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Isobel Elsom (Isobel Jeannette Reed)

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Biography

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
The epitome of opulent, grande dame haughtiness, British character actress Isobel Elsom began on the stage in 1911 and went on to grace a number of silent and sound pictures in England, marrying and divorcing director Maurice Elvey in the interim. In the late 30s she settled in America and earned major Broadway success with the play "Ladies in Retirement," which she also took to film in 1941. What the tiny-framed Elsom lacked in stature, she certainly made up for in pure chutzpah. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mrs. Evelyn Dean

Illegal 1932

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Character: Mrs. Maria Castro

You Were Never Lovelier 1942

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Character: Miss Abagail Robbins

Seven Sweethearts 1942

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Character: Lady Trimble-Pomfret

Forever and a Day 1943

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Character: Rose Lindstrom

First Comes Courage 1943

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Character: Marian Tygarth

The Unseen 1945

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Character: Miss Chattle

Ivy 1947

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Character: Madame Garzin

Addio Mimí! 1949

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Character: Adeline Palmer-Jones

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 1955

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Character: Mrs. Charlotte Ogden

The Guns of Fort Petticoat 1957

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Character: Mrs. Dewitt Lawrence

The Young Philadelphians 1959

3
Character: Hazel, a Dowager

Who's Minding the Store? 1963

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Character: Dona Teresa Lacayo

The Pleasure Seekers 1964

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Character: Mrs. Laura Winters

The War Against Mrs. Hadley 1942

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Character: Mrs. Vanderbuhr

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Elizabeth Blakeley

The Gertrude Berg Show 1961

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Character: Mme. Constancia

Suspense 1949

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Character: Lydia Lumbard

Checkmate 1960

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Character: Marie Grosnay

Monsieur Verdoux 1947

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Character: Leonora Fiske

Ladies in Retirement 1941

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Character: Mme. Clary, Désirée's mother

Désirée 1954

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