Elva Mai Hoover


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Elva Mai Hoover is an actress, known for Superman II (1980), Mama (2013) and The Terry Fox Story (1983). See full bio »
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Known For

Superman II Mother
(1980)
Mama Dr. Dreyfuss' Secretary
(2013)
(1983)
Avonlea Mrs. Lawson / Mrs. Elvira Lawson
(1990-1994)

Filmography

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 2019 The Christmas Chalet (TV Movie) (post-production)
Helen
 2019 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Social Worker
- Mayday (2019) ... Social Worker
- Sacrifice (2019) ... Social Worker
 2018 Entertaining Christmas (TV Movie)
Martha Ryan
 2018 The Romanoffs (TV Series)
June
- The Royal We (2018) ... June
 2018 Committed-ish (Short)
 2015-2016 Odd Squad (TV Series short)
Rita
- The O Team/Show Me the Money (2016) ... Rita
- Training Day (2015) ... Rita
 2014 The Penumbra (TV Series)
The Woman who Doesn't Want Help
- A Stupid Dream (2014) ... The Woman who Doesn't Want Help
- Inner Evil (2014) ... The Woman who Doesn't Want Help
 2013/I Mama
Dr. Dreyfuss' Secretary
 2011 Down the Road Again
Housekeeper
 2011 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Shanley
- Confederate Treasure (2011) ... Mrs. Shanley
 2011 Flashpoint (TV Series)
Carol
- Terror (2011) ... Carol
 2010 Rookie Blue (TV Series)
Store Owner
- Mercury Retrograde (2010) ... Store Owner
 2008 Toronto Stories
Dog Walker Lady
 2007 They Come Back (TV Movie)
Margaret
 2006 An American Girl on the Home Front (TV Movie)
Ms. Shaw
 2002 The Ripping Friends (TV Series)
- The Infernal Wedding (2002) ... (voice)
 2001 Stolen Miracle (TV Movie)
Meg, the clerk
 2001 Midwives (TV Movie)
OB Gyn Doctor
 2001 For Love of Olivia (TV Movie)
Alice
 2001 The Familiar Stranger (TV Movie)
Sheila
 2001 Dual Citizen (Short)
Susie
 2001 Our Hero (TV Series)
Dora
- The Last Laugh Issue (2001) ... Dora
 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series)
Mrs. Schmidt
- Ted's Not Dead (2000) ... Mrs. Schmidt
 2000 Rated X (TV Movie)
Principal's Secretary
 1999 A Map of the World
Superintendent
 1999 Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story
Driver's Mother
 1998 Escape: Human Cargo (TV Movie)
State Department Woman
 1997 Hayseed
Auntie Charity
 1997 Time to Say Goodbye?
Counsellor
 1997 Pippi Longstocking
Mrs. Kling (voice)
 1996 Losing Chase (TV Movie)
Margaret Thompson
 1996 Harrison: Cry of the City (TV Movie)
 1996 Lives of Girls & Women (TV Movie)
Maize French
 1995 Picture Windows (TV Series)
Candice
- Soir Bleu (1995) ... Candice
 1991-1995 Hello Kitty and Friends (TV Series)
- Mom Loves Me After All (1995) ... (voice)
- The Circus Comes to Town (1991) ... (voice)
 1995 Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (TV Movie)
N.Y. Librarian
 1995 A Vow to Kill (TV Movie)
Ida Lambert
 1994 Kero kero Keroppi (Video)
Newton / Den Den / Issac (voice)
 1990-1994 Avonlea (TV Series)
Mrs. Lawson / Mrs. Elvira Lawson
- Modern Times (1994) ... Mrs. Lawson
- Memento Mori (1994) ... Mrs. Lawson
- The Lady and the Blade (1993) ... Mrs. Elvira Lawson
- Hearth and Home (1993) ... Mrs. Elvira Lawson
- Home Movie (1993) ... Mrs. Elvira Lawson
 1989-1993 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Judy Heinrich / Mrs. X
- Love and Marriage (1993) ... Judy Heinrich
- Dirty Trick (1989) ... Mrs. X
 1993 Tales from the Cryptkeeper (TV Series)
Dr. Mahdi
- This Wraps It Up (1993) ... Dr. Mahdi (voice)
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Faculty Member
- Pilot (1993) ... Faculty Member
 1990-1992 Street Legal (TV Series)
Janis Barnett / Nancy Cross
- Affairs of the Heart (1992) ... Janis Barnett
- The Bracelet (1990) ... Nancy Cross
 1990 C.B.C.'s Magic Hour (TV Series)
Ms. Endersham
- The Prom (1990) ... Ms. Endersham
 1990 Gate 2: The Trespassers
Doctor
 1990 Stella
Mrs. Hough
 1987-1989 Friday the 13th: The Series (TV Series)
Joanne / Jean Flappen
- The Sweetest Sting (1989) ... Joanne
- Doctor Jack (1987) ... Jean Flappen
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
Judge No. 2 / Judge
- Mickey's Choice (1988) ... Judge No. 2
- Junkyard Blues (1988) ... Judge
 1988 Diamonds (TV Series)
- Sweetheart Deal (1988)
 1987 Starcom: The U.S. Space Force (TV Series)
Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO)
- The Last Star Ranger (1987) ... Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO) (voice)
- Flash Moskowitz, Space Cadet (1987) ... Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO) (voice)
- Hot Enough for You? (1987) ... Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO) (voice)
- Turnabout (1987) ... Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO) (voice)
- A Few Bugs in the System (1987) ... Prof. Malvanna Wilde (SHADO) (voice)
 1987 Danger Bay (TV Series)
Gail
- Time Out (1987) ... Gail
 1986 The Truth About Alex (TV Movie)
Mrs. Prager
 1986 The Judge (TV Series)
 1984-1986 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Mrs. Edison
- Tinker Tom (1986) ... Mrs. Edison
- The Secret of Windigo Lake (1986) ... Mrs. Edison
- Gone with the Windigo (1986) ... Mrs. Edison
- Survival of the Fittest (1986) ... Mrs. Edison
- The Live One (1986) ... Mrs. Edison
 1986 Alex: The Life of a Child (TV Movie)
Alice Grady (as Elva Mae Hoover)
 1985 Workin' for Peanuts (TV Movie)
Mrs. Riley
 1980-1984 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Margaret Carrano / Marge
- One Door Closes (1984) ... Margaret Carrano
- Hidden Room (1981)
- Willy and Kate (1980) ... Marge
 1983 The Terry Fox Story (TV Movie)
Betty Fox
 1982 Seeing Things (TV Series)
 1982 Class of 1984
Ellen Corrigan
 1982 Murder by Phone
Phone Woman
 1981 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Catherine Emerston
- Murder by Proxy: Part 2 (1981) ... Catherine Emerston
- Murder by Proxy: Part 1 (1981) ... Catherine Emerston
 1980 Superman II
Mother (as Elva May Hoover)
 1977 Equus
Miss Raintree
 1976 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Marian Martinique
- Cathy's Hobby (1976) ... Marian Martinique
 1974 Deedee (TV Movie)
 1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Clara
- Borrowed Trouble (1974) ... Clara
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