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Louise Fazenda (1895–1962)

When top "working girl" silent screen comedienne Mabel Normand would gripe to Mack Sennett about making classier films, Sennett's quippy retort would always be, "I'll send for Fazenda." This pretty, oval-faced, highly popular Keystone comedy cut-up put in her time first in comic two-reelers from 1913 on, but soon unleashed her real gift "dressing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Bat Lizzie Allen
The Red Mill Gretchen
Rain or Shine Frankie


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (267 credits)
 1939 The Old Maid
 1938 Down on the Farm
Aunt Ida
 1938 Swing Your Lady
Sadie Horn
 1937 First Lady
Mrs. Lavinia Mae Creevey
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
Mrs. Penelope Updike
 1937 Ever Since Eve
Abbie Belldon
 1937 The Road Back
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able
Clara Heineman
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Bea Sorenson
 1936 Doughnuts and Society
Kate Flannagan
 1936 Colleen
Alicia Ames
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Rose Torrent
 1935 Bad Boy
Mrs. Harris - Landlady
 1935 Broadway Gondolier
Mrs. Flaggenheim
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
 1935 The Winning Ticket
Nora Tomasello
 1934 Wonder Bar
Pansy Pratt
 1934 Caravan
Governess Bessie Opitz
 1934 Mountain Music (Short)
 1933 Alice in Wonderland
White Queen
 1933 Out of Gas (Short)
 1933 Stung Again (Short)
 1933 Hunting Trouble (Short)
Walter's Wife
 1932 The Unwritten Law
Lulu Potts
 1932 Hesitating Love (Short)
 1932 Once in a Lifetime
Helen Hobart
 1932 Union Wages (Short)
 1932 Running Hollywood (Short)
Louise Fazenda
 1932 Racing Youth
Daisy Joy
 1931 The Cuban Love Song
Elvira Jones
 1931 How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 11: 'Practice Shots' (Short)
Louise Fazenda (uncredited)
 1931 The Mad Parade
Fanny Smithers
 1931 Newly Rich
Maggie Tiffany
 1931 Blondes Prefer Bonds (Short)
The Wife
 1931 Misbehaving Ladies
Aunt Kate Boyd
 1931 Gun Smoke
Hampsey Dell
 1931 Second Hand Kisses (Short)
 1931 The Itching Hour (Short)
Gwendolyn Sheepshire
 1930 Viennese Nights
Gretl Kruger
 1930 Too Hot to Handle (Short)
 1930 A Fall to Arms (Short)
Gwendolyn Sheepshire
 1930 Pure and Simple (Short)
 1930 Leathernecking
 1930 Rain or Shine
 1930 Bride of the Regiment
Teresa - The Maid
 1930 Spring Is Here
Emily Braley
 1930 High Society Blues
Mrs. Granger
 1930 The Bearded Lady (Short)
Mlle Rosa, The Bearded Lady
 1930 Loose Ankles
Sarah Harper
 1930 Wide Open
Agatha Hathaway
 1930 So This Is Paris Green (Short)
 1930 No, No, Nanette
Sue Smith
 1929 The Broadway Hoofer
 1929 Show of Shows
'Recitations' Sketch
 1929 Faro Nell (Short)
Faro Nell
 1929 Hard to Get
Ma Martin
 1929 On with the Show!
Sarah Fogarty
 1929 Hot Lemonade (Short)
The Wife
 1929 Hot Stuff
Aunt Kate
 1929 House of Horror
 1929 The Desert Song
 1929 Stark Mad
Mrs. Fleming
 1928 Riley the Cop
Lena Krausmeyer
 1928 Outcast
 1928 Noah's Ark
Hilda / Tavern Maid
 1928 The Terror
Mrs. Elvery
 1928 Heart to Heart
Aunt Katie Boyd
 1928 Vamping Venus
Maggie Cassidy / Circe
 1928 Pay as You Enter
Mary Smith
 1928 Tillie's Punctured Romance
Tillie, a Runaway
 1928 Domestic Troubles
 1927 A Texas Steer
Mrs. Ma Brander
 1927 Ham and Eggs at the Front
Cally Brown
 1927 A Sailor's Sweetheart
Cynthia Botts
 1927 Simple Sis
 1927 The Cradle Snatchers
Susan Martin
 1927 Babe Comes Home
Laundry Girl
 1927 The Gay Old Bird
Sisseretta Simpkins
 1927 The Red Mill
 1927 Finger Prints
Dora Traynor
 1926 Ladies at Play
Aunt Katherine
 1926 The Lady of the Harem
 1926 The Old Soak
 1926 Millionaires
Reba, Esther's Sister
 1926 Tin Gods
 1926 The Passionate Quest
Madame Mathilde
 1926 Miss Nobody
Mazie Raleigh
 1926 Footloose Widows
 1926 The Bat
Lizzie Allen
 1925 Hogan's Alley
 1925 Bobbed Hair
