Celia Lovsky

Highest Rated: 100% The Snake Pit (1948)
Lowest Rated: 20% The Opposite Sex (1956)
Birthday: Feb 21, 1897
Birthplace: Not Available
Trained at the Royal Academy of Arts and Music in Vienna, Celia Lovsky gained popularity on the Austrian and German stage in the 1920s. When Hitler assumed power in 1933, Lovsky left for France in the company of her then-husband, actor Peter Lorre. Resettling in Hollywood in 1935, she put her career on hold during her marriage to Lorre, returning to films after their divorce (they remained friends and confidants until Lorre's death in 1964). From 1947 until her retirement in the 1960s, Lovsky was most often seen in maternal roles: George Sanders' mother in Death of a Scoundrel (1956), James Cagney's mother in Man of 1000 Faces (1957), Sal Mineo's mother in The Gene Krupa Story (1959), and so on. Star Trek devotees will remember Celia Lovsky as the Queen of Vulcana in the 1967 episode "Amok Time."

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
73% Soylent Green Exchange Leader 1973
80% Airport Actor 1970
No Score Yet The Power Mrs. Hallson 1968
88% The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Josephine Schwimmer 1967
37% The Greatest Story Ever Told Woman behind railings 1965
No Score Yet 36 Hours Elsa 1965
No Score Yet Harlow Maria Ouspenskaya 1965
No Score Yet Hitler Frau Raubal 1962
No Score Yet The Gene Krupa Story Mother 1959
No Score Yet Me and the Colonel Mme. Arle 1958
No Score Yet I, Mobster Mrs. Sante 1958
No Score Yet The Garment Jungle Tulio's mother 1957
80% Man of a Thousand Faces Mrs. Chaney 1957
No Score Yet Death of a Scoundrel Mother Sabourin 1956
20% The Opposite Sex Lutsi 1956
No Score Yet Texas Lady Mrs. Gantz 1955
No Score Yet New York Confidential Mama Lupo 1955
89% While the City Sleeps Miss Dodd 1955
67% Three Coins in the Fountain Baroness 1954
No Score Yet Rhapsody Frau Sigerlist 1954
88% The Last Time I Saw Paris Mama 1954
86% The Blue Gardenia Blind Woman 1953
No Score Yet Because You're Mine Mrs. Rossano 1952
No Score Yet Night Into Morning (People in Love) Mrs. Niemoller 1951
No Score Yet The Scarf Mrs. Barrington 1951
No Score Yet The People Against O'Hara Mrs. Korvac 1951
No Score Yet The Killer That Stalked New York Mrs. Kowalski 1950
No Score Yet Captain Carey, U.S.A. Contessa Francesca De Cresci 1950
No Score Yet Bright Leaf Dressmaker 1950
No Score Yet Chicago Deadline Mrs. Schleffler 1949
100% The Snake Pit Gertrude 1948
100% Letter From an Unknown Woman Flower Vendor 1948
No Score Yet Sealed Verdict Emma Steigmann 1948
No Score Yet The Foxes of Harrow Minna Ludenbach 1947

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Waltons
1972-1981
Zena
  • 1973
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
1969-1976
Perlin
  • 1970
80% Star Trek
1966-1969
T'Pau
  • 1967
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Viola Draper
  • 1964
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Dona Theresa Esperanza
  • 1960
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Mrs. Mannerheim
  • 1959

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