Josephine Hutchinson

Josephine Hutchinson

  • Born on
    • October 12th, 1903
  • Died on
    • June 4th, 1998
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Josephine Hutchinson (October 12, 1903 - June 4, 1998) was an American actress. Hutchinson was born in Seattle, Washington. Her mother, Leona Roberts, was an actress best known for her role as Mrs. Meade in Gone with the Wind. Under contract with Warner Bros., Hutchinson went to Hollywood in 1934, debuting in Happiness Ahead. She was featured on the cover of Film Weekly on August 23, 1935 and appeared in The Story of Louis Pasteur in 1936. At Universal, she played Elsa von Frankenstein in one of her more memorable roles alongside actor Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff in Son of Frankenstein (1939). She later played Mrs. Townsend in North by Northwest (1959) and Love Is Better Than Ever, starring Elizabeth Taylor. Hutchinson made a number of Television appearances, including episodes of Perry Mason, The Rifleman and Little House on the Prairie. She died, aged 94, on June 4, 1998 at the Florence Nightingale Nursing Home in Manhattan. Her ashes were scattered near her niece’s home at Springfield, Oregon.

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Acting (15 Credits)

1971The Homecoming: A Christmas Story as Mamie Baldwin
1966Nevada Smith as Mrs. Elvira McCanles
1965Baby the Rain Must Fall as Mme Ewing
1960The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Widow Douglas
1959North by Northwest as Vandamm's Sister aka Mrs. Townsend
1956Gun for a Coward as Mrs. Keough
1956Miracle in the Rain as Agnes Wood
1955Many Rivers to Cross as Mrs. Cherne
1952Love Is Better Than Ever as Mrs. Macaboy
1952Ruby Gentry as Letitia Gentry
1947Cass Timberlane as Lillian Drover
1946Somewhere in the Night as Elizabeth Conroy
1939Son of Frankenstein as Elsa von Frankenstein
1936The Story of Louis Pasteur as Marie Pasteur
1917A Little Princess as (uncredited)

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