Grace Hayle (1888–1963)

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Grace Hayle was born on July 24, 1888 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for The Great Dictator (1940), Tovarich (1937) and Espionage Agent (1939). She was married to Agar. She died on March 20, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Dictator Madame Napaloni
Tovarich Mrs. Van Hemert
Espionage Agent Mrs. O'Grady
Ticket to Paradise Minnie Dawson


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (185 credits)
 1957 Loving You
Mrs. Gunderson (uncredited)
 1956 Bigger Than Life
Mother at PTA Meeting (uncredited)
 1955 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Foxfire
Tourist (uncredited)
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Man on the Beat (1955)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1954 Meet Corliss Archer (TV Series)
Mrs. Harrington
- Harry's Diet (1954) ... Mrs. Harrington
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Gertrude Hanover
- The Face Is Familiar (1954) ... Gertrude Hanover
 1954 Athena
Mrs. Griswalde (uncredited)
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
 1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Lumpkins
- Well Oiled (1954) ... Mrs. Lumpkins (as Grace Hale)
 1954 The Big Moment (Short)
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Mrs. Alvord (uncredited)
 1953 Money from Home
Mrs. Cheshire (uncredited)
 1953 The Caddy
Matron at Party (uncredited)
 1953 Houdini
Woman Who Screams (uncredited)
 1953 Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1952 The Turning Point
Mrs. Martin (uncredited)
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock
Mrs. McMurdock (uncredited)
 1952 Washington Story
Phone Bit in Montage (uncredited)
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Laughing Woman (uncredited)
 1951 Too Young to Kiss
Chubby Woman Attending Audition (uncredited)
 1944 Murder in the Blue Room
Dowager (uncredited)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Fat Woman at Ball (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1944 Cover Girl
Food Critic Dipping Soup (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
Birdie Benson
 1943 True to Life
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1943 She's for Me
 1943 Hi Ya, Sailor
Plump Hostess (uncredited)
 1943 Footlight Glamour
Mrs. Cora Dithers (uncredited)
 1943 The Good Fellows
Customer (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Face It
Mrs. Wigglesworth
 1943 All by Myself
Mrs. Stone (uncredited)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Banana Split Customer (uncredited)
 1942 Madame Spy
Red Cross Woman (uncredited)
 1942 A Night to Remember
Irate Tenant at Bruhl's Address (uncredited)
 1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
Customer (uncredited)
 1942 Just Off Broadway
Souvenir Hunter (uncredited)
 1942 Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen
Overweight Woman (uncredited)
 1942 I Married an Angel
Mrs. Gabby (uncredited)
 1942 Private Buckaroo
Dowager (uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Merton's Pianist (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Woman in Theatre Box (uncredited)
 1941 Two-Faced Woman
Rhumba Dancer (uncredited)
 1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter
Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Heavy Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Fat Woman in Cafe (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Mrs. Bixby (uncredited)
 1941 International Lady
Weighty Dowager (uncredited)
 1941 Buy Me That Town
Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Puddin' Head
Dowager (uncredited)
 1941 For Beauty's Sake
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1941 West Point Widow
Dowager (uncredited)
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night
Mrs. Grebnick (uncredited)
 1941 Knockout
Mrs. Smithers (uncredited)
 1941 You're the One
2nd Woman in Ladies Steam Room
 1941 Honeymoon for Three
Fat Book Club Member (uncredited)
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Mrs. Alonzo Smith (uncredited)
 1940 Remedy for Riches
Investor in Line (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Dictator
Madame Napaloni
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Mrs. Kelland (uncredited)
 1940 Spring Parade
Mrs. Burkhart (uncredited)
 1940 Wildcat Bus
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Christian Meets the Women
Tom's Wife (uncredited)
 1940 Maryland
Mrs. Carrington (uncredited)
 1940 The Ghost Breakers
Screaming Woman (uncredited)
 1940 Girl in 313
Mrs. Hudson
 1940 'Til We Meet Again
Fussy Woman Passenger (uncredited)
 1940 Primrose Path
Drunk's Wife Leaving Bluebell (uncredited)
 1940 Ma! He's Making Eyes at Me
Mrs. Smythe (uncredited)
 1940 Road to Singapore
Chaperone on Yacht (uncredited)
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Torsavitch (uncredited)
 1940 I Take This Woman
Mrs. Farthington (scenes deleted)
 1940 High School
Miss Cummings (uncredited)
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Plump Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Fat Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1939 First Love
Madame Margarita Catalini (uncredited)
 1939 Espionage Agent
Mrs. O'Grady
 1939 The Women
Cyclist (uncredited)
 1939 The Star Maker
Rural Mother (uncredited)
 1939 Death of a Champion
Stout Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Coast Guard
Stout Woman (uncredited)
 1939 The Forgotten Woman
Fat Woman in Beauty Shop (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Mrs. Croyne (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Mrs. Brown (uncredited)
 1939 Risky Business
Fan (uncredited)
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Dibble's Customer (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Trouble
