Martha O'Driscoll

Highest Rated: 100% The Lady Eve (1941)
Lowest Rated: 56% House of Dracula (1945)
Birthday: Mar 4, 1922
Birthplace: Not Available
Actress/singer/dancer Martha O'Driscoll managed to pack 37 film appearances into her 11 years in Hollywood, mostly at Paramount and Universal. She led several Universal B-musicals and RKO melodramas, survived two leading-lady stints with zany funsters Olsen and Johnson (Crazy House and Ghost Catchers), and, in Abbott and Costello's Here Come the Coeds (1945), she had the dubious honor of playing Bud Abbott's sister. Her last film was the 1947 "cultural" effort Carnegie Hall. At 25, O'Driscoll retired from films to marry a Chicago businessman. Thereafter, she was one of the Windy City's most powerful and personable social leaders, serving as an executive in such organizations as the Sarah Siddons Society, the Ways and Means Committee of Chicago's Junior League, and the Women's Board of Boys Club; she was also treasurer of the World's Adoption International Fund. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Martha O'Driscoll was a guest speaker at numerous movie-nostalgia conventions, continually putting to rest persistent rumors that she passed away in the early '70s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Carnegie Hall Ruth Haines 1947
No Score Yet Down Missouri Way Jane Colwell 1946
No Score Yet Criminal Court Georgia Gale 1946
56% House of Dracula Miliza Morrelle 1945
No Score Yet Here Come the Co-eds Molly McCarthy 1945
No Score Yet Follow the Boys Martha O'Driscoll 1944
No Score Yet Crazy House Marjorie Nelson, alias Marjorie Wyndingham 1943
No Score Yet The Fallen Sparrow Whitney Hamilton 1943
No Score Yet Youth on Parade Sally Carlyle 1943
71% Reap the Wild Wind Ivy Devereaux 1942
No Score Yet The Remarkable Andrew Secretary 1942
No Score Yet Young and Willing Dottie Coburn 1942
100% The Lady Eve Martha 1941
No Score Yet Li'l Abner Daisy Mae Scraggs 1940
No Score Yet Judge Hardy and Son Elvie Norton 1939
No Score Yet The Secret of Dr. Kildare Mrs. Roberts 1939
No Score Yet Mad About Music Pretty Girl 1938
No Score Yet My Heart Belongs To Daddy Actor

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