Judith Anderson (I) (1897–1992)


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Dame Judith Anderson was born Frances Margaret Anderson on February 10, 1897 in Adelaide, South Australia. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in 1918. There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway throughout the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Her notable stage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Rebecca Mrs. Danvers
(1940)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Vulcan High Priestess
(1984)
(1956)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Big Momma Pollitt
(1958)

Filmography

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 1984-1987 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Minx Lockridge
- Episode #1.730 (1987) ... Minx Lockridge (as Dame Judith Anderson)
- Episode #1.675 (1987) ... Minx Lockridge (as Dame Judith Anderson)
- Episode #1.614 (1986) ... Minx Lockridge (as Dame Judith Anderson)
- Episode #1.575 (1986) ... Minx Lockridge (as Dame Judith Anderson)
- Episode #1.555 (1986) ... Minx Lockridge (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1986 Impure Thoughts
The Sister of Purgatory
 1985 The Booth (TV Movie) (segment "Bread")
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Vulcan High Priestess (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1983/I Medea (TV Movie)
Nurse
 1975 Inn of the Damned
Caroline Straulle
 1974 The Chinese Prime Minister (TV Movie)
She
 1974 The Underground Man (TV Movie)
Mrs. Snow (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1973 The Borrowers (TV Movie)
Aunt Sophy (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1973 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Lee McDonald
- A Special Place (1973) ... Lee McDonald
 1970 A Man Called Horse
Buffalo Cow Head (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1969 The File on Devlin (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Devlin
 1968 Elizabeth the Queen (TV Movie)
Queen Elizabeth I
 1964 The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre (TV Movie)
Paulina (as Dame Judith Anderson)
 1961 Why Bother to Knock
Maggie
 1960 Cinderfella
Wicked Stepmother
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
 1960 Cradle Song (TV Movie)
The Prioress
 1960 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
- Millionaire's Mite (1960) ... Margaret Morrison Carnegie
 1957-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mme. Duvier / Ava Norris / Aunt Bee
- To the Sound of Trumpets (1960) ... Mme. Duvier
- The Second Happiest Day (1959) ... Ava Norris
- The Clouded Image (1957) ... Aunt Bee
 1959 A Christmas Festival (TV Movie)
Narrator of the final offering
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Felizia Kingdom
- The Felizia Kingdom Story (1959) ... Felizia Kingdom
 1959 The Moon and Sixpence (TV Movie)
Tiare
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Medea
- Medea (1959) ... Medea
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Big Momma Pollitt
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Marquesa de Montemayor
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1958) ... Marquesa de Montemayor
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Memnet
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Rachel
- The Circular Staircase (1956) ... Rachel
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Albert Forrester / Margaret Bishop
- The Senora (1956)
- The Creative Impulse (1955) ... Mrs. Albert Forrester
- Virtue (1955) ... Margaret Bishop
- Louise (1955)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Ftatateeta
- Caesar and Cleopatra (1956) ... Ftatateeta
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Evaline Morly
- Yesterday's Magic (1954) ... Evaline Morly
 1954 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
Alicia
- Black Chiffon (1954) ... Alicia
 1953 Salome
Queen Herodias
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- Theatre (1951)
 1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Phelps
- The Silver Cord (1951) ... Mrs. Phelps
 1950 The Furies
Flo Burnett
 1947 Tycoon
Miss Braithwaite
 1947 The Red House
Ellen Morgan
 1947 Pursued
Mrs. Callum
 1946 Specter of the Rose
Madame La Sylph
 1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
Madame Lanlaire
 1945 And Then There Were None
Emily Brent
 1944 Laura
Ann Treadwell
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Judith Anderson
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Gerd Bjarnesen
 1942 Kings Row
Mrs. Harriet Gordon
 1942 All Through the Night
Madame
 1941 Lady Scarface
Slade
 1941 Free and Easy
Lady Joan Culver
 1940 Forty Little Mothers
Madame Madeleine Granville
 1940 Rebecca
Mrs. Danvers
 1933 Blood Money
Ruby Darling
 1930 Madame of the Jury (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Helen Nolte") in "Conquest" on Broadway. Written / directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins. Plymouth Theatre: 18 Feb 1933-Feb 1933 (closing date unknown/10 performances). Cast: Charles Brown, Hugh Buckler, Boyd Davis, Bernice Elliott, Suzanne Freeman, Raymond Hackett, Joyce Hill, Henry Lase, Katherine Lowry, James ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Judith Anderson

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am inspired by many mediums and use them to express varied aspects of my philosophies and life observations. See more »

Trivia:

The first and perhaps the only actress to win two Emmy Awards for playing the same role (Lady Macbeth) in two separate television productions of the same play, the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" on Macbeth (1954) and Macbeth (1960), with the same leading actor, Maurice Evans. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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