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Lee Patrick

Lee Patrick

  • Born on
    • November 22nd, 1901
  • Died on
    • November 21st, 1982
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lee Patrick (November 22, 1901 – November 21, 1982) was an American actress whose career began in 1922 on the New York stage with her role in The Bunch and Judy which headlined Adele Astaire and featured Adele's brother Fred Astaire. Patrick continued to perform in dozens of roles on the stage for the next decade, frequently in musicals and comedies, but also in dramatic parts like her 1931 performance as Meg in Little Women. She began to branch out into films in 1929. For half a century she created a credible body of cinematic work, her most memorable being in 1941 as Sam Spade's assistant Effie in The Maltese Falcon, and her reprise of the role in the George Segal 1975 comedy sequel The Black Bird. Her talents were showcased in comedies such as the 1942 Jack Benny film George Washington Slept Here and in 1958 as one of the foils of Rosalind Russell in Auntie Mame. Dramatic parts such as an asylum inmate in the 1948 The Snake Pit and as Pamela Tiffin's mother in the 1961 Summer and Smoke were another facet of her repertoire. She made numerous guest roles in American television, but became a staple for that medium during the two-year run of Topper. As Henrietta Topper, her comedic timing played well against Leo G. Carroll as her husband, and against that of the two ghosts played by Robert Sterling and Anne Jeffreys. Patrick lent her voice to various animated characters of The Alvin Show in the early 1960s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lee Patrick (actress), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (34 Credits)

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1975The Black Bird as Effie
19647 Faces of Dr. Lao as Mrs. Howard Cassin
1961Summer and Smoke as Mrs. Ewell
1961Goodbye Again as Madame Fleury
1960Visit to a Small Planet as Rheba Spelding
1959Pillow Talk as Mrs. Walters
1958Vertigo as Car Owner Mistaken for Madeleine
1958Auntie Mame as Doris Upson
1954There's No Business Like Show Business as Marge
1951Tomorrow Is Another Day as Janet Higgins
1950The Lawless as Jan Dawson
1950Caged as Elvira Powell
1950The Fuller Brush Girl as Claire Simpson
1948Inner Sanctum as Ruth Bennett
1948The Snake Pit as Asylum Inmate
1947Mother Wore Tights as Lil
1945Over 21 as Mrs. Foley
1945Keep Your Powder Dry as Gladys Hopkins
1945Mildred Pierce as Maggie Biederhof
1944Gambler's Choice as Fay Lawrence
1944Mrs. Parkington as Madeleine Parkington Swann
1943Jitterbugs as Dorcas
1942Somewhere I'll Find You as Eve 'Evie' Manning
1942A Night to Remember as Polly Franklin
1942Now, Voyager as Deb McIntyre
1942George Washington Slept Here as Rena Leslie
1942In This Our Life as Betty Wilmoth
1941Dangerously They Live as Head Nurse Johnson
1941The Maltese Falcon as Effie Perine
1941Footsteps in the Dark as Blondie White
1941The Smiling Ghost as Rose Fairchild
1940City for Conquest as Gladys
1939Invisible Stripes as Molly
1938The Sisters as Flora Gibbon

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