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Eda Reiss Merin (1913–1998)

Eda Reiss Merin was born on July 31, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Turner & Hooch (1989) and Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991). She died on March 31, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1995 The Pompatus of Love
Older Woman on Plane
 1995 For Better or Worse
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Heizer
- Make of Two Hearts (1995) ... Mrs. Heizer
 1994 Grandpa's Funeral (TV Short)
Estelle Keyser
 1994/II Last Resort (Video)
 1993 Che bella famiglia (Short)
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Esther Schoenfeld
- Till Debt Do Us Part (1992) ... Esther Schoenfeld
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dorothy Fremont
- Ever After (1992) ... Dorothy Fremont
 1991 The Washing Machine Man (TV Short)
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Mrs. Sweeting
- Granny Gets Busy (1991) ... Mrs. Sweeting
 1991 Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Chase
- Coming to America (1991) ... Mrs. Chase
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
- No Mercy (1991)
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
- Who's Aunt Rose? (1991) ... Woman
 1990 Dream On (TV Series)
Mrs. Petrelli
- Up the River (1990) ... Mrs. Petrelli (as Eda Reis Marin)
 1990 Sydney (TV Series)
The Lady
- Chicken a la Matt (1990) ... The Lady
 1989 Double Your Pleasure (TV Movie)
 1988 Crossing the Mob (TV Movie)
 1987 Hooperman (TV Series)
Mrs. Peralta
- John Doe, We Hardly Knew Ye (1987) ... Mrs. Peralta
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- Siege (1987) ... Sophie
 1986 The Garry Shandling Show: 25th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
Caine's Mother
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Mrs. Sandoval
- The Contract (1986) ... Mrs. Sandoval
 1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Maria Malinoff
- Summit (1986) ... Maria Malinoff
 1986 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Woman #3
- The Teacher (1986) ... Woman #3
 1985 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
- Steer Crazy (1985) ... Irma
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- Mr. Magic (1985) ... Dora
 1985 War and Love
 1985 The Black Cauldron
Orddu (voice)
 1982-1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Old Lady / Mrs. Kramer
- Fowl Play (1984) ... Old Lady
- Stan the Man (1982) ... Mrs. Kramer
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Gertrude Stuckey
- Pick a Number (1984) ... Gertrude Stuckey
 1984 Ghostbusters
Louis's Neighbor (as Eda Reis Merin)
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Old Bat
- Shots in the Dark (1984) ... Old Bat
 1983 To Be or Not to Be
Frightened Jewish Woman
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Mrs. Powers
 1983 A Rose for Emily (Short)
Cousin II
 1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- A Cry for Help (1983) ... Norma
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mrs. Gustas
- Brothers (1983) ... Mrs. Gustas
 1983 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Mrs. Brennan
- Mama Gets a Job (1983) ... Mrs. Brennan
 1983 Family Ties (TV Series)
- The Fugitive: Part 2 (1983) ... Woman
 1982 Crisis Counselor (TV Series)
- Divorce (1982)
 1982 A Piano for Mrs. Cimino (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gatlin
 1982 It's a Living (TV Series)
Customer #2
- Young Love (1982) ... Customer #2
 1981 Code Red (TV Series)
- Code Red (1981)
 1979-1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Mrs. Goldstein / Abner's Grandmother
- A Day in the Life (1981) ... Mrs. Goldstein
- Little Orphan Abner (1979) ... Abner's Grandmother
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series)
Lady #2
- Time Bomb (1979) ... Lady #2
 1979 The Frisco Kid
Mrs. Bender
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie)
 1977 The Prince of Central Park (TV Movie)
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Mrs. Goldman
- Think Mink (1977) ... Mrs. Goldman
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Moria Pallentine
- One of Our Cops Is Crazy (1977) ... Moria Pallentine
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Esther Goldman
- Dirty Business (1977) ... Esther Goldman
 1975 Hester Street
Rabbi's Wife
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (uncredited)
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Mme. Kemp
- The Hell Walkers (1964) ... Mme. Kemp
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Mrs. Kopichek
- The Sinner (1963) ... Mrs. Kopichek
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Summers
- The Lottery (1960) ... Mrs. Summers
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- I, Don Quixote (1959)
 1955 The Shrike
Miss Henry (uncredited)
 1953 It Happens Every Thursday
Mrs. Bartlett (uncredited)
 1953 Lili
Fruit Peddler (uncredited)
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Mrs. Golder (uncredited)
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock
Maid (uncredited)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Personal Appearance Theater (TV Series)
- The Chair (1952)
 1951 Flying Leathernecks
Mama Malotke (uncredited)
 1951 I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Miss Marks (uncredited)
 1950 No Way Out
Nurse (uncredited)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Mrs. Shirley Klein (uncredited)
 1949 The Lady Gambles
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 An Act of Murder
Woman in Drug Store (uncredited)
 1947 Leben des Galilei (Short)
Mrs. Sarti

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