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Hilda Vaughn (1898–1957)

Thin and tart-tongued, Baltimore-born theater actress Hilda Vaughn, had a decade of intense activity at the beginning of the sound period, mainly at MGM. Although she always played a pleb (a maid, a charwoman, a governess, a saleswoman, a slavey, ...) and never a patrician, the characters she embodied did not lack ... character! Which is best ... See full bio »

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Dinner at Eight
The Wedding Night
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 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Velvet Clave
- The Velvet Touch (1952) ... Velvet Clave
 1950 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Aunt Sarah
- Prescription for Treason (1950) ... Aunt Sarah
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Witness for the Prosecution (1949) ... Amanda
 1941 Confirm or Deny
Receptionist (scenes deleted)
 1940 Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Mrs. Rocke
 1938 Maid's Night Out
Mary - Harrison's Maid
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Mrs. Cartwright - Chief Ranger (uncredited)
 1937 Danger - Love at Work
Pemberton's Maid
 1936 Banjo on My Knee
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera
Agnes - Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)
 1936 The Accusing Finger
 1936 And Sudden Death
Prison Inmate (uncredited)
 1936 Half Angel
 1936 Captain January
Dress Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1936 The Witness Chair
Anna Yifnick (uncredited)
 1936 Gentle Julia
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Gaptown Teacher
 1935 I Live My Life
Miss Ann Morrison
 1935 Men Without Names
Nurse Simpson
 1935 Chasing Yesterday
Collette - the Slavey (uncredited)
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Miss Nellie
 1935 The Wedding Night
Hezzie Jones
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Fanny Olmstead, Foster's Secretary
 1933 Today We Live
 1933 No Other Woman
Miss LeRoy - Governess
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Mrs. Carter
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
 1931 Susan Lenox
Mrs. Astrid Ohlin
 1931 It's a Wise Child
Alice Peabody
 1931 A Tailor Made Man (uncredited)
 1930 Manslaughter
Louise Evans
 1929 Three Live Ghosts
Peggy Woofers
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Stage Play: On Whitman Avenue. Drama. Written by Maxine Wood. Lullaby composed by Paul Bowles. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by Margo Jones. Cort Theatre: 8 May 1946- 14 Sep 1946 (150 performances). Cast: Joanna Albus (as "Edna Reed"), Vivian Baber (as "Wini Bennett"), Ernestine Barrier (as "Kate Tilden"),... See more »


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