Fat Mother
 1939 Pacific Liner
Fat Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1938 Next Time I Marry
Fat Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Arrest Bulldog Drummond
Tourist (uncredited)
 1938 The Shining Hour
Mrs. Briggs (uncredited)
 1938 Five of a Kind
Autograph Seeker (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Stout Lady (scenes deleted)
 1938 Straight Place and Show
Stout Woman (uncredited)
 1938 Secrets of an Actress
Fat Visitor in Dressing Room (uncredited)
 1938 Carefree
Grace (uncredited)
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy
First Woman Getting Autograph (uncredited)
 1938/II Keep Smiling
Fat Woman at Auction (uncredited)
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Autograph Seeker - Park Plaza (uncredited)
 1938 The Shopworn Angel
Mistress of Ceremonies (uncredited)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
Fat Woman in Elevator (uncredited)
 1938 Wives Under Suspicion
Lady in Courtroom (uncredited)
 1938 Battle of Broadway
Heavy Woman in Lobby (uncredited)
 1938 Change of Heart
Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Man-Proof
Third Gossipy Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Wise Girl
Fat Mother with Baby Wilbur (uncredited)
 1937 Tovarich
Mrs. Van Hemert
 1937 Music for Madame
Fat Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Topper
Outraged Heavy Woman (uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Marine
Fat Lady with Mob of Women (uncredited)
 1937 It Could Happen to You
Woman Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Meet the Missus
Miss Corn Belt (uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade
Cooking Expert (uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born
Woman in Funeral Mob (uncredited)
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Patient (uncredited)
 1937 Maytime
Mrs. Perkin (uncredited)
 1937 Bars and Stripes (Short)
Mrs. Clink (uncredited)
 1936 Winterset
Woman (uncredited)
 1936 Reunion
Mrs. Williams (uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild
Mrs. Cobb (uncredited)
 1936 Without Orders
Fat Lady at Airport (uncredited)
 1936 15 Maiden Lane
Giddy Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Echo Mountain (Short)
Mrs. Vandergulder
 1936 Pepper
Sissie's Mother (uncredited)
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Tourist Mother (uncredited)
 1936 Ticket to Paradise
Minnie Dawson
 1936 The Harvester
Mrs. Kramer
 1936 Small Town Girl
Nurse Collins (uncredited)
 1936 The Moon's Our Home
Miss Hambridge
 1936 The First Baby
Effusive Woman (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Wife at Chicago World's Fair (uncredited)
 1936 Dancing Feet
Mrs. Worthington (uncredited)
 1935 Mary Burns, Fugitive
Nurse Jennie (as Grace Hale)
 1935 Music Is Magic
Laundry Manageress (uncredited)
 1935 She Married Her Boss
Agnes Mayo (as Grace Hale)
 1935 Orchids to You
Giggly Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Bright Lights
Fat Lady on Airplane (uncredited)
 1935 Don't Bet on Blondes
Matron Looking at Racing Sheet (uncredited)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Nell Bonnett (uncredited)
 1935 Calm Yourself
Mrs. James K. Vallance (uncredited)
 1935 Party Wire
Eleanor (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Dowager (uncredited)
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Fat Lady at Auction (uncredited)
 1935 Roberta
Miss Jones - Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Living on Velvet
Talkative Woman at Party (uncredited)
 1935 All the King's Horses
Henpecked Husband's Wife (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Music in the Air
Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited)
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider
Nervous Man's Big Girl Friend (uncredited)
 1934 Outcast Lady
First Gossiper (uncredited)
 1934 Chained
Edith's Friend - Shipboard Spinster (uncredited)
 1934 The Party's Over
Society Woman (uncredited)
 1934 Romance in the Rain
Mrs. Crandall
 1934 Straight Is the Way
Mrs. Clapman (uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts
Mrs. Martha Brokman (uncredited)
 1934 Sing and Like It
Miss Fishbeck - Little Theatre Stage Director
 1934 Laughing Boy
Mabel (uncredited)
 1934 Glamour
Miss Lang (uncredited)
 1934 The Caretaker's Daughter (Short)
 1934 Wonder Bar
Fat Dowager (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Lettuce (uncredited)
 1934 Bedside
Mrs. Mason (uncredited)
 1933 Lady Killer
Fido's Owner (uncredited)
 1933 Design for Living
Woman on Staircase (uncredited)
 1933 Good-bye Love
Lura 'Ducky' Groggs
 1933 Bombshell
Mrs. Titcomb (uncredited)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Lady Who Wants Her Cook Back (uncredited)
 1933 Mary Stevens, M.D.
Wealthy Fat Lady (uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face
Mrs. Hemingway (uncredited)
 1933 Professional Sweetheart
Fat Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Society Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Diplomaniacs
Dowager on Boat (uncredited)
 1933 The Mind Reader
Shill (uncredited)
 1933 Hip Zip Hooray (Short)
The Governor (as Grace Hale)
 1933 The Intruder
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
 1933 Hard to Handle
Fat Lady with Vanishing Cream (uncredited)
 1932 The Death Kiss
Chalmer's Nosy Neighbor (uncredited)
 1932 Evenings for Sale
Pink Elephant Lady (uncredited)
 1932 Back Street
Lady in Street (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Grace Hale

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Corpulent small-part character actress, often the comic foil as fussy or irritating customers or wealthy society snobs. Memorable as Madame Napaloni in Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940).

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