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Anne Revere



Anne Revere trained as an actress at the American Laboratory Theater, then did some work in stock. In 1931 she debuted on Broadway; during the '30s she appeared in one film, the screen version of a play in which she had appeared, Double Door (1934). In 1940 she moved to Hollywood and for a decade she appeared as a character actress in many major films; she was nominated three times for Oscars, and won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in National Velvet (1945). In 1951 she fell victim to the McCarthy-Era witch trials; accused of being a Communist, she plead the Fifth and was blacklisted. She went years without work, then returned to Broadway in 1958 and won a Tony for her work in Toys in the Attic in 1960; she did more stage work and had regular roles on two TV soap operas. In the '70s she returned to the screen in three films. She was married to stage director Samuel Roser.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Birch Interval
  • Mrs. Tanner
1976
22% Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
  • Miss Farber
1970
No Score Yet Macho Callahan
  • Crystal
1970
75% A Place in the Sun
  • Hannah
1951
No Score Yet The Great Missouri Raid
  • Mrs. Samuels
1951
No Score Yet Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!, (Summer Lightning)
  • Judith Dominy
1948
No Score Yet Deep Waters
  • Mary McKay
1948
54% Secret Beyond the Door
  • Caroline Lamphere
1948
78% Gentleman's Agreement
  • Mrs. Green
1947
14% Forever Amber
  • Mother Red Cap
1947
100% Body and Soul
  • Anna Davis
1947
No Score Yet The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
  • Alice Pritchard
1947
No Score Yet Dragonwyck
  • Abigail Wells
1946
80% Fallen Angel
  • Clara Mills
1945
60% The Thin Man Goes Home
  • Crazy Mary
1945
No Score Yet The Keys of the Kingdom
  • Agnes Fiske
1944
100% National Velvet
  • Mrs. Brown
1944
No Score Yet Sunday Dinner For A Soldier
  • Agatha
1944
80% The Song of Bernadette
  • Louise Soubirous
1943
No Score Yet Old Acquaintance
  • Belle Carter
1943
No Score Yet The Meanest Man in the World
  • Kitty Crockett
1943
No Score Yet Star Spangled Rhythm
  • Sarah
1942
No Score Yet The Gay Sisters
  • Ida Omer
1942
No Score Yet The Falcon Takes Over
  • Jessie Florian
1942
No Score Yet Meet the Stewarts
  • Geraldine Stewart
1942
No Score Yet Remember the Day
  • Miss Price
1941
No Score Yet H.M. Pulham, Esq.
  • Miss Redfern
1941
No Score Yet The Flame of New Orleans
  • Sister
1941
No Score Yet Men of Boys Town
  • Mrs. Fenely
1941
No Score Yet The Devil Commands
  • Mrs. Blanche Walters
1941
No Score Yet The Howards of Virginia
  • Mrs. Betsy Norton
1940
No Score Yet Double Door
  • Actor
1934

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