Selena Royle (1904–1983)


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The name may be unfamiliar, but MGM stock player Selena Royle was a lovely character actress who exuded warmth, kindness, sincerity, dedication and radiance throughout most of her 1940s Hollywood career. These inspiring traits extended into her outside life as well, where she contributed much of herself on behalf of the war effort. Selena started ... See full bio »

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(age 78) in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Known For

A Date with Judy Mrs. Foster
(1948)
The Heiress Elizabeth Almond
(1949)
Joan of Arc Isabelle d'Arc - Her Mother
(1948)
The Damned Don't Cry Patricia Longworth
(1950)

Filmography

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 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sudden Truth (1957)
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Grace Baker #1 (1956-1959)
 1955 Murder Is My Beat
Beatrice Abbott
 1954 The Good Samaritan (TV Movie)
Schoolteacher
 1953 Robot Monster
Mother (as Selena Royale)
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- Out of the Dark (1952)
 1952 Hallmark Hall of Fame (TV Series)
Cast Member
- I Lift Up My Lamp (1952) ... Cast Member
 1951 Come Fill the Cup
Mrs. Dolly Copeland
 1951 He Ran All the Way
Mrs. Dobbs
 1950 Branded
Mrs. Lavery
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
 1950 The Big Hangover
Kate Mahoney
 1950 The Damned Don't Cry
Patricia Longworth
 1949 The Heiress
Elizabeth Almond
 1949 You're My Everything
Mrs. Adams
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
- The Real Thing (1949)
 1949 My Dream Is Yours
Freda Hofer
 1949 Bad Boy
Judge Florence Prentiss
 1948 Joan of Arc
Isabelle d'Arc - Her Mother
 1948 Moonrise
Aunt Jessie
 1948 A Date with Judy
Mrs. Foster
 1948 Smart Woman
Mrs. Wayne
 1948 Summer Holiday
Mrs. Essie Miller
 1948 You Were Meant for Me
Mrs. Cora Mayhew
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Louise Wargate
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Sairy MacBean
 1946 No Leave, No Love
Mrs. Hanlon
 1946 Gallant Journey
Mrs. Zachary Montgomery
 1946 Courage of Lassie
Mrs. Merrick
 1946 Till the End of Time
Mrs. Kincheloe
 1946 Night and Day
Kate Porter
 1946 The Green Years
Mama Leckie
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Miss Bliss
 1945 Main Street After Dark
'Ma' Abby Dibson
 1945 This Man's Navy
Maude Weaver
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Mrs. Reynolds
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Mattie Trounson
 1944 The Fighting Sullivans
Mrs. Alleta Sullivan
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Selena Royle
 1932 The Misleading Lady
Alice Connell
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Other Works:

Author. "Scattered Leaves", 1932 (with Josephine Royale) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Selena Royale

Spouse:

Georges Renavent  (his death) | See more »

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Trivia:

During the early Depression, Selena Royle and Elizabeth Beatty started the Actors Free Dinner Club in Union Church on West 48th Street. It was organized so that those who came to volunteer and those who came out of necessity were indistinguishable from each other. See more »

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