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Agnes Moorehead (Agnes Robertson Moorehead)

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Biography

Clinton, Massachusetts, USA
Of Irish/English ancestry, Agnes was born near Boston, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister (her mother was a mezzo-soprano) who encouraged her to perform in church pageants. Aged three, she sang 'The Lord is my Shepherd' on a public stage and seven years later joined the St. Louis Municipal Opera as a dancer and singer for four years. In keeping with her father's dictum of finishing her education first (then doing whatever she wished to do with her career), Agnes attended Muskingum College (Ohio) and, subsequently, the University of Wisconsin, where she graduated with an M.A. Read more...

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Character: Violette Shumberg

The Big Street 1942

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Character: Adele - Mrs. Delancey Wright

Government Girl 1943

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Character: Mrs. Emily Hawkins

Since You Went Away 1944

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Character: Third Cousin's Wife

Dragon Seed 1944

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Character: Baroness Aspasia Conti

Mrs. Parkington 1944

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Character: Bruna Jacobson

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes 1945

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Character: Lieut. Colonel Spottiswoode

Keep Your Powder Dry 1945

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Character: Countess Zoe

Her Highness and the Bellboy 1945

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Character: Madge Rapf

Dark Passage 1947

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Character: Mary Caslon

Station West 1948

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Character: Aggie MacDonald

Johnny Belinda 1948

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Character: Ma Stratton

The Stratton Story 1949

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Character: Parthy Hawks

Show Boat 1951

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Character: Sister Josephine

Scandal at Scourie 1953

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Character: Mildred Waterbury

Main Street to Broadway 1953

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Character: Beryl Sigman

The Left Hand of God 1955

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Character: Mrs. Matilda Kingsley

Pardners 1956

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Character: Bertha Parchman

The Revolt of Mamie Stover 1956

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Character: Ellen Shawnessy

Raintree County 1957

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Character: Nellie Neilson

Jeanne Eagels 1957

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Character: Rebecca Prescott

How the West Was Won 1962

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Character: Mrs. Phoebe Tuttle

Who's Minding the Store? 1963

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Character: Sister Cluny

The Singing Nun 1966

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Character: Lisa's mother

The Ballad of Andy Crocker 1969

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Character: Clip from 1951 version of 'Show Boat'

That's Entertainment! 1974

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Character: Ruth Benton

Caged 1950

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Character: Nancy Ashford

Magnificent Obsession 1954

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Character: Mme. Marelli

The Seventh Cross 1944

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Character: Katherine Searles

Suspicion 1957

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Character: Emma Brigham

Night Gallery 1969

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Character: Alberta 'Bertie' Hoakam

The Rifleman 1958

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Character: Christine Hill Cosick

Fourteen Hours 1951

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Character: Dona Ynez Ortega y Esteban

Burke's Law 1963

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Character: Carmen Lynch

Startime 1959

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Character: Professor Amelia Webster

Channing 1963

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Character: Vassilissa Mironova

Tempest 1958

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Character: Mrs. Normile

Lancer 1968

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