Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter
1905 - 1969

Thelma Ritter  American Actress


Thelma Ritter (February 14, 1902 – February 5, 1969) was an American actress, best known for her comedic roles as working class characters and strong New York accent. She received six Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress, and won one...

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Longest Relationship42 yrs
Shortest Relationship42 yrs
Average Relationship Length42 yrs
First Name Thelma
Last Name Ritter
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th February, 1905
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 5th February, 1969
Place of Death New York, USA
Cause of Death (heart Attack)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
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Year(s) Active 1947–68
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What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968 Mrs. Schwartz Movie
The Incident1967 Bertha Beckerman Movie
Boeing, Boeing1965 Bertha Movie
A New Kind of Love1963 Leena Movie
For Love or Money1963 Chloe Brasher Movie
Move Over, Darling1963 Grace Arden Movie
Birdman of Alcatraz1962 Elizabeth Stroud Movie
How the West Was Won1962 Agatha Clegg Movie
The Misfits1961 Isabelle Steers Movie
The Second Time Around1961 Aggie Gates Movie
Frontier Circus1961 Bertha Marie Beecher TV Show
A Hole in the Head1959 Sophie Manetta Movie
Pillow Talk1959 Alma Movie
Startime1959 Mrs. Gillis TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Madame Delphine Sagittarius TV Show
The Proud and Profane1956 Kate Connors Movie
Telephone Time1956 Mary Devlin TV Show
Daddy Long Legs1955 Alicia Pritchard Movie
Lucy Gallant1955 Molly Basserman Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955 Lottie Slocum TV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955 Abby TV Show
Rear Window1954 Stella Movie
The Best of Broadway1954 Mrs. Fisher TV Show
Pickup on South Street1953 Moe Williams Movie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1953 Lucy Cashdollar Movie
Titanic1953 Maude Young Movie
G.E. True Theater1953 Doris Green TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953 Ma Garfield TV Show
With a Song in My Heart1952 Clancy Movie
The Christophers1952 TV Show
As Young as You Feel1951 Della Hodges Movie
The Mating Season1951 Ellen McNulty Movie
The Model and the Marriage Broker1951 Mae Swasey Movie
Goodyear Playhouse1951 Mother TV Show
All About Eve1950 Birdie Movie
I'll Get By1950 Miss Murphy Movie
Perfect Strangers1950 Lena Fassler Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Lux Vieo Theatre Guest TV Show
A Letter to Three Wives1949 Sadie Dugan (uncredited) Movie
City Across the River1949 Mrs. Katie Cusack Movie
Father Was a Fullback1949 Geraldine Movie
Call Northside 7771948 Receptionist (uncredited) Movie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 Muriel TV Show
Miracle on 34th Street1947 Peter's Mother Movie
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    TeachJan 14, 2011

    Here`s another actress who didn`t mind playing maids. She was absolutely wonderful and funny. She held her own with Bette Davis in All About Eve and she was funny in Letter to Three Wives . In fact, she almost steals the spotlight. Teach

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