Gertrude Michael (1911–1964)

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Gertrude Michael was born in Talladega, Alabama, on June 1, 1911. After graduating from high school, she appeared on radio, as a musician and "Home Arts" advisor. A piano prodigy, she dropped out of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music at age 18 to pursue acting. It was in Cincinnati, in 1929, that she made her stage debut in a stock company ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Last Outpost Rosemary
Prisoner of Japan Toni Chase
I'm No Angel Alicia Hatton
Sophie Lang Goes West Sophie Lang


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 1963 Day in Court (TV Series)
 1961 The Outsider
Clubwoman (uncredited)
 1961 The Continental Twist
Letitia Clunker
 1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Mrs. Friedrich
- Survival Kit (1961) ... Mrs. Friedrich
 1959 Manhunt (TV Series)
- Her Name Was Nellie (1959) ... Connie
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Helen Rucker
- The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary (1958) ... Helen Rucker
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Mrs. Joyce Fenton
- The Great Salvos (1957) ... Mrs. Joyce Fenton
 1952-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
the Duchess
- Woman Expert (1954)
- Port of Call (1952) ... the Duchess
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
- Men in Her Life (1957) ... Kate
 1955 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
 1950-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Amanda / Mrs. Ronland / Marian Tannen / ...
- Lost Perspective (1954)
- His Name Is Jason (1953) ... Amanda
- Solitaire (1951)
- The Celebrated Mrs. Rowland (1951) ... Mrs. Ronland
 1955 Women's Prison
Chief Matron Sturgess
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- Tusitala (1955) ... Fanny
 1954 Meet Corliss Archer (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilson
- The New Neighbors (1954) ... Mrs. Wilson
- Friends Forever ... Mrs. Wilson
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Unbroken Promise (1954) ... Belle
 1953-1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Twenty-One Days (1954)
- Colonel Chabert (1953)
- Phantom Rickshaw (1953)
 1954 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Hollywood Star
- Our Bewitching Hour (1954) ... Hollywood Star
 1954 The Reluctant Redeemer (TV Movie)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Grey and Gold Dress (1954) ... Coralee
 1954 Crusader Against Cruelty (TV Movie)
 1954 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
Lisa Jenssen
- A Fond Farewell (1954) ... Lisa Jenssen
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Major Pauline Cushman
- Major Pauline (1953) ... Major Pauline Cushman
 1953 No Escape
Olga Valerie Lewis
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- Street of Night (1952)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Elsa Carren
- The Eyeglasses (1952) ... Elsa Carren
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Honeymoon (1952) ... Linda
 1951 The Last Half Hour: The Mayerling Story (TV Movie)
Elizabeth, Empress of Austria
 1951 Darling, How Could You!
Mrs. Rossiter
 1950 Caged
Georgia Harrison
 1949 Flamingo Road
 1948 That Wonderful Urge
Mrs. Whitson (uncredited)
 1945 Club Havana
Hetty - Powder Room Attendant
 1945 Allotment Wives
Gladys Smith
 1945 Three's a Crowd
Sophie Whipple
 1944 Faces in the Fog
Nora Brooks
 1943 Where Are Your Children?
Nell Lawson
 1943 Women in Bondage
District Director Schneider
 1943 Behind Prison Walls
Elinor Cantwell
 1942 Prisoner of Japan
Toni Chase
 1940 Slightly Tempted
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Clarice Sheldon
 1940 Parole Fixer
Collette Menthe
 1940 Pound Foolish (Short)
Mrs. Irene Reynolds
 1939 Hidden Power
Virginia Garfield
 1938 The Hidden Menace
 1938 Just Like a Woman
Ann Heston
 1937 Sophie Lang Goes West
Sophie Lang
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Jessica Stafford
 1936 Make Way for a Lady
Miss Eleanor Emerson
 1936 Second Wife
Virginia Howard
 1936 The Return of Sophie Lang
Sophie Lang aka Ethel Thomas
 1936 Forgotten Faces
Cleo Ashton
 1936 Till We Meet Again
Elsa Duranyi
 1936 Woman Trap
Barbara 'Buff' Andrews
 1935 The Last Outpost
 1935 Four Hours to Kill!
Mrs. Sylvia Temple
 1935 It Happened in New York
Vania Nardi
 1934 Father Brown, Detective
Evelyn Fischer
 1934/I Menace
Helen Chalmers
 1934 Cleopatra
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Sophie Lang
 1934 Murder on the Blackboard
Jane Davis
 1934 Murder at the Vanities
Rita Ross
 1934 The Witching Hour
Margaret Price
 1934 I Believed in You
Pamela Banks
 1934 Hold That Girl
Dorothy Lamont
 1934 George White's Scandals
Miss Lee
 1934 Bolero
Lady D'Argon
 1934 Search for Beauty
Jean Strange
 1933 Cradle Song
Sister Marcella
 1933 I'm No Angel
Alicia Hatton
 1933 Ann Vickers
Mona Dolphin
 1933 Night of Terror
Sarah Rinehart (as Gertrude Michaels)
 1933 A Bedtime Story
 1933 Sailor Be Good
Kay Whitney
 1932 Unashamed
 1932 Wayward
Mary Morton
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Round Up" on Broadway. Melodrama. See more »

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2 Articles | 5 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gertrude Michaels


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Graduated high school at 14. She played piano and violin. See more »

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