Spring Byington

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 55
Spring Dell Byington was an American actress. Her career included a seven-year run on radio and television as the star of December Bride. She was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player who appeared in films from the 1930s to the 1960s. Byington received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Penelope Sycamore in You Can't Take It with You (1938).

Spring Dell Byington was an American actress. Her career included a seven-year run on radio and television as the star of December Bride. She was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player who appeared in films from the 1930s to the 1960s. Byington received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Penelope Sycamore in You Can't Take It with You (1938).

Born

Sunday, 17 October 1886

Died

Tuesday, 07 September 1971

Actress Filmography

Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Actress (archive footage) 2008
Once Upon a Dream: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' Herself (archive footage) 2003
The Flying Nun Mother General 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Herself 1967
Batman J. Pauline Spaghetti 1966
I Dream of Jeannie Mother 1965
Kentucky Jones Mrs. Jolly 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Iris Fuchsia 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Louise 1963
Dr. Kildare Mother Caritas 1961
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Actress (archive footage) 2008
Once Upon a Dream: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' Herself (archive footage) 2003
The Flying Nun Mother General 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Herself 1967
Batman J. Pauline Spaghetti 1966
I Dream of Jeannie Mother 1965
Kentucky Jones Mrs. Jolly 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Iris Fuchsia 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Louise 1963
Dr. Kildare Mother Caritas 1961
Mister Ed Miss Karen Dooley 1961
Here's Hollywood Herself 1960
The Tab Hunter Show Mollie Coburn 1960
Please Don't Eat The Daisies Suzie Robinson 1960
The Detectives Maudie 1959
Dennis the Menace Herself 1959
Laramie Daisy Cooper, Aunt Daisy Cooper 1959
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Herself 1958
Goodyear Theatre Melinda Gray 1957
The Lux Show Herself 1957
The Vic Damone Show Herself 1956
Strange Stories 1956
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Mrs. Miller 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Alice Wagner 1955
December Bride Lily Ruskin 1954
The George Gobel Show Herself 1954
Studio 57 Cora Gibbs 1954
The Rocket Man Justice Amelia Brown 1954
The Danny Thomas Show Eloise Adams 1953
The Ford Television Theatre Aunt Cordelia 1952
Because You're Mine Mrs. Edna Montville 1952
No Room for the Groom Mama Kingshead 1952
Angels In The Outfield Sister Edwitha 1951
Bannerline Mrs. Loomis 1951
According to Mrs. Hoyle Mrs. Harriet Hoyle 1951
The Bigelow Theatre 1950
Walk Softly, Stranger Mrs. Brentman 1950
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse Mrs. January 1950
Devil's Doorway Mrs. Masters 1950
The Skipper Surprised His Wife Agnes Thorndyke 1950
Louisa Louisa Norton 1950
Please Believe Me Mrs. Milwright 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Big Wheel Mary Coy 1949
In The Good Old Summertime Nellie Burke 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Herself 1948
B.F.'s Daughter Gladys Fulton 1948
It Had to Be You Mrs. Martha Stafford 1947
Cynthia Carrie Jannings 1947
Singapore Mrs. Bellows 1947
Living In A Big Way Mrs. Minerva Alsop Morgan 1947
My Brother Talks to Horses Mrs. 'Ma' Penrose 1947
Faithful in My Fashion Miss Mary Swanson 1946
Little Mister Jim Mrs. Starwell 1946
Dragonwyck Magda 1946
A Letter for Evie Mrs. McPherson 1946
Meet Me on Broadway Sylvia Kane Storm 1946
Captain Eddie Mrs. Frost 1945
Thrill of a Romance Nona Glenn 1945
The Enchanted Cottage Violet Price 1945
Salty O'Rourke Mrs. Brooks 1945
I'll Be Seeing You Mrs. Marshall 1945
The Heavenly Body Nancy Potter 1944
Heaven Can Wait Bertha Van Cleve 1943
Presenting Lily Mars Mrs. Mars 1943
The War Against Mrs. Hadley Cecilia Talbot 1942
The Affairs of Martha Sophia Sommerfield 1942
Rings on Her Fingers Mrs. Maybelle Worthington 1942
Roxie Hart Mary Sunshine 1942
The Vanishing Virginian Rosa Yancey 1942
When Ladies Meet Bridget Drake 1941
Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime Carlotta Emerson 1941
The Devil and Miss Jones Elizabeth Ellis 1941
Meet John Doe Mrs. Mitchell 1941
Arkansas Judge Mary Shoemaker 1941
Lucky Partners Aunt 1940
My Love Came Back Mrs. Malette 1940
On Their Own Mrs. John Jones 1940
Young as You Feel Mrs. John Jones 1940
Laddie Mrs. Stanton 1940
The Blue Bird Mummy Tyl 1940
A Child Is Born Mrs. West 1940
Too Busy to Work Mrs. John Jones 1939
Quick Millions Mrs. John Jones 1939
Chicken Wagon Family Josephine Fippany 1939
The Jones Family in Hollywood Mrs. John Jones 1939
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Mrs. Hubbard 1939
Everybody's Baby Mrs. John Jones 1939
Down on the Farm Mrs. John Jones 1938
You Can't Take It With You Penny Sycamore 1938
Safety in Numbers Mrs. John Jones 1938
A Trip to Paris Mrs. John Jones 1938
Jezebel Mrs. Kendrick 1938
Love on a Budget Louise Jones 1938
Penrod and His Twin Brother Mrs. Schofield 1938
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Widow Douglas 1938
The Buccaneer Dolly Madison 1938
The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble Mrs. John Jones 1937
It's Love I'm After Aunt Ella Paisley 1937
Hot Water Mrs. John Jones 1937
Big Business Mrs. John Jones 1937
Hotel Haywire Mrs. Parkhouse 1937
The Road Back Ernst's Mother 1937
A Family Affair Mrs. Emily Hardy 1937
Penrod And Sam Mrs. Schofield 1937
Green Light Mrs. Dexter 1937
Clarence Mrs. Wheeler 1937
Theodora Goes Wild Rebecca Perry 1936
The Charge of the Light Brigade Lady Octavia Warrenton 1936
The Girl on the Front Page Mrs. Langford 1936
Dodsworth Matey Pearson 1936
Stage Struck Mrs. Randall 1936
Back to Nature Mrs. Louise Jones 1936
Palm Springs Aunt Letty 1936
Educating Father Mrs. John Jones 1936
Every Saturday Night Mrs. Evers 1936
The Voice of Bugle Ann Ma Davis 1936
The Great Impersonation Duchess Caroline 1935
Broadway Hostess Mrs. Duncan-Griswald-Wembly-Smythe 1935
Ah Wilderness! Essie Miller 1935
Mutiny On The Bounty Mrs. Byam 1935
Way Down East Louisa Bartlett 1935
Orchids to You Alice Draper 1935
Love Me Forever Clara Fields 1935
Werewolf Of London Miss Ettie Coombes 1935
Little Women Marmee 1933
1959 Emmy Best Actress in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Continuing Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series Nominated
1951 Golden Globe Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1939 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
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