Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern
1909 - 2001

Ann Sothern  American Actress


Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American stage, radio, film, and television actress whose career spanned six decades. Sothern began her career in the late 1920s in bit parts in films. In 1930, she made her Broadway stage debut ...

Confirmed Relationships6
Longest Relationship6 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length1 yr, 10 mths
Rumored Relationships5
First Name Ann
Last Name Sothern
Maiden Name Lake
Full Name at Birth Harriette Arlene Lake
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd January, 1909
Birthplace Valley City, North Dakota, USA
Died 15th March, 2001
Place of Death Ketchum, Idaho, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 1½" (156 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Minneapolis Central High School
University University of Washington (one year)
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Maisie
Year(s) Active 1927–1987
Brand Endorsement Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
Official Websites,,
Sister Marion Lake, Bonnie Lake
Family Member Simon Lake (grandfather)
Friend Virginia O'Brien, Ben Blue, Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Ann Tyrell, Elaine Steinbeck, Ann Dvorak, Greer Garson, Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Lena Horne, Betty Furness, Joan Bennett, Hedy Lamarr, Ann Sheridan
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Ann Sothern92 AquariusActress
Rudy Diaz88 LibraActor
Richard Egan65 LeoActor
Ronald Reagan93 AquariusHead of State
Robert Sterling88 ScorpioActor
Roger Pryor71 VirgoActor
Jack Oakie74 ScorpioActor
Kirk Douglas99 SagittariusActor
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Cy Howard77 LibraWriter
John Steinbeck66 PiscesWriter
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Female10th December, 194471 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Whales of August1987 Tisha Doughty Movie
A Letter to Three Wives1985 Ma Finney TV Movie
The Little Dragons1979 Angel Movie
The Manitou1978 Mrs. Karmann Movie
Flying High1978 TV Show
Captains and the Kings1976 Mrs. Finch TV Show
Crazy Mama1975 Sheba Movie
Medical Story1975 Mrs. Metulski TV Show
Golden Needles1974 Fenzie Movie
The Killing Kind1973 Thelma Lambert Movie
The Great Man's Whiskers1972 Aunt Margaret Bancroft TV Movie
The Weekend Nun1972 Mother Bonaventure TV Movie
Fol-de-Rol1972 Queen Gertrude TV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971 Blackjack Jenny TV Show
The Chicago Teddy Bears1971 TV Show
A Death of Innocence1971 Annie La Cossit TV Movie
Congratulations, It's a Boy!1971 Ethel Gaines TV Movie
The Greatest Mother of Them All1969 Dolly Murdock Short Film
Love, American Style1969 Mrs. Devlin (segment "Love and the Bachelor") TV Show
Chubasco1967 Angela Movie
The Outsider1967 Mrs. Kozzek TV Movie
Family Affair1966 Florence Cahill TV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966 Aunt Magda TV Show
Sylvia1965 Mrs. Argona, Grace Argona Movie
My Mother the Car1965 Gladys Crabtree TV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965 Widow Fay TV Show
Lady in a Cage1964 Sade Movie
The Best Man1964 Sue Ellen Gamadge Movie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 Helen Cox TV Show
The Lucy Show1962 Rosie Harrigan, the Countess Framboise TV Show
The Virginian1962 Della Spencer TV Show
Insight1960 the Fading Actress, Fran Henderson TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Martha TV Show
The Ann Sothern Show1958 Katy O'Connor TV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957 Susie MacNamara TV Show
