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Greta Granstedt (1907–1987)

Greta Granstedt was the San Francisco roommate of explorer Bessie Haley Hyde, who vanished, under mysterious circumstances, along with her husband Glenn, while attempting to become the first couple to navigate the length of the Grand Canyon solo. Miss Granstedt's parents were aboard the liner San Juan, which sailed between San Francisco and Los ... See full bio »

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Known For

Street Scene Mae Jones
Reformatory Millie
Telephone Operator Sylvia Sommers
Manhattan Parade Charlotte Evans


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 1962-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Manager / Mrs. Sommers
- The Case of the Wednesday Woman (1964) ... Manager
- The Case of the Lurid Letter (1962) ... Mrs. Sommers (as Greta Granstadt)
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Mrs. Gunther
- Voodoo (1961) ... Mrs. Gunther
 1960 Not for Hire (TV Series)
- Murder in a Quiet Town (1960) ... Anne
 1959 Adventure Showcase (TV Series)
Anna Bartosz
- Doctor Mike (1959) ... Anna Bartosz
 1959 Doctor Mike (TV Movie)
Anna Bartos
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Mme. Giroux
- The Louise Benson Story (1959) ... Mme. Giroux
 1958 The Party Crashers
Phyllis (uncredited)
 1958 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
- Jailbreak (1958)
 1958 The Return of Dracula
Cora Mayberry
 1958 Desire Under the Elms
Men (uncredited)
 1957 Lassie (TV Series)
Mrs. Creel
- The Bike (1957) ... Mrs. Creel
 1955-1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
Mrs. Oakhurst
- The Security Officer Case (1957) ... Mrs. Oakhurst
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Make (1957)
 1957 The Iron Sheriff
Ellie - Leveret's Sister (uncredited)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- A Bed of Roses (1956) ... (as Greta Grandstedt)
 1953-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Freda / Johanna
- Impact (1956) ... Freda
- Return to Alsace (1953) ... Johanna
 1956 The Birds and the Bees
Guest (uncredited)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
- Affair in Sumatra (1956) ... Tinka
 1955-1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- Inga III (1956) ... Judy
- Man in the Ring (1955)
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
 1953-1955 You Are There (TV Series)
 1953-1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Nora / Mary Kovak
- Deception (1955) ... Nora
- Gun Job (1953) ... Mary Kovak
 1955 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Mrs. Radnor / Mrs. Hoffner
- The Invisible Terror (1955) ... Mrs. Radnor
- Top Secret Weapon (1955) ... Mrs. Hoffner
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Greta Schiller
- A Drug on the Market (1954) ... Greta Schiller
 1954 Do Someone a Favor! (Short)
Mrs. George Dibson (uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story
Rachel Tobias
 1953 Hot News
Maid (uncredited)
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Washwoman (uncredited)
 1953 The Juggler
Carah (uncredited)
 1950-1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Mary Lambert / Mary Lindon / Lucy Andrews / ...
- Sinner by Proxy (1953) ... Mary Lambert
- Two Gold Lockets (1951) ... Mary Lindon
- Bad Medicine (1950) ... Lucy Andrews (as Greta Grandstedt)
- Outlaw Town (1950) ... Edith Burke
 1952 Big Town (TV Series)
- Embezzlement (1952)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Rhonda Durkin
- Desperate Character (1952) ... Rhonda Durkin
 1952 The Atomic City
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 The Guest (Short)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Cause for Alarm!
Mom (uncredited)
 1951 The Enforcer
Mrs. Lazick (uncredited)
 1950 Dark City
Margie (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Temple Spectator (uncredited)
 1949 Johnny Holiday
Mrs. Holiday
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue
Movie Patron in Trailer (uncredited)
 1949 The Crooked Way
Hazel Downs
 1948 Blondie's Secret
Mona the Moll
 1948 Joan of Arc
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1948 Hazard
Woman in Evening Gown in Tank (uncredited)
 1948 On Our Merry Way
Mr. Sadd's Secretary (uncredited)
 1947 The Gangster
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Dagmar (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Woman (uncredited)
