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Symona Boniface (1894–1950)


An American actress most frequently seen in bit parts in comedy shorts, mostly at Columbia Pictures, particularly those of The Three Stooges, Symona Boniface entered the theatre as a playwright and actress, and produced plays as well. After the stock market crash of 1929 she began taking bit parts in films, many of them merely dress-extra jobs. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Girls' Dormitory Professor Clotilde Federa
(1936)
The Fatal Warning Marie Jordan
(1929)
The Murder in the Museum Katura the Seeress
(1934)
Dragnet Patrol Ethel Bainbrick
(1931)

Filmography

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 1956 Scheming Schemers (Short)
Mrs. Norfleet (uncredited)
 1950 Pirates of the High Seas
Lotus Lady
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Two Roaming Champs (Short)
Aunt Ghastly (uncredited)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Charcoal Burner's Wife (uncredited)
 1950 Nursie Behave (Short)
Nurse (uncredited)
 1950 Beware of Blondie
A Gossip (uncredited)
 1950 Appointment with Danger
Woman (uncredited)
 1949 A Voice in the Wilderness (Short)
Elizabeth
 1949 Jerks of All Trades (TV Short)
Mrs. Pennyfeather
 1949 Vagabond Loafers (Short)
Mrs. Norfleet
 1949 Waiting in the Lurch (Short)
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Slightly French
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1948 The Man from Colorado
Matron (uncredited)
 1948 A Pinch in Time (Short)
Mother-in-Law
 1948 Joan of Arc
Peasant (uncredited)
 1948 The Return of October
Hedwig (uncredited)
 1948 The Untamed Breed
Milly (uncredited)
 1948 Go Chase Yourself (Short)
Mrs. Clyde (uncredited)
 1948 Billie Gets Her Man (Short)
Desk Nurse (uncredited)
 1948 Heavenly Daze (Short)
Mrs. DePuyster (uncredited)
 1948 Flat Feat (Short)
Woman in Park (uncredited)
 1948 The Sheepish Wolf (Short)
Mrs. Cynthia Hickenlooper (uncredited)
 1948 Two Nuts in a Rut (Short)
Lane's mother-in-law (uncredited)
 1947 Radio Romeo (Short)
Angry Woman in Lobby (uncredited)
 1947 All Gummed Up (Short)
Mother-in-law (uncredited)
 1947 Hectic Honeymoon (Short)
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1947 Rolling Down to Reno (Short)
Mary's Aunt (uncredited)
 1947 Wedding Belle (Short)
Edith
 1947 Born to Kill
Gambler at Roulette Table (uncredited)
 1947 The Good Bad Egg (Short)
Member of Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1947 The Scooper Dooper (Short)
Contestant at Cake Contest (uncredited)
 1947 Angel and the Badman
Dance Hall Madam (uncredited)
 1947 Meet Mr. Mischief (Short)
Cook Show Hostess (uncredited)
 1947 Half-Wits Holiday (Short)
Mrs. Smythe-Smythe (uncredited)
 1946 The Beast with Five Fingers
Mourner (uncredited)
 1946 Andy Plays Hookey (Short)
Woman at Ticket Window (uncredited)
 1946 Moron Than Off (Short)
Joe's Wife (uncredited)
 1946 Slappily Married (Short)
Hotel Concierge (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story
Woman in Audience (uncredited)
 1946 G.I. Wanna Home (Short)
Landlady (uncredited)
 1946 Gallant Journey
Dance Floor Extra (uncredited)
 1946 The Mysterious Mr. Valentine
Landlady (uncredited)
 1946 Earl Carroll Sketchbook
Screaming Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Get Along Little Zombie (Short)
Mrs. Herbert (uncredited)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Opera Cast Member (uncredited)
 1946 Jiggers, My Wife (Short)
Trapella Weatherwax (uncredited)
 1946 Talk About a Lady
Ladies' League Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Gilda
Gambler at Roulette Table (uncredited)
 1946 Hiss and Yell (Short)
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1946 The Notorious Lone Wolf
Grand Dame at Airport (uncredited)
 1945 High Blood Pleasure (Short)
Admissions Nurse (uncredited)
 1945 Micro-Phonies (Short)
Mrs. Bixby
 1945 Girls of the Big House
Matron (uncredited)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Maid (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Slave Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Strife of the Party (Short)
Mrs. Barker
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Clothing Fitter (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
White House Reception Guest (uncredited)
 1944 Oh, Baby! (Short)
Nurse (uncredited)
 1944 Crash Goes the Hash (Short)
Mrs. Van Bustle (uncredited)
 1943 You Dear Boy! (Short)
Woman Pushed into Swimming Pool (uncredited)
 1943 Pitchin' in the Kitchen (Short)
Cooking Show Hostess (voice)
 1943 The Fallen Sparrow
Guest (uncredited)
 1943 Clancy Street Boys
Dress Saleslady (uncredited)
 1943 Spook Louder (Short)
Well-Dressed Woman (uncredited)
 1943 Murder in Times Square
Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1942 One Dangerous Night
Woman (uncredited)
 1942 Unexpected Riches (Short)
Extra in Froggy's dream
 1942 Groom and Bored (Short)
Train Passenger
 1942 Born to Sing
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Tess' Party Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short)
