Barbara Brown

Lowest Rated: 0% Nobody's Fool (1986)
Birthday: Oct 18, 1901
Birthplace: Not Available
Though only 35 when she launched her movie career in 1941, American actress Barbara Brown was almost immediately typed in maternal roles. Brown went on to play Joan Leslie's strict mother in Hollywood Canteen (1944), Ann Blyth's snooty mother-in-law in Mildred Pierce (1945), reproving Mrs. Latham in Monogram's Henry series (with Walter Catlett and Raymond Walburn) and haughty Mrs. Elizabeth Parker in Universal's Ma and Pa Kettle films. She broke away from her standard characterization as girl's-school dean (and second-reel murder victim) Miss Keyes in The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943). Barbara Brown was still essaying movie moms at the time of her retirement in 1955.

Highest Rated Movies



94% American Splendor Nurse $6M 2003
No Score Yet Desperate Man Blues Actor 2003
0% Nobody's Fool Bridesmaid $0.6M 1986
No Score Yet Gonks Go Beat Actor 1965
No Score Yet The Terror of the Tongs Helena Jackson 1961
No Score Yet An Annapolis Story Mrs. Scott 1955
No Score Yet My Sister Eileen Helen's Mother 1955
No Score Yet Sincerely Yours Mrs. Cosgrove 1955
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation Elizabeth Parker 1953
No Score Yet You for Me Edna McDermad 1952
43% Jack and the Beanstalk Mother 1952
No Score Yet Home Town Story Mrs. Washburn 1951
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm Elizabeth Parker 1951
95% Born Yesterday Mrs. Hedges 1950
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town Elizabeth Parker 1950
No Score Yet Yes Sir That's My Baby Prof. Boland 1949
No Score Yet That Hagen Girl Lorna Gateley 1947
No Score Yet Love and Learn Victoria Wyngate 1947
No Score Yet High Barbaree Della Parkson 1947
No Score Yet That Way with Women Minerva Alden 1947
No Score Yet The Man I Love Maggie 1947
No Score Yet Janie Gets Married Thelma Van Brunt 1946
89% The Beast With Five Fingers Mrs. Miller 1946
85% Mildred Pierce Mrs. Forrester 1945
No Score Yet Pillow to Post Mrs. Kate Otley 1945
No Score Yet Roughly Speaking Relief Worker 1945
No Score Yet The Doughgirls Mrs. Cartwright 1944
No Score Yet Janie Mrs. Thelma Lawrence 1944
No Score Yet Hey, Rookie Mrs. Clark 1944
No Score Yet The Fighting Sullivans Nurse 1944
No Score Yet Hollywood Canteen Mrs. Brodel 1944
No Score Yet The Falcon and the Co-eds Miss Keyes 1943
No Score Yet Mission to Moscow Well-Wisher at Train 1943
No Score Yet Reveille with Beverly Mrs. Ross 1943
No Score Yet Meet the Stewarts Woman 1942
100% You Were Never Lovelier Mrs. Delfina Acuna 1942
No Score Yet Three Girls About Town Clubwoman 1941
No Score Yet You Belong to Me Woman 1941


85% 9-1-1
  • 2018
75% Scream Queens
  • 2016


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