Isobel Elsom

Isobel Elsom

  • Highest Rated: 100% Lust for Life (1956)
  • Lowest Rated: 40% Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
  • Birthday: Mar 16, 1893
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A stage actress of long standing in her native England, aristocratic leading lady Isobel Elsom made her first Broadway appearance in 1926. Her biggest stage hit was in the role of the wealthy murder victim in 1939's Ladies in Retirement, a role she repeated (after a two-year, nonstop theatrical run) in the 1941 film version. Nearly always cast as a stately lady of fine breeding, Elsom played everything from Gary Cooper's soon-to-be mother-in-law in Casanova Brown (1946) to a movie studio executive in Jerry Lewis' The Errand Boy (1962). She was also seen as Mrs. Eynesford-Hill in the 1964 movie adaptation of My Fair Lady. At one time married to director Maurice Elvey, Isobel Elsom was sometimes billed under the last name of another husband, appearing as Isobel Harbold.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet The Pleasure Seekers Dona Teresa Lacaye 1964
94% My Fair Lady Mrs. Eynsford-Hill 1964
40% Who's Minding the Store? Hazel 1963
No Score Yet The Second Time Around Mrs. Rogers 1961
50% The Errand Boy Irma Paramutual 1961
70% The Bellboy Actor 1960
67% The Young Philadelphians Mrs. Lawrence 1959
No Score Yet The Miracle Reverend Mother 1959
63% Rock-a-Bye Baby Mrs. Van Cleve 1958
No Score Yet The Guns of Fort Petticoat Mrs. Ogden 1957
No Score Yet 23 Paces to Baker Street Lady Syrett 1956
100% Lust for Life Mrs. Stricker 1956
No Score Yet Over-Exposed Mrs. Payton Grange 1956
50% Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Adeline Palmer-Jones 1955
No Score Yet The King's Thief Mrs. Bennett 1955
No Score Yet Deep in My Heart Mrs. Harris 1954
No Score Yet Desiree Mme. Clary 1954
No Score Yet The Secret Garden Governess 1949
80% The Paradine Case Keeper at Inn 1948
No Score Yet Smart Woman Mrs. Rogers 1948
100% The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Angelica 1947
No Score Yet Ivy Misa Chattle 1947
97% Monsieur Verdoux Marie Grosnay 1947
No Score Yet The Two Mrs. Carrolls Mrs. Latham 1947
No Score Yet Escape Me Never Mrs. MacLean 1947
No Score Yet Love from a Stranger Auntie Loo-Loo 1947
No Score Yet Of Human Bondage Mrs. Athelny 1946
No Score Yet Two Sisters From Boston Aunt Jennifer 1946
No Score Yet The Unseen Marian Tygarth 1945
89% The Horn Blows at Midnight Actor 1945
No Score Yet Casanova Brown Mrs. Ferris 1944
No Score Yet Between Two Worlds Mrs. Cliveden-Banks 1944
80% The White Cliffs of Dover Mrs. Bancroft 1944
No Score Yet The War Against Mrs. Hadley Mrs. Laura Winters 1943
No Score Yet First Comes Courage Rose Linstrom 1943
No Score Yet Forever and a Day Lady Trimble-Pomfret 1943
No Score Yet Seven Sweethearts Miss Robbins 1942
100% You Were Never Lovelier Mrs. Maria Castro 1942
No Score Yet Ladies in Retirement Leonora Fiske 1941
No Score Yet Illegal Evelyn Dean 1932
No Score Yet The Sign Of Four Actor 1923

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Hermione Carpenter Mrs. Findlater Mrs. Tait
  • 1957
  • 1956

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