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Edith Atwater

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
A respected stage actress, brunette Edith Atwater was another of those performers who never quite managed to break into films. She was trained at the American Laboratory Theatre and began her acting career at the age of eighteen. She was on Broadway from 1931, her carefully coiffed patrician looks and mature manner rather suited to playing well-bred socialites. Her first lead was in a forgotten comedy, "Springtime for Henry" (which has the singular distinction of having its title co-opted by Mel Brooks for The Producers (1967) as "Springtime for Hitler"). Read more...

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Character: Lady Vaughn

The Gorgeous Hussy 1936

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Character: Lydia Brundage

C-Man 1949

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Character: Mrs. Alison Fields

Strait-Jacket 1964

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Character: Hospital Desk Nurse

Daddy's Gone A-Hunting 1969

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Character: Dr. Jane Barrett

Hart to Hart 1979

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Character: Mrs. Youngstein

Baretta 1975

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Character: Ann Taber

The Eleventh Hour 1962

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Character: Ruth Coles

Stoney Burke 1962

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Character: Miss Thorton

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Illsa Fogel

Kaz 1978

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Character: Mrs. Benner

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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Character: Edith Stoneham

Hazel 1961

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