Mary Gordon

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 55
Mary Gordon was a Scottish actress, long in the United States, who mainly played housekeepers and mothers, most notably the landlady Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the 1940s starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. Her body of work included nearly 300 films between 1925 and 1950.

Mary Gordon was a Scottish actress, long in the United States, who mainly played housekeepers and mothers, most notably the landlady Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the 1940s starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. Her body of work included nearly 300 films between 1925 and 1950.

Birth Name

Mary Gilmour

Born

Tuesday, 16 May 1882

Died

Friday, 23 August 1963

Actress Filmography

The Cisco Kid Mary O'Toole 1950
West of Wyoming Nora Jones 1950
The File on Thelma Jordon Charwoman / Charwoman (Uncredited) 1949
Challenge to Lassie Tenement Neighbor 1949
Deputy Marshal Mrs. Lance 1949
Haunted Trails Aunt Libby 1949
Mr. Soft Touch Slatternly Woman Tenant / Slatternly Woman Tenant (Uncredited) 1949
Mighty Joe Young Old Woman 1949
Tucson Housemother 1949
Clues to Adventure Woman Reading Newspaper (clip from 'The Story That Couldn't Be Printed') 1949
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Cisco Kid Mary O'Toole 1950
West of Wyoming Nora Jones 1950
The File on Thelma Jordon Charwoman / Charwoman (Uncredited) 1949
Challenge to Lassie Tenement Neighbor 1949
Deputy Marshal Mrs. Lance 1949
Haunted Trails Aunt Libby 1949
Mr. Soft Touch Slatternly Woman Tenant / Slatternly Woman Tenant (Uncredited) 1949
Mighty Joe Young Old Woman 1949
Tucson Housemother 1949
Clues to Adventure Woman Reading Newspaper (clip from 'The Story That Couldn't Be Printed') 1949
Highway 13 Aunt Myrt Lacy 1948
Kidnapped Scottish Woman 1948
Hills of Home Mrs. Burnbrae 1948
The Strange Mrs. Crane Nora 1948
The Woman in Brown Mrs. Hogan (revised version) 1948
Big Town Scandal Mary - Cleaning Woman 1948
Fort Apache Ma (barmaid) 1948
Angels' Alley Mrs. Mamie Mahoney 1948
The Judge Steps Out Annie, the Scrub Woman / Annie 1947
Roses Are Red Cleaning Lady / Scrubwoman 1947
The Invisible Wall Mrs. Bledsoe 1947
Exposed Miss Keets / Housekeeper 1947
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Mother Machree 1947
The Long Night Old Lady in Crowd 1947
Stallion Road Mrs. Ford, Purcell's Housekeeper 1947
Singin' in the Corn Mrs. O'Rourke 1946
Sister Kenny Mrs. Gordon 1946
Sing While You Dance Mom Henderson 1946
The Dark Horse Mrs. Mahoney 1946
Shadows Over Chinatown Mrs. Conover 1946
In Fast Company Mrs. Cassidy 1946
Dressed to Kill Mrs. Hudson 1946
The Hoodlum Saint Trina 1946
Sentimental Journey Agnes 1946
Little Giant Ma Miller 1946
Kitty Nanny 1946
Strange Confession Mrs. O'Connor 1945
Divorce Ellen 1945
Pride of the Marines Lady at Bus Stop 1945
Captain Eddie Mrs. Westrom 1945
The Woman in Green Mrs. Hudson 1945
Law of the Badlands Mrs. Curry 1945
See My Lawyer Mrs. Fillmore 1945
It's a Pleasure Tenement Woman 1945
The Body Snatcher Mrs. Mary McBride 1945
