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Sarah Padden (1881–1967)

Sarah Padden was born on October 16, 1881 in England as Sarah Ann Padden. She was an actress, known for Anna Karenina (1935), Hangmen Also Die! (1943) and Midnight Lady (1932). She died on December 4, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1958 Girl with an Itch
Cookie
 1958 Screaming Mimi
Thelma (uncredited)
 1958 No Time for Sergeants
Sgt. King's Mother (uncredited)
 1958 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Abigail
- Epidemic (1958) ... Abigail
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Grandmother
- Convict 1321, Age 21 (1957) ... Grandmother
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Frau Lang
- Imperfect Balance (1956) ... Frau Lang
 1956 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Miz Tinware (uncredited)
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Sisters (1956)
 1953-1955 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Martha Riley / Ma Riley
- Chicken Ranch (1955) ... Martha Riley
- Destination Brooklyn (1954) ... Martha Riley
- Riley's Family Reunion (1953) ... Ma Riley
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Amanda
- Sleep My Pretty One (1955) ... Amanda
 1955 Prince of Players
Mary Todd Lincoln (uncredited)
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
Mrs. Magruder
- Archie Faces Marriage ... Mrs. Magruder
 1952-1954 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Sarah Keith / Martha Crosswick / Grandma Abigail Conley
- Boys' Day in Paradise Valley (1954) ... Sarah Keith
- The Last of the Larrabee Kid (1954) ... Martha Crosswick
- The Knockout (1952) ... Grandma Abigail Conley
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Old Lady on Street
- The Birthday Party (1953) ... Old Lady on Street (as Sara Padden)
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Mrs. Sherwood
- Weekend Murder (1952) ... Mrs. Sherwood
 1952 Big Jim McLain
Mrs. Lexiter (uncredited)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College
Wardrobe Woman at Burlesque Theatre (uncredited)
 1952 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Maw Manning
- Trail of the Lawless (1952) ... Maw Manning
 1951 Utah Wagon Train
Sarah Wendover
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Mrs. Ledbetter (uncredited)
 1950 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Mrs. Smiley / Sara, Murdock's Housekeeper
- False Marriage (1950) ... Mrs. Smiley
- Big Switch (1950) ... Sara, Murdock's Housekeeper
 1950 The Missourians
Mother Kovacs
 1950 Again... Pioneers
Ma Ashby
 1950 A Life of Her Own
Overseer (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Grandma Williams
- The Star Witness (1950) ... Grandma Williams
 1950 Gunslingers
Rawhide Rosie Rawlins
 1950 House by the River
Mrs. Beach
 1949 The Doctor and the Girl
Miss Newton (uncredited)
 1949 Range Justice
Ma Curtis
 1949 Homicide
Mrs. Webb (uncredited)
 1948 Frontier Revenge
Widow Owens
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Mrs. Hallahan
 1948 The Return of the Whistler
Mrs. Hulskamp
 1947 Possessed
Mrs. Norris - Caretaker's Wife (uncredited)
 1947 The Millerson Case
Emma Millerson (uncredited)
 1947 Love and Learn
Mrs. Grant (uncredited)
 1947 Ramrod
Mrs. Parks
 1947 Trail Street
Mrs. Ferguson (uncredited)
 1946 That Brennan Girl
Mrs. Graves, the Nice Landlady
 1946 My Dog Shep
Aunt Carrie Hodgkins
 1946 Wild West
Carrie Bannister
 1946 Angel on My Shoulder
Agatha (uncredited)
 1946 Earl Carroll Sketchbook
Mrs. Murphy (uncredited)
 1946 So Goes My Love
Bridget
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood
Mrs. Marie Edgedaw (uncredited)
 1946 Idea Girl
Old lady #1
 1945 Dakota
Mrs. Plummer
 1945 Song of Old Wyoming
Ma Conway
 1945 Marshal of Laredo
Mrs. Randall
 1945 Apology for Murder
Maggie - the Janitress
 1945 Riders of the Dawn
Melinda Pringle
 1945 Wildfire
Aunt Agatha
 1945 The Unseen
Alberta (uncredited)
