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Lucile Watson

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Québec City, Québec, Canada
Unsmiling character player Lucile Watson was one of Hollywood's most indomitable mothers of the 1930s and 1940s...and you can take that both ways. The archetypal matriarch who enhanced scores of plush, soapy, Victorian-styled drama, her prickly pears could be insufferable indeed and heaven help anyone who gathered up the courage to take them on. A fiercely protective mother usually to everyone's detriment, her narrow-minded characters were overt and opinionated, customarily equipped with a withering look and slivered tongue as weapons. Read more...

Actor

Character: La Contessa la Brierre

What Every Woman Knows 1934

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Character: Mother Superior Josephine

The Garden of Allah 1936

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Character: Betty Bumble

A Woman Rebels 1936

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Character: Mrs. Harriet Mason

Made for Each Other 1939

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Character: Lady Margaret Cronin

Waterloo Bridge 1940

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Character: Fanny Farrelly

Watch on the Rhine 1943

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Character: Mme. Maret

Uncertain Glory 1944

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Character: Louisa Bradley

The Razor's Edge 1946

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Character: Aunt Jessica Hamilton

Tomorrow Is Forever 1946

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Character: Mrs. Mary Kimball

My Reputation 1946

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Character: Mrs. Gretorex

Ivy 1947

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Character: Princess Bitotska

The Emperor Waltz 1948

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Character: Actress Backstage

The Royal Family of Broadway 1930

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Character: Anut Cornelia Farley

That Wonderful Urge 1948

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