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Enid Markey (1894–1981)

Enid Markey was born on February 22, 1894 in Dillon, Colorado, USA as Enid Virginia Markey. She was an actress, known for The Naked City (1948), Tarzan of the Apes (1918) and Civilization (1915). She was married to George W. Cobb. She died on November 15, 1981 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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The Naked City
The Naked City Mrs. Hylton
Tarzan of the Apes
Tarzan of the Apes Jane Porter
Civilization Katheryn Haldemann
The Spirit of the Bell
The Spirit of the Bell Dolores di Oro


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 1968 The Boston Strangler
 1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series)
Mrs. McGuire
- Who's Walking Under the Bed? (1966) ... Mrs. McGuire
 1962-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Housewife / Miss Bradford
- Wally's Traffic Ticket (1966) ... Housewife
- Miss Bradford's Recipe (1962) ... Miss Bradford
 1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Grandma Pyle
- Grandma Pyle, Fortune Teller (1966) ... Grandma Pyle
 1963 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Mendelbright
- Up in Barney's Room (1963) ... Mrs. Mendelbright
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Elspeth Clarendon
- Grandma TNT (1962) ... Elspeth Clarendon
 1960-1961 Bringing Up Buddy (TV Series)
Aunt Violet Flower / Violet Flower
- Behind Bars (1961) ... Aunt Violet Flower
- Buddy and the Teenager (1961) ... Aunt Violet Flower
- Room for Rent (1961) ... Aunt Violet Flower
- Buddy and Janie (1961) ... Aunt Violet Flower
- Big Game Hunter (1961) ... Aunt Violet Flower
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Grass Harp (1960)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mrs. Samples
- The Silver Whistle (1959) ... Mrs. Samples
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
 1954-1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Happy Birthday (1956) ... Tot
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- The Legacy (1956) ... Cecelia
 1949-1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Citizen Miller (1954)
- The Rose Garden (1953)
- Stranglehold (1951)
 1950-1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Man Talk (1954)
- Enter Rosalind (1951)
- Best Trip Ever (1950)
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
- Love Song (1954) ... Poncetta
 1951-1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mother / Abigail
- Salad Days (1952) ... Mother
- The Choir Rehearsal (1951) ... Abigail
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Caroline Webster
- Decision and Daniel Webster (1951) ... Caroline Webster
 1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- At Mrs. Beam's (1951)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
 1951 The Dagmar Story (TV Movie)
Ma Lewis
 1949 Take One False Step
Clara (uncredited)
 1948 Stage Door (TV Movie)
Judith Canfield
 1948 The Naked City
Mrs. Hylton
 1945 Snafu
Aunt Emily
 1919 She's Everywhere (Short)
 1918 Six Shooter Andy
Susan Allenby
 1918 Cheating the Public
Mary Garvin
 1917 The Zeppelin's Last Raid
The girl
 1917 The Curse of Eve
Eva Stanley
 1917 Blood Will Tell
Nora North
 1916 The Female of the Species
Marcia Dorn
 1916 The Devil's Double (Short)
Naomi Tarleton
 1916 Jim Grimsby's Boy
Bill Grimsby
 1916 Lieutenant Danny, U.S.A.
Ysobel Ventura
 1916 Shell 43
Adrienne von Altman
 1916 The Captive God
 1916 The Phantom
Avice Bereton
 1916 The No-Good Guy
Lucia Andrada
 1916 The Conqueror
Viva Madison
 1915 The Despoiler
Sylvia Damien
 1915 Aloha Oe
 1915 The Iron Strain
Octavia Van Ness
 1915 The Living Wage (Short)
Ruth Vail
 1915 The Mating
Daisy Arnold
 1915 The Floating Death (Short)
Mrs. Vivian Lathrop
 1915 The Soul of Phyra (Short)
Phyra - a Virgin
 1915 The Darkening Trail
Ruby McGraw
 1915 The Cup of Life
Ruth Fiske
 1915 The Taking of Luke McVane (Short)
 1915 The Roughneck (Short)
Avis Hilliard
 1915 The Spirit of the Bell (Short)
Dolores di Oro
 1915 In the Tennessee Hills (Short)
Millie James
 1914 The Fortunes of War (Short)
Pepita Hermanos
 1914 Not of the Flock (Short)
Leone Hawley
 1914 The City of Darkness (Short)
The Governor's Sister
 1914 Tillie's Punctured Romance
Country Girl in 'A Thief's Fate' (uncredited)
 1914 The Hateful God (Short)
Grace Storm
 1914 The Friend (Short)
Daisy Edwards
 1914 The Power of the Angelus (Short)
Mercedes Gomez
 1914 The Boss of the 8th (Short)
Molly Norton
 1914 The Right to Die (Short)
Marie Walters
 1914 Test of Flame (Short)
 1914 The Silver Bell (Short)
 1914 The Defaulter (Short)
Mary Latimer - Jim's Wife
 1914 The Thunderbolt (Short)
Katherine Davis
 1914 Shorty Turns Judge (Short)
Mrs. Jim Walls
 1914 The Final Reckoning (Short)
Mary Groves
 1914 From Out of the Dregs (Short)
Nell Durand
 1914 In the Cow Country (Short)
Grace Marsden
 1914 The Card Sharps (Short)
The Rich Man's Daughter
 1914 Love vs Duty (Short)
Mary Kelly - Dan's Daughter
 1914 Shorty's Sacrifice (Short)
Ethel Somners
 1914 A Marriage of Convenience (Short)
Bessie Ford
 1914 The Mexican Rebellion (Short)
 1913 The Buried Past (Short)
 1913 Days of '49 (Short)
 1913 The Gambler's Pal (Short)
 1912 When Lee Surrenders (Short)
 1912 The Colonel's Ward (Short)
 1912 The Restoration (Short)
 1911 The Fortunes of War (Short)
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Stage Play: The Southwest Corner. Written by John Cecil Holm. Based on the novel by Mildred Walker. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang. Directed by George Schaefer. Holiday Theatre: 3 Feb 1955- 5 Mar 1955 (36 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman (as "Hattie Carew"), Ray Boyle (as "David Keating"), Parker Fennelly (as "Orville... See more »

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In a career on stage, screen, and television covering more than six decades, actress Enid Markey is probably best known for two roles almost fifty years apart: The original Jane Porter in the first-ever Tarzan film (1918's "Tarzan of the Apes," opposite Elmo Lincoln's Tarzan) and in the recurring role of Mrs. Mendlebright on "The Andy Griffith Show" in the 1960s. See more »

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