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Ethel Owen (1893–1997)

Ethel Owen was born on March 30, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ethel Waite Owen. She was an actress, known for Kraft Theatre (1947), Robert Montgomery Presents (1950) and Gaslight Follies (1945). She died on February 16, 1997 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. See full bio »

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 1953-1956 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Gibson / Mrs. Gibson - Alice's Mother / Aunt Ethel Delaney Zimmerman / ...
- Finders Keepers (1956) ... Mrs. Gibson (uncredited)
- Goodbye Aunt Ethel (1954) ... Aunt Ethel Delaney Zimmerman (uncredited)
- Alice's Aunt Ethel (1953) ... Aunt Ethel Delaney (uncredited)
 1955-1956 The Honeymooners (TV Series)
Mrs. Gibson - Alice's Mother / Mrs. Gibson
- The $99,000 Answer (1956) ... Mrs. Gibson (uncredited)
- Funny Money (1955) ... Mrs. Gibson - Alice's Mother (uncredited)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Mrs. Ashland
- Cat Calls (1954) ... Mrs. Ashland
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1948-1949 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Old Lady Robbins (1948)
- The Royal Family (1948)
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 1949 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
Herself - Actress
- Episode #1.5 (1949) ... Herself - Actress
 1945 Gaslight Follies (Documentary)
Narrator, 'Time Marches Back' & 'East Lynne'

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Other Works:

She played Parthy Hawks (a non-singing role) in the 1946 Broadway revival of "Show Boat".

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Owen was a regular on the popular 1930s radio series "Gangbusters" that featured weekly episodes based actual crime incidents. Each program ended with various descriptions of wanted criminals, many of whom were later arrested due to avid listener participation. See more »

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