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Mildred Natwick (1905–1994)

A disarming character lady quite capable of scene-stealing, Mildred Natwick was a well-rounded talent with distinctively dowdy features and idiosyncratic tendencies who, over a six-decade period, assembled together a number of unforgettable matrons on stage and (eventually) film and TV. Whimsical, feisty, loony, stern, impish, shrewish, quizzical,... See full bio »

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 1987 Deadly Deception (TV Movie)
Sarah Cleason
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Carrie McKittrick
- Murder in the Electric Cathedral (1986) ... Carrie McKittrick
 1985 The Booth (TV Movie) (segment "The 75th")
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
May Hardcastle
 1985 The Adventures of Alexander Hawkins (TV Movie)
 1982 Maid in America (TV Movie)
Mrs. Angstrom
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
 1980 Alice (TV Series)
Aunt Agatha
- Vera's Aunt Agatha (1980) ... Aunt Agatha
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Beatrice Dale
 1978-1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Millicent Shand
- The Spirit Is Willie (1979) ... Millicent Shand
- Frozen Assets (1978) ... Millicent Shand
 1978 Little Women (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt March
 1978 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
 1977 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Grace Dubois
- A Girl in Her Twenties (1977) ... Grace Dubois
 1976 Family (TV Series)
- A Right and Proper Goodbye (1976) ... Hattie
 1976 Addie and the King of Hearts (TV Movie)
Grandma Mills
 1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Beatrice McMillan
- Deadly Inheritance (1975) ... Beatrice McMillan
- Love, Honor and Swindle (1975) ... Beatrice McMillan
 1975 The Easter Promise (TV Movie)
 1973 The Evil Touch (TV Series)
Constance / The Aunt
- Scared to Death (1973) ... Constance
- Heart to Heart (1973) ... The Aunt
 1973 The Thanksgiving Treasure (TV Movie)
 1973 Money to Burn (TV Movie)
Emily Finnegan
 1972 The House Without a Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
Grandma Mills
 1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (TV Movie)
Shelby Saunders
 1971 The Most Deadly Game (TV Series)
Janet McLeod
- I, Said the Sparrow (1971) ... Janet McLeod
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Mrs. Wharton
- Mrs. Wharton and the Lesser Breeds (1969) ... Mrs. Wharton
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Irma Mahoney
- Take and Put (1961) ... Irma Mahoney
 1956-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Millicent Bracegirdle / Aunt Rosalie
- Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty (1958) ... Millicent Bracegirdle
- The Perfect Murder (1956) ... Aunt Rosalie
 1950-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Big Heist (1957)
- The Grass Harp (1952)
- The Old Ladies (1950)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Eloise (1956) ... Nanny
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
- Antigone (1956) ... Nurse
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Redman
- Hapless Holiday (1956) ... Mrs. Redman
 1956 Blithe Spirit (TV Movie)
Madame Arcati
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Grace Hagget
- Christopher Bean (1955) ... Grace Hagget
 1949-1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Kate / Mrs. Beam
- Uncle Ed and Circumstances (1955) ... Kate
- Mary Lou (1950)
- My Granny Van (1950)
- At Mrs. Beam's (1949) ... Mrs. Beam
 1949-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
Nadia Demarest / Suspicious Woman
- The Suitor (1953)
- High Street (1951)
- Murderers' Meeting (1951) ... Nadia Demarest
- On a Country Road (1951) ... Suspicious Woman
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Mr. Simmons (1954)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- The Orchard (1954)
 1954 Justice (TV Series)
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Macready
- Tam O'Shanter (1954)
- The Marmalade Scandal (1953) ... Mrs. Macready
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Happy Rest (1953)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
 1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- Ink (1953)
 1952-1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Buttons (1952)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Boyd
- The Brooch (1953) ... Mrs. Boyd
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Antrobus / Queen Elizabeth I
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1951) ... Mrs. Antrobus
- Mary of Scotland (1951) ... Queen Elizabeth I
 1950-1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Albert Forrester
- The Mother (1951)
- The Creative Impulse (1950) ... Mrs. Albert Forrester
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
- Her Son (1950)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
 1949 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1949)
- Episode #1.7 (1949)
- Episode #1.6 (1949)
- Episode #1.5 (1949)
 1946 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV Short)
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Stage Play: The Star-Wagon. Drama/fantasy. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Musical Director: Bert Pearl. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Empire Theatre: 29 Sep 1937- Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/223 performances). Cast: Lillian Gish (as "Martha Minch"), Burgess Meredith (as "Stephen Minch"), Evelyn Abbott, Alan Anderson, Whit Bissell (as "... See more »

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She and Angela Lansbury, both in The Court Jester (1955)--she did the famous "Vessel with the Pestle" routine with Danny Kaye--were reunited on Lansbury's series, Murder, She Wrote (1984), in the episode, Murder, She Wrote: Murder in the Electric Cathedral (1986)), 30 years later. See more »



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