Estelle Winwood

Highest Rated: 100% Dead Ringer (1964)
Lowest Rated: 33% The Magic Sword (1962)
Birthday: Invalid date
Birthplace: Lee, Kent, England, UK
Even in her nineties, British actress Estelle Winwood retained the wide-eyed naïveté of her ingénue days. An actress from the age of five, Winwood was trained at the Liverpool Repertory company. As an adult, she specialized in the plays of such leading theatrical lights of the early 20th century as Shaw and Galworthy. In 1918, she starred in Broadway's very first Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Why Marry?, and a few years later scored a personal triumph in The Circle. In films from 1933, Winwood was often cast as eccentric, birdlike old ladies, some few of which were capable of homicide. She is fondly remembered for such characterizations as Leslie Caron's fairy godmother in The Glass Slipper (1953) and the pass-the-hat lady in The Misfits (1961). Closing out her film career with the 1976 detective spoof Murder By Death, Estelle Winwood continued appearing on television until she passed the century mark; she died in her sleep at the age of 101.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
65% Murder by Death Miss Withers 1976
No Score Yet Jenny Actor 1969
90% The Producers Hold Me, Touch Me 1968
44% Camelot Lady Clarinda 1967
67% Games Miss Beattie 1967
100% Dead Ringer Matriarch 1964
No Score Yet The Cabinet of Caligari Ruth 1962
33% The Magic Sword Sybil 1962
No Score Yet The Notorious Landlady Mrs. Dunhill 1962
100% The Misfits Church Lady 1961
100% Sergeant Rutledge Spectator 1960
100% Darby O'Gill and the Little People Sheelah 1959
No Score Yet This Happy Feeling Mrs. Early 1958
No Score Yet 23 Paces to Baker Street Barmaid 1956
No Score Yet The Swan Symphorosa 1956
No Score Yet The Glass Slipper Mrs. Toquet 1955
60% Quality Street Mary Willoughby 1937

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
Muriel
  • 1980
93% Batman
1966-1968
Aunt Hilda
  • 1967
  • 1966
No Score Yet Bewitched
1964-1972
  • 1966
100% The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
1964-1968
Hester
  • 1966
  • 1964
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Laurette Bowen
  • 1960
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Miss Laughton Hildy Lou
  • 1958
  • 1956

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