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Edna Holland (1895–1982)

As a stage actress Edna Holland appeared in several Broadway productions throughout her career, often under the direction of Broadway impresario David Belasco. Some of her Broadway shows were "The Mandarin," "Post Road" with Lucile Watson, "Dear Old Darling" and "Lorelei." She also appeared in silent movies but in 1920 returned to the stage. See full bio »

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Known For

Criss Cross Mrs. Thompson
Dark Alibi Mrs. Foss
Kiss and Tell Mrs. Mary Franklin
One Step Beyond Miss Wyckoff


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 1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Woman #2
- The Return of Barney Fife (1966) ... Woman #2 (as Edna M. Holland)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Mrs. Duncan
- Shadow of the Past (1962) ... Mrs. Duncan
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Miss Elizabeth
- Blow, Gabriella (1960) ... Miss Elizabeth
 1960 Lassie (TV Series)
- The Elephant (1960) ... Secretary
 1959 The Last Angry Man
Gattling's Secretary (uncredited)
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
- The Tender Shoots (1959) ... Lizzie (as Edna M. Holland)
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Ernestine Gray
- Cherchez la Sexpot (1959) ... Ernestine Gray (as Edna M. Holland)
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Miss Wyckoff
- Echo (1959) ... Miss Wyckoff (as Edna M. Holland)
 1958 Home Before Dark
Miss Angie (uncredited)
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Carpenter
- Tinseled Alibi (1957) ... Mrs. Carpenter
 1957 Blood of Dracula
Miss Rivers
 1957 This Could Be the Night
Elderly Teacher (uncredited)
 1957 Top Secret Affair
Myrna Maynard (uncredited)
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Mrs. Walsh / Head Mistress
- The Jay Powers Story (1956) ... Mrs. Walsh
- The Story of Jane Costello (1956) ... Head Mistress
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Receiving Nurse
- Date with a Stranger (1956) ... Receiving Nurse
 1956 The Bad Seed
Saleslady (uncredited)
 1956 These Wilder Years
Nurse (uncredited)
 1956 Over-Exposed
Mrs. Gulick (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mrs. Murchie / Librarian
- The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby (1956) ... Mrs. Murchie
- Don't Come Back Alive (1955) ... Librarian
 1956 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Black Road (1956)
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Mrs. Sturges (uncredited)
 1955 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Aunt Emily / Susan Hilliard
- King of the Rodeo (1955) ... Aunt Emily
- Lost River (1955) ... Susan Hilliard
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1955 My Sister Eileen
Matron (uncredited)
 1955 To Hell and Back
Mrs. Edna Houston (uncredited)
 1955 The Night of the Hunter
Woman Feeding Hungry Children (uncredited)
 1955 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Jenny Bowen
- Annie and the Higher Court (1955) ... Jenny Bowen
 1950-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Hired Girl (1950)
 1955 Women's Prison
Sarah Graham
 1955 Ten Wanted Men
Ann (uncredited)
 1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Liz Powell
- The Perfect Crime (1953) ... Liz Powell
 1953/I Roar of the Crowd
Mrs. Atkinson
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Fontaine's Wife (uncredited)
 1953 Meet Me at the Fair
Miss Burghey
 1952 Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (TV Series)
Zenobis Bean / Mrs. Richards / Mrs. Patterson
- The Secret Will (1952) ... Zenobis Bean
- The False Claimant (1952) ... Mrs. Richards
- The Lonely Hearts Club (1952) ... Mrs. Patterson
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Seamstress (uncredited)
 1952 Paula
Old Nurse (uncredited)
 1952 Chained for Life
 1952 Scandal Sheet
NY Express Board Member (uncredited)
 1951 Love Nest
Mrs. Engstrand (uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train
Mrs. Joyce (uncredited)
 1950 Three Secrets
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1950 Lonely Heart Bandits
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Never a Dull Moment
Neighbor at Shivaree (uncredited)
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Nurse (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
Mrs. Gertrude Allen (uncredited)
 1949 My Foolish Heart
Dean Whiting
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Mrs. Grant (as Edna M. Holland)
 1949 The Lovable Cheat
Madame Pierquin
 1949 The Sky Dragon
Demanding Old Woman Passenger (uncredited)
 1949 Son of a Badman
Mrs. Burley
 1949 Henry, the Rainmaker
Mrs. Parker
 1949 Criss Cross
Mrs. Thompson (as Edna M. Holland)
 1948 Shep Comes Home
Mrs. Fleming
 1948 The Snake Pit
Elderly Nurse (uncredited)
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman
Nun (uncredited)
 1948 Ruthless
Libby Sims
 1948 The Hunted
Miss Turner
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
Maurine - B.F.'s Secretary (uncredited)
 1947 The Prairie
Esther Bush
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement (uncredited)
 1947 Louisiana
 1947 Intrigue
Miss Carr (uncredited)
 1947 Song of Love
Mrs. Fohling (uncredited)
 1947 Curley
Miss Payne
 1947 Living in a Big Way
Committee Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Centennial Summer
Nurse (uncredited)
 1946 Cluny Brown
Onlooker Outside Bookstore (uncredited)
 1946 Dark Alibi
Mrs. Foss
 1946 Swing Parade of 1946
Landlady (uncredited)
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue
Julia (as Edna M. Holland)
 1945 Kiss and Tell
Mrs. Mary Franklin
 1945 Between Two Women
Nurse Morgan
 1944 The Mark of the Whistler
Childrens Aid Society Woman (uncredited)
 1944 Allergic to Love
Miss Peabody
 1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case
Nurse Morgan (uncredited)
 1942 Laugh Your Blues Away
Mrs. Watson
 1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie
Nurse Trayhan on Sixth Floor (uncredited)
 1942 Fingers at the Window
Clinic Nurse (uncredited)
 1942 Born to Sing
Welfare Worker (uncredited)
 1941 Look Who's Laughing
Mrs. Hargrave (uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On
Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 Ringside Maisie
Third Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 Tom, Dick and Harry
Miss Schlom, Janie's Boss (uncredited)
 1941 Sunny
Venus (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Miss Lawton (uncredited)
 1940 My Favorite Wife
Johnny Weissmuller Inquirer (uncredited)
 1940 Forty Little Mothers
Miss Higgins (uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Madame Svenson - Gym Instructress (uncredited)
 1939 Judge Hardy and Son
Nurse Trowbridge
 1939 Bachelor Mother
Orphanage Matron
 1921 Sheltered Daughters
 1920 The Harvest Moon
Madame Mercier (as Mrs. E.M. Holland)
 1919 The Tenderfoot (Short)
 1919 Lightning Bryce
Daisy Bliss - Ep. 1, 2 & 3 (uncredited)
 1919 The Masked Rider
Juanita - Pancho's Daughter
 1917 Mary Moreland
Cicely Torrance (as Edna M. Holland)
 1916 The Feud Girl
Anne Marlowe
 1916 One Day
 1915 The Confession of Madame Barastoff (Short)
Constance - the General's Wife
 1915 The Silent W (Short)
 1915 Always in the Way
Mrs. Helen Stillwell
 1914 The Arrival of Josie (Short)
 1914 The Maid from Sweden (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1914 The Tattoo Mark (Short)
Reno Lou - The Marquis' Accomplice
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Lorelei" on Broadway. See more »

Alternate Names:

Edna M. Holland | Mrs. E.M. Holland

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Her father was noted stage actor E.M. Holland who appeared on Broadway from 1888 to mid-1913.

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