Jean Adair

Jean Adair

  • Highest Rated: 88% Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  • Lowest Rated: 86% The Naked City (1948)
  • Birthday: Invalid date
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Canadian actress Jean Adair primarily appeared on stage and only occasionally played in films. In movies she was frequently cast as an elderly lady, and is most famous for playing one of the killer aunts in Arsenic and Old Lace (1944).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

86% The Naked City Little Old Lady 1948
No Score Yet Something in the Wind Aunt Mary Collins 1947
No Score Yet Living in a Big Way Abigail Morgan 1947
88% Arsenic and Old Lace Martha Brewster 1944
No Score Yet Advice to the Lovelorn Mrs. Prentiss 1935

QUOTES FROM Jean Adair CHARACTERS

Martha Brewster
For a gallon of elderberry wine, I take one teaspoon full of arsenic, then add half a teaspoon full of strychnine, and then just a pinch of cyanide.
Mortimer Brewster
Hmm. Should have quite a kick.