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Josephine Hutchinson (1903–1998)

As a child she studied at Seattle's Cornish School. Still in her early twenties, after several years of stock work in New York, she joined Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory Theater where she won critical praise for her title role in "Alice in Wonderland." She came to Hollywood in 1934 under contract with Warners, debuting in "Happiness Ahead". She... See full bio »

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North by Northwest
North by Northwest Mrs. Townsend
Happiness Ahead
Happiness Ahead Joan Bradford
Son of Frankenstein
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 1974 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Amy O'Hara Hearn
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
 1972 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie)
Mamie Baldwin
 1971 The Waltons (TV Series)
Mamie Baldwin
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Lydia Duval
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Mildred Oliver
 1971 Travis Logan, D.A. (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tice
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Miss Osgood
 1970 To Rome with Love (TV Series)
Mrs. Kinneman
 1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Martha Randolph
 1970 Rabbit, Run
Mrs. Angstrom
 1969-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Anna Wandermere / Libby Jackson
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Emma Fields
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Miss Lucy
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Millie Farrell
 1968 Shadow Over Elveron (TV Movie)
Emily Maslan
 1959-1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Sister Ellen / Mrs. Crale
 1966 The Rounders (TV Series)
Martha Frobish
 1966 Nevada Smith
Mrs. Elvira McCanles
 1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall
Mrs. Ewing
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Amelia Blair
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Madeline Vickers
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Blanchard
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Grace Weber
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
 1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Grandma Robot
 1962 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Miss Woods
 1958-1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Amelia Corning / Miss Sarah McKay / Miriam Baker / ...
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Abigail Briggs
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Hanford
 1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mary Turner
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Agatha Webster
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Betty Galloway
 1956-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mama Stacey / Mother
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Mrs. Stone
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Mrs. Stanhope
 1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Widow Douglas
 1960 Walk Like a Dragon
Ma Bartlett
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Christine Havercourt
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Miss Stevenson
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Mrs. Maynard
 1959 North by Northwest
Mrs. Townsend
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Sister Bridgit
 1958 Step Down to Terror
Mrs. Sarah Walters
 1958 Sing Boy Sing
Caroline Walker
 1957 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
Mrs. Larkin
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Mother Superior
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Mildred Macready
 1957 Gun for a Coward
Mrs. Keough
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Agnes Harper
 1956 Miracle in the Rain
Agnes Wood
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Lavery
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Sister / Lyddie Hampton
 1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Mrs. Cherne
 1952 Ruby Gentry
Letitia Gentry
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Mrs. Macaboy
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore
Mrs. Sheldon
 1948 The Tender Years
Emily Norris
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Lillian Drover
 1946 Somewhere in the Night
Elizabeth Conroy
 1941 Her First Beau
Mrs. Wood
 1940 Tom Brown's School Days
Mrs. Mary Arnold
 1940 My Son, My Son!
Nellie (Moscrop) Essex
 1939 Son of Frankenstein
Elsa von Frankenstein
 1938 The Crime of Doctor Hallet
Dr. Mary Reynolds
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Jane Carson
 1937 Mountain Justice
Ruth Harkins
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Carol Kennicott
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Marie Pasteur
 1935 The Melody Lingers On
Ann Prescott
 1935 Oil for the Lamps of China
Hester Adams
 1935 The Right to Live
Stella Trent
 1934 Happiness Ahead
Joan Bradford
 1917 The Little Princess (uncredited)
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