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Edith Evanson

Highest Rated: 97% Shane (1953)

Lowest Rated: 89% Woman of the Year (1942)

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

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Clown and the Kid Mother Superior (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 67% Toby Tyler Aunt Olive (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 69% Desiree Queen Hedwig (uncredited) (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet It Happens Every Thursday Mrs. Peterson (Character) - 1953
97% 81% Shane Mrs. Shipstead (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bomba and the Elephant Stampede Miss Banks (Character) - 1951
95% 87% The Day the Earth Stood Still Mrs. Crockett (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Elephant Stampede Miss Banks (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 59% Rawhide Mrs. Hickman (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Redhead and the Cowboy Mrs. Barrett (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 83% Caged Miss Barker (uncredited) (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 18% 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
94% 90% Rope Mrs. Wilson (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 17% Singapore Mrs. Edith Barnes (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 47% Reunion in France Genevieve (Character) - 1942
89% 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 No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1960 1958
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 No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1957-1958

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