Selena Royle

Selena Royle

Highest Rated: 100% The Heiress (1949)

Lowest Rated: 36% Robot Monster (1953)

Birthday: Nov 6, 1904

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Though not a household name, Selena Royle was a mainstay in Hollywood movies during the 1940s. The daughter of noted playwright Edward Milton Royle, she gravitated toward theater before appearing in films. Royle proved to be adept with maternal parts, an ability that she showcased in the 1944 war drama "The Fighting Sullivans," where she portrayed the mother of five brothers serving in World War II. Royle also turned up as matriarchs in "Courage of Lassie," starring a young Elizabeth Taylor, and "Joan of Arc," featuring Ingrid Bergman. During the early 1950s, Royle became a target of the House Un-American Activities Committee, leading to the end of her screen career.

Highest rated movies

Murder Is My Beat
The Heiress
The Harvey Girls
The Fighting Sullivans
Joan of Arc
He Ran All the Way
Summer Holiday




100% 45% Murder Is My Beat Beatrice Abbott (Character) - 1955
36% 36% Robot Monster Mother (Character) - 1953
86% 69% He Ran All the Way Mrs. Dobbs (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 62% Come Fill the Cup Mrs. Dolly Copeland (Character) - 1951
67% 36% The Big Hangover Kate Mahoney (Character) - 1950
80% 50% Branded Mrs. Lavery (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Boy Judge Florence Prentiss (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 38% My Dream Is Yours Freda Hofer (Character) - 1949
100% 93% The Heiress Elizabeth Almond (Character) - 1949
90% 54% Joan of Arc Isabelle d'Arc (Character) - 1948
57% 52% A Date With Judy Mrs. Foster (Character) - 1948
71% 43% Summer Holiday Mrs. Essie Miller (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 50% The Romance of Rosy Ridge Sairy MacBean (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 60% Cass Timberlane Louise Wargate (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 50% Courage of Lassie Mrs. Merrick (Character) - 1946
100% 82% The Harvey Girls Miss Bliss (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Leave, No Love Unknown (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gallant Journey Mrs. Zachary Montgomery (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 53% The Green Years Mama Leckie (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet This Man's Navy Maude Weaver (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 74% Mrs. Parkington Mattie Trounson (Character) - 1944
100% 88% The Fighting Sullivans Mrs. Alleta Sullivan (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Main Street After Dark "Ma" Abby Dibson (Character) - 1944