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Mildred Shay (1911–2005)

Mildreds star shone for what seemed like a split second and yet she knew everybody in town and the whole of tinsel town knew Mildred Shay. Adrian, Hollywoods premiere costumer made all her gowns and a pair of false breasts. She worked with, and unlike the rest of Hollywood got on with Joan Crawford despite the fact that as Helene, the French maid ... See full bio »

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Little Shop of Horrors
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Candleshoe Mrs. McCress
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 1992 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
Woman in Twin Set
- Party Games (1992) ... Woman in Twin Set
 1990 Bullseye!
Jolene, Tourist Wife
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Mrs. Brown (uncredited)
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Janet Roscoe
- The Wolvercote Tongue (1987) ... Janet Roscoe
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors
Second Customer
 1986 Labyrinth
Goblin (voice, uncredited)
 1985 Death Wish 3
Mrs Emil
 1983 Funny Money
Mrs. Keller
 1983 Superman III
Woman in Elevator (uncredited)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Becky Reis
- The Rothko Conspiracy (1983) ... Becky Reis
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Before Water Lilies (1981) ... Angie
 1980 The Other 'Arf (TV Series)
 1980 The History of Mr. Polly (TV Mini-Series)
American lady
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... American lady
 1977 Candleshoe
Mrs. McCress
 1977 Valentino
Lady at Maxim's
 1974 Brief Encounter (TV Movie)
 1974 The Great Gatsby
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1973 Pollyanna (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 Model Shop (uncredited)
 1968 Star!
Woman Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 I Killed the Count (TV Movie)
Renée la Lune
 1948 The Adding Machine (TV Movie)
Judy O'Grady
 1947 Forever Amber
Girl (uncredited)
 1947 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie)
Gay Wellington
 1945 Flight from Folly
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1944 The Road to Victory (Short)
Singer (uncredited)
 1942 I Married an Angel
2nd Maid (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Girl in Match Sequence (uncredited)
 1941 Roar of the Press
Helen (uncredited)
 1941 Lucky Devils
Agnes (uncredited)
 1940 The Philadelphia Story
Main Line Society Woman (uncredited)
 1940 The Phantom Submarine
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride
 1940 Carolina Moon
Servant (uncredited)
 1940 In Old Missouri
Mme. Chee-Chee
 1940 And One Was Beautiful
Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1940 Rancho Grande
Dude Ranch Guest (uncredited)
 1939 All Women Have Secrets
 1939 Balalaika
Jeanette Sibirsky
 1939 The Women
Helen - Crystal's French Maid (uncredited)
 1939 Missing Daughters
Hostess (uncredited)
 1939 Made for Each Other
John Horace Mason's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Roman Scandals
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1932 A Bill of Divorcement
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 The Age of Consent
Student at Dormitory (uncredited)
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Sailed with her third husband British Army Captain Geoffrey Steele for London on a Norwegian freighter with 300 soldiers on board. The gossip columnists invited readers to place bets on how long the marriage would last. See more »


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