Mildred Dunnock

Mildred Dunnock

Highest Rated: 100% 7 Women (1966)

Lowest Rated: 43% Something Wild (1961)

Birthday: Jan 25, 1901

Birthplace: Not Available

Educated at Goucher College and at Johns Hopkins and Columbia University, American actress Mildred Dunnock was introduced to films in her stage role as Miss Ronsberry in The Corn Is Green (1945). Her next major assignment was as Willy Loman's long-suffering wife Linda in Arthur Miller's 1948 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Death of a Salesman, a part that she also essayed in the 1952 film version. Dunnock preferred stage work and college lecture tours to the movies, but returned before the cameras occasionally in such films as 1952's Viva Zapata (directed by the director of Salesman, Elia Kazan), Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry (1955), and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962). One of Dunnock's most spectacular film appearances was her unbilled role in the gangster melodrama Kiss of Death (1948); she was the wheelchair-bound old lady pushed down a flight of stairs by giggling psychopath Richard Widmark!

Highest Rated Movies



57% The Pick-Up Artist Nellie 1987
No Score Yet Isabel's Choice Actor 1981
No Score Yet And Baby Makes Six Serena Fox 1979
No Score Yet Arthur Miller on Home Ground Actor 1979
No Score Yet Dragonfly (One Summer Love) Miss Barrow 1976
No Score Yet The Spiral Staircase Mrs. Sherman 1975
No Score Yet Murder or Mercy? Actor 1974
No Score Yet A Brand New Life Mother 1973
No Score Yet What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? Miss Tinsley 1969
No Score Yet Story Theatre Actor 1969
No Score Yet Death of a Salesman Linda Loman 1966
100% 7 Women Jane Argent 1966
90% Behold a Pale Horse Pilar 1964
No Score Yet Youngblood Hawke Sarah Hawke 1964
72% Sweet Bird of Youth Aunt Nonnie 1962
43% Something Wild Mrs. Gates 1961
47% Butterfield 8 Mrs. Wandrous 1960
No Score Yet The Story on Page One Mrs. Ellis 1959
94% The Nun's Story Sr. Margharita 1959
97% Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Actor 1958
65% Peyton Place Mrs. Thornton 1957
94% Baby Doll Aunt Rose Comfort 1956
55% Love Me Tender The Mother 1956
90% The Trouble with Harry Mrs. Wiggs 1955
No Score Yet Hansel and Gretel Mother 1954
No Score Yet Bad for Each Other Mrs. Mary Owen 1953
No Score Yet The Jazz Singer Mrs. Golding 1952
65% Viva Zapata! Senora Espejo 1952
No Score Yet I Want You Sarah Greer 1951
No Score Yet Death of a Salesman Linda Loman 1951
88% Kiss of Death Ma Rizzo 1947
No Score Yet The Corn Is Green Miss Ronberry 1945


No Score Yet The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Minnie 1964
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Muriel Louise Tiffany Martha 1957
No Score Yet Playhouse 90
Martha Green


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