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Eleanor Phelps (1907–2001)

Eleanor Phelps was born on September 8, 1907 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She was an actress, known for Cleopatra (1934), Somerset (1970) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1934). She died on September 29, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Cleopatra Charmion
Somerset Hilda Benson (1974)
The Shopping Bag Lady
The Shopping Bag Lady Grandmother


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 1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
 1984 Threesome (TV Movie)
Mrs. Larkin
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Glenda Perry
 1976 The Shopping Bag Lady (TV Short)
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Hilda Benson (1974)
 1967 The Catholic Hour (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Rebirths of Hope (1967) ... Old Woman
- A Father's Death (1967) ... Old Woman
- An Abundance of Perspectives (1967) ... Old Woman
 1961 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
Royal Princess
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
- Face of Clay (1959) ... Lita
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Miss Deene the collector
- Shadow of Van Gogh (1958) ... Miss Deene the collector
 1957 Cinderella (TV Special)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Grace Harris Tyrell #3 (1970-1973)
 1932 The Run Around (Short)

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Miss Peake in the 1975 Broadway revival of "The Royal Family"(filmed in 1930 as "The Royal Family of Broadway"). See more »

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Broadway stage actress who made three films in quick succession in the 1930's, then went back to the stage and returned to Hollywood in the late 1950's, where she stayed until the end of her career. She played supporting and bit roles, perhaps her most notable screen role being Princess Haydee, daughter of Ali Pasha, in the 1934 film version of "The Count of Monte Cristo", though there was ... See more »

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