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Almira Sessions

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Biography

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
A member of a very socially prominent Washington family, Sessions played vaudeville, radio, television and film for sixty years. Sessions made her debut in 1909 in a comic opera. She has appeared over 500 times in movies and on television. Session sang comic songs in cabarets before going to New York to act on the stage. In 1940, she went to Hollywood to appear on Bob Hope's radio show and made her film debut that same year. Usually playing bit parts as aunts, landladies, gossips and the like, Sessions retired from films in 1971. Read more...

Actor

Character: Aunt Mary Lou Reed

Wayward 1932

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Character: Miss Corrigan - Nellie's Nurse

Little Nellie Kelly 1940

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Character: Victory Party Reveller

The Ramparts We Watch 1940

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Character: Mrs. Brown, With the Vase

Blossoms in the Dust 1941

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Character: Mrs. Muldowny

Ringside Maisie 1941

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Character: Furious Woman With Broom

Blondie in Society 1941

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Character: Mrs. Scallion

I Married an Angel 1942

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Character: Maid at Lake Mohawk Lodge

Obliging Young Lady 1942

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Character: Boardinghouse Manager

Presenting Lily Mars 1943

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Character: Peggy's Landlady

Slightly Dangerous 1943

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Character: Hannah Bainbridge

The Heat's On 1943

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Character: Justice's Wife

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944

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Character: Lemuel's Wife

Can't Help Singing 1944

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Character: Lady with Reno Bus Ticket

Maisie Goes to Reno 1944

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Character: Mrs. Ellabella Jackson, Susan's Aunt

Dixie Jamboree 1944

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Character: Farmer's Wife

State Fair 1945

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Character: Potter's Secretary

It's a Wonderful Life 1946

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Character: Woman in Hospital Hall

Night and Day 1946

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Character: Miss Wayburn

Do You Love Me 1946

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Character: First Lady in Michel's

The Bishop's Wife 1947

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Character: Mammoth Studio's Nurse

Merton of the Movies 1947

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Character: Cousin Zinny

Roseanna McCoy 1949

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Character: Mrs. Mergatroyd

Jack and the Beanstalk 1952

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Character: Mrs. Carrie Fudge

Oklahoma Annie 1952

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Character: Society Matron at the Ball

The Sun Shines Bright 1953

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Character: Mrs. O'Sullivan's Companion

Hell's Outpost 1954

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Character: Old Lady Teacher

Rebel Without a Cause 1955

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Character: Longwood House Manager

It's Always Fair Weather 1955

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Character: Carnival Fortune Teller

A Rage to Live 1965

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Character: Emma Hodak

The Boston Strangler 1968

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Character: Townswoman at Wake

Firecreek 1968

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Character: Wife on Airplane

Here Comes the Groom 1951

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Character: Mrs. Pennyfeather

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1952

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Character: Old Lavinia

The Wild Wild West 1965

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Character: Constance Fliggerton

Summer Stock 1950

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Character: Tommy's Mother

Forever Female 1953

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Character: Lena Couvais

Monsieur Verdoux 1947

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Character: Nettie Parsons

The Ann Sothern Show 1958

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Character: Gaunt Woman

Montana 1950

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Character: Mrs. Santoro

The Lemon Drop Kid 1951

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Character: Missus Scragg

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin 1954

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