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Lizabeth Scott (1922–2015)


Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on September 29, 1922 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of six children of Mary (Pennock) and John Matzo, who were Bohemian immigrants. Scott attended Marywood Seminary and the Alvienne School of the Theatre in New York City, where she adopted the stage name of "Elizabeth Scott." After doing a national tour of... See full bio »

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Known For

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers Antonia 'Toni' Marachek
(1946)
Too Late for Tears
Too Late for Tears Jane Palmer
(1949)
Dead Reckoning
Dead Reckoning 'Dusty' Chandler
(1947)
Loving You
Loving You Glenda Markle
(1957)

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 1972 Pulp
Betty Cippola
 1965 The Third Man (TV Series)
Diane Masters
- The Luck of Harry Lime (1965) ... Diane Masters
 1963 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Mona Roberts
- Who Killed Cable Roberts? (1963) ... Mona Roberts
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Carla MacKinley
- The Amazon (1960) ... Carla MacKinley
 1957 Loving You
Glenda Markle
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Alice Brent / Lily Conover
- Stolen Face (1956) ... Alice Brent / Lily Conover
 1956 The Weapon
Elsa Jenner
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Frances Fowler
- Overnight Haul (1956) ... Frances Fowler
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1953 Bad for Each Other
Helen Curtis
 1952-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Betsy / Margaret Bailey
- Make Believe Bride (1953) ... Betsy
- Amo, Amas, Amat (1952) ... Margaret Bailey
 1952 Stolen Face
Alice Brent / Lily Conover
 1951 Red Mountain
Chris
 1951 Two of a Kind
Brandy Kirby
 1951 The Company She Keeps
Joan
 1949 Easy Living
Liza Wilson
 1949 Family Theatre (TV Series)
 1947 Variety Girl
Lizabeth Scott
 1945 You Came Along
Ivy Hotchkiss
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Print ads: Royal Crown Cola. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 4 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I'm tired of that smart New York set who blast Hollywood, calling it an intellectual void. Plenty of silly things are done here, but Hollywood isn't so very screwball. They do fine things in the theatre and splendid things out here too. Baddies crop up on both coasts. I dislike it when critics sell Hollywood short. See more »

Trivia:

Asked in a 1996 interview why film noir had become so popular, Scott said: "The films that I had seen growing up were always, 'Boy meets girl, boy ends up marrying girl, and together, they go off into the sunset' - and suddenly in the 1940s, psychology was taking a grasp on society in America. That's when 'they' got into these psychological, emotional things that people feel. That was the feeling... See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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