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Marion Lorne (1883–1968)


Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name. Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list 1885 and 1888), she grew up in her native ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Strangers on a Train Mrs. Antony
(1951)
Bewitched Aunt Clara
(1964-1968)
Mister Peepers Mrs. Gurney
(1952-1954)
The Graduate Miss DeWitte
(1967)

Filmography

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 1964-1968 Bewitched (TV Series)
Aunt Clara
- Samantha's Secret Saucer (1968) ... Aunt Clara
- A Majority of Two (1968) ... Aunt Clara
- Mc Tavish (1968) ... Aunt Clara
- Samantha's Da Vinci Dilemma (1967) ... Aunt Clara
- Samantha's Thanksgiving to Remember (1967) ... Aunt Clara
 1967 The Graduate
Miss DeWitte
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Veta Louise Simmons
- Harvey (1958) ... Veta Louise Simmons
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Mrs. Foster
- The Way Up to Heaven (1958) ... Mrs. Foster
 1957-1958 Sally (TV Series)
Myrtle Banford
- Dear Myrtle (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Sally, the Love Doctor (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Sally, the Cosmetician (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Myrtle Banford
 1955 The Girl Rush
Aunt Clara
 1952-1954 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Mrs. Gurney
- The Rumor (1954) ... Mrs. Gurney
- Episode #4.8 (1954) ... Mrs. Gurney
- Episode #4.6 (1954) ... Mrs. Gurney
- Episode #4.5 (1954) ... Mrs. Gurney
- Wedding Invitations (1954) ... Mrs. Gurney
 1951 Strangers on a Train
Mrs. Antony
 1931 Success (Short)
Molly's Mother (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Walter C. Hackett's play, "Espionage," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Frank Cellier, Edwin Styles, Jeanne Stuart, J.H. Roberts, Cyril Smith, Eric Maturin, Ronda Keane, and Elvira Henderson in the cast. See more »

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Spouse:

Walter C. Hackett  (his death)
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When she was still alive, most sources gave 1888 as her birth year. But after she died, the Social Security Death Index gave 1883 as her birth year. Her grave has 1885 on it, and to make it more confusing, 1886 is sometimes given. See more »

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