Cathleen Nesbitt

Cathleen Nesbitt

Highest Rated: 94% Pygmalion (1938)

Lowest Rated: 40% Staircase (1969)

Birthday: Nov 24, 1888

Birthplace: Cheshire, England, UK

British actress Cathleen Nesbitt made a name for herself on the big screen. In her early acting career, Nesbitt appeared in such films as "Pygmalion" (1938) with Leslie Howard, "Black Widow" (1954) with Ginger Rogers and the Marlon Brando dramatic adaptation "Desiree" (1954). She also appeared in "Three Coins in the Fountain" (1954), the Cary Grant romance "An Affair to Remember" (1957) and "Separate Tables" (1958) with Rita Hayworth. She kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in the Hayley Mills comedic adaptation "The Parent Trap" (1961), "Promise Her Anything" (1966) and the dramatic adaptation "Staircase" (1969) with Richard Burton. She also appeared in the Richard Burton action flick "Villain" (1971). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Farmer's Daughter" (ABC, 1963-66). In the latter part of her career, she tackled roles in the action movie "The French Connection II" (1975) with Gene Hackman, the Karen Black thrilling mystery "Family Plot" (1976) and "Full Circle" (1977). She also appeared in the dramatic biopic "Julia" (1977) with Jane Fonda. Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Abide With Me" (PBS, 1977-78). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Notorious Woman" (PBS, 1975-76). Nesbitt last appeared in "Night Cries" (ABC, 1977-78). Nesbitt passed away in August 1982 at the age of 94.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Cries Mrs. Delesande (Character) - 1978
76% 71% Julia Grandmother (Character) - 1977
92% 62% Family Plot Julia Rainbird (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 55% The Haunting of Julia Heather Rudge (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Abide With Me Mrs. Hollins (Character) - 1976
76% 62% French Connection II The Old Lady (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Aspern Affair Juliana Bordeaux (Character) - 1973
67% 47% Villain Mrs. Dakin (Character) - 1971
40% 35% Staircase Harry's Mother (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trygon Factor Unknown (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 29% Promise Her Anything Mrs. Brock (Character) - 1966
90% 75% The Parent Trap Louise McKendrick (Character) - 1961
65% 77% Separate Tables Lady Matheson (Character) - 1958
65% 87% An Affair to Remember Grandmother Janou (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 69% Desiree Mme. Bonaparte (Character) - 1954
60% 43% Three Coins in the Fountain La Principessa (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet So Long at the Fair Madame Hervé (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 56% The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Miss Knag (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Agitator Mrs Montrose (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lamp Still Burns The Matron (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 24% Chamber of Horrors Ann Cody (Character) - 1940
94% 86% Pygmalion Old Lady (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Passing of the Third Floor Back Mrs. Tomkin (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beloved Vagabond Mme. Boin (Character) - 1936

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Upstairs, Downstairs Unknown (Guest Star) 1972-1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmer's Daughter Agatha Morley (Character) 1963-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Theatre '62 Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alcoa Hour Mrs. Miller Sr. (Character) 1955-1957

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