Patricia Collinge (1892–1974)

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Irish-born stage actress, in London from 1904, on Broadway from 1908. After appearing as a flower girl in 'The Queen of the Moulin Rouge', she became a celebrated theatrical star of many classic plays by George Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen, J.M. Barrie and others. From 1947 to 1948, she starred as Lavinia Penniman in 'The Heiress' at the Biltmore ... See full bio »

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Shadow of a Doubt Emma Newton
The Little Foxes Birdie Hubbard
Casanova Brown Mrs. Drury
Tender Comrade Helen Stacey


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 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Fernig
- The Screaming Woman (1967) ... Mrs. Fernig
 1962-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Adelaide Snow / Naomi Freshwater
- The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow (1964) ... Adelaide Snow
- Bonfire (1962) ... Naomi Freshwater
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Miss Allen
- Creeps Live Here (1963) ... Miss Allen
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
 1955-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
The Landlady / Sofie Winter / Julia Pickering / ...
- The Landlady (1961) ... The Landlady
- Across the Threshold (1960) ... Sofie Winter
- The Rose Garden (1956) ... Julia Pickering
- The Cheney Vase (1955) ... Martha Cheney
 1959 The Nun's Story
Sister William (Convent Teacher)
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Mrs. Rampage
- The Trouble at No. 5 (1957) ... Mrs. Rampage
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mrs. Goodale
- Hawk's Head (1956) ... Mrs. Goodale
 1954-1956 Justice (TV Series)
- The Bolted Door (1956)
- The Timid Thief (1954)
 1955-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Mickler
- Ward Three: Four P.M. to Midnight (1956) ... Miss Mickler
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Countess Phyllis
- A Sword Has Two Eagles (1955) ... Countess Phyllis
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Cage (1955)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
- The Shy One (1954)
 1951-1953 Studio One (TV Series)
- The River Garden (1953)
- The Hero (1951)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "Lord Byron's Love Letter")
- Lord Byron's Love Letter (1953) ... (segment "Lord Byron's Love Letter")
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Rumor (1953)
 1953 The Web (TV Series)
- Midnight Guest (1953)
 1952 Washington Story
Miss Galbreth
 1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Teresa
Clara Cass
 1944 Casanova Brown
Mrs. Drury
 1943 Tender Comrade
Helen Stacey
 1943 Shadow of a Doubt
Emma Newton
 1941 The Little Foxes
Birdie Hubbard
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Aside from being an actress, Collinge was a playwright, author, and columnist. In 1938, her play "Dame Nature", an adaptation of a French drama by André Birabeau was published. She also co-wrote (with Margalo Gillmore), "The B.O.W.S.", a play about the American Theatre Wing unit which performed "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" to soldiers in Italy and France during World War II, as well as "The ... See more »

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