Eadie Was a Lady Old Lady 1945
Music for Millions Hotel Proprietress 1944
Hollywood Canteen Hostess 1944
Irish Eyes Are Smiling Irish Woman 1944
The Last Ride Mrs. Mary Kelly 1944
National Barn Dance Mrs. Owen 1944
Ever Since Venus Mrs. Murphy 1944
The Pearl of Death Mrs. Hudson 1944
Secret Command Mrs. McKenzie 1944
Secrets of Scotland Yard Libby, the Housekeeper / Libby the Housekeeper 1944
Follow the Leader Mrs. McGinnis 1944
The Hour Before the Dawn Annie 1944
Hat Check Honey Jennie 1944
Million Dollar Kid Mrs. McGinnis 1944
Ladies Courageous Old Lady 1944
The Racket Man Mom Benson / Ma Duffy 1944
Whispering Footsteps Ma Murphy 1943
Smart Guy Maggie 1943
The Spider Woman Mrs. Hudson 1943
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith Irish Woman 1943
Sweet Rosie O'Grady Charwoman 1943
Here Comes Kelly Mrs. Kelly 1943
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death Mrs. Hudson 1943
Two Tickets to London Mrs. Tinkle 1943
Sarong Girl Mattie 1943
Keep 'Em Slugging Mrs. Banning 1943
Forever and a Day Woman in Air Raid Shelter 1943
Sherlock Holmes in Washington Mrs. Hudson 1943
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon Mrs. Hudson 1942
The Boss of Big Town Mrs. Lane 1942
Gentleman Jim Mrs. Casey 1942
The Mummy's Tomb Jane Banning / Jane 1942
Halfway to Shanghai Mrs. McIntyre 1942
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Mrs. Hudson 1942
The Pride of the Yankees Maid 1942
Powder Town Mrs. Douglas 1942
It Happened in Flatbush Mrs. Collins 1942
Meet the Stewarts Mrs. Stewart 1942
Dr. Broadway Broadway Carrie 1942
The Strange Case of Doctor Rx Mrs. Scott 1942
Fly-By-Night Ma Prescott 1942
Blue, White and Perfect Mrs. Flaherty - Mike's Landlady 1942
Sealed Lips Mrs. Ann Morton (Fred's mother) 1942
Riot Squad Mrs. McGonigle 1941
Borrowed Hero Mrs. Riley 1941
Appointment for Love Martha 1941
Bombay Clipper Abigail 'Mag' MacPherson 1941
How Green Was My Valley Gossiper 1941
It Started with Eve Mrs. O'Toole - Cleaning Lady 1941
Unexpected Uncle Mrs. Mason 1941
Unfinished Business Miss Brady 1941
Double Cross Mrs. Murray 1941
Pot o' Gold Ma McCorkle / Mom McCorkle 1941
Flight from Destiny Martha 1941
The Invisible Woman Mrs. Bates 1940
Kitty Foyle First Charwoman 1940
No, No, Nanette Gertrude, the Cook 1940
Go West Train Passenger 1940
Nobody's Children Mary 1940
Public Deb No. 1 Landlady 1940
When the Daltons Rode Ma Dalton 1940
Young People Old Woman 1940
The Man Who Talked Too Much Mrs. Dunn 1940
Queen of the Mob Tenement Landlady 1940
The Last Alarm Mrs. Hadley 1940
Brother Orchid Mrs. Sweeney - Flo's Landlady 1940
I Take This Oath Mrs. Eileen Hanagan 1940
Tear Gas Squad Mrs. Sullivan 1940
Saps at Sea Mrs. O'Riley 1940
My Son, My Son! Mrs. Mulvaney 1940
Women Without Names Juror 1940
The Invisible Man Returns Cookie, the Cook 1940
My Son Is Guilty Mrs. Montabelli 1939
Rulers of the Sea Mrs. Ogilvie / Mrs. Ogilvie (Uncredited) 1939
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President Mrs. O'Leary 1939
The Night of Nights 1st Pencil Woman 1939
Day-Time Wife Scrubwoman 1939
