Zasu Pitts

Zasu Pitts
1894 - 1963

Zasu Pitts  American Actress


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Zasu Pitts was previously married to John E. Woodall (1933 - 1967) and Tom Gallery (1920 - 1933).

Zasu Pitts was in relationships with Gibson Gowland and Arthur Housman.


American Actress Zasu Pitts was born Eliza Susan Pitts on 3rd January, 1894 in Parsons, Kansas USA and passed away on 7th Jun 1963 Hollywood, California, U.S. aged 69. She is most remembered for Oh, Dear" In A Wavering Voice. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Zasu Pitts was in 2 on-screen matchups, including James Gleason in The Plot Thickens (1936) and Slim Summerville in Miss Polly (1941).

Zasu Pitts is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Santa Cruz, California, People from Parsons, Kansas and Actresses from Kansas.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 33 years, 8 months 24 years 14 years, 4 months
Dating2 - - -
Total4 33 years, 8 months 12 years 14 years, 4 months


First Name Zasu
Middle Name Susan
Maiden Name Pitts
Full Name at Birth Eliza Susan Pitts
Alternative Name ZaSu Pitts, Eliza Susan Pitts
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd January, 1894
Birthplace Parsons, Kansas USA
Died 7th June, 1963
Place of Death Hollywood, California, U.S.
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Santa Cruz High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Oh, Dear" In A Wavering Voice
Year(s) Active 1917–1963
Official Websites,,
Father Rulandus Pitts
Mother Nellie (Shay) Pitts

ZaSu Pitts (/ˈseɪzuː ˈpɪts/; née Eliza Susan Pitts; January 3, 1894 – June 7, 1963) was an American actress who starred in many silent dramas and comedies, transitioning successfully to mostly comedy films with the advent of sound films. She may be best known for her performance in Erich von Stroheim's epic silent film, Greed.

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Zasu Pitts69 CapricornActress
John E. Woodall-Tennis
Tom Gallery95 SagittariusActor
Gibson Gowland74 CapricornActor
Arthur Housman52 LibraActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
DonMaleTom Gallery
AnnFemale17th April, 192296 years oldTom Gallery


