Dina Merrill

Dina Merrill

Highest Rated: 100% Desk Set (1957)

Lowest Rated: 4% Caddyshack II (1988)

Birthday: Oct 29, 1923

Birthplace: Not Available

A bona fide member of the American aristocracy (her father was Wall Street magnate E.F. Hutton and her mother, Marjorie Merriweather Post, was heiress to a huge cereal fortune), Dina Merrill (born Nedinia Hutton) dropped out of George Washington University in the 1940s to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and become an actress. She spent ten years on-stage, including Broadway, performed on television, and made her Hollywood debut in Desk Set (1957). The cool, sophisticated, blonde supporting actress was typically cast as an heiress or socialite. She married actor Cliff Robertson in 1966 and took a decade off, but for a few television movie appearances, to raise a family until returning to films in 1975. In 1988, she launched Pavilion, an entertainment development and production company with her new lover, investment banker Ted Hartley. The two married in 1989. After the late '80s, Merrill started appearing more frequently in features and television movies.


Highest Rated Movies



67% Shade Dina 2003
No Score Yet The Glow Phoebe 2002
No Score Yet The Magnificent Ambersons Actor 2002
55% Mighty Joe Young Society Woman 1998
No Score Yet A Chance of Snow Merilee Parker 1998
No Score Yet Milk & Money Ellen Executive Producer 1996
No Score Yet Open Season Doris Hays-Britton 1996
69% Suture Alice Jameson 1993
98% The Player Celia 1992
No Score Yet Not in My Family (Shattering the Silence) Clair Worth 1992
47% True Colors Joan Stiles 1991
No Score Yet Fear Catherine Tarr 1990
No Score Yet Turn Back the Clock Maureen Dowd 1989
No Score Yet Hot Pursuit Estelle Modrian 1989
4% Caddyshack II Cynthia Young 1988
No Score Yet Twisted Nell Kempler 1986
No Score Yet Anna to the Infinite Power Sarah 1984
No Score Yet Just Tell Me What You Want Connie Herschel 1980
No Score Yet The Tenth Month Cele 1979
73% A Wedding Antoinette Sloan Goddard 1978
No Score Yet The Greatest Velvet Green 1977
No Score Yet The Meal Actor 1975
No Score Yet Running Wild Actor 1973
No Score Yet Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones Actor 1971
No Score Yet Aru heishi no kake (One Soldier's Gamble) (The Walking Major) Actor 1970
No Score Yet I'll Take Sweden Karin Grandstedt 1965
No Score Yet The Pleasure Seekers Actor 1964
60% The Courtship of Eddie's Father Rita Behrens 1963
50% The Young Savages Karin Bell 1961
No Score Yet Twenty Plus Two Nicki Kovacs / Doris Delaney 1961
82% The Sundowners Jean Halstead 1960
47% Butterfield 8 Emily Liggett 1960
No Score Yet What Makes Sammy Run? Actor 1959
No Score Yet Don't Give Up the Ship Ensign Benson 1959
85% Operation Petticoat Lt. Barbara Duran 1959
100% Desk Set Sylvia 1957


76% Roseanne
Doris 1996
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Monica Douglas Annie Floret 1992
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
Guest 1976
No Score Yet The Odd Couple
Anita 1974
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
Carol 1973
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Meredyth 1969
93% Batman
Calamity Jane 1968
No Score Yet Bonanza
Susannah 1966
No Score Yet Rawhide
Lisa Temple 1964
No Score Yet The Phil Silvers Show
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected


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