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Gertrude Michael

Highest Rated:   90% I'm No Angel (1933)
Lowest Rated:   83% Murder at the Vanities (1934)
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Often cast as tough, defensive women, Gertrude Michael was a pianist before beginning her acting career. Even in her very early twenties, Michael conveyed a tangy "Don't tread on me!" attitude, and as such proved a worthy foil for Mae West in I'm No Angel (1933). She was more sedate (but no less emphatic) as Calpurnia in DeMille's Cleopatra (1934). In 1934, Michael played the leading role of an ex-jewel thief in The Notorious Sophie Lang, reviving the characterization for the sequels The Return of Sophie Lang (1936) and Sophie Lang Goes West (1937). Gertrude Michael alternated film, TV, and stage work until the early '60s; her last picture was 1962's Twist All Night.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Outsider
  • Clubwoman
1961
No Score Yet Women's Prison
  • Sturgess
1955
No Score Yet Bugles in the Afternoon
  • May
1952
No Score Yet Darling, How Could You!
  • Mrs. Rossiter
1951
No Score Yet Caged
  • Georgia
1950
No Score Yet Flamingo Road
  • Millie
1949
No Score Yet That Wonderful Urge
  • Mrs. Whitson
1948
No Score Yet Allotment Wives (Woman in the Case)
  • Gladys Smith
1945
No Score Yet Behind Prison Walls
  • Elinor Cantwell
1943
No Score Yet Hidden Power
  • Virginia
1939
No Score Yet The Last Outpost
  • Rosemary Haydon
1935
88% Cleopatra
  • Calpurnia
1934
83% Murder at the Vanities
  • Rita Ross
1934
No Score Yet The Witching Hour
  • Actor
1934
No Score Yet Bolero
  • Lady D'Argon
1934
No Score Yet Search For Beauty
  • Jean Strange
1934
90% I'm No Angel
  • Alicia Hatton
1933
No Score Yet Ann Vickers
  • Mona Dolphin
1933
No Score Yet Night of Terror
  • Sarah Rinehart
1933
No Score Yet Unashamed
  • Marjorie
1932
88% The Mask of Fu Manchu
  • Actor
1932

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