It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World1963Gertie - Switchboard OperatorMovie
The Thrill of It All1963OliviaMovie
Burke's Law1963Mrs. BowieTV Show
Teenage Millionaire1961Aunt TheodoraMovie
Guestward Ho!1960TV Show
The Jim Backus Show1960Minnie MorganTV Show
The Dennis O'Keefe Show1959Loretta KimballTV Show
This Could Be the Night1957Mrs. Katie Shea - LandladyMovie
Perry Mason1957Daphne WhilomTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956Elvira 'Nugey' Nugent, Elvira (Nugey) Nugent, Elvira NugentTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955SelmaTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Miss AppletonTV Show
Francis Joins the WACS1954Lt. Valerie HumpertMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Miss PreenTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Aunt LauraTV Show
Private Secretary1953Aunt MarthaTV Show
Denver and Rio Grande1952Jane DwyerMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Ma RaspinTV Show
Francis1950Nurse Valerie HumpertMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Belinda PrydeTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
Life with Father1947Cora CartwrightMovie
The Perfect Marriage1947RosaMovie
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
Breakfast in Hollywood1946Elvira SpriggensMovie
Dear Miss Gloria1946Guest star (uncredited)Movie
Let's Face It1943Cornelia FigesonMovie
The Bashful Bachelor1942Geraldine (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Mexican Spitfire at Sea1942Miss PepperMovie
So's Your Aunt Emma!1942Aunt Emma BatesMovie
Tish1942Aggie Pilkington (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Broadway Limited1941MyraMovie
The Mexican Spitfire's Baby1941Miss Emily PepperMovie
Niagara Falls1941Emmy SawyerMovie
Miss Polly1941Miss Pandora PollyMovie
Uncle Joe1941Julia JordanMovie
Weekend for Three1941AnnaMovie
It All Came True1940Miss FlintMovie
No, No, Nanette1940Pauline HastingsMovie
Eternally Yours1939Mrs. Cary BinghamMovie
Naughty But Nice1939Aunt Penelope HardwickMovie
Nurse Edith Cavell1939Mme. MoulinMovie
The Lady's from Kentucky1939Dulcey LeeMovie
Mickey the Kid1939Lilly HandyMovie
Forty Naughty Girls1937Hildegarde WithersMovie
52nd Street1937Letitia RondellMovie
Merry Comes to Town1937Winnie OatfieldMovie
Wanted!1937Winnie OatfieldMovie
Sing Me a Love Song1936Gwen LoganMovie
The Plot Thickens1936Hildegarde WithersMovie
Thirteen Hours by Air1936Miss HarkinsMovie
Mad Holiday1936Mrs. KinneyMovie
Ruggles of Red Gap1935Prunella Judson (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Going Highbrow1935Mrs. UpshawMovie
The Affair of Susan1935Susan ToddMovie
Hot Tip1935Belle McGillMovie
She Gets Her Man1935EsmeraldaMovie
Spring Tonic1935Maggie ConklinMovie
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch1934Miss Hazy (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Sing and Like It1934Annie SnodgrassMovie
The Gay Bride1934MirabelleMovie
Two Alone1934Esthey RobertsMovie
Love Birds1934Araminta TootleMovie
The Meanest Gal in Town1934Tillie PrescottMovie
Private Scandal1934Miss Coates (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Their Big Moment1934Tillie WhimMovie
Three on a Honeymoon1934Alice MudgeMovie
Hello, Sister!1933MillieMovie
Meet the Baron1933Zasu - Upstairs MaidMovie
Professional Sweetheart1933Elmerada de LeonMovie
Aggie Appleby Maker of Men1933Sybby 'Sib'Movie
Her First Mate1933Mary HornerMovie
Mr. Skitch1933Mrs. Maddie SkitchMovie
Out All Night1933BonnyMovie
One Track Minds1933Short Film
Asleep in the Feet1933ZasuMovie
The Bargain of the Century1933Zasu PitttsMovie
Maids a la Mode1933Miss PittsMovie
Love, Honor and Oh, Baby!1933Connie ClarkMovie
Back Street1932Mrs. DoleMovie
Blondie of the Follies1932GertieMovie
Broken Lullaby1932Anna, Holderlin's MaidMovie
Destry Rides Again1932Temperance WorkerMovie
Make Me a Star1932Mrs. Scudder (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
Once in a Lifetime1932Miss LeightonMovie
The Crooked Circle1932Nora RaffertyMovie
Is My Face Red?1932Morning Gazette Telephone OperatorMovie
Madison Sq. Garden1932FlorrieMovie
Roar of the Dragon1932Gabby WomanMovie
Strangers of the Evening1932Sybil SmithMovie
The Trial of Vivienne Ware1932Gladys FairweatherMovie
They Just Had to Get Married1932Molly HullMovie
Westward Passage1932Mrs. TruesdaleMovie
Show Business1932ZasuMovie
Alum and Eve1932ZasuMovie
The Old Bull1932ZasuShort Film
Red Noses1932Miss PittsMovie
Seal Skins1932Zasu PittsShort Film
Sneak Easily1932Miss Zasu Pitts - Woman of the JuryMovie
The Soilers1932ZasuMovie