Nightclub Patron with Mouse Down Dress (uncredited)
 1941 Some More of Samoa (Short)
Mrs. Winthrop (uncredited)
 1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie (Short)
Mrs. Gottrocks (uncredited)
 1941 The Blitz Kiss (Short)
Major's Wife (uncredited)
 1941 Half Shot at Sunrise (Short)
Audience Woman (uncredited)
 1941 An Ache in Every Stake (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 All the World's a Stooge (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1940 Souls in Pawn
Nurse at 'The Manger'
 1940 No Census, No Feeling (Short)
Bridge Party Hostess (uncredited)
 1940 A Plumbing We Will Go (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short)
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1939 Ninotchka
Gossip (uncredited)
 1939 On Your Toes
Woman in Audience (uncredited)
 1938 In Early Arizona
Doc's Saloon Sweetheart (uncredited)
 1938 Ankles Away (Short)
 1938 Women Are Like That
Lady Behind Claudius on Boat (uncredited)
 1938 Tassels in the Air (Short)
One of Mrs. Smirch's card-playing friends (uncredited)
 1938 Termites of 1938 (Short)
Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Confession
Actress (uncredited)
 1937 New News (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1936 That Girl from Paris
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Slippery Silks (Short)
Mrs. Morgan Morgan (uncredited)
 1936 Oh, Duchess! (Short)
Mrs. Hazzard
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
Professor Clotilde Federa
 1936/I Marihuana
Helen - Burma's Customer (uncredited)
 1936 The Golden Arrow (uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Slave Auction Observer (uncredited)
 1935 Pardon My Scotch (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1935 Shanghai
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill (uncredited)
 1934 Washee Ironee (Short)
Maid of Olympia
 1934 Among the Missing
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1934 British Agent
Ball Guest at British Embassy (uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Murder in the Museum
Katura the Seeress
 1934 A Duke for a Day (Short)
Woman Outside Elevator (uncredited)
 1934 The Black Cat
Cultist (uncredited)
 1934 Easy to Love
Roulette Table Player (uncredited)
 1933 Girl Without a Room
Woman (uncredited)
 1933 The House on 56th Street
Blackjack Player (uncredited)
 1933 Christopher Bean
Auction Participant (uncredited)
 1933 Beauty for Sale
Mrs. Fletcher (uncredited)
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1933 Skyway
Baker's Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1933 Tarzan the Fearless
Sara (uncredited)
 1933 Reunion in Vienna
Noblewoman (uncredited)
 1933 The Mind Reader
Gossip in Phone Montage (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Gambling Lady (uncredited)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Back Street
Lady at Casino (uncredited)
 1932 Strictly Unreliable (Short)
The Actress (uncredited)
 1932 It's Tough to Be Famous
Autograph Seeker (uncredited)
 1932 Arsène Lupin
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 The Man Who Played God
Woman in Audience (uncredited)
 1931 Dragnet Patrol
Ethel Bainbrick
 1931 What a Bozo! (Short)
Diner (uncredited)
 1931 The Public Defender
Auction Attendee (uncredited)
 1931 Daybreak
Bystander at Baccarat Table (uncredited)
 1930 La vida nocturna (Short)
Lady Who Sits in Wet Chair (uncredited)
 1929 The Vagabond Lover
Musicale Guest (uncredited)
 1929 The Hoose-Gow (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1929 The Kiss
Gossip in Museum (uncredited)
 1929 Sunny Side Up
Woman in hallucination montage (uncredited)
 1929 Leaping Love (Short)
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1929 Madame Q (Short)
Well-Dressed Juror #1 (uncredited)
 1929 Movie Night (Short)
Actress on the Screen (uncredited)
 1929 The Medicine Men (Short)
 1929 The Fatal Warning
Marie Jordan
 1928 Feed 'em and Weep (Short)
Woman in Car (uncredited)
 1928 Show People
Guest (uncredited)
 1928 Show Girl
Show Girl (uncredited)
 1928 Forgotten Faces
Roulette Player (uncredited)
 1928 The Mysterious Lady
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1928 The Mating Call
Woman at Welcome-Home Party (uncredited)
 1928 Barnum & Ringling, Inc. (Short)
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1927 With Love and Hisses (Short)
Dignified Lady (uncredited)
 1927 Baby Brother (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1925 The Caretaker's Daughter (Short)
The Gunman's Wife
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage play: The King Sleeps - playing Fraulein Hilda Schmitt, at the Vine Street Theatre, Hollywood.

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Spouse:

Frank Pharr Sims  (her death)
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Trivia:

Daughter of stage actor George C. Boniface, half-sister to stage actors Stella Boniface Weaver and George C. Boniface Jr.. See more »

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