Thelma Ritter

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 72
Thelma Ritter was an American actress, best known for her comedic roles as working-class characters and her strong New York accent. She received six Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress—more than any other actress in that category—and won one Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Thelma Ritter was an American actress, best known for her comedic roles as working-class characters and her strong New York accent. She received six Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress—more than any other actress in that category—and won one Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Born

Friday, 14 February 1902

Died

Wednesday, 05 February 1969

Actress Filmography

Arthur Miller: Writer Herself (archive footage) 2017
The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Moe Williams (archive footage) 2002
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic Stella (archive footage) 2000
All About My Mother 1999
American Masters Isabelle 1986
Great Performances Self 1971
What's So Bad About Feeling Good? Mrs. Schwartz 1968
The Incident Bertha Beckerman 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Herself 1967
Boeing, Boeing Bertha 1965
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Arthur Miller: Writer Herself (archive footage) 2017
The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Moe Williams (archive footage) 2002
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic