Tallulah Bankhead

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 41
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was an American actress of the stage and screen. Bankhead was known for her husky voice, outrageous personality, and devastating wit. Originating some of the 20th century theater's preeminent roles in comedy and melodrama, she gained acclaim as an actress on both sides of the Atlantic. Bankhead became an icon of the... read more

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was an American actress of the stage and screen. Bankhead was known for her husky voice, outrageous personality, and devastating wit. Originating some of the 20th century theater's preeminent roles in comedy and melodrama, she gained acclaim as an actress on both sides of the Atlantic. Bankhead became an icon of the tempestuous, flamboyant actress, and her unique voice and mannerisms are often subject to imitation and parody.

Birth Name

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

Born

Friday, 31 January 1902

Died

Thursday, 12 December 1968

Actress Filmography

The Sixties Herself - episode of Merv Griffin Show 2013
Time to Remember Self 2010
Complicated Women Herself (archive footage) / Self 2003
Inside the Marx Brothers Self 2003
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (archive footage) 2001
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Self 1967
The Daydreamer The Sea Witch (voice) / The Sea Witch 1966
Batman Black Widow 1966
Die! Die! My Darling! Mrs. Trefoile 1965
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Sixties Herself - episode of Merv Griffin Show 2013
Time to Remember Self 2010
Complicated Women Herself (archive footage) / Self 2003
Inside the Marx Brothers Self 2003
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (archive footage) 2001
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Self 1967
The Daydreamer The Sea Witch (voice) / The Sea Witch 1966
Batman Black Widow 1966
Die! Die! My Darling! Mrs. Trefoile 1965
Hollywood: The Great Stars Self 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Herself 1962
The Andy Williams Show Self 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Co-Host 1961
The Big Party Self 1959
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Tallulah Bankhead 1957
The Polly Bergen Show Self 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Herself, Herself - on film 1957
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Guest 1951
The George Gobel Show Herself 1954
Shower of Stars Self 1954
The Martha Raye Show Self 1954
The United States Steel Hour Hedda Gabler, Lillian Throgmorton 1953
Main Street to Broadway Tallulah Bankhead / Self 1953
Person to Person Self - Actress 1953
General Electric Theater Katherine Belmont 1953
Schlitz Playhouse Jessie Baxter 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Mme. Fragrant 1951
All Star Revue Herself - Hostess, Herself - Host / Actress, Herself - Hostess / Nurse Edith Cavell, Herself 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Actress 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actress, Joan Lansing 1948
A Royal Scandal Catherine the Great 1945
Lifeboat Connie Porter 1944
Stage Door Canteen Tallulah Bankhead 1943
Hollywood on Parade No. A-6 Self 1933
Faithless Carol Morgan 1932
Devil and the Deep Diana Sturm 1932
Make Me a Star Tallulah Bankhead 1932
Thunder Below Susan 1932
The Cheat Elsa Carlyle 1931
My Sin Ann Trevor / Carlotta 1931
Tarnished Lady Nancy Courtney 1931
His House in Order Nina Graham 1928
Thirty a Week Barbara Wright 1918
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