Edith Evanson - Rotten Tomatoes

Edith Evanson

Highest Rated:   100% The Big Heat (1953)
Lowest Rated:   14% Forever Amber (1947)
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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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
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
89% 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
97% Rope
  • Mrs. Wilson the Governess
1948
100% I Remember Mama
  • Aunt Sigrid
1948
14% 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

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