Mae Clarke (I) (1910–1992)

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Vivacious, blonde Mae Clarke was exposed to cinema from an early age, her father being an organist in a motion picture cinema. Growing up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she learned how to dance. At the tender age of 13 she was already performing in nightclubs and amateur theatricals. In 1924, she was one of "May Dawson's Dancing Girls", a New York ... See full bio »

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 1971 Insight (TV Series)
- Man in the Middle (1971) ... Millie (as Mae Clark)
 1970 Watermelon Man
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie
Secretary (uncredited)
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
- The Yegg Foes in Gotham (1966) ... Lady
 1966 A Big Hand for the Little Lady
Mrs. Craig
 1965 F Troop (TV Series)
- A Gift from the Chief (1965) ... Woman
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Switchboard Operator #2
- The Case of the Playboy Pugilist (1962) ... Switchboard Operator #2
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Mrs. Barker
- Lawman's Blood (1960) ... Mrs. Barker
 1959 Ask Any Girl
Woman on Train (uncredited)
 1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Sally Roweday
- Bat Jumps the Reservation (1959) ... Sally Roweday
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Ruth Clifford
- Desert Passage (1958) ... Ruth Clifford
 1954-1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Grace Summers / Mother Superior / Rose Dervin
- I Want to Get Married (1958) ... Grace Summers
- A Greater Strength (1958) ... Mother Superior
- The Judgment (1954) ... Rose Dervin
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Mrs. Robbins
 1957 Undercurrent (TV Series)
- Front Page Father (1957) ... Ellie
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Helen Nelson
- The Nelson Case (1957) ... Helen Nelson
 1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Leonora Schofield
- And the Birds Still Sing (1957) ... Leonora Schofield
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Louise Lanson
- Attack on Fort Grant (1957) ... Louise Lanson
 1954-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Picard / Betty / Nancy Voorhees Townsend / ...
- Stand-In for Murder (1957) ... Mrs. Picard
- The Corrigan Case (1956) ... Betty
- Five Star Final (1954) ... Nancy Voorhees Townsend
- The Way I Feel (1954) ... Mother
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- One Coat of White (1957) ... Grace
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Kaye
- The Happy Gift (1957) ... Mrs. Kaye (as Mae Clark)
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Parker
- Killer's Pride (1957) ... Mrs. Parker
 1956 Engagement Party (Short)
Mrs. Landis
 1956 Ride the High Iron
Mrs. Vanders
 1953-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Aunt Ellie / Alice Reeder
- Front Page Father (1956) ... Aunt Ellie
- Wedding March (1954)
- Emergency (1953) ... Alice Reeder
 1956 The Desperados Are in Town
Jane Kesh
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Cypress Tree (1956)
 1956 The Catered Affair
Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1956 Mohawk
 1956 Come Next Spring
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Mabel Baughman (uncredited)
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Gwen Kellogg
- When I Was Young (1955) ... Gwen Kellogg
 1955 Boy with a Knife (Short)
Mabel Phillips (uncredited)
 1955 Wichita
Mrs. McCoy
 1955 Not as a Stranger
Nurse Odell
 1955 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
May Dawn
- Dawn's Early Light (1955) ... May Dawn
 1955 Women's Prison
Matron Saunders
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Amy Britten / Mrs. Martin
- Gunpoint (1955) ... Amy Britten
- Two Brothers (1954) ... Mrs. Martin
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Harriet Barneby
- Fog Bound (1954) ... Harriet Barneby
 1954 With This Ring (Short)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1954 The Lineup (TV Series)
Fay Seeley
- The Finley Case (1954) ... Fay Seeley
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Braun
- The Man in the Cellar (1954) ... Mrs. Braun (as Mae Clark)
 1954 Magnificent Obsession
Mrs. Miller
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Exit for Margo (1954)
 1954 Dragnet (TV Series)
Mrs. Jean Kessler
- The Big Children (1954) ... Mrs. Jean Kessler
