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Anne Seymour (1909–1988)


The daughter of a copper expert (William Stanley Eckert) and an actress and museum curator (May Davenport), character actress Anne Seymour was born on September 11, 1909 in New York City. She was the seventh generation of a theatrical family that could be tracked back to Ireland in 1740. Her great-uncle was the popular character actor Harry ... See full bio »

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 1989 Field of Dreams
Chisolm Newspaper Publisher
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Pearl
 1987 Ohara (TV Series)
Ivanovna
- Darryl (1987) ... Ivanovna
 1970-1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Maggie Hargrove / Aunt Winifred
- The Leftovers (1986) ... Aunt Winifred
- The Wacky Zoo of Morgan City: Part 2 (1970) ... Maggie Hargrove
- The Wacky Zoo of Morgan City: Part 1 (1970) ... Maggie Hargrove
 1986 The Practice (TV Series)
Mrs. Tinsley
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Mrs. Tinsley
 1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Mrs. Underwood
- Steele, Inc. (1986) ... Mrs. Underwood
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Esther
- Final Escape (1985) ... Esther
 1985 Chiller (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bunch
 1985 Family Ties (TV Series)
May Keaton
- Remembrances of Things Past (1985) ... May Keaton
 1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Mildred 'Millie' Jensen
- A Kind of Rage (1984) ... Mildred 'Millie' Jensen
 1983 Close Ties (TV Movie)
Josephine
 1982 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Ethel
- Beauty Burglars (1982) ... Ethel
 1982 Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice (TV Movie)
Mrs. Cunningham
 1981-1982 Mr. Merlin (TV Series)
Ann Wardell / Miss Wardell
- Romeo and Dreidelwood (1982) ... Ann Wardell
- A Moment in Camelot (1981) ... Miss Wardell
 1977-1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Dr. Bancroft / Miss Pemberthy
- Tough Girl (1981) ... Dr. Bancroft
- Very Good Friends (1977) ... Miss Pemberthy
 1981 Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lawson
 1980 Never Never Land
Zena
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
Mrs. Martin
 1979 The Miracle Worker (TV Movie)
Aunt Ev
 1979 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Estelle Cooper
- The Graduation (1979) ... Estelle Cooper
 1979 Studs Lonigan (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse
 1974-1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Mrs. Goddard
- Flip of a Coin (1978)
- Smack (1974) ... Mrs. Goddard
 1977 James at 16 (TV Series)
Miss Moger
- Pilot (1977) ... Miss Moger
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie)
Counterwoman
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Beatrice
- Firebird (1976) ... Beatrice
 1974-1976 Emergency! (TV Series)
Former Head Nurse Mille Eastman / Mrs. Zimmerman
- Involvement (1976) ... Former Head Nurse Mille Eastman
- Foreign Trade (1974) ... Mrs. Zimmerman
 1975 Hearts of the West
Nietz's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1975 Gemini Affair
Agnes Wilson
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Mrs. Wright
- The Last Raid (1975) ... Mrs. Wright
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Susie Mansham
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series)
Ann
- The Interrogation (1974) ... Ann
 1972-1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Carrie Stephens / Lily / Mother Carrie
- Act of Vengeance (1974) ... Carrie Stephens
- The Taste of Ashes (1974) ... Lily
- Who'll Cry for My Baby (1972) ... Mother Carrie (uncredited)
 1974 Harry O (TV Series)
Librarian
- Second Sight (1974) ... Librarian
 1974 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Livingston
- Mrs. Lincoln's Husband (1974) ... Mrs. Livingston
 1974 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (TV Movie)
Miss Tilford
 1974 A Cry in the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Sam's Grandmother
 1970-1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
Judge / Dr. Bardman
- The World's Balloon (1974) ... Judge
- The V.D. Story (1970) ... Dr. Bardman
 1973 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Judge Micklin
- I Never Said Goodbye (1973) ... Judge Micklin
 1973 So Long, Blue Boy
Martha
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series)
Judge
- Danish Pastry (1973) ... Judge
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mrs. Benson
- The Detonator (1973) ... Mrs. Benson
 1973 Tenafly (TV Series)
Mrs. Windsor
- Pilot (1973) ... Mrs. Windsor
