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Elisabeth Risdon (Daisy Cartwright Risdon)

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Biography

London, England, UK
Star actress of UK silents who became a Hollywood character player in the sound era, typically portraying stern, autocratic elders. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Cora Payne

Make Way for Tomorrow 1937

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Character: Mrs.Cassidy

Mannequin 1937

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Character: Annette Fusenot

Mad About Music 1938

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2
Character: Phoebe Ainslee

The Great Man Votes 1939

2
Character: Aunt Clarissa

The Howards of Virginia 1940

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1
Character: Martha Peasley

Nice Girl? 1941

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Character: Madame Jennetier

Paris Calling 1941

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Character: Malvina Adams

Let's Make Music 1941

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Character: Aunt Hattie Drake

Footlight Fever 1941

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Character: Mrs. Claiborne

Reap the Wild Wind 1942

5
Character: Mrs. Georgia Keating

Higher and Higher 1943

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Character: Louise Holliday

The Amazing Mrs. Holliday 1943

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Character: Mrs. Schuyler Manning III

Never a Dull Moment 1943

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Character: Mrs. Polverdine

The Canterville Ghost 1944

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Character: Mrs. Helen Corkery

In the Meantime, Darling 1944

4
Character: Mrs. Talford

Blonde Fever 1944

4
Character: Betty's Mother

The Egg and I 1947

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Character: Mrs. Prichard

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim 1947

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Character: Mrs. Kenet

High Wall 1947

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Character: Dolly Paxton

Down Dakota Way 1949

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Character: Isabelle de Valmorin

Scaramouche 1952

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Character: Grand Duchess Sofia

The King Steps Out 1936

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