 1946 The Razor's Edge
Hospital Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1946 Nocturne
Clara (uncredited)
 1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Mrs. Faraassen
 1945 Twice Blessed
Mary's Maid (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Anna's Maid (uncredited)
 1944 Here Come the Waves
Operator at Control Tower (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Dutch Nurse (uncredited)
 1943 First Comes Courage
Girl Assistant (uncredited)
 1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo
Hilda (uncredited)
 1943 Lady Bodyguard
Gertie (uncredited)
 1941 How to Hold Your Husband - BACK (Short)
Marie Crawford / Wife #1 / Wife #2 / ... (uncredited)
 1941 Sing Another Chorus
Soubrette (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerous Lady
Leila Bostwick
 1941 French Fried Patootie (Short)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Information Booth Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Selma (uncredited)
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1940 Women Without Names
Inmate (uncredited)
 1940 Road to Singapore
Babe (uncredited)
 1939 Hitler: Beast of Berlin
Anna Wahl
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Waitress (uncredited)
 1938 There Goes My Heart
Thelda - Joan's Swedish Maid (uncredited)
 1938 The Last Express
Gladys Hewitt
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Woman in Gaming House (uncredited)
 1938 Reformatory
 1938 You and Me
Sales Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Marco Polo
Kaidu Maid (uncredited)
 1937 Telephone Operator
Sylvia Sommers
 1934 Crime Without Passion
Della (uncredited)
 1934 Pugs and Kisses (Short)
Slug's Girlfriend
 1934 Palooka
Blonde (uncredited)
 1933 Should Crooners Marry (Short)
 1932 Deception
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Blonde (uncredited)
 1932 The Devil Horse
Linda Weston
 1932 Hat Check Girl
A Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 The Night Club Lady
Eunice Tahon
 1932 McKenna of the Mounted
Shirley Kennedy
 1932 Night World
Blonde (uncredited)
 1932 They Never Come Back
Mary Nolan
 1932 After Tomorrow
 1931 Manhattan Parade
Charlotte Evans
 1931 The Secret Witness
Moll (uncredited)
 1931 The Deceiver
Celia Adams
 1931 Street Scene
Mae Jones (as Greta Grandstedt)
 1930 His Error (Short)
 1930 Hot Curves
 1930 The Lightning Express
 1930 What a Man
Hanna, the Maid
 1930 The Wizard's Apprentice (Short)
The Girl (uncredited)
 1930 Sunny Skies
College Widow
 1930 Caught Short
Fanny Lee
 1930 Embarrassing Moments
Betty Black
 1929 Mexicali Rose
Marie's Blonde Friend (uncredited)
 1929 The Last Performance
Sister Act (uncredited)
 1929 College Love (uncredited)
 1929 Close Harmony
Eva Larue
 1929 Calling Hubby's Bluff (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1929 Uncle Tom (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 The Campus Vamp (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1928 Hubby's Weekend Trip (Short)
Office Clerk (uncredited)
 1928 Smith's Catalina Rowboat Race (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 Motorboat Mamas (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 The Campus Carmen (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1928 Excess Baggage
Betty Ford
 1928 The Swim Princess (Short)
Sunnydale Girl / Gym Girl (uncredited)
 1928 Buck Privates
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1928 Love at First Flight (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1928 Run, Girl, Run (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1927 The Girl from Everywhere
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Eraine Grand | Elaine Grandstadt | Eraine Grandstadt | Euraine Grandstead | Euraine Grandsteade | Elaine Grandstedt | Eraine Grandstedt | Greta Grandstedt | Erane Granstadt | Greta Granstadt | Eraine Granstat | Eraine Granstedt


5' 1" (1.55 m)


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Did You Know?


At the age of 14, as Irene Granstedt, she was banished for life from Mountain View, California. Her boyfriend, Harold Charles Galloway, was shot in the abdomen by a revolver she "borrowed" to scare him. She claimed it was accidental, but a judge determined she never be allowed to set foot in Mountain View as a result.

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