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Hilda Vaughn (1897–1957)


Thin and tart-tongued, Baltimore-born theater actress Hilda Vaughn, had a decade of intense activity at the beginning of the sound period, mainly at MGM. Although she always played a pleb (a maid, a charwoman, a governess, a saleswoman, a slavey, ...) and never a patrician, the characters she embodied did not lack ... character! Which is best ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1933)
Anne of Green Gables Mrs. Blewett
(1934)

Filmography

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 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Velvet Clave
- The Velvet Touch (1952) ... Velvet Clave
 1950 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Aunt Sarah
- Prescription for Treason (1950) ... Aunt Sarah
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Amanda
- Witness for the Prosecution (1949) ... Amanda
 1941 Confirm or Deny
Receptionist (scenes deleted)
 1940 Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Mrs. Rocke
 1938 Maid's Night Out
Mary - Harrison's Maid
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Mrs. Cartwright - Chief Ranger (uncredited)
 1937 Danger - Love at Work
Pemberton's Maid
 1936 Banjo on My Knee
Gurtha
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera
Agnes - Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Maid
 1936 And Sudden Death
Prison Inmate (uncredited)
 1936 Half Angel
Bertha
 1936 Captain January
Dress Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1936 The Witness Chair
Anna Yifnick (uncredited)
 1936 Gentle Julia
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1936 Everybody's Old Man
Maid
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Gaptown Teacher (uncredited)
 1935 I Live My Life
Miss Ann Morrison
 1935 Men Without Names
Nurse Simpson
 1935 Chasing Yesterday
Collette - the Slavey (uncredited)
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Miss Nellie
 1935 The Wedding Night
Hezzie Jones
 1934 Anne of Green Gables
Mrs. Blewett
 1933 Dinner at Eight
Tina
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Fanny Olmstead, Foster's Secretary
 1933 Today We Live
Eleanor
 1933 No Other Woman
Miss LeRoy - Governess
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Mrs. Carter
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Millie
 1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
Astrid Ohlin
 1931 It's a Wise Child
Alice Peabody
 1931 A Tailor Made Man (uncredited)
 1930 Manslaughter
Louise Evans
 1929 Three Live Ghosts
Peggy Woofers
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: A Temporary Island. Music by Lorenzo Fuller. Written by Halsted Welles [credited as Halstead Welles]. Calliope music by: Lehman Engel. Directed by Halstead Welles. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 14 Mar 1948- 19 Mar 1948 (6 performances). Cast: Dion Allen (as "Millhand"), Shirley Ames (as "Sophomore"), Leon Askin (as "Mr. Prince") [... See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Claimed that she far preferred the energy of live theater over making movies. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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