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Kathryn Givney (1896–1978)


Kathryn Givney was born on October 27, 1896 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA as Kathryn Givney Connolly. She was an actress, known for A Place in the Sun (1951), Daddy Long Legs (1955) and My Friend Irma (1949). She was married to Francis A Connolly. She died on March 16, 1978 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun Louise Eastman
(1951)
Daddy Long Legs
Daddy Long Legs Gertrude Pendleton
(1955)
My Friend Irma
My Friend Irma Mrs. Rhinelander
(1949)
Operation Pacific
Operation Pacific Cmdr. Steele
(1951)

Filmography

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 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Rhoda Dabney
- Charlie Gave Me Your Number (1972) ... Rhoda Dabney
 1970 Prudence and the Chief (TV Movie)
Letitia MacKenzie
 1969 Once You Kiss a Stranger...
Aunt Margaret
 1967-1968 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Grandma Collins
- The Great Pregnancy (1968) ... Grandma Collins
- Wedding Bells (1967) ... Grandma Collins
- Countdown to Marriage (1967) ... Grandma Collins
- Inspection of the Groom (1967) ... Grandma Collins
 1966 Family Affair (TV Series)
Mrs. Allenby
- The Thursday Man (1966) ... Mrs. Allenby
 1962-1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Mrs. Fillmore / Miss Warren / Mrs. Hampton / ...
- Bee in Her Bonnet (1966) ... Mrs. Fillmore
- The Crush (1965) ... Miss Warren
- Arrivederci, Mr. B (1964) ... Mrs. Hampton
- Hazel's Secret Wish (1962) ... Mrs. Forbes-Craigie
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Evelyn Raymond
- The Chameleon (1966) ... Evelyn Raymond
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Caroline Prescott
- A Slight Case of Charity (1965) ... Caroline Prescott
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Eleanor
- Cousin Helga Came to Dinner (1964) ... Eleanor
 1963 The Plot Thickens (TV Movie)
Martha Collins
 1963 Grindl (TV Series)
Abigail Ludlow
- Lady Grindl (1963) ... Abigail Ludlow
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Grandma Carmichael
- The Checkmate Caper (1963) ... Grandma Carmichael
 1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Diane Calloway
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... Mrs. Diane Calloway
 1963 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Allison
- The House on the Hill (1963) ... Mrs. Allison
 1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Mrs. Whitley
- A Bunch of Forget-Me-Nots (1963) ... Mrs. Whitley
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series)
Mrs. DeWitt
- Chicago Gains a Number (1962) ... Mrs. DeWitt
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Phyllis Archer
- A Servant in the House of My Party (1962) ... Phyllis Archer
 1962 That Touch of Mink
Mrs. Evelyn Haskell (uncredited)
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Mrs. Wellman
- Portrait of Nicole (1962) ... Mrs. Wellman
 1959-1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Wilma Gregson / Amelia Harkens / Matilda Benson
- The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal (1962) ... Wilma Gregson
- The Case of the Crying Cherub (1960) ... Amelia Harkens
- The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (1959) ... Matilda Benson
 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Elena von Hartrott
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Muriel Yoder
- The Plush Jungle: Benjamin Riker (1962) ... Muriel Yoder
 1956-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mrs. Colton / Mrs. Princey
- Servant Problem (1961) ... Mrs. Colton
- Wet Saturday (1956) ... Mrs. Princey
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Mrs. Dalman
- Colonel Cat (1960) ... Mrs. Dalman
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Henrietta
- Die Like a Dog (1960) ... Henrietta
 1960 From the Terrace
Mrs. St. John
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Mrs.Truscott
- The Searing Flame (1960) ... Mrs.Truscott
 1959 The Man in the Net
Mrs. Carey
 1958 A Certain Smile
Mme. Griot
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Miss Churchill
- An Apple for the Teacher (1958) ... Miss Churchill
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Jane
- The Way Up to Heaven (1958) ... Jane
 1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
Teacher
- The Diploma (1958) ... Teacher
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Kramer
- The Happy Gift (1957) ... Mrs. Kramer (as Cathryn Givney)
 1957 The Wayward Bus
Mrs. Elliott (Bernice) Pritchard
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Melissa Barlow
- Mystery Sniper (1957) ... Melissa Barlow
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Judge Emma Morgan
- The Lie Detector Game (1957) ... Judge Emma Morgan
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Hurd
- Birthright (1957) ... Mrs. Hurd
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Grannie
- The Rider on the Pale Horse (1956) ... Grannie
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Vale / Myra / Miss Justin / ...
- Now, Voyager (1956) ... Mrs. Vale
- Lightning Strikes Twice (1955) ... Myra
- Craig's Wife (1954) ... Miss Justin
- I'll Never Love Again (1954) ... Mrs. Proctor
 1956 Congo Crossing
Amelia Abbott
 1955 Guys and Dolls
General Cartwright
 1955 Lady Godiva of Coventry
Abbess
 1955 Count Three and Pray
Mrs. Decrais
 1955 Kings Row (TV Series)
Millicent Banning
- Ellie (1955) ... Millicent Banning
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Gertrude Pendleton
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Hemmed In (1954)
 1954 Three Coins in the Fountain
Mrs. Burgoyne
 1953 Let's Do It Again
Mrs. Randolph
 1953 The Kid from Left Field
Judge Slavin (uncredited)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Deborah Ledyard
- Madame 44 (1953) ... Deborah Ledyard
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Mrs. Bentley
- Silent Butler (1952) ... Mrs. Bentley
 1951 Too Young to Kiss
Miss Benson
 1951 Little Egypt
Cynthia Graydon
 1951 Double Crossbones
Lady Montrose
 1951 Lightning Strikes Twice
Myra Nolan
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Louise Eastman
 1951 Valentino
Mrs. Williams (uncredited)
 1951 Operation Pacific
Cmdr. Steele
 1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
Mrs. Victoria Masterson
 1949 Side Street
Nurse Carter (uncredited)
 1949 My Friend Irma
Mrs. Rhinelander
 1948 Isn't It Romantic?
Clarisse Thayer
 1943 My Wife's an Angel (Short)
 1931 Lover Come Back
Mrs. March
 1930 Follow Thru
Mrs. Bascomb
 1930 Letters (Short)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Flowers of Virtue. Written and directed by Marc Connelly. Royale Theatre: 5 Feb 1942- 7 Feb 1942 (4 performances). As "Maude Bemis." Cast included: Frank Craven, Isobel Elsom, Thomas Gomez. See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Broadway actress; active from 1927-46. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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