 1945 Honeymoon Ahead
Mrs. Halett
 1945 It's in the Bag!
Woman in Elevator (uncredited)
 1945 Identity Unknown
Mrs. Anderson (as Sara Padden)
 1944 Three Is a Family
Middle-Aged Woman (uncredited)
 1944 Ghost Guns
Aunt Sally
 1944 Girl Rush
Mrs. Emma Mason
 1944 San Diego I Love You
Mrs. Gulliver (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova Brown
Mrs. Smith - Landlady (uncredited)
 1944 Trail to Gunsight
Grandma Wagner
 1944 Summer Storm
Beggar Woman (uncredited)
 1944 This Is the Life
Sarah (uncredited)
 1944 The Navy Way
Mrs. Margaret Gimble (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
Cannery Woman
 1943 The North Star
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1943 Hostages (uncredited)
 1943 So This Is Washington
Aunt Charity Speers
 1943 Family Troubles (Short)
Mrs. Mary Jones
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Mrs. Georgia Dvorak
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
Albertine
 1942 Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1942 Law and Order
Aunt Mary Todd
 1942 Riders of the West
Ma Turner
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Mrs. Roberts (uncredited)
 1942 Lady in a Jam
Miner's Wife (uncredited)
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Mrs. Mason (uncredited)
 1942 The Mad Monster
Grandmother
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande
Skipper Forbes
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Mrs. Kimball (uncredited)
 1942 Private Snuffy Smith
Lowizie Smith
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
Nurse
 1941 It Started with Eve
Jenny - Coat Check (uncredited)
 1941 Outlaws of Cherokee Trail
The Nun (uncredited)
 1941 Reg'lar Fellers
Hetty Carter
 1941 Murder by Invitation
Aunt Cassandra ('Cassie') Hildegarde Denham
 1941 Tight Shoes
Mrs. Rupert
 1941 A Woman's Face
Police Matron
 1941 City of Missing Girls
Mrs. Randolph
 1941 In Old Colorado
Harriet Ma Woods
 1940 Chad Hanna
Mrs. Tridd
 1940 Lone Star Raiders
Lydia 'Granny' Phelps
 1940 Street of Memories
Mother (uncredited)
 1940 Son of the Navy
Mrs. Baker - Landlady
 1940 Forgotten Girls
Miss Donaldson, warden
 1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces
Mrs. Smith (scenes deleted)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Lady in Post Office (uncredited)
 1939 Should a Girl Marry?
Mrs. Wilson
 1939 The Zero Hour
Sister Theodosia
 1939 Sons of Liberty (Short)
Widow in Temple (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Houston's Mother (uncredited)
 1939 Let Freedom Ring
'Ma' Logan
 1939 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Woman Wanting Needle Threaded (uncredited)
 1939 Off the Record
Mrs. Fallon (uncredited)
 1938 Little Orphan Annie
Mrs. Nora Moriarty
 1938 Little Tough Guys in Society
Victim (uncredited)
 1938 Woman Against Woman
Dora
 1938 Three Comrades
Frau Schultz (uncredited)
 1938 Women in Prison
Martha Wilson
 1937 Exiled to Shanghai
Aunt Jane
 1937 Youth on Parole
Mrs. Blair
 1935 Anna Karenina
Governess
 1935 Mad Love
Mother of Lame Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Workman's Wife (uncredited)
 1935 A Dog of Flanders
Frau Keller
 1934 When Strangers Meet
Mrs. Tarman
 1934 The Defense Rests
Mrs. Evans
 1934 Tomorrow's Children
Mrs. Mason
 1934 He Was Her Man
Mrs. Gardella
 1934 Little Man, What Now?
Widow Scharrenhofer (uncredited)
 1934 All Men Are Enemies
Proprietress (uncredited)
 1934 Men in White
Rose Smith (uncredited)
 1934 David Harum
Widow Cullon
 1934 As the Earth Turns
Mrs. Janowski
 1934 Man of Two Worlds
Olago
 1933 The Sin of Nora Moran
Mrs. Watts
 1933 The Wolf Dog
Mrs. Stevens
 1933 Ann Vickers
Lil, a Black Woman
 1933 Doctor Bull
Mary the Canning Cook (uncredited)
 1933 The Power and the Glory
Henry's Wife
 1933 The Important Witness
Deaf Woman
 1933 Pilgrimage
Mother Of MIA (uncredited)
 1933 Face in the Sky
Ma Brown
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Duna - Landlady (uncredited)
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country
Old Martha
 1932 Wild Girl
Lize
 1932 Kongo
Nun in Convent School (uncredited)
 1932 Two Against the World
Mrs. Polansky (uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies
Ma McClune
 1932 The Washington Masquerade
Pardoned Boy's Mother (uncredited)
 1932 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Mrs. Cobb
 1932 Red-Headed Woman
Mary - Legendre Maid (uncredited)
 1932 Midnight Lady
Nita St. George
 1932 Young America
Mrs. Mary Taylor
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Chambermaid in Room 174 (uncredited)
 1932 Cross-Examination
Mary Stevens
 1931 Mata Hari
Nursing Sister Teresa (uncredited)
 1931 The Yellow Ticket
Mother Kalish (uncredited)
 1931 Sob Sister
Ma Stevens
 1931 Bad Girl
Mrs. Gardner (uncredited)
 1931 The Great Meadow
Mistress Molly Hall
 1930 Today
Emma Warner
 1930 Billy the Kid
Homesteader Mrs. Foster (uncredited)
 1930 Our Blushing Brides
Mrs. Hinkle - the Landlady (uncredited)
 1930 Hide-Out
Mrs. Dorgan
 1930 Trifles (Short)
Mrs. Wright
 1929 The Sophomore
Mrs. Collins
 1929 Wonder of Women
Anna
 1928 Companionate Marriage
Mrs. Williams
 1927 The Bugle Call
Luke's Wife
 1927 The Woman Who Did Not Care
Mrs. Carroll
 1927 Colleen
Police Lieutenant's Wife
 1927 Heroes of the Night
Mrs. Riley
 1926 Obey the Law
The Mother
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Prolific American character actress of stage and screen, popular as Mom Palooka in a series of Leon Errol comedies at Monogram. She first acted on the Orpheum vaudeville circuit in the early 1900's and appeared on Broadway from 1906. On screen usually portrayed kindly landladies, housekeepers, spinsters and mothers.

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