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Margaret Wycherly

Highest Rated: 100% Experiment Perilous (1944)

Lowest Rated: 86% Hangmen Also Die (1943)

Birthday: Oct 26, 1881

Birthplace: London, England, UK

A distinguished actress in the New York theater, Wycherly was born in England but raised in the US, and was acting leading roles in vaudeville while still a teenager shortly before the turn of the century. Over the years, her genteel prettiness and acting talent graced plays ranging from "The Adding Machine" to "June Clegg" to "Six Characters in Search of an Author." Film work, though, did not begin for Wycherly until she was nearly 50, when she recreated the stage role her husband, playwright (and occasional film director and producer) Bayard Veiller wrote for her in "The Thirteenth Letter." As the psychic Madame LaGrange in Tod Browning's creaky but genuinely creepy early talkie rendition of 1929, Wycherly played with all the stops out, but her flamboyant work at least made for a barnstorming good time.

Highest rated movies

The Yearling
Experiment Perilous
White Heat
Random Harvest
Sergeant York
Hangmen Also Die




No Score Yet 48% The Man With a Cloak Mrs. Flynn (Character) - 1951
97% 93% White Heat Ma Jarrett (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 51% The Loves of Carmen Old Crone (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 57% Something in the Wind Grandma Read (Character) - 1947
100% 76% The Yearling Ma Forrester (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 33% Johnny Angel Miss Drumm (Character) - 1945
100% 38% Experiment Perilous Maggie (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment in Brittany Mme. Henriette Corlay (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 80% The Moon Is Down Mme. Sarah Orden (Character) - 1943
86% 66% Hangmen Also Die Ludmilla Novotny (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 65% Keeper of the Flame Old Mrs. Forrest (Character) - 1942
90% 88% Random Harvest Mrs. Deventer, Country Inn Receptionist (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 39% Crossroads Madame Pelletier (Character) - 1942
88% 87% Sergeant York Mother York (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 9% Call It Murder Mrs. Weldon (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 8% The Thirteenth Chair Madame Rosalie La Grange (Character) - 1930