The Marshal of Mesa City Mrs. Dudley 1939
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Woman 1939
Three Sons Woman at Barn Fire 1939
The Escape Neighbor 1939
Parents on Trial Martha 1939
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Mrs. Hudson 1939
She Married a Cop Ma Duffy 1939
The Jones Family in Hollywood Landlady 1939
Racketeers of the Range Mary - Benson's Housekeeper 1939
Captain Fury Mrs. Bailey 1939
Tell No Tales Mrs. Bryant 1939
Code of the Streets Mrs. Flaherty 1939
Broadway Serenade Annie 1939
The Hound of the Baskervilles Mrs. Hudson 1939
Tail Spin Mrs. Lee 1939
Wings of the Navy Irene's Housekeeper 1939
Off the Record Mrs. Finnegan 1939
Thanks for Everything Maggie, Irish Woman 1938
Angels with Dirty Faces Mrs. Patrick McGee 1938
Vacation from Love Maggie, the Cook 1938
Campus Confessions Mrs. Twill 1938
Gateway Scottish Mother 1938
City Streets Mrs. Devlin 1938
Blond Cheat Maggie - the Charwoman 1938
Kidnapped Mrs. MacDonald 1938
Mannequin Mrs. O'Rourke 1938
Friend Indeed Housekeeper 1937
Lady Behave! Cook 1937
You're Only Young Once Mary's Mother 1937
A Damsel in Distress Cook 1937
Double Wedding Mrs. Keough 1937
Souls at Sea Cook 1937
You Can't Have Everything Y.W.C.A. Scrub Woman 1937
The Toast of New York Mrs. Callahan - Charwoman 1937
Meet the Boy Friend Mrs. Grimes 1937
One Man Justice Bridget 1937
Married Before Breakfast Mrs. Nevins 1937
The Man in Blue Woman 1937
Pick a Star Mrs. Watts - Undertaker's Wife 1937
That I May Live Mrs. Healy 1937
Way Out West Cook 1937
Racketeers in Exile Irish Woman 1937
Her Husband Lies Mrs. Jenks 1937
Nancy Steele Is Missing! Mrs. Watson - Landlady 1937
The Great O'Malley Mrs. O'Malley 1937
The Plough and the Stars Woman at Barricades 1936
After the Thin Man Rose 1936
The Plot Thickens Woman with Bag 1936
Great Guy Mrs. Ogilvie 1936
Stage Struck Mrs. Cassidy 1936
Yellowstone Mrs. McDougall 1936
Mary of Scotland Nurse 1936
The White Angel Nursing Applicant 1936
Little Miss Nobody Mrs. Biddle 1936
Little Lord Fauntleroy Farmer's Wife on Way to Church 1936
Laughing Irish Eyes Mrs. O'Keefe 1936
The Lady Consents Apple Lady 1936
Mutiny on the Bounty Peddler 1935
Metropolitan Mrs. Tolentino 1935
Waterfront Lady Mrs. O'Flaherty 1935
Bonnie Scotland Mrs. Bickerdike 1935
The Irish in Us Ma O'Hara 1935
Ginger Mrs. Monohan 1935
$10 Raise Landlady 1935
Vagabond Lady Myrtle - Cleaning Lady 1935
The Bride of Frankenstein Hans' Wife 1935
Vanessa, Her Love Story Mrs. Leathwaite 1935
The Little Minister Nanny 1934
Flirtation Woman on a Window 1934
Our Daily Bread Community Woman in Cottage 1934
Charlie Chan in London Prison Visitor 1934
The Man from Hell Mrs. Frank McCarrol 1934
One More River Cook / Cook (Uncredited) 1934
I Give My Love Marie 1934
The Defense Rests Scrub Woman 1934
Whom the Gods Destroy Newfoundlander 1934
Cross Streets Sonny's Mother 1934
Baby, Take a Bow Mrs. O'Brien / Mrs. O'Brien (Uncredited) 1934
The World Moves On English Soldier's Mother 1934
A Man's Game Landlady 1934
The Key Dublin Townswoman 1934
Most Precious Thing in Life Washerwoman 1934
The Loudspeaker Landlady 1934