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series)
 1953 Confidentially Connie
Happy Shopper (uncredited)
 1953 Cowboy G-Men (TV Series)
Emerald Kennedy
- Safe Crackers (1953) ... Emerald Kennedy
 1952 Because of You
Miss Peach / Nurse Peachie
 1952 Thunderbirds
Mrs. Jones
 1952 Horizons West
Mrs. Jane Tarleton
 1952 The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1952 Fearless Fagan
Hospital Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1952 Holiday for Sinners
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Pat and Mike
Golfer (uncredited)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Miss LaValle (uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Hairdresser (uncredited)
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Mrs. Island (uncredited)
 1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Family Theatre (TV Series)
- That I May See (1951)
 1951 Callaway Went Thataway
Mother on Train (uncredited)
 1951 The Unknown Man
Stella's Friend (uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1951 The Great Caruso
Woman (uncredited)
 1951 Royal Wedding
Telephone Operator #1 (uncredited)
 1951 Inside Straight
Nurse (uncredited)
 1951 Mr. Imperium
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1951 Three Guys Named Mike
Convair Passenger (uncredited)
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1950 Duchess of Idaho
Betty - Flower Shop Saleslady (uncredited)
 1950 The Skipper Surprised His Wife
Clubwoman (uncredited)
 1950 The Reformer and the Redhead
Counter Lady with Change for a Quarter (uncredited)
 1950 Annie Get Your Gun
Mrs. Adams (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Casualty Company Secretary (uncredited)
 1949 King of the Rocket Men
Glenda Thomas
 1949 Streets of San Francisco
Hazel Logan
 1949 Gun Runner
Kate Diamond
 1948 Daredevils of the Clouds
Kay Cameron
 1948 Reaching from Heaven
Dorothy Gram
 1945 Kitty
Molly (as Mae Clark)
 1944 Here Come the Waves
Ens. Kirk (uncredited)
 1944 And Now Tomorrow
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1942 Lady from Chungking
 1942 Flying Tigers
Verna Bales
 1941 Sailors on Leave
 1940 Women in War
Gail Halliday
 1937 Outlaws of the Orient
Joan Manning
 1937 Trouble in Morocco
Linda Lawrence
 1936 Great Guy
Janet Henry
 1936 Hats Off
Jo Allen
 1936 Wild Brian Kent
Betty Prentice
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
Constance Jordan
 1936 The House of a Thousand Candles
Carol Vincent
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Judith Martin
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Martha Allen
 1935 Silk Hat Kid
Laura Grant
 1934 The Man with Two Faces
Daphne Flowers
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
Pat Rockland
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Jane Turner
 1934 Nana
 1933 Lady Killer
Myra Gale
 1933 Penthouse
Mimi Montagne
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Mary Gimlet / Mary Wright
 1933 Fast Workers
 1933 Parole Girl
Sylvia Day
 1932 As the Devil Commands
Jane Chase
 1932 Penguin Pool Murder
Gwen Parker
 1932 Breach of Promise
Hattie Pugmire
 1932 Flaming Gold
Claire Gordon
 1932 Night World
Ruth Taylor
 1932 The Impatient Maiden
Ruth Robbins
 1932 The Final Edition
Ann Woodman
 1932 Three Wise Girls
Gladys Kane
 1931 Frankenstein
 1931 Reckless Living
 1931 Waterloo Bridge
 1931 The Good Bad Girl
Marcia Cameron
 1931 The Public Enemy
Kitty (uncredited)
 1931 The Front Page
 1930 Men on Call
Helen Gordon / Helen Harding
 1930 The Dancers
 1930 The Fall Guy
Bertha Quinlan
 1929 Nix on Dames
Jackie Lee
 1929 Big Time
Lily Clark
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Manhattan Mary" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mae Clark


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Personal Quote:

[on Colin Clive] Colin Clive was the dearest, kindest (in the real meaning of the word 'kind') man, who gave you importance. He was so wonderful, so clever. When he started acting in a scene, I wanted to stop and just watch... I'd think, " Here I am, playing scenes with this marvelous actor! Mr. Whale would say, "Colin's voice is like a pipe organ... I just pull out the stops, and he produces the... See more »


In her late 70s she worked in the "Court of Miracles" show at the Universal Studios Tour in Hollywood, not far from where she had filmed her role as Dr. Frankenstein's wife in Frankenstein (1931). See more »

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