 1925 Compromise
 1925 The Love Hour
Jenny Tibbs
 1925 Grounds for Divorce
 1925 Hello Goodbye (Short)
Miss Wellington
 1925 A Broadway Butterfly
Cookie Dale
 1925 Déclassé
Mrs. Walton
 1925 The Price of Pleasure
Stella Kelly
 1925 Cheaper to Marry
 1925 The Night Club
 1924 The Lighthouse by the Sea
Flora Gale
 1924 What a Night! (Short)
 1924 This Woman
 1924 Being Respectable
Deborah Carpenter
 1924 Dizzy Daisy (Short)
Daisy - the Fisherman's Daughter
 1924 Listen Lester
Arbutus Quilty
 1924 True As Steel
Miss Leeds
 1924 The Galloping Fish
 1924 The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
Sally - A Country Girl
 1923 The Old Fool
Dolores Murphy
 1923 The Wanters
 1923 The Gold Diggers
Mabel Munroe
 1923 Tea: With a Kick!
Birdie Puddleford
 1923 The Spoilers
Tilly Nelson
 1923 Mary of the Movies
Louise Fazenda (uncredited)
 1923 Cold Chills (Short)
The Maid
 1923 Main Street
Bea Sorenson
 1923 The Spider and the Rose
 1923 Pest of the Storm Country (Short)
 1923 The Fog
Millie Richards
 1922 The Beautiful and Damned
 1922 Quincy Adams Sawyer
Mandy Skinner
 1922 Bow Wow
The Country Girl
 1922 The Beauty Shop
Cremo Panatella
 1921 Bright Eyes (Short)
The Golfer
 1921 A Rural Cinderella (Short)
 1921 Country Chickens (Short)
 1921 The Love Egg (Short)
 1921 Astray from the Steerage (Short)
The Immigrant Wife
 1921 Made in the Kitchen (Short)
The Wife
 1921 Wedding Bells Out of Tune (Short)
The Dissatisfied Wife
 1921 A Small Town Idol
 1921 Bungalow Troubles (Short)
The Wife
 1920 My Goodness (Short)
The Hotelkeeper's Daughter
 1920 It's a Boy (Short)
The Blacksmith's Daughter
 1920 The Quack Doctor (Short)
The Hired Lady
 1920 You Wouldn't Believe It (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1920 Married Life
Wife of Heckler at Theatre
 1920 Let 'er Go (Short)
The Country Girl
 1920/I Down on the Farm
Louise - the Farmer's Daughter
 1920 The Gingham Girl (Short)
The Gingham Girl
 1920 The Star Boarder (Short)
The Slavey
 1919 Salome vs. Shenandoah (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1919 Back to the Kitchen (Short)
The Cook
 1919 Treating 'Em Rough (Short)
A Simple Country Girl
 1919 Hearts and Flowers (Short)
A Flower Girl
 1919 Why Beaches Are Popular (Short)
Louise Fazenda
 1919 The Foolish Age (Short)
The Blacksmith's Sweetheart
 1919 The Village Smithy (Short)
The Village Belle
 1918 The Village Chestnut (Short)
The Lovestruck Pupil
 1918 Her First Mistake (Short)
The Boarding House Slavey
 1918 The Summer Girls (Short)
The Countess's Maid
 1918 Her Screen Idol (Short)
The Stage Struck Nurse
 1918 Those Athletic Girls (Short)
The Janitress
 1918 The Kitchen Lady (Short)
Gwendolyn Hogan - The Kitchen Lady
 1917 Are Waitresses Safe? (Short)
Only a Working Girl
 1917 His Precious Life (Short)
The Janitress
 1917 Lost: A Cook (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1917 The Betrayal of Maggie (Short)
Maggie - The Cook
 1917 Her Torpedoed Love (Short)
The Servant Girl
 1917 Her Fame and Shame (Short)
Maggie - The Hasher
 1917 Maggie's First False Step (Short)
Maggie - The Country Girl
 1916 Bombs! (Short)
Miss Peanutty - The Italian's Daughter
 1916 Maid Mad (Short)
Mlle. Maisie De Seeresky - Fortune Teller
 1916 The Feathered Nest (Short)
Mona Haye
 1916 Pills of Peril (Short)
The Tourist's Daughter
 1916 Her Marble Heart (Short)
The Daughter
 1916 A Love Riot (Short)
The Wife
 1916 The Judge (Short)
The Manicurist
 1916 His Hereafter (Short)
The Saloon Owner's Daughter
 1915 Stark Mad (Short)
 1915 A Submarine Pirate (Short)
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1915 The Great Vacuum Robbery (Short)
1st Thief
 1915 A Game Old Knight (Short)
Princess Maggie
 1915 Fatty's Tintype Tangle (Short)
Edgar's Wife
 1915 When Ambrose Dared Walrus (Short)
Hotel Guest with Pitcher (uncredited)
 1915 A Hash House Fraud (Short)
The Cashier
 1915 A Versatile Villain (Short)
