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Kathryn Sheldon (I) (1879–1975)

Kathryn Sheldon was born on September 22, 1879 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for I'm from the City (1938), Miss V from Moscow (1942) and Rockin' Thru the Rockies (1940). She died on December 25, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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I'm from the City
I'm from the City Grandma Hattie Martindale
Miss V from Moscow
Circus Girl
Circus Girl Nurse


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 1956 The Ten Commandments
Old Hebrew Woman Kneading Bread at Moses' House / Hebrew in Exodus (uncredited)
 1956 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1955 Lassie (TV Series)
- The Monster (1955) ... Clara (as Kathryn Shelden)
 1955 The Glass Slipper
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1954 The Whistler (TV Series)
Lillian Enfield
- Grave Secret (1954) ... Lillian Enfield
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
Mrs. Clauber
- Archie's Singing Contest ... Mrs. Clauber
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Mrs. Mortenson
- Margie Babysits (1954) ... Mrs. Mortenson (as Katherine Sheldon)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
- Amnesia (1953) ... Stenographer
 1953 Vicki
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 The Happy Time
Miss Tate - Schoolteacher
 1952 Return of the Texan
Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1951 Golden Girl
Wife (uncredited)
 1951 The Blue Veil
Mrs. Chalmers (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady from Texas
Woman With Mrs. Rutherwood (uncredited)
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
Bishop's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1950 The Jackpot
Mrs. Simpkins (uncredited)
 1950 Summer Stock
Amy Fliggerton (uncredited)
 1950 No Way Out
Mother (uncredited)
 1950 Rock Island Trail
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1949 Free for All
Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Old Lady at Engagement Party (uncredited)
 1947 It's a Joke, Son!
Daughters of Dixie Member (uncredited)
 1947 California
Gaunt Wagon Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Wake Up and Dream
Mrs. Kroot (uncredited)
 1945 Girls of the Big House
Kitchen Warden
 1945 Guest Wife
A.T. Worth's Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue
2nd Hattie Williams (uncredited)
 1942 Miss V from Moscow
 1942 I Married a Witch
Elderly Wife (uncredited)
 1942 Tish
Aciduous Spinster (uncredited)
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons
Matron (uncredited)
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
 1942 Lady for a Night
Spinster in Audience (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Chambermaid (uncredited)
 1941 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Spinster Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 Parachute Battalion
Ma Hollis
 1941 The Richest Man in Town
Martha (uncredited)
 1941 Arizona Bound
Aunt Miranda Masters
 1941 Father Steps Out
Aunt Martha Matthews
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Mrs. Taylor, Matron Holding a Baby in Court (uncredited)
 1941 Tight Shoes (uncredited)
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1941 Lucky Devils
Aunt Malinda (uncredited)
 1940 Public Deb No. 1 (uncredited)
 1940 Young People (uncredited)
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Mrs. Sullivan
 1940 Out West with the Peppers
Abbie (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars (uncredited)
 1940 Shooting High
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies (Short)
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Scrappily Married (Short)
 1939 Truth Aches (Short)
Undetermined Role
 1939 Scandal Sheet
Miss Vittie
 1939 Our Leading Citizen
Miss Swan
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Mrs. Garvey (scenes deleted)
 1939 Boys' Reformatory
Miss Caldwell, Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Zenobia
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1939 Within the Law
Prison Superintendent (uncredited)
 1939 Home Boner (Short)
 1939 St. Louis Blues
Spinster (uncredited)
 1939 Four Girls in White
Miss Keener - Night Superintendent (uncredited)
 1939 Convict's Code
Landlady (uncredited)
 1938 Sunset Trail
Miss Snodgrass
 1938 I'm from the City
Grandma Hattie Martindale
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Mrs. Tilson - Setting the Table for Four (uncredited)
 1938 Condemned Women
Matron (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Captain's Wife (uncredited)
 1937 Mannequin
Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Quick Money
Mrs. Otis
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Doctor Downer's Nurse (uncredited)
 1937 Venus Makes Trouble
Willard's Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade
Haughty Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Rushin' Ballet (Short)
Harried dance recital teacher
 1937 A Star Is Born
Funeral Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
Purity League Member (uncredited)
 1937 Circus Girl
 1937 Maid of Salem
Mrs. Deborah Cheeves (uncredited)
 1936 Every Sunday (Short)
Woman Gotten out of Bath (uncredited)
 1936 Ramona
Mrs. Scroggs (uncredited)
 1936 Star for a Night
Gretchen (uncredited)
 1936 Below the Deadline
Aunt Mary Tibbett
 1936 Counterfeit
Overbearing Wife (uncredited)
 1936 Arbor Day (Short)
Miss Argyle
 1936 Brilliant Marriage
Ellen, the Maid
 1936 The Dark Hour
Helen Smith (uncredited)
 1936 The Bridge of Sighs
Mabel the Maid (as Kathrine Sheldon)
 1936 Tango
Mrs. Alman the Landlady
 1935 Crime and Punishment
Bit (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Woman Talking to Stout Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Schoolteacher (uncredited)
 1935 Society Fever
 1935 Dinky
Prison Matron (uncredited)
 1935 Men of the Hour
Landlady (uncredited)
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa
Second Gossip (uncredited)
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1935 Carnival
Woman (uncredited)
 1934 I'll Fix It
Stella - Teacher (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Charity Collector at Box Office (uncredited)
 1933 The Invisible Man
Orphanage Worker (uncredited)
 1932 Frisco Jenny
Jail Matron (uncredited)
 1916 Ham and Eggs (Short)
The Landlady
 1916 Leave It to Cissy (Short)
Mrs. John Love

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kathryn Shelden | Katherine Sheldon | Kathrine Sheldon

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Matronly American character actress, mostly seen in bit parts as maids, schoolteachers, aunts, nurses or as henpecking wives. Best known as comic foil to the Three Stooges in Rockin' Thru the Rockies (1940).

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