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      Edith Evanson

      Highest Rated: 97% Shane (1953)

      Lowest Rated: 20% Desiree (1954)

      Birthday: Apr 28, 1896

      Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, USA

      Edith Evanson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in her acting career, Evanson landed roles in various films, including "Orchestra Wives" (1942) with George Montgomery, "The Jade Mask" (1945) and the Gerald Mohr comedy "The Notorious Lone Wolf" (1946). She also appeared in "You Gotta Stay Happy" (1949), the adaptation "Perfect Strangers" (1950) with Ginger Rogers and "The D*mned Don't Cry" (1950) with Joan Crawford. Her film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the biographical drama "The Magnificent Yankee" (1951) with Louis Calhern, the spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford and the drama "Rawhide" (1951) with Tyrone Power. She also appeared in the Kirk Douglas drama "The Big Carnival" (1951). Nearing the end of her career, she continued to act in the dramatic adaptation "Desiree" (1954) with Marlon Brando, "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" (1955) and "Storm Center" (1956) with Bette Davis. She also appeared in "Drango" (1957) with Jeff Chandler and "The Young Stranger" (1957). Evanson last acted in the thriller "The Split" (1968) with Jim Brown. Evanson passed away in November 1980 at the age of 84.

      Highest rated movies

      Shane poster Shane The Day the Earth Stood Still poster The Day the Earth Stood Still Rope poster
      Rope
      Woman of the Year poster
      Woman of the Year
      Caged poster
      Caged
      Desiree poster
      Desiree

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Clown and the Kid Mother Superior (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 69% Toby Tyler Aunt Olive (Character) - 1960
      20% 68% Desiree Queen Hedwig (uncredited) (Character) - 1954
      97% 81% Shane Mrs. Shipstead (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet It Happens Every Thursday Mrs. Peterson (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet 60% Rawhide Mrs. Hickman (Character) - 1951
      95% 87% The Day the Earth Stood Still Mrs. Crockett (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bomba and the Elephant Stampede Miss Banks (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Elephant Stampede Miss Banks (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Redhead and the Cowboy Mrs. Barrett (Character) - 1950
      33% 83% Caged Miss Barker (uncredited) (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 31% Perfect Strangers Mary Travers (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 70% Madame Bovary Mother Superior (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 44% You Gotta Stay Happy Mrs. Racknell (Character) - 1948
      92% 90% Rope Mrs. Wilson (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 17% Singapore Mrs. Edith Barnes (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 50% Reunion in France Genevieve (Character) - 1942
      83% 80% Woman of the Year Alma (Character) - 1942

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Apple's Way Mrs. Kistinger (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Nell (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1958 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Mrs. Larson (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Elizabeth Sweet (Guest Star) 1958-1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Mrs. Dan Carmichael (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Martha Geraghty (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet 79% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1957-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet G.E. Theater Ma Duncan (Character) 1957