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Ottola Nesmith

Highest Rated: 100% Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Lowest Rated: 31% From the Terrace (1960)

Birthday: Dec 12, 1889

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Ottola Nesmith was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In her early acting career, Nesmith appeared in such films as "Nobody's Baby" (1937), the Alice Faye biopic "Lillian Russell" (1940) and "The Invisible Ghost" (1941). She also appeared in "Molly and Me" (1945) with Gracie Fields. Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the Nina Foch thriller "My Name Is Julia Ross" (1945), the comedy "Cluny Brown" (1946) with Charles Boyer and the Ronald Colman comedic adaptation "The Late George Apley" (1947). She also appeared in the crime feature "Chicago Deadline" (1949) with Alan Ladd. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the dramatic adaptation "Something of Value" (1957) with Rock Hudson, "Witness For the Prosecution" (1958) with Tyrone Power and the dramatic adaptation "From the Terrace" (1960) with Paul Newman. Nesmith more recently acted in the Natalie Wood dramatic adaptation "Inside Daisy Clover" (1966). Nesmith passed away in February 1972 at the age of 83.

Highest rated movies

Witness for the Prosecution
The Seventh Victim
The Leopard Man
From the Terrace




31% 57% From the Terrace Lady Servringham (Character) - 1960
100% 95% Witness for the Prosecution Miss Johnson (uncredited) (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Man Crazy Mrs. Becker (Character) - 1953
94% 62% The Seventh Victim Mrs. Lowood (Character) - 1943
90% 63% The Leopard Man SeƱora Contreras (uncredited) (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 59% Journey for Margaret Nurse (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 58% Fools for Scandal Unknown (Character) - 1938


No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Red Cross Lady (Guest Star) 1966 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Mrs. Blaney (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet 20% Bewitched Aunt Enchantra (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wild, Wild West Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Lady with Jewelry (Guest Star) 1962-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet 98% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Letter to Loretta Milliner (Character) 1955