Edith Evanson

Highest Rated: 100% The Big Heat (1953)
Lowest Rated: 11% Forever Amber (1947)
Birthday: Apr 28, 1896
Birthplace: Not Available
American character actress Edith Evanson began showing up in films around 1941. Cast as a nurse, it is Evanson who appears in the reflection of the shattered glass ball in the prologue of Orson Welles' Citizen Kane (1941). Her larger screen assignments included Aunt Sigrid in George Stevens' I Remember Mama (1948) and Mrs. Wilson the housekeeper in Hitchcock's Rope (1948). Hitchcock also directed her in Marnie (1964). Edith Evanson is best remembered by science fiction fans for her lengthy, uncredited appearance as Klaatu's landlady Mrs. Crockett in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Split Woman 1968
82% Marnie Rita 1964
57% Twice Told Tales Lisabetta 1963
No Score Yet The Clown And The Kid Mother Superior 1961
No Score Yet Toby Tyler Aunt Olive 1960
86% Journey to the Center of the Earth Innkeeper 1959
No Score Yet Drango Mrs. Blackford 1957
No Score Yet Storm Center Mrs. Simmons 1956
No Score Yet The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Josie 1955
No Score Yet Desiree Queen Hedwig 1954
No Score Yet About Mrs. Leslie Mrs. Fine 1954
97% Shane Mrs. Shipstead 1953
No Score Yet It Happens Every Thursday Mrs. Peterson 1953
No Score Yet The Stranger Wore a Gun Mrs. Martin 1953
100% The Big Heat Selma Parker 1953
90% Ace in the Hole (The Big Carnival) Miss Deverich 1951
94% The Day the Earth Stood Still Mrs. Crockett 1951
No Score Yet Rawhide Mrs. Hickman 1951
No Score Yet The Damned Don't Cry Mrs. Castleman 1950
No Score Yet Perfect Strangers Mary Travers 1950
No Score Yet Caged Miss Barker 1950
No Score Yet Union Station Mrs. Willecombe 1950
No Score Yet The Magnificent Yankee Annie Gough 1950
No Score Yet Madame Bovary Mother Superior 1949
No Score Yet You Gotta Stay Happy Mrs. Racknell 1948
93% Rope Mrs. Wilson the Governess 1948
100% I Remember Mama Aunt Sigrid 1948
11% Forever Amber Sarah 1947
No Score Yet Singapore Miss Barnes 1947
No Score Yet The Notorious Lone Wolf Olga 1946
No Score Yet The Jade Mask Lousie 1945
No Score Yet Four Jills in a Jeep Swedish Maid 1944
No Score Yet The Fallen Sparrow Nurse 1943
No Score Yet Reunion in France Genevieve 1942
No Score Yet Orchestra Wives Hilda 1942
92% Woman of the Year Alma 1942
100% Citizen Kane Nurse 1941


No Score Yet Gunsmoke
  • 1964
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Old Woman Mrs. Johnson
  • 1958
  • 1957


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