Ellen Corby

Ellen Corby
1911 - 1999

Ellen Corby  American Actress


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American Actress Ellen Corby was born Ellen Hansen on 3rd June, 1911 in Racine, Wisconsin, USA and passed away on 14th Apr 1999 Woodland Hills, California, USA aged 87. She is most remembered for The Waltons. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Ellen Corby was in an on-screen matchup with Will Geer in The Waltons (1971).

Ellen Corby is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Philadelphia, Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and Actresses from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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First Name Ellen
Last Name Corby
Full Name at Birth Ellen Hansen
Alternative Name Ellen Hansen, Ellen Corby
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd June, 1911
Birthplace Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Died 14th April, 1999
Place of Death Woodland Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Stroke
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Waltons
Year(s) Active 1933–1997, 1933–1999

Ellen Hansen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy Awards. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama.

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A Walton Easter1997Grandma WaltonTV Movie
A Walton Wedding1995Grandma WaltonTV Movie
A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion1993Grandma WaltonTV Movie
A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain1982Grandma WaltonTV Movie
A Wedding on Walton's Mountain1982Grandma WaltonTV Movie
The Mississippi1982CoraTV Show
All the Way Home1981Great-GandmawTV Movie
The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons1980Esther Walton, HerselfTV Movie
The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd1974Ma FloydTV Movie
Tenafly1973Leslie StormTV Show
Napoleon and Samantha1972GertrudeMovie
Support Your Local Gunfighter1971AbigailMovie
A Tattered Web1971Mrs. SimmonsTV Movie
The Waltons1971Esther WaltonTV Show
The D.A.1971Dottie CassonTV Show
The Partners1971Mrs. PolaskiTV Show
The Homecoming: A Christmas Story1971Esther WaltonTV Movie
Dan August1970Agnes OaksTV Show
Nanny and the Professor1970Mrs. KaufmanTV Show
The Odd Couple1970FlorenceTV Show
Angel in My Pocket1969Old WomanMovie
Bracken's World1969Mrs. HopkinsTV Show
Love, American Style1969Granny Gambler (segment "Love and Lady Luck"), The Little Old Lady (segment "Love and the Jury")TV Show
Night Gallery1969Miss PatienceTV Show
The Bill Cosby Show1969Mrs. HilbermanTV Show
A Fine Pair1968Maddy WalkerMovie
The Legend of Lylah Clare1968Script GirlMovie
Adam-121968Camille Gearhardt, Mrs. CunninghamTV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968Mrs. FeathertreeTV Show
Lancer1968Widow HargisTV Show
The Outsider1968Aunt MyrtleTV Show
The Gnome-Mobile1967Etta Pettibone (uncredited)Movie
Ironside1967Agnes FairchildTV Show
Rango1967TV Show
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967Molly CobbTV Show
The High Chaparral1967Mrs. DiltsTV Show
The Invaders1967Aunt SaraTV Show
Accidental Family1967TV Show
CBS Playhouse1967TV Show
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken1966Miss Neva TremaineMovie
The Glass Bottom Boat1966Anna MillerMovie
The Night of the Grizzly1966Hazel SquiresMovie
Batman1966Mrs. GreenTV Show
Felony Squad1966Mrs. SmorgTV Show
Mr. Terrific1966Mrs. WaltersTV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966Madame BloorTV Show
The Family Jewels1965Airline PassengerMovie
Get Smart1965Agnes DavenportTV Show
Honey West1965Nellie PeedyTV Show
Laredo1965Ma SweetTV Show
Please Don't Eat the Daisies1965Martha O'ReillyTV Show
Tammy1965FlorabelleTV Show
The Big Valley1965Emmie PearsonTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Aunt Florrie Buell, Hannah Beecher, Mrs. AndersonTV Show
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte1964Town GossipMovie
The Strangler1964Mrs. KrollMovie
Daniel Boone1964Hilda BrockTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964MotherTV Show
My Living Doll1964Elderly LadyTV Show
The Addams Family1964Mother LurchTV Show
The Baileys of Balboa1964Miss EngeldorfTV Show
Valentine's Day1964Landlady, Mrs. ThomasTV Show
Destry1964Granny JellicoTV Show
4 for Texas1963WidowMovie
The Caretakers1963IreneMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Miss PurdyTV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963Mrs. SchuylerTV Show
The Fugitive1963Mrs. Barlow, Mrs. MurdockTV Show
The Littlest Hobo1963AdaTV Show
Channing1963Ruth WilsonTV Show
Fair Exchange1962Maude MurphyTV Show
Going My Way1962Mrs. BrophyTV Show