The Sheriff's Daughter
 1915 Crossed Love and Swords (Short)
The Guest of Honor
 1915 A Bear Affair (Short)
The Lodgekeeper's Wife
 1915 Ambrose's Nasty Temper (Short)
 1915 The Butler's Busted Romance (Short)
The Cook
 1915 Ambrose's Lofty Perch (Short)
 1915 Ambrose's Fury (Short)
The Neighbor Wife
 1915 Raindrops and Girls (Short)
Snoopy's Wife
 1915 Ambrose's Little Hatchet (Short)
The Wife
 1915 Ambrose's Sour Grapes (Short)
Shooting Victim in Park (uncredited)
 1915 The Water Cure (Short)
Mrs. Stein
 1915 Willful Ambrose (Short)
Ma Ambrose
 1915 Won with Dynamite (Short)
 1915 The Blank Note (Short)
 1915 Fools and Pajamas (Short)
The Object of Their Affections
 1915 Hubby's Cure (Short)
Miss Newlywed
 1914 His Doctor's Orders (Short)
Henry's Wife
 1914 Lizzie's Fortune (Short)
Lizzie Prune
 1914 Love Disguised (Short)
 1914 A Dream of a Painting (Short)
Princess De Egyptienne
 1914 He Married Her Anyhow (Short)
Mandy - the Chief's Daughter
 1914 The Battle of the Nations (Short)
Marie - Mrs. Schultz
 1914 The De-feet of Father (Short)
 1914 Across the Court (Short)
 1914 Cruel, Cruel World! (Short)
 1914 In the Clutches of the Villain (Short)
Lizzie Gudnite
 1914 The New Butler (Short)
 1914 Love and Graft (Short)
Mandy - the Chief's Daughter
 1914 Jam and Jealousy (Short)
 1914 Oh! What's the Use? (Short)
Mandy - Shultz's Daughter
 1914 Well! Well! (Short)
Mathilda - the Maid
 1914 The Diamond Nippers (Short)
 1914 What Happened to Schultz? (Short)
Mrs. Schultz
 1914 That's Fair Enough (Short)
Mandy - Schultz's Daugher
 1914 Wifie's Busy Day (Short)
 1914 The Polo Champions (Short)
 1914 His Wife's Family (Short)
 1914 Love, Roses and Trousers (Short)
 1914 Captain Kidd's Priceless Treasure (Short)
 1914 Love and Electricity (Short)
Louise Schultz
 1914 The Fatal Letter (Short)
 1914 Mike Searches for His Long-Lost Brother (Short)
Keyboard Annie
 1914 Their First Anniversary (Short)
Mrs. Younghubby - the Wife
 1914 Schultz the Barber (Short)
 1914 The Bucket Sharpers (Short)
Light Fingered Fanny
 1914 The Sharps Want a Flat (Short)
Mrs. Sharp
 1914 Schultz the Paperhanger (Short)
The Lady of the House
 1914 The Headwaiter (Short)
 1914 A Mexico Mix (Short)
 1914 The Chicken Chasers (Short)
 1914 The Midnight Alarm (Short)
Max's Wife
 1914 Love and Politics (Short)
 1914 In the Year 2014 (Short)
 1914 A Freak Temperance Wave (Short)
Max's Wife
 1914 Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl (Short)
Little Nellie
 1914 The Mystery of a Taxicab (Short)
 1914 Saving the Child (Short)
The Distraught Mother
 1914 Some Nightmare (Short)
Max's Wife
 1914 Their Little Ones (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 Mike and Jake in Society (Short)
Miss Goldollar
 1913/I She Should Worry (Short)
Mrs. Schultz
 1913 For Art and Love (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake as Heroes (Short)
 1913 The Joy Riders (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake in Mexico (Short)
 1913 When Joe Went West (Short)
 1913 Lazy Louis (Short)
Mrs. Schultz - Louis' Wife
 1913 Hilda of the Mountains (Short)
Hilda Darwin
 1913 Mike and Jake Go Fishing (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake at the Beach (Short)
 1913 Almost an Actress (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake at College (Short)
The College Widow
 1913 Mike and Jake Among the Cannibals (Short)
Queen Lil
 1913 The Cheese Special (Short)
May Schmaltz
 1913 Thou Shalt Not Rubber (Short)
Mrs. Schmaltz
 1913 Poor Jake's Demise (Short)
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Appeared (as herself) in a promotional trailer for House of Horror (1929)_). See more »

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23 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)


Hal B. Wallis  (her death)  (1 child) | See more »

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