Lady in the Dark1954 Liza Elliot TV Movie
The Blue Gardenia1953 Crystal Carpenter Movie
Private Secretary1953 Susie McNamara TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Guest Hostess TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Christine Emerson TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Fraulein Helga-Flugelmeyer Skit TV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951 TV Show
Nancy Goes to Rio1950 Frances Elliott Movie
Shadow on the Wall1950 Dell Faring Movie
A Letter to Three Wives1949 Rita Phipps Movie
Words and Music1948 Joyce Harmon Movie
The Buick-Berle Show1948 Flora Sibley TV Show
April Showers1948 June Tyme Movie
The Judge Steps Out1947 Peggy Movie
Undercover Maisie1947 Maisie Ravier Movie
Up Goes Maisie1946 Maisie Ravier Movie
Maisie Goes to Reno1944 Maisie Ravier Movie
Cry 'Havoc'1943 Pat Movie
Thousands Cheer1943 Ann Sothern Movie
You, John Jones!1943 Mary Jones Short Film
Swing Shift Maisie1943 Maisie Ravier Movie
Three Hearts for Julia1943 Julia Seabrook Movie
Panama Hattie1942 Hattie Maloney Movie
Maisie Gets Her Man1942 Maisie Ravier Movie
Lady Be Good1941 Dixie Donegan Movie
Maisie Was a Lady1941 Maisie Ravier Movie
Ringside Maisie1941 Maisie Ravier Movie
Brother Orchid1940 Flo Addams Movie
Congo Maisie1940 Maisie Ravier Movie
Dulcy1940 Dulcy Ward Movie
Gold Rush Maisie1940 Maisie Ravier Movie
Fast and Furious1939 Garda Sloane Movie
Hotel for Women1939 Eileen Connelly Movie
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939 Ethel Turp Movie
Maisie1939 Maisie Ravier Movie
Trade Winds1938 Jean Livingstone Movie
Ali Baba Goes to Town1937 Ann Sothern - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited) Movie
Danger - Love at Work1937 Toni Pemberton Movie
Fifty Roads to Town1937 Millicent Kendall Movie
She's Got Everything1937 Carol Rogers Movie
There Goes My Girl1937 Reporter Connie Taylor Movie
There Goes the Groom1937 Betty Russell Movie
Dangerous Number1937 Eleanor Breen Medhill Movie
Super-Sleuth1937 Mary Strand Movie
Smartest Girl in Town1936 Frances Cooke Movie
Don't Gamble with Love1936 Ann Edwards Movie
Hell-Ship Morgan1936 Mary Taylor Movie
My American Wife1936 Mary Cantillon Movie
Walking on Air1936 Kit Bennett Movie
You May Be Next1936 Fay Stevens Movie
Folies Bergère de Paris1935 Mimi Movie
Eight Bells1935 Marge Walker Movie
Grand Exit1935 Adrienne Martin, Adeline Maxwell Movie
Hooray for Love1935 Patricia Thatcher Movie
The Girl Friend1935 Linda Henry Movie
Blind Date1934 Kitty Movie
Kid Millions1934 Joan Larrabee Movie
The Hell Cat1934 Geraldine Sloane Movie
Melody in Spring1934 Jane Blodgett Movie
The Party's Over1934 Ruth Walker Movie
Broadway Thru a Keyhole1933 Singer (uncredited) Movie
Footlight Parade1933 Lady at Bar in 'Shanghai Lil' (uncredited) Movie
Let's Fall in Love1933 Jean Movie
Doughboys1930 Chorine (uncredited) Movie
Good News1930 Student (uncredited) Movie
Whoopee!1930 Goldwyn Girl Movie
Song of the West1930 Bit Part (uncredited) Movie
The March of Time1930 Chorus Girl (uncredited) Movie
The Show of Shows1929 Performer in 'Meet My Sister' & 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers (as Harriet Lake) Movie
Broadway Nights1927 Fan Dancer (uncredited) Movie
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wjerryzNov 3, 2015

She was very famous in her Maisie series

wjerryzNov 3, 2015

Anne , is very remarkable after being in movies for 60 years.

Michael WinslowApr 27, 2010

My uncle is a WWII navy veteran. Joined in 1939. Told me he went to a bar in San Deigo frequented by Ann Sothern and Ann Sheridan. Anyone ever hear of a place called Swaby`s

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