Natalie Schafer

Natalie Schafer

Highest Rated: 100% Wonder Man (1945)

Lowest Rated: 65% The Day of the Locust (1975)

Birthday: Nov 5, 1900

Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, USA

A stage-trained actress, Natalie Schafer entered films in 1944 and from the 1950s played numerous supporting roles often as rich, bubbly-headed matrons. She was perhaps best known as Lovey, the stranded wife of millionaire banker Thurston Howell III (played by Jim Backus) on the popular TV comedy "Gilligan's Island" (CBS, 1964-67), Schafer was married to actor Louis Calhern from 1934 to 1942, with whom she co-starred on stage.

Highest rated movies

Wonder Man
Anastasia
The Day of the Locust

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 19% I'm Dangerous Tonight Grandmother (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 30% Beverly Hills Brats Lillian (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 43% The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island Lovey Wentworth Howell (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Castaways on Gilligan's Island Lovey Wentworth Howell (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 44% Rescue From Gilligan's Island Lovey Wentworth Howell (Character) - 1978
65% 75% The Day of the Locust Audrey Jennings (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 62% Forty Carats Mrs. Adams (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 70% Back Street Mrs. Evans (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 53% Susan Slade Marion Corbett (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oh, Men! Oh, Women! Mrs. Day (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bernardine Mrs. Madge Beaumont (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 47% Forever Darling Millie Opdyke (Character) - 1956
93% 78% Anastasia Lissemskaia (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 47% Female on the Beach Queenie Sorenson (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 81% Casanova's Big Night Signora Foressi (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 71% The Girl Next Door Evelyn (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Law and the Lady Pamela Pemberson (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 22% Callaway Went Thataway Martha Lorrison (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 29% Dishonored Lady Ethel Royce (Character) - 1947
100% 84% Wonder Man Mrs. Hume (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 60% Molly and Me Kitty Goode-Burroughs (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 78% Keep Your Powder Dry Harriet Corwin (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marriage Is a Private Affair Mrs. Irene Selworth (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Body Disappears Mrs. Lunceford (Character) - 1941

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon & Simon Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet 80% CHiPs Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gilligan's Planet "Lovey" Wentworth Howell (Voice) 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 1980 1982
No Score Yet 95% Three's Company Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Gilligan Mrs. Howell (Voice) 1974-1975
78% 0% The Brady Bunch Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Bunny Mason (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mayberry R.F.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
90% 67% Gilligan's Island Mrs. Lovey Howell (Character) 1964-1967
No Score Yet 100% The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Emily Bridenbaugh (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Aunt Ellie (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1955
No Score Yet 98% I Love Lucy Phoebe Emerson (Guest Star) 1954