STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,315 this week

Jo Van Fleet (1915–1996)


Jo Van Fleet was born on December 30, 1914 in Oakland, California. She established herself as a notable dramatic actress on Broadway over several years, winning a Tony Award in 1954 for her skill in a difficult role, playing an unsympathetic, even abusive character, in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" with Lillian Gish and Eva Marie Saint. ... See full bio »

"The Walking Dead": Find Out Who Negan Didn't Kill

Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Norman Reedus stopped by the IMDb Yacht at Comic-Con 2016 to talk about "The Walking Dead" Season 6 finale, what's on the horizon, and how Andrew Lincoln mastered his Southern accent.

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 319 people
created 24 Jul 2013
 
a list of 595 people
created 17 May 2014
 
a list of 80 people
created 18 Feb 2015
 
a list of 32 people
created 8 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jo Van Fleet's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Cool Hand Luke
Cool Hand Luke Arletta
(1967)
East of Eden
(1955)
The Tenant
The Tenant Madame Dioz
(1976)
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
(1957)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (56 credits)
 1986 Seize the Day
Mrs. Einhorn
 1980 Power (TV Movie)
Mother Vanda
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Irini Karabetas
- The Buttercup Killer (1977) ... Irini Karabetas
 1976 The Tenant
Madame Dioz
 1973 Satan's School for Girls (TV Movie)
Headmistress
 1971-1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Leah / Margaret
- Time of Darkness (1973) ... Leah
- Martyr (1971) ... Margaret
 1972 The Family Rico (TV Movie)
Mama Rico
 1970-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Miss Ellen Dobbs / Amy Wilder
- The Stillness Within (1971) ... Miss Ellen Dobbs
- The Trouble with Amy (1970) ... Amy Wilder
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
Clara
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... Clara
 1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Annie Crabtree
- 'A' Is for Annie (1970) ... Annie Crabtree
 1970 Mannix (TV Series)
Alexandra Pulvarenti
- One for the Lady (1970) ... Alexandra Pulvarenti
 1969 80 Steps to Jonah
Nonna
 1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Amelia Bronston
- The Night of the Tycoons (1969) ... Amelia Bronston
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Emily Cooper
- Verdict for Terror (1967) ... Emily Cooper
 1967 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
The Old Woman
- Good Day (1967) ... The Old Woman
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Lee Calder
- Legacy of Hate (1966) ... Lee Calder
 1965 Cinderella (TV Special)
Stepmother
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Hildy Hesse
- The World I Want (1964) ... Hildy Hesse
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Velma Clarke
- Satan's Waitin' (1964) ... Velma Clarke
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Jane Patterson
- Don't Wait for Me (1963) ... Jane Patterson
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Hazel Quine
- The Stone Guest (1963) ... Hazel Quine
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Amelia Curtis
- The Courtship (1962) ... Amelia Curtis
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Dr. Anna Chaloupka
- The Night the Saints Lost Their Halos (1962) ... Dr. Anna Chaloupka
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Mrs. Cissy Hawk
- The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk (1961) ... Mrs. Cissy Hawk
 1956-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Molly / Anna Kaminsky / Mrs. Shrike
- Servant Problem (1961) ... Molly
- Reward to Finder (1957) ... Anna Kaminsky
- Shopping for Death (1956) ... Mrs. Shrike
 1959-1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Callie
- The Night of the Storm (1961) ... Callie
- The Human Comedy (1959)
 1960-1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Canina
- Volpone (1960) ... Canina
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Miss Wanda Kelsey
- Disaster (1959) ... Miss Wanda Kelsey
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Weiss
- 30 Pieces of Silver (1959) ... Mrs. Weiss
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Lombe
- The Crazy Hunter (1958) ... Mrs. Lombe
 1957 The Sea Wall
Mme. Dufresne
 1956 The King and Four Queens
Ma McDade
 1955-1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Ma
- Snapfinger Creek (1956) ... Ma
- Lady Ruth (1955)
 1956 Encounter (TV Series)
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Katie Roth
 1955 The Rose Tattoo
Bessie
 1952-1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Shirley
- A Business Proposition (1955) ... Shirley
- The Assassin (1955)
- The Thin Air (1952)
 1955 Max Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series)
Aunt Dete
- Heidi (1955) ... Aunt Dete
 1953-1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Trapped (1955)
- The Last Tour (1953)
 1954-1955 Danger (TV Series)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Irene Rankin
- Concerning Death (1955) ... Irene Rankin
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Joe's Boy (1955)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
- Hour of Darkness (1954)
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
- The Party Night (1954)
 1954 Suspense (TV Series)
- Before the Act (1954)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Morning Star (1954)
 1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie)
 1951 Cosmopolitan Theatre (TV Series)
 1949-1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- Joe McSween's Atomic Machine (1950) ... (unconfirmed)
- Joe McSween's Atomic Machine (1949) ... (unconfirmed)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Winter's Tale (1946). Comedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Music by Anthony Bernard. Directed by Romney Brent and B. Iden Payne. Cort Theatre: 15 Jan 1946- 16 Feb 1946 (39 performances). Cast: Charles Atkin, Victor Beecroft, Michael Bey, Romney Brent, Buster Burnell, Maurice Cavell, Henry Daniell, Robert Duke, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Received the 1954 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) in a Play for her performance in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful", in which she co-starred with Lillian Gish and Eva Marie Saint. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
cool hand luke mugenracer
hm mercury1
Discuss Jo Van Fleet on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page