 1973 Banyon (TV Series)
Consuelo
- Time Lapse (1973) ... Consuelo
 1972 The Man
Ma Blore
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Miss Frost
- A Visit to Upright (1972) ... Miss Frost
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Judge Tanner
- Slay Ride: Part 2 (1972) ... Judge Tanner
- Slay Ride: Part 1 (1972) ... Judge Tanner
 1966-1972 Insight (TV Series)
Grandmother / Mother
- The Turquoise Pony (1972) ... Grandmother
- A Box for Mr. Lipton (1972) ... Mother
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Walker
- A Lonely Stretch of Beach (1971) ... Mrs. Walker
 1966-1970 Bewitched (TV Series)
Mirabelle / Adelaide Cosgrove
- Samantha's Bad Day in Salem (1970) ... Mirabelle
- Sam's Spooky Chair (1966) ... Adelaide Cosgrove
 1959-1970 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Sarah / Mrs. Orson Boggs / Cora
- Snow Train: Part 2 (1970) ... Sarah
- Snow Train: Part 1 (1970) ... Sarah
- The Wake (1960) ... Mrs. Orson Boggs
- Kitty's Injury (1959) ... Cora
 1970 The Tim Conway Show (TV Series)
K.J. Crawford
- Episode #1.12 (1970) ... K.J. Crawford
- Episode #1.11 (1970) ... K.J. Crawford
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... K.J. Crawford
- Episode #1.9 (1970) ... K.J. Crawford
- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... K.J. Crawford
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Martha Cass
- Six Hours to Live (1969) ... Martha Cass
 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Corn Woman
- A Very Small Rifle (1969) ... Corn Woman
 1969 How to Commit Marriage
Molly, Baby's Nurse (uncredited)
 1967 Fitzwilly
Grimsby
 1966 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series)
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Hannah Mathews
- The Man from Nowhere (1966) ... Hannah Mathews
 1966 Waco
Ma Jenner
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Sister Superior
- The Sister and the Savage (1966) ... Sister Superior
 1965-1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Miss Kirkland / Miss Laura Kirkland / Laura Kirkland
- Harold's Gift Horses (1966) ... Miss Kirkland
- Once an Actor (1966) ... Miss Laura Kirkland
- A Lot to Remember (1965) ... Laura Kirkland
 1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Mrs. Lawrence
- The Honeymooners: The Adoption (1966) ... Mrs. Lawrence
 1965 Blindfold
Smitty
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mrs. Fielding
- Make the Angels Weep (1965) ... Mrs. Fielding
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Mrs. Canford
- Hour of Decision (1965) ... Mrs. Canford
- Wives and Losers (1965) ... Mrs. Canford
- The Life Machine (1965) ... Mrs. Canford
 1965 Mirage
Mrs. Frances Calvin
 1963-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Bonnie Mae Wilmet / Hetty Randall
- The Case of the Bullied Bowler (1964) ... Bonnie Mae Wilmet
- The Case of the Festive Felon (1963) ... Hetty Randall
 1964 Where Love Has Gone
Dr. Sally Jennings
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam
Irene
 1964 Stage to Thunder Rock
Myra Parker
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Cornelia Exiter (1978)
 1961-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Julianna Tripp / Mrs. Schmidt
- Yankee Come Home (1964) ... Julianna Tripp
- The Boy Between (1961) ... Mrs. Schmidt
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Webb
- Show Just Cause Why You Should Weep (1963) ... Mrs. Webb
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Jane Green
- Cold Hands, Warm Heart (1963) ... Jane Green
 1962-1963 Empire (TV Series)
Lucia Garrett / Lucia Garret
- Between Friday and Monday (1963) ... Lucia Garrett
- Duet for Eight Wheels (1963) ... Lucia Garrett
- 65 Miles Is a Long, Long Way (1963) ... Lucia Garrett
- Arrow in the Sky (1963) ... Lucia Garret
- Hidden Asset (1963) ... Lucia Garrett
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Beatrice Hewitt (1978-1979)
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Mrs. Creighton
- Remembrance of Crimes Past (1962) ... Mrs. Creighton
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Mrs. Beatrice Shaw
- One of the Most Important Men in the Whole World (1962) ... Mrs. Beatrice Shaw
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Mag
- Twenty-Five Santa Clauses (1961) ... Mag
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Viola Ashlow
- In the Balance (1961) ... Viola Ashlow
 1961 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Nancy Farrell
- Pavanne for a Gentle Lady (1961) ... Nancy Farrell
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Mrs. Alice Webster
