Anne Revere (1903–1990)

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Veteran character actress Anne Revere became another in the long line of talented artists whose careers would crash under the weight of the "Red Scare" hysteria that tore through Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Manhattan and a direct descendant of Revolutionary War figure Paul Revere, Anne graduated from Wellesley College, then trained ... See full bio »

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Known For

National Velvet Mrs. Brown
The Song of Bernadette Louise Soubirous
Dragonwyck Abigail Wells


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 1977 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Marguerite Beaulac
- Episode #1.476 (1977) ... Marguerite Beaulac
- Episode #1.475 (1977) ... Marguerite Beaulac
- Episode #1.474 (1977) ... Marguerite Beaulac
 1976 Birch Interval
Mrs. Tanner
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Dragon Lady
- A Bite of the Apple (1975) ... Dragon Lady
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Madame Salka Pal-Mir
- The Pal-Mir Escort (1974) ... Madame Salka Pal-Mir
 1972 Two for the Money (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gap
 1970-1971 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
- Episode #1.5280 (1971) ... Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
- Episode #1.5279 (1971) ... Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
- Episode #1.5278 (1971) ... Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
- Episode #1.5277 (1971) ... Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
- Episode #1.5276 (1971) ... Agnes Lake (1970-1971)
 1970 Macho Callahan
 1965 A Flame in the Wind (TV Series)
Rose Simon
- Episode #1.192 (1965) ... Rose Simon
 1960-1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Four by Tennessee (1961) ... (as Ann Revere)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Dorothy Stewart #1 (1969-1970)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Hannah Eastman
 1951 The Great Missouri Raid
Mrs. Samuels
 1949 You're My Everything
Aunt Jane
 1948 Deep Waters
Mary McKay
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Judith Dominy
 1947 Secret Beyond the Door...
Caroline Lamphere
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Mrs. Green
 1947 Body and Soul
Anna Davis
 1947 Forever Amber
Mother Red Cap
 1947 Carnival in Costa Rica
Mama Elsa Molina
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
Alice Pritchard
 1946 Dragonwyck
Abigail Wells
 1945 Fallen Angel
Clara Mills
 1945 Don Juan Quilligan
Mrs. Cora Rostigaff
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Agnes Fiske
 1944 National Velvet
Mrs. Brown
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier
Agatha Butterfield
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Crazy Mary
 1944 Rainbow Island
Queen Okalana
 1944 Standing Room Only
Major Harriet Cromwell
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Louise Soubirous
 1943 Old Acquaintance
Belle Carter (as Ann Revere)
 1943 Shantytown
Mrs. Gorty
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Kitty Crockett
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
Sarah (uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Ida Orner
 1942 The Falcon Takes Over
Jessie Florian (uncredited)
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Geraldine Stewart
 1941 Design for Scandal
Nettie (uncredited)
 1941 Remember the Day
Miss Nadine Price
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Miss Redfern, John's Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Mrs. Fenely
 1941 The Devil Commands
Mrs. Blanche Walters
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
Mrs. Norton
 1940 One Crowded Night
 1934 Double Door
Caroline Van Brett
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Great Barrington. Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ann Revere


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Samuel Rosen  (his death)

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Personal Quote:

I'm a free thinking Yankee rebel and nobody's going to tell me what to do!


Played the mother of Gregory Peck and John Garfield in their 1947 Best Actor Oscar-nominated performances; in Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and Body and Soul (1947). Both actors lost the award to Ronald Colman for A Double Life (1947). See more »

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