Elizabeth Patterson

Elizabeth Patterson

  • Highest Rated: 100% Intruder in the Dust (1949)
  • Lowest Rated: 38% Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
  • Birthday: Invalid date
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • When young Elizabeth Patterson announced her intention to become an actress, her father, a Tennessee judge, couldn't have been less pleased. Despite family objections, Patterson joined Chicago's Ben Greet Players in the last decade of the 19th century. The gawky, birdlike actress played primarily Shakespearean roles until reaching middle age, when she began specializing in "old biddy" roles. Her Broadway debut came about when she was personally selected by Booth Tarkington to appear in his play Intimate Strangers. After a false start in 1928, Ms. Patterson commenced her Hollywood career at the dawn of the talkie era. Among her more prominent film assignments were So Red the Rose (1935), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Remember the Night (1940), and Tobacco Road (1941). Approaching her eighties, Elizabeth Patterson gathered a whole new flock of fans in the 1950s with her recurring role of the Ricardos' neighbor/ babysitter, Mrs. Trumbull, on television's I Love Lucy.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (The Modern Miracle) Mrs. McGregor 2000
No Score Yet Tall Story Connie 1960
78% Pal Joey Mrs. Casey 1957
No Score Yet Daddy Long Legs Actor 1955
No Score Yet Washington Story, (Target for Scandal) Miss Dee 1952
No Score Yet Bright Leaf Tabitha Jackson 1950
100% Intruder in the Dust Miss Habersham 1949
83% Little Women Hannah 1949
No Score Yet Miss Tatlock's Millions Cora 1948
No Score Yet Welcome Stranger Mrs. Gilley 1947
No Score Yet Out of the Blue Miss Spring 1947
No Score Yet The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Catherine Dennison 1947
No Score Yet The Secret Heart Mrs. Stover 1946
No Score Yet I've Always Loved You Mrs. Sampter 1946
No Score Yet Colonel Effingham's Raid (Man of the Hour) Cousin Emma 1946
No Score Yet Lady on a Train Aunt Charlotte 1945
95% Hail the Conquering Hero Libby's Aunt 1944
No Score Yet Follow the Boys Annie 1944
No Score Yet The Sky's the Limit Mrs. Fisher 1943
95% I Married a Witch Margaret 1942
80% My Sister Eileen Grandma Sherwood 1942
No Score Yet Her Cardboard Lover Eva 1942
No Score Yet Belle Starr Sarah 1941
No Score Yet Tobacco Road Ada Lester 1941
No Score Yet Who Killed Aunt Maggie? Aunt Maggie Ambler 1940
No Score Yet Anne of Windy Poplars Rebecca 1940
No Score Yet Earthbound Becky Tilden 1940
100% Remember the Night Aunt Emma 1940
No Score Yet Michael Shayne, Private Detective Aunt Olivia 1940
No Score Yet The Cat and the Canary Aunt Susan 1939
No Score Yet Bulldog Drummond's Bride Aunt Blanche 1939
No Score Yet Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police Aunt Blanche 1939
No Score Yet Land of Liberty Actor 1939
No Score Yet Sing You Sinners Mrs. Beebe 1938
38% Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Aunt Hedwige 1938
No Score Yet Bulldog Drummond's Peril Aunt Blanche 1938
No Score Yet The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Actor 1938
No Score Yet High, Wide and Handsome Grandma Cortlandt 1937
No Score Yet Small Town Girl (One Horse Town) Mother 1936
No Score Yet Go West, Young Man Aunt Kate 1936
No Score Yet The Return of Sophie Lang Araminta Sedley 1936
No Score Yet Old Hutch Mrs. Sarah Hutchins 1936
No Score Yet So Red the Rose Mary Cherry 1935
No Score Yet Hideout Ma Miller 1934
No Score Yet Ever in My Heart Clara 1933
No Score Yet Doctor Bull Aunt Patricia Banning 1933
95% Dinner at Eight Miss Copeland 1933
No Score Yet The Story of Temple Drake Aunt Jennie 1933
No Score Yet Hold Your Man Miss Tuttle 1933
No Score Yet Secret Of The Blue Room Mary (the cook) 1933
No Score Yet No Man of Her Own Mrs. Randall 1932
No Score Yet They Just Had to Get Married Lizzie 1932
No Score Yet The Conquerors Actor 1932
100% Love Me Tonight Aunt 1932
No Score Yet Miss Pinkerton Actor 1932
No Score Yet New Morals for Old Aunty Doe 1932
No Score Yet So Big Mrs. Tebbits 1932
No Score Yet A Bill of Divorcement Aunt Hester 1932
No Score Yet They Call It Sin Mrs. Cullen 1932
88% The Smiling Lieutenant Baroness von Schwedel 1931
No Score Yet Tarnished Lady Actor 1931
No Score Yet The Cat Creeps Susan 1930
No Score Yet Words and Music Dean Crockett 1929

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Miss Bessie Grandma
  • 1959
  • 1958
No Score Yet I Love Lucy
1951-1957
Mrs. Turnbull Mrs. Willoughby Mrs. Trumbull Mathilda Trumbull
  • 1957
  • 1956
  • 1955
  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1952
No Score Yet The Adventures of Superman
1952-1958
Mrs. Peabody Mrs. Exbrook
  • 1956
  • 1955

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