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Fern Persons (1910–2012)

Fern Persons was born on July 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Fern Ball. She was an actress, known for Field of Dreams (1989), Hoosiers (1986) and Risky Business (1983). She was married to Max Persons. She died on July 22, 2012 in Littleton, Colorado, USA. See full bio »

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(age 101) in Littleton, Colorado, USA
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Known For

Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams Annie's Mother
(1989)
Hoosiers
Hoosiers Opal Fleener
(1986)
Risky Business
Risky Business Lab Teacher
(1983)
Class
Class Headmistress DeBreul
(1983)

Filmography

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 2004 Boricua
Hilde Klingenberg (as Fern Parsons)
 2001 The Secret
Great Aunt Daria
 1999 ER (TV Series)
Old Woman on El
- Power (1999) ... Old Woman on El
 1997-1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Mrs. Flowers, Librarian / Helen
- Home Groan (1999) ... Mrs. Flowers, Librarian
- Psychic (1997) ... Helen
 1993 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Althea Swanson
- Pilot (1993) ... Althea Swanson
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss
Elderly Woman
 1992 Mario and the Mob (TV Movie)
 1989 Field of Dreams
Annie's Mother
 1987 Sable (TV Series)
Rebecca Sable
- Watchdogs (1987) ... Rebecca Sable
 1987 Jack and Mike (TV Series)
Elsie
- Dreamland (1987) ... Elsie
 1984 Grandview, U.S.A.
Teacher
 1984 Hard Knox (TV Movie)
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Vera
- Under the Biltmore Clock (1984) ... Aunt Vera
 1983 Risky Business
Lab Teacher
 1983 Class
Headmistress DeBreul
 1981 Chicago Story (TV Movie)
 1981 Hudson Taylor
 1967 Man of Steel
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mrs. Hubbard
- Chicago 2-1-2 (1957) ... Mrs. Hubbard
 1956 Adventure in Dairyland (TV Series)
Mrs. McCandless
- Off to Wisconsin (1956) ... Mrs. McCandless (uncredited)
 1952 Those Endearing Young Charms (TV Series)
Abbe Charm
 1950 The Golden Gloves Story
Mrs. Burke

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Screen Actors Guild, Chicago Council. Elected 1992 and 2001. See more »

Alternate Names:

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She was nominated for a 1981 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Gin Game" at the Northlight Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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