Faye Emerson (1917–1983)


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Synonymous with chic, the ever-fashionable Faye Emerson certainly qualified as one of the "first ladies" of TV glamour. Bedecked in sweeping, rather low-cut gowns and expensive, dangling jewelry, she was a highly poised and stylish presence on the small screen during its exciting "Golden Age". An enduring presence throughout the 1950s, she could ... See full bio »

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(age 65) in Deyva, Spain

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

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Between Two Worlds Miss Maxine Russell
(1944)
Danger Signal Hilda Fenchurch
(1945)
The Mask of Dimitrios Irana Preveza
(1944)
Lady Gangster Dot Burton
(1942)

Filmography

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 1953-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Dorothy Hilton / Hazel Curtis / Marian Burnett
- The Oddball (1961)
- Call It a Day (1959) ... Dorothy Hilton
- Secret in the Family (1958) ... Hazel Curtis
- The Fifth Wheel (1954) ... Marian Burnett
 1954 Studio One (TV Series)
Melissa
- Melissa (1954) ... Melissa
 1953 Faye and Skitch (TV Series)
Co-host (1953-54)
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Faye Emerson
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1951 Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Host (1951-52)
 1950 Guilty Bystander
Georgia Thursday
 1950 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
The Glamour Girl
- Home Town (1950) ... The Glamour Girl
 1948-1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Wife
- Oropalo (1950) ... Wife
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Lydia Kenyon
- Skylark (1949) ... Lydia Kenyon
 1949 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Paris Cavalcade of Fashions (TV Series)
Host (1948)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Toni Blackburn
 1946 Her Kind of Man
Ruby Marino
 1945 Danger Signal
Hilda Fenchurch
 1945 Hotel Berlin
Tillie Weiler
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Faye Emerson
 1944 The Very Thought of You
Cora Colton
 1944 Crime by Night
Ann Marlow
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios
Irana Preveza
 1944 Between Two Worlds
Miss Maxine Russell
 1944 Uncertain Glory
Louise
 1944 In Our Time
Friend of Count Stephan in Nightclub (uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song
Hajy
 1943 Destination Tokyo
Mrs. Cassidy
 1943 Food and Magic (Documentary short)
Girl in Audience (uncredited)
 1943 Find the Blackmailer
Mona Vance
 1943 Women at War (Short)
Anastasia 'Stormy' Hart
 1943 Air Force
Susan McMartin
 1943 The Hard Way
Ice Cream Parlor Waitress
 1942 Secret Enemies
Paula Fengler
 1942 Juke Girl
Violet 'Murph' Murphy
 1942 Murder in the Big House
Gladys Wayne
 1942 Lady Gangster
Dot Burton
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Peg - Chorus Girl
 1941 At the Stroke of Twelve (Short)
Miss LaMond (uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night
Dr. Morse's Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 Nine Lives Are Not Enough
Rose Chadwick
 1941 Manpower
Nurse Who Lost Draw (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Men of Missouri
Martha Adams
 1941 The Nurse's Secret
Telephone Girl
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 The Great Lie
Enthusiastic Film Fan in Trailer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (53 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Appeared in S.N. Behrman's play, "Biography," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Faye Margaret Emerson

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Skitch Henderson  (divorced) | See more »
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Her second husband, Elliott Roosevelt, was the son of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. See more »

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