen / Sarah Werner / Lisa Bannister
- The Case of the Tarnished Trademark (1962) ... Lisa Pedersen
- The Case of the Shattered Dream (1959) ... Sarah Werner
- The Case of the Desperate Daughter (1958) ... Lisa Bannister
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
- Crypto 40 (1959) ... Tamara
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- Around the Horn (1958) ... Minnie
 1958 Outcasts of the City
Leda Mueller
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Marie Thayer
- The Sniper (1957) ... Marie Thayer
 1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Janet Morrisey
- The Homicide Habit (1957) ... Janet Morrisey
 1953-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Elena / Vlasta Heidrich
- Exclusive (1957) ... Elena
- Adventure in Connecticut (1953) ... Vlasta Heidrich
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Sister Veronica
- Strange Sanctuary (1957) ... Sister Veronica
 1956-1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- Escape (1957)
- Time Bomb (1956)
 1957 The Return of Phileas Fogg (Short)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Julie Bondar
- The Unexplored (1955) ... Julie Bondar
 1955 Cradle Song (TV Movie)
Ernestine Schumann-Heink
 1955 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
- Reunion (1955)
 1955 Wiegenlied
Ernestine Schumann-Heink
 1954 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Field Trip (1954)
 1954 Dynamite, the Story of Alfred Nobel (TV Movie)
Baroness Von Suttner
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Lis Holbeck Poulson
- Land of Happiness (1954) ... Lis Holbeck Poulson
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Karen Marsh
- Star Bright ... Karen Marsh
 1954 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
- A Chair on the Boulevard (1954) ... Jeanine
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Happy Ending (1953) ... Eva
 1949 Night Unto Night
 1948 Million Dollar Weekend
Cynthia Strong (as Stephanie Paull)
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Helen Robinson
 1944 The Master Race
 1944 The Black Parachute
Marya Orloff
 1943 How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines
Sailor's Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
Freda Maloof
 1943 Background to Danger
Ana Remzi
 1943 What We Are Fighting For (Short)
Mrs. Baxter
 1941 The Devil Pays Off
Valeria DeBrock
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich
 1941 Accent on Love
 1941 Honeymoon for Three
Julie Wilson
 1939 Honeymoon in Bali
Noel Van Ness
 1935 Bag Københavns kulisser
Eva Lindemann (as Aase Madsen)
 1935 Kidnapped
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Alternate Names:

Aase Madsen | Stephanie Paull


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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