Murder at the Vanities Assistant Wardrobe Woman / Assistant Wardrobe Woman (Uncredited) 1934
Change of Heart Woman in Street 1934
Manhattan Melodrama Boat Passenger 1934
Voice in the Night Woman on Phone in Montage 1934
The Woman Condemned Crying Woman at Night Court 1934
Beloved Mrs. O'Leary 1934
Design for Living Theatre Chambermaid 1933
The World Changes Lady at Party 1933
Broadway Thru a Keyhole Cleaning Woman 1933
The Invisible Man Screaming Woman 1933
Footlight Parade Wardrobe Woman on Bus 1933
Meet the Baron Washer Woman 1933
Her Splendid Folly Mrs. Clancey 1933
The Power and the Glory Nurse 1933
My Woman Woman at Ironing Board / Woman at Ironing Board (Uncredited) 1933
Brief Moment Cook 1933
Doctor Bull Townswoman at Meeting 1933
Pilgrimage Mrs. MacGregor 1933
The Kiss Before the Mirror Scrubwoman 1933
The Whirlwind Mrs. Curtis 1933
Sweepings Mrs. Patrick O'Leary / Mrs. Patrick O'Leary (Uncredited) 1933
Nature in the Wrong Mrs. Clancy 1933
Men Must Fight Pacifist Audience Member 1933
She Done Him Wrong Cleaning Lady 1933
Ladies They Talk About Prisoner in Visiting Room 1933
Laughter in Hell Townswoman 1933
Call Her Savage Lady in Tenement / Lady in Tenement (Uncredited) 1932
Wild Girl Washerwoman 1932
Blonde Venus Landlady 1932
Pack Up Your Troubles Mrs. MacTavish 1932
70, 000 Witnesses Scrubwoman 1932
Beauty Parlor Landlady 1932
Radio Patrol Landlady 1932
The Trial of Vivienne Ware Court Matron 1932
Scandal for Sale Hotel Resident 1932
Devil's Lottery Inquest Onlooker 1932
Dancers in the Dark Scrubwoman / Cleaning Lady 1932
The Big Timer 2nd Job Seeker 1932
The Expert Neighbor 1932
The Impatient Maiden Irish Neighbor 1932
Texas Cyclone Katie / Kate 1932
A Fool's Advice Woman at Rally 1932
Delicious Dancer 1931
Ladies of the Big House Inmate 1931
A House Divided Townswoman 1931
Possessed Woman at Political Rally 1931
Frankenstein Mourner 1931
24 Hours Nurse 1931
Waterloo Bridge Distraught Woman on Stairway 1931
The Black Camel Mrs. MacMasters / Mrs. MacMaster 1931
Always Goodbye Mrs. MacPherson, Moviegoer 1931
Unfaithful Bit 1931
Oh, for a Man! Stage Door Admirer with Violets 1930
Anybody's Woman Maid 1930
Let Us Be Gay Mrs. McIntyre 1930
Song o' My Heart Irish Woman 1930
Manslaughter Cook 1930
Our Blushing Brides Mrs. Mannix - Tenement Woman 1930
Roaring Ranch Mrs. O'Riley 1930
When the Wind Blows Chubby's Mother 1930
Seven Days Leave Bit 1930
Dynamite Neighbor at Store 1929
Hell's Heroes Choir Member 1929
Sunny Side Up Grocery Shopper 1929
The Saturday Night Kid Reducing Customer 1929
Is Everybody Happy? Neighbor 1929
Madame X Nursemaid 1929
The Black Watch Sandy's Wife 1929
The Sky Hawk Mary- House Maid 1929
The Ol' Gray Hoss 1928
Our Dancing Daughters Scrubwoman 1928
Hangman's House The Woman at Hogan's Hideout 1928
The Matinee Idol Woman in Audience 1928
The Claw Bit 1927
Annie Laurie First Midwife 1927
One of the Bravest Tenement Boy's Mother 1926
Lights of Old Broadway Minor Role 1925
The Home Maker Mrs. Hennessy 1925
The Dome Doctor Woman with Long Hair 1925
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