Una Merkel

Highest Rated:
100% The Bank Dick (1940)
Lowest Rated:
60% The Bat Whispers (1930)
Birthday:
Dec 10
Birthplace:
Covington, Kentucky, USA
Bio:
Although she is best known for her later work, Una Merkel actually started in film in 1920 as Lillian Gish's stand-in for Way Down East. After a stage career in the 1920s, she returned to films as Ann Rutledge in D. W. Griffith's Abraham Lincoln (1930). The vivacious character actress brightened up…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Private Lives
  • Actor
-- 2005
86% Road to Zanzibar
  • Julia Quimby
-- 2001
Spinout
  • Violet Ranley
-- 1966
A Tiger Walks
  • Mrs. Watkins
-- 1964
Summer Magic
  • Maria Popham
-- 1963
Summer and Smoke
  • Mrs. Winemiller
-- 1961
88% The Parent Trap
  • Verbena
  • Director
-- 1961
The Mating Game
  • Ma Larkin
-- 1959
Girl Most Likely
  • Mom
-- 1957
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown
  • Bertha
-- 1957
Kettles in the Ozarks
  • Miss Bedelia Baines
-- 1956
Bundle of Joy
  • Mrs. Dugan
-- 1956
The Kentuckian
  • Sophie
-- 1955
I Love Melvin
  • Mom Schneider
-- 1953
The Merry Widow
  • Kitty Riley
-- 1952
With a Song in My Heart
  • Sister Marie
-- 1952
Rich, Young and Pretty
  • Glynnie
-- 1952
My Blue Heaven
  • Miss Gilbert
-- 1950
Kill the Umpire
  • Betty Johnson
-- 1950
Man from Texas
  • Widow Weeks
-- 1948
It's a Joke, Son
  • Magnolia Claghorn
-- 1947
It's a Joke, Son!
  • Actor
-- 1943
This Is the Army
  • Rose Dibble
-- 1943
100% The Bank Dick
  • Myrtle Sousť
-- 1940
100% Destry Rides Again
  • Lily Belle Callahan
-- 1939
Some Like It Hot (Rhythm Romance)
  • Flo Saunders
-- 1939
On Borrowed Time
  • Marcia Giles
-- 1939
True Confession
  • Daisy McClure
-- 1937
Saratoga
  • Fritzi O'Malley
-- 1937
Don't Tell the Wife
  • Nancy Dorset
-- 1937
Speed
  • Josephine Sanderson
-- 1936
Born to Dance
  • Jenny Saks
-- 1936
Riff Raff
  • Lil
-- 1936
83% Broadway Melody of 1936
  • Kitty Corbett
-- 1935
88% The Merry Widow
  • Queen Dolorex
-- 1934
Paris Interlude
  • Cassie
-- 1934
Murder in the Private Car
  • Georgia
-- 1934
The Cat's-Paw
  • Petunia Pratt
-- 1934
Evelyn Prentice
  • Amy Drexel
-- 1934
Midnight Mary
  • Bunny
-- 1933
95% 42nd Street
  • Lorraine Fleming
-- 1933
89% Bombshell (Blonde Bombshell)
  • Miss Mac
-- 1933
Impatient Maiden
  • Betty Merrick
-- 1932
Huddle
  • Thelma
-- 1932
Man Wanted
  • Actor
-- 1932
She Wanted A Millionaire
  • Mary Taylor
-- 1932
Red-Headed Woman
  • Sally
-- 1932
They Call It Sin
  • Dixie
-- 1932
67% The Maltese Falcon
  • Effie Perine
-- 1931
Secret Witness
  • Lois Martin
-- 1931
Private Lives
  • Sibyl Chase
-- 1931
60% The Bat Whispers
  • Dale Van Gorder
-- 1930
100% Abraham Lincoln
  • Ann Rutledge
-- 1930

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