Steady Company1932DotMovie
Strictly Unreliable1932PittsMovie
The Vanishing Frontier1932Aunt Sylvia (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
The Unexpected Father1932Polly PerkinsMovie
The Bad Sister1931MinnieMovie
The Guardsman1931LieslMovie
A Woman of Experience1931KatieMovie
Penrod and Sam1931Mrs. BassettMovie
On the Loose1931Zasu PittsMovie
Beyond Victory1931'Mlle' Fritzi Mobley (as ZaSu Pitts)Movie
The Big Gamble1931Nora DuganMovie
Catch as Catch Can1931ZasuShort Film
Let's Do Things1931Zasu PittsShort Film
The Pajama Party1931ZasuShort Film
The Secret Witness1931BellaMovie
War Mamas1931ZasuShort Film
Finn and Hattie1931Mrs. HaddockMovie
Their Mad Moment1931Miss DibbsMovie
All Quiet on the Western Front1930Frau Bäumer - Silent Version Trailer only (scenes deleted)Movie
Monte Carlo1930BerthaMovie
Passion Flower1930Mrs. HarneyMovie
Sin Takes a Holiday1930AnnieMovie
The Devil's Holiday1930EthelMovie
Little Accident1930MonicaMovie
No, No, Nanette1930Pauline HastingsMovie
River's End1930LouiseMovie
The Lottery Bride1930HildaMovie
War Nurse1930CushieMovie
Free Love1930Ada, the MaidMovie
The Squealer1930BellaMovie
The Locked Door1929Telephone Girl (as Zazu Pitts)Movie
The Dummy1929Rose GleasonMovie
The Squall1929LenaMovie
This Thing Called Love1929Clara BertrandMovie
The Argyle Case1929Mrs. WyattMovie
Her Private Life1929TimminsMovie
Oh, Yeah!1929The ElkMovie
Twin Beds1929TillieMovie
The Wedding March1928Cecelia SchweisserMovie
13 Washington Square1928MathildeMovie
Sins of the Fathers1928Mother SpenglerMovie
The Honeymoon1928CaeciliaMovie
Buck Privates1928HuldaMovie
Wife Savers1928GermaineMovie
Sunlight1928The Younger SisterMovie
Casey at the Bat1927Camille GibsonMovie
Mannequin1926Annie PoganiMovie
Sunny Side Up1926EvelynMovie
What Happened to Jones1926Hilda (as Zazu Pitts)Movie
Early to Wed1926Mrs. DuganMovie
Her Big Night1926Gladys SmithMovie
Monte Carlo1926Hope DurantMovie
Risky Business1926Agnes WheatonMovie
Pretty Ladies1925Maggie KeenanMovie
The Business of Love1925Miss WrightMovie
The Great Divide1925Polly JordanMovie
The Great Love1925NancyMovie
Lazybones1925Ruth FanningMovie
Old Shoes1925Movie
The Re-Creation of Brian Kent1925JudyMovie
Thunder Mountain1925Mandy CoulterMovie
Wages for Wives1925Luella LoganMovie
A Woman's Faith1925Blanche OdileMovie
Wine of Youth1924Lucy (scenes deleted)Movie
Changing Husbands1924DeliaMovie
Daughters of Today1924LorenaMovie
The Fast Set1924MonaMovie
The Goldfish1924Amelia PugsleyMovie
Legend of Hollywood1924Mary BrownMovie
Secrets of the Night1924Celia StebbinsMovie
Triumph1924A Factory GirlMovie
Sunlight of Paris1924Movie
Hollywood1923Zasu PittsMovie
Mary of the Movies1923Zasu Pitts (uncredited)Movie
Poor Men's Wives1923Apple AnnieMovie
Tea: With a Kick!1923'Brainy' JonesMovie
Three Wise Fools1923MickeyMovie
West of the Water Tower1923Dessie ArnhaltMovie
A Daughter of Luxury1922Mary CosgroveMovie
For the Defense1922Jennie DunnMovie
Is Matrimony a Failure?1922Mrs. WilburMovie
Youth to Youth1922EmilyMovie
Bright Skies1920SallyMovie
Heart of Twenty1920Katie AbbottMovie
As the Sun Went Down1919Sal SueMovie
Better Times1919Nancy ScroggsMovie
Men, Women, and Money1919Katie JonesMovie
The Other Half1919Jennie Jones, The Jazz KidMovie
Poor Relations1919Daisy PerkinsMovie
The Greatest Thing in Life1918Movie
A Society Sensation1918MaryShort Film
How Could You, Jean?1918Oscar's SweetheartMovie
A Lady's Name1918EmilyMovie
The Talk of the Town1918Movie
The Pie Eyed Piper1918The Fair EllenShort Film
Who's Your Wife?1918BessMovie
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm1917Undetermined Role (uncredited)Movie
The Little Princess1917BeckyMovie
A Modern Musketeer1917A Kansas Belle (uncredited)Movie
'49-'171917Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Battling Bellboy, The1917The ChambermaidMovie
Behind the Map1917The SchoolteacherShort Film
Canning the Cannibal King1917Priscilla Potts - the MissionaryMovie
He Had 'em Buffaloed1917Hepsabiah HardlotMovie
His Fatal Beauty1917PerscillaMovie
O-My the Tent Mover1917Saharah SarahMovie
Tillie of the Nine Lives1917Short Film
Uneasy Money1917Suza - the Editor's AssistantMovie
Why They Left Home1917Mary MandrakeShort Film
Desert Dilemma, A1917Movie
Discords in 'A' Flat1917Movie
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di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

she was not used to her full potential

JanJul 1, 2007

I`m told she was my grandmother`s best friend Wanda Mallery. If anyone knows about that let me know.

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