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
Claim to Fame Rear Window
Year(s) Active 1947–68
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What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968Mrs. SchwartzMovie
The Incident1967Bertha BeckermanMovie
Boeing, Boeing1965BerthaMovie
A New Kind of Love1963LeenaMovie
For Love or Money1963Chloe BrasherMovie
Move Over, Darling1963Grace ArdenMovie
Birdman of Alcatraz1962Elizabeth StroudMovie
How the West Was Won1962Agatha CleggMovie
The Misfits1961Isabelle SteersMovie
The Second Time Around1961Aggie GatesMovie
Frontier Circus1961Bertha Marie BeecherTV Show
A Hole in the Head1959Sophie ManettaMovie
Pillow Talk1959AlmaMovie
Startime1959Mrs. GillisTV Show
Wagon Train1957Madame Delphine SagittariusTV Show
The Proud and Profane1956Kate ConnorsMovie
Telephone Time1956Mary DevlinTV Show
Daddy Long Legs1955Alicia PritchardMovie
Lucy Gallant1955Molly BassermanMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Lottie SlocumTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955AbbyTV Show
Rear Window1954StellaMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Mrs. FisherTV Show
Pickup on South Street1953Moe WilliamsMovie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1953Lucy CashdollarMovie
Titanic1953Maude YoungMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Doris GreenTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Ma GarfieldTV Show
With a Song in My Heart1952ClancyMovie
The Christophers1952TV Show
As Young as You Feel1951Della HodgesMovie
The Mating Season1951Ellen McNultyMovie
The Model and the Marriage Broker1951Mae SwaseyMovie
Goodyear Playhouse1951MotherTV Show
All About Eve1950Birdie CoonanMovie
I'll Get By1950Miss MurphyMovie
Perfect Strangers1950Lena FasslerMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Lux Vieo Theatre GuestTV Show
A Letter to Three Wives1949Sadie Dugan (uncredited)Movie
City Across the River1949Mrs. Katie CusackMovie
Father Was a Fullback1949GeraldineMovie
Call Northside 7771948Receptionist (uncredited)Movie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948MurielTV Show
Miracle on 34th Street1947Peter's MotherMovie
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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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