- The Pretender (1961) ... Mrs. Alice Webster
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Mrs. Grimes
- The Resurrection of Annie Ahearn (1961) ... Mrs. Grimes
 1960-1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mama Mahina / Mona Harmon Kane
- The Kupua of Coconut Bay (1961) ... Mama Mahina
- The Blue Goddess (1960) ... Mona Harmon Kane
 1961 Misty
Grandma Beebe
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Mrs. Barr
- Domestic Trouble (1961) ... Mrs. Barr
 1960 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Indian Queen
- The Indian Captive (1960) ... Indian Queen
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- Adopted (1960) ... Mrs. Martin
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Aunt Hortense Stafford
- Girl with a Secret (1960) ... Aunt Hortense Stafford
 1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals
Mrs. Bixby
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Hazel / Emily Bell
- I Know What I'd Have Done (1960) ... Hazel
- Dark Possession (1960) ... Emily Bell
 1960 Pollyanna
Mrs. Amelia Tarbell
 1960 Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series)
 1960 Home from the Hill
Sarah Halstead
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Dean Norse
- Terror on the Campus (1959) ... Dean Norse
 1958 Handle with Care
Matilda Iler
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Schulte
- The Brownstone Incident (1958) ... Mrs. Schulte
 1958 Desire Under the Elms
Eben's Mother
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Martha
- The Wesley Ferguson Case (1957) ... Martha
 1957 Man on Fire
Judge Randolph
 1952-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Madame / Helen / Hannah
- Paris Calling (1957) ... Madame
- The Face of Autumn (1952) ... Helen
- The Orchard (1952) ... Hannah
 1957 Four Boys and a Gun
Mrs. Richards
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Mary Elder
- The Girl in Chapter One (1956) ... Mary Elder
 1951-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Carol Trasker / Martha / Mrs. Bailey / ...
- Regarding File Number 3456 (1956) ... Carol Trasker
- Circle of Guilt (1956) ... Martha
- Plan for Escape (1952) ... Mrs. Bailey
- A Bolt of Lightning (1951) ... Mercy Warren
 1952-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Muir
- A Baby Named X (1956) ... Mrs. Muir
- Changing Dream (1952)
 1955-1956 The Honeymooners (TV Series)
Mrs. Stevens
- Mama Loves Mambo (1956) ... Mrs. Stevens (uncredited)
- 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1955) ... Mrs. Stevens (uncredited)
 1951-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Sara / Linda Evans / Meta Logan / ...
- Cry Silence (1955) ... Sara
- The Tender Leaves of Hope (1955) ... Linda Evans
- A Stone for His Son (1955) ... Meta Logan
 1955 Mr. Citizen (TV Series)
 1954-1955 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Fallon / Miss Lawrence / Madame Zelda - Fortune Teller
- Boys and Girls Together (1955) ... Mrs. Fallon (uncredited)
- The Honeymooners: The Adoption (1955) ... Miss Lawrence (uncredited)
- Fortune Teller (1954) ... Madame Zelda - Fortune Teller (uncredited)
 1953-1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Agnes Jardine / Mother
- King's Pawn (1954) ... Agnes Jardine
- P.O.W. (1953) ... Mother
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Miss Summers
- High Man (1954) ... Miss Summers
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Peabody
- Elisha and the Long Knives (1954) ... Mrs. Peabody
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
- Side by Side (1954)
 1953 Follow Your Heart (TV Series)
Mrs. MacDonald
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Ma
- Murder Mountain (1953) ... Ma
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Party Guest
- The Perfect Secretary (1953) ... Party Guest
- Allen of Harper (1953)
 1952 Mrs. Thanksgiving (TV Movie)
 1952 The Web (TV Series)
 1944 Raduga
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From 1947 to 1950, was the voice of Dr. Mary Leland on the radio only version of "The Guiding Light." Dr. Leland was the first woman doctor on a daytime serial (or soap opera.)

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Portrayed one of radio's noblest heroines from 1934 through 1945 the extremely popular soap drama "The Story of Mary Marlin." The show's theme was Debussy's "Clair de Lune." Anne was on radio from 1932 and also performed on such radio programs as "Grand Hotel" and "A Woman of America." See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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