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Celia Lovsky

Lowest Rated:   20% The Opposite Sex (1956)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
71% Soylent Green
  • Exchange Leader
1973
80% Airport
  • Actor
1970
No Score Yet The Power
  • Mrs. Hallson
1968
100% 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
63% 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
86% The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Actor
1935

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Star Trek
1966-1969
  • T'Pau
  • 1967
No Score Yet The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Viola Draper
  • 1964

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