Saints and Sinners1962Mrs. Healy, Mrs. RiordanTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962The Chief NurseTV Show
The Beverly Hillbillies1962Mrs. Emma PokeTV Show
The Lucy Show1962Miss Tanner, Woman in ParkTV Show
The Virginian1962Mrs. ClancyTV Show
McKeever & the Colonel1962Mrs. BlackwellTV Show
Saintly Sinners1962Mrs. McKenzieMovie
Pocketful of Miracles1961Soho SalMovie
87th Precinct1961Mrs. BrodekTV Show
Ben Casey1961Mrs. JacobyTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Ainsley HallieTV Show
Follow the Sun1961Annabelle WitherspoonTV Show
Hazel1961Minerva Anderson, Miss MinnieTV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961Mrs. PetersonTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Emma, Mrs. ButterworthTV Show
The Joey Bishop Show1961JudgeTV Show
Frontier Circus1961AbbyTV Show
Visit to a Small Planet1960Mrs. Mabel MayberryMovie
Surfside 61960Addie HortonTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960Myrt 'Hubcaps' LeshTV Show
The Tab Hunter Show1960John's MotherTV Show
The Tall Man1960Hannah BlossomTV Show
Thriller1960Mrs. PeeleTV Show
The Jim Backus Show1960TV Show
The Chevy Mystery Show1960MariaTV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959Sister JuliaTV Show
Bonanza1959Cora Milford, Lorna Doone MayberryTV Show
Dennis the Menace1959Miss DouglasTV Show
Hennesey1959Mrs. Hammer - LandladyTV Show
Laramie1959Hortense Cotter, Mrs. ClarkTV Show
Lock Up1959Amy Kraus, Mrs. CathreyTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Mrs. WaltersTV Show
The Rebel1959Carrie BlydenTV Show
Tightrope1959Hazel MasonTV Show
The Betty Hutton Show1959Mrs. BleekerTV Show
Macabre1958Miss KushinsMovie
Vertigo1958Manager of McKittrick HotelMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Martha WardTV Show
Bronco1958Emma HardinTV Show
Peter Gunn1958Irma GoffneyTV Show
Rescue 81958Mrs. KimbroughTV Show
The Donna Reed Show1958Christine MossTV Show
The Rifleman1958Mrs. Avery, Mrs. MorganTV Show
The Texan1958Katy ClaytonTV Show
As Young as We Are1958Nettie McPhersonMovie
Union Pacific1958TV Show
Decision1958Granny DawsonTV Show
All Mine to Give1957Mrs. RaidenMovie
Night Passage1957Mrs. FeeneyMovie
The Seventh Sin1957Sister Saint JosephMovie
Leave It to Beaver1957PedestrianTV Show
Perry Mason1957Old Lady Card PlayerTV Show
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1957Harriet Smith, Miss CarterTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Kate WiggamTV Show
The Restless Gun1957Emma Birch, Mrs. Amy Morgan, Ruth PurcellTV Show
Trackdown1957Henrietta PorterTV Show
Wagon Train1957Aunt EmTV Show
God Is My Partner1957Mrs. DaltonMovie
Rockabilly Baby1957Mrs. WellingtonMovie
Alcoa Theatre1957Elvira MossTV Show
Man Without a Gun1957Ma SibleyTV Show
Mr. Adams and Eve1957FanTV Show
The O. Henry Playhouse1957TV Show
Slightly Scarlet1956Martha - June Lyons' Maid (uncredited)Movie
Telephone Time1956TV Show
The Adventures of Jim Bowie1956AdorineTV Show
Stagecoach to Fury1956Sarah FarrellMovie
Ethel Barrymore Theater1956TV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956MarthaTV Show
General Electric Summer Originals1956Birdie HackettTV Show
Go-Getter, The1956The MaidMovie
Sneak Preview1956TV Show
Illegal1955Miss HinkelMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Emma, Marie McGurk, Miss SamanthaTV Show
Cheyenne1955Hortense DurangoTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955Cissie, LouiseTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Minerva ComstockTV Show
The Bob Cummings Show1955NurseTV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955Mrs. Jane McGillTV Show
The Millionaire1955Bedelia Buckley, Nancy MarlboroughTV Show
The People's Choice1955Flora Jordan, Lola, Miss J. HopkinsTV Show
Front Row Center1955TV Show
So This Is Hollywood1955Mother DoddTV Show
Stage 71955Old LadyTV Show
The Star and the Story1955TV Show
Star Stage1955TV Show
Luke and the Tenderfoot1955Movie
About Mrs. Leslie1954Mrs. CroffmanMovie
Sabrina1954Miss McCardleMovie
Susan Slept Here1954Coffee Shop Waitress (uncredited)Movie
The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters1954Amelia GravesendMovie
Climax!1954Mamie SteelTV Show
Lassie1954Amy Baker, Bess Wright, Pearlie Mae YochimTV Show
Studio 571954TV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954Sally BentonTV Show
The Lineup1954TV Show
The Mickey Rooney Show1954MarthaTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Woman at Burton Ridge Land OfficeTV Show
The Whistler1954Mary Ellen FenwayTV Show
Untamed Heiress1954Mrs. FlannyMovie
A Lion Is in the Streets1953Singing WomanMovie
Shane1953Mrs. Liz TorreyMovie
Woman They Almost Lynched1953First TownswomanMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Frankie, Joan's maid, Gracie Jordan, Ma JerichoTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953JennieTV Show
