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Mona Bruns

Actor
Died June 13, 2000 (100 years)
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Mona Bruns (November 26, 1899 – June 13, 2000) was an American actress on the stage, films, radio, and television. She appeared in such television series as Dr. Kildare, Little House on the Prairie, Green Acres, Bonanza, among others.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Bruns appeared on Broadway with her husband, Frank M. Thomas. She appeared in the 1934 Broadway play Wednesday's Child as Miss Chapman with her son Frankie Thomas playing a large role as Bobby Phillips. The family moved to Los Angeles in the 1930s in order for her son to appear in the film version of Wednesday's Child. During this time she and her husband acted in several films.

She played the role of Aunt Emily on The Brighter Day, for eight years. After the show ended, she was asked to create the role of Emily Hastings on NBC's Another World. She appeared on many popular television shows of the 1950s/60s. She appeared on Broadway in Wednesday's Child (1934) as Miss Chapman.
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  • My Favorite Martian
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Filmography

1979
Joni · as Woman At Elevator
1977
ABC Weekend Special (TV Series) · as Mrs. Moseley
1976
The Loneliest Runner · as Cashier
1975
Fear on Trial · as Cast
1974
1968
Adam-12 (TV Series) · as Mrs. Britton
1967
Mannix (TV Series)
1965
Paradise Bay (TV Series)
1965
Green Acres (TV Series)
1964
Another World (TV Series)
1963
1961
Dr. Kildare (TV Series) · as Landlady
1959
Bonanza (TV Series) · as Mrs. Carter
1951
1950
The Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) · as Cast
1949
Captain Video And His Video Rangers (TV Series) · as Mother Of Video Ranger And Hal
1949
The Big Story (TV Series) · as Cast
1949
Martin Kane, Private Eye (TV Series) · as Cast
1934
Wednesday's Child · as Nurse

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