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Kay Medford (1919–1980)

A veteran scene stealer known for her delightful dry, poker-faced delivery, Kay Medford was born Margaret Kathleen Regan in New York City in 1919, the daughter of James and Mary Regan, of Irish stock. She attended both public and Catholic schools growing up, her parents both dying while she was in her teens. She quickly gravitated toward humor and... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Funny Girl
Funny Girl Rose Brice
(1968)
BUtterfield 8
(1960)
Search for Tomorrow
Search for Tomorrow Hester Walsh (1955)
(1951)
A Face in the Crowd
A Face in the Crowd First Mrs. Rhodes
(1957)

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 1980 Windows
Ida Marx
 1977 Fire Sale
Ruth Fikus
 1970 Lola
Mrs. Wardman, Scott's Mother
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Racine
 1967 The Busy Body
Ma Norton
 1966 A Fine Madness
Mrs. Fish
 1964 Ensign Pulver
Head Nurse
 1962 Two Tickets to Paris
Aggie
 1960 Girl of the Night
Rowena Claiborne
 1960 The Rat Race
Mrs. 'Soda' Gallo, Landlady
 1957 Jamboree!
Grace Show
 1956 Singing in the Dark
Luli
 1952 Mr. Walkie Talkie
Marge
 1950 La bisarca
Anna Paperiska
 1950 Guilty Bystander
Angel
 1949 The Undercover Man
Gladys LaVerne
 1948 Tap Roots
Caller (uncredited)
 1945 Adventure
Red (uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Minnie (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Yulka - Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
 1944 Meet the People
Mrs. Smith (uncredited)
 1944 Rationing
Information Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Broadway Rhythm
Cashier at Arcade (uncredited)
 1943 Lost Angel
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1943 Whistling in Brooklyn
Phone Operator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Pilot #5
Davis' Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Three Hearts for Julia
Thelma (uncredited)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Girl Getting Off Bus (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Wife (uncredited)
 1942 Northwest Rangers
Girl in Casino (uncredited)
 1942 The War Against Mrs. Hadley
Flossie (uncredited)
 1942 Maisie Gets Her Man
Woman in Audience (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Mr. Wonderful. Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman. Music by Larry Holofcener, Jerry Bock [earliest Broadway credit] and George David Weiss [credited as George Weiss] (earliest Broadway credit). Lyrics by Jerry Bock, Lawrence Holofcener [credited as Larry Holofcener] and George David Weiss. Musical Director: ... See more »
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Was often cast as stereotypical Jewish mothers, something that always amused the devoutly Catholic Medford. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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