Virginia Field (I) (1917–1992)

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London-born actress, daughter of the King's Counsel, St. John Field, educated in Paris and Vienna. Her mother, a cousin of famous Confederate General Robert E. Lee, chose the name "Virginia" as homage to Lee's beloved home state. Virginia also had an actress aunt, Auriol Lee, who paved the way for her debut on the stage. She first appeared in "... See full bio »

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Think Fast, Mr. Moto Gloria Danton
Atlantic Convoy Lida Adams


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 1975 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Helen Newton
- Something Worth Dying For: Part 2 (1975) ... Helen Newton
 1967 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
Alma Jason
- The Desperate Silence (1967) ... Alma Jason
 1966 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Felicia Winslow
- Curtains for Miss Winslow (1966) ... Felicia Winslow
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
- No Wedding Bells for Tony (1966) ... Madge
 1958-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Madame Sonya Galinova / Ramona Carver / Angela Renshaw Fernaldi / ...
- The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara (1966) ... Madame Sonya Galinova
- The Case of the Simple Simon (1964) ... Ramona Carver
- The Case of the Polka Dot Pony (1962) ... Angela Renshaw Fernaldi
- The Case of the Meddling Medium (1961) ... Sylvia Walker
- The Case of the Provocative Protege (1960) ... Anita Carpenter
 1964 The Earth Dies Screaming
Peggy Hatton
 1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
- Policeman's Holiday (1962) ... Cecile
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
- I Remember Murder (1961) ... Iris
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Kelly Green
- Kelly's Clover Girls (1961) ... Kelly Green
 1961 The Explosive Generation
Mrs. Katie Sommers
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Lotta Langley
- The Actress (1961) ... Lotta Langley
 1960 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Josephine 'The Brain' Dunning
- Meet the Girls (1960) ... Josephine 'The Brain' Dunning
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Nellie Rawlins
- Beyond Infamy (1960) ... Nellie Rawlins
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Jo Dunning
- Girls About Town (1959) ... Jo Dunning
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Claire Franklin
- Millionaire Bill Franklin (1959) ... Claire Franklin
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Sara Castle
- The Last Portrait (1959) ... Sara Castle
 1958 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series)
Aunt Lydia
- Aunt Lydia Comes to Town (1958) ... Aunt Lydia
 1957 Rockabilly Baby
Eleanor Carter aka Dixie West
 1957 Appointment with a Shadow
Florence Knapp
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Happy New Year (1956)
 1952-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Tubble
- Mr. And Mrs. Trubble or The Tubbles (1952) ... Mrs. Tubble
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Stand-In (1956) ... Marion
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Nurse Esther Delcotte
- White Corridors (1956) ... Nurse Esther Delcotte
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
- The Empty Room (1956) ... Venetia
 1952-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Dorothy Rossiter / Sally Blake / Ethel Baxter / ...
- Autumn Fever (1956) ... Dorothy Rossiter
- A Kiss for Santa (1955) ... Sally Blake
- The Mumbys (1955) ... Ethel Baxter
- Slide, Darling, Slide (1954) ... Alexandra Wrenn
- Kiss and Forget (1953)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- A Star Lights Up (1955)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Lydia Larkin / Marie
- The First Year (1955) ... Lydia Larkin
- Stranger in the House (1955) ... Marie
 1954-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Second Elopement (1954)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- The Bachelor's Bride (1955) ... Alice
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- The Hypochondriac (1955) ... Margie
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1953 The Veils of Bagdad
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- False Witness (1953)
 1952 Crime Photographer (TV Series)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1951 Week-End with Father
Phyllis Reynolds
 1951 The Lady Pays Off
Kay Stoddard
 1950 Dial 1119
 1949 John Loves Mary
Lilly Herbish
 1948 Dream Girl
Miriam Allerton Lucas
 1947 Christmas Eve
 1947 Variety Girl
Variety Girl
 1947 Repeat Performance
Paula Costello
 1947 Ladies' Man
Gladys Hayden
 1946 The Imperfect Lady
Rose Bridges
 1946 The Perfect Marriage
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Virginia Field
 1943 The Crystal Ball
Jo Ainsley
 1942 Atlantic Convoy
Lida Adams
 1941 Singapore Woman
Claire Weston
 1941 Knockout
Gloria Van Ness
 1940 Hudson's Bay
Nell Gwyn
 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
Elinor Harris
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Billie Graham
 1939 Eternally Yours
Lola De Vere
 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Eleanor Kirke
 1939 The Sun Never Sets
 1939 Bridal Suite
Abbie Bragdon
 1939 Captain Fury
 1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
 1937 Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo
Evelyn Grey
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
 1937 Lancer Spy
Joan Bruce
 1937 London by Night
 1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Gloria Danton
 1936 Career Woman
Fifi Brown
 1936 Lloyd's of London
 1936 Ladies in Love
Countess Helena
 1936 Thank You, Jeeves!
Marjorie Lowman
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Farraday's Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Miss Herbert
 1934 The Primrose Path
Ianthe Dorland
 1934 The Lady Is Willing
Maid (uncredited)
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[on Loretta Young] She was, and is, the only actress I really dislike. She was sickeningly sweet, a pure phony. Her two faces sent me home angry and crying several times.


Her marriage to Paul Douglas broke up when he found out she was having an affair with actor/director Dick Powell. She and Douglas had one daughter, Margaret Field Douglas (b. 1945), who worked as an actress in England. See more »

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