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953TV Show
You Are There1953Mrs. Mary SurrattTV Show
The Vanquished1953Mrs. BarbourMovie
The Man Behind the Badge1953Katherine LeRoyTV Show
The Ray Milland Show1953TV Show
The Revlon Mirror Theater1953Clara, Mrs. LoganTV Show
Your Favorite Story1953TV Show
Your Play Time1953TV Show
The Big Trees1952Sister BlackburnMovie
Cavalcade of America1952TV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952Elsie, Martha - MaidTV Show
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet1952Aunt EllenTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952MabelTV Show
Fearless Fagan1952Mrs. ArdleyMovie
My Hero1952Henrietta SullivanTV Show
Your Jeweler's Showcase1952TV Show
Chevron Theatre1952TV Show
Angels in the Outfield1951Sister VeronicaMovie
Goodbye, My Fancy1951Miss BirdshawMovie
Here Comes the Groom1951Mrs. McGonigleMovie
On Moonlight Bay1951Miss Mary StevensMovie
The Mating Season1951AnnieMovie
Dragnet1951Margaret Beckar, Thelma KeeneTV Show
I Love Lucy1951Miss HannaTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Little Old LadyTV Show
The Roy Rogers Show1951Amity BaileyTV Show
The Barefoot Mailman1951Miss Della (uncredited)Movie
The Sea Hornet1951Mrs. DrinkwaterMovie
Hollywood Opening Night1951Rosa PetersonTV Show
Caged1950Emma BarberMovie
Captain China1950Miss EndicottMovie
Edge of Doom1950Mrs. Jeanette MooreMovie
Harriet Craig1950LottieMovie
Peggy1950Mrs. Privet, the LibrarianMovie
The Gunfighter1950Mrs. DevlinMovie
Big Town1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Harriet, Norah, NurseTV Show
The Stu Erwin Show1950MarthaTV Show
Stars Over Hollywood1950Rosa PetersonTV Show
The Hank McCune Show1950TV Show
A Woman's Secret1949NurseMovie
Little Women1949SophieMovie
Madame Bovary1949FélicitéMovie
Mighty Joe Young1949Nurse at Orphanage (uncredited)Movie
Rusty Saves a Life1949Miss Simmons (uncredited)Movie
I Remember Mama1948Aunt TrinaMovie
The Dark Past1948AgnesMovie
The Noose Hangs High1948Hilda - the Maid (uncredited)Movie
Fighting Father Dunne1948Colpeck's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Strike It Rich1948Mrs. Annie HarkinsMovie
Born to Kill19472nd Maid (uncredited)Movie
Cry Wolf1947Wedding Caterer (uncredited)Movie
Driftwood1947Excitable Woman (uncredited)Movie
Forever Amber1947Marge (uncredited)Movie
Living in a Big Way1947Broken Arms' Sailors Wife (uncredited)Movie
Railroaded!1947Mrs. Wills (uncredited)Movie
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer1947Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)Movie
The Long Night1947Lady in Crowd (uncredited)Movie
The Unfaithful1947Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)Movie
They Won't Believe Me1947Screaming Woman in Courtroom (uncredited)Movie
The Fabulous Joe1947Cathy, the Maid (uncredited)Movie
The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival1947Cathy, the Maid, in 'Fabulous Joe'Movie
The Judge Steps Out1947Mother at Party (uncredited)Movie
Beat the Band1947Gertrude's Mother (uncredited)Movie
Bedlam1946Queen of the Artichokes (uncredited)Movie
Crack-Up1946Reynold's Maid (uncredited)Movie
Cuban Pete1946Screaming Patient (uncredited)Movie
From This Day Forward1946Mother (uncredited)Movie
It's a Wonderful Life1946Ms. Davis (uncredited)Movie
Lover Come Back1946Rita, Kay's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Sister Kenny1946Hospital Scrub Woman (uncredited)Movie
The Dark Corner1946Maid (uncredited)Movie
The Locket1946Ginny, Kitchen Maid (uncredited)Movie
The Truth About Murder1946Betty - Ashton's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Till the End of Time1946Mrs. Sumpter (uncredited)Movie
In Old Sacramento1946Scrubwoman (uncredited)Movie
The Scarlet Horseman1946Mrs. Barnes (uncredited)Movie
Cornered1945Swiss Maid (uncredited)Movie
The Spiral Staircase1945Neighbour (uncredited)Movie
The Broken Coin1936Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
Speed Limited1935Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Babes in Toyland1934Townswoman at Tom-Tom's Trial (uncredited)Movie
Twisted Rails1934Undetermined role (uncredited)Movie
Sons of the Desert1933Dress Person at Table Next to Chase's (uncredited)Movie
Storm at Daybreak1933Serbian Peasant (uncredited)Movie
Rafter Romance1933Telemarketer (uncredited)Movie
Alias Mike HerculesBirdie HackettTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (2)

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

It was sad to see her on the Waltons after she had a stroke.

luann leslieJan 16, 2010

how tall was ellen corby

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