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Dortha Duckworth



Most of character actress Dortha Duckworth's nearly 60-year-long career was spent on Broadway in productions such as Goodbye Again, Pippin, and Arsenic and Old Lace. A native of Newton, KS, she moved to New York to study acting in the 1920s. She took her first Broadway bow in 1932. As a much older woman, Duckworth began appearing in television commercials and in the occasional feature film beginning with The Honeymoon Killers (1969) and ending with Stanley and Iris (1990). Duckworth passed away in a Camp Hill, PA, at the age of 91.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
29% Stanley & Iris
  • Librarian
1990
71% Murphy's Romance
  • Bessie
1985
50% The Man with One Red Shoe
  • Natalie
1985
14% Protocol
  • Grandma
1984
No Score Yet Grace Quigley (The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley)
  • Lady Applicant
1984
95% The Honeymoon Killers
  • Mrs. Beck
1970

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