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Renie Riano (1899–1971)

Born in London on August 7, 1899, but raised in the United States, rubber-faced character player Renie (short for Irene, and pronounced "Reenie") Riano was the daughter of British stage actress Irene Riano (1871-1940) and vaudeville acrobat Robert Riano (1867-1909). Irene and Robert were part of the Four Rianos acrobatic act at one time. ... See full bio »

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 1971 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Mrs. Reinbolt
- A Partridge by Any Other Name (1971) ... Mrs. Reinbolt
 1970 The Debbie Reynolds Show (TV Series)
Miss Hamilton
- Those Dangerous Years (1970) ... Miss Hamilton
 1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Miss Stoddard
- Dig for the Truth (1970) ... Miss Stoddard
 1969 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Ella / Aunt Ella
- Mike's Birthday Party (1969) ... Aunt Ella
- The Church Bell (1969) ... Ella
- Aunt Bee's Cruise: Part 2 (1969) ... Ella
 1969 Anderson and Company (TV Movie)
Miss Slight
 1966-1969 Green Acres (TV Series)
Miss Jones - Stewardess / Molly Turgiss
- Economy Flight to Washington (1969) ... Miss Jones - Stewardess
- The Ballad of Molly Turgiss (1966) ... Molly Turgiss
 1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Shine On, Harvest Moonshine (1968) ... Old Lady
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Carpathian Caper Affair (1967) ... Charwoman
 1966 Fireball 500
Marthy (as Renee Riano)
 1966 Bewitched (TV Series)
Mrs. Granite
- Follow That Witch: Part 2 (1966) ... Mrs. Granite
 1966 Three on a Couch
Old Woman
 1965 The Family Jewels
Airline Passenger
 1965 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Running Deer
- Uncle Charley and the Redskins (1965) ... Running Deer
 1964 Pajama Party
 1964 Bikini Beach
Old Lady #2
 1962 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Mrs. Crotty
- Sammy, the Way-Out Seal: Part 2 (1962) ... Mrs. Crotty
- Sammy, the Way-Out Seal: Part 1 (1962) ... Mrs. Crotty
 1962 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Autograph Hound
- Danny and Bob Get Away from It All (1962) ... Autograph Hound
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
- Red Confetti (1961)
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Miss Lindquist
- Pippi Longstocking (1961) ... Miss Lindquist
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "Madeline and the Bad Hat")
- Madeline Visits Omnibus (1956) ... (segment "Madeline and the Bad Hat")
 1956 Stanley (TV Series)
Mrs. Fairview
- Celia's Pen Pal (1956) ... Mrs. Fairview
 1956 Studio One (TV Series)
Mrs. Pilipet
- Family Protection (1956) ... Mrs. Pilipet
 1953-1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Bronson / Helen Davis / Woman going to Las Vegas / ...
- Barber Lou (1954) ... Mrs. Bronson
- Honeymoon House (1954) ... Helen Davis
- Las Vegas (1953) ... Woman going to Las Vegas
- The Music Lover (1953) ... Woman on Street
 1953 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Amelia Forbish
- Riley's Separation (1953) ... Amelia Forbish
 1953 Clipped Wings
WAF Sgt. Anderson
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman
Miss Emily (uncredited)
 1951 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
- Johnny Deuce (1951) ... Bedelia
 1951 As Young as You Feel
Harpist (uncredited)
 1950 Jiggs and Maggie Out West
Maggie Jiggs
 1948 Jiggs and Maggie in Court
Maggie Jiggs
 1948 An Act of Murder
Mrs. McGuinness (uncredited)
 1948 The Time of Your Life
Lorene Smith (a blind date)
 1947 Jiggs and Maggie in Society
Maggie Jiggs
 1946 Bringing Up Father
Maggie Jiggs
 1946 Bad Bascomb
Lucy Lovejoy
 1946 Winter Wonderland
Mrs. Schuyler-Riggs
 1946 So Goes My Love
 1945 Club Havana
Mrs. Cavendish
 1945 River Gang
Mrs. Hawkins (uncredited)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Studio Waitress (uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Lady Ruxton (uncredited)
 1945 A Song for Miss Julie
Eurydice Lannier
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Spinster Exiting Bathhouse (uncredited)
 1944 Three Is a Family
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
Flo (uncredited)
 1944 Take It or Leave It
Mrs. Nellie Bramble (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Ms. Tobin
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Christina Kellogg - Housekeeper
 1942 Blondie for Victory
Miss Clabber, Cookie's Babysitter (uncredited)
 1942 There's One Born Every Minute
Miss Aphrodite Phipps
 1942 Whispering Ghosts
Meg (Stella) (as Rene Riano)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots on
Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 You Belong to Me
 1941 The Smiling Ghost
Homely Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Ross's Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 Ice-Capades
Karen Vadja
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Mrs. Snell
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
 1941 You're the One
Aunt Emma, aka Faro Fanny
 1941 Adam Had Four Sons
 1940 Remedy for Riches
Mrs. Gattle
 1940 Li'l Abner
Sarah Jones
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
Mrs. Dixon
 1940 Kit Carson
Miss Pilchard
 1940 Those Were the Days!
Hysterical Woman on Streetcar (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
Telegraph Operator (uncredited)
 1940 The Ghost Comes Home
Sarah Osborn
 1940 High School
Miss Grace (uncredited)
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Lilly Wigham
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Customer (uncredited)
 1940 Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!
'Junior's' Mother (uncredited)
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
 1939 Day-Time Wife
Miss Briggs
 1939 Disputed Passage
Mrs. Riley
 1939 Honeymoon in Bali
Head Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
Effie Schneider
 1939 The Women
Ugly Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter
Effie Schneider
 1939 Bridal Suite
Mrs. Pujol (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales
Olga - Maid (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Librarian (uncredited)
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend
Mrs. Craig
 1939 Tail Spin
Chick's Pilot Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter
Effie Schneider (uncredited)
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Thanks for Everything
Mrs. Sweeney
 1938 Nancy Drew: Detective
Effie Schneider
 1938 Strange Faces
Mrs. Keller, Landlady
 1938 Spring Madness
Mildred (as Renee Riano)
 1938 The Storm
Woman Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 The Road to Reno
Woman Bailiff
 1938 Four's a Crowd
Mrs. Jenkins (as Reine Riano)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
Mrs. Pinkel (as Reine Riano)
 1938 Women Are Like That
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1938 Outside of Paradise
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Mrs. Hepplethwaite
 1937 Tovarich
Madame Courtois (as Reine Riano)
 1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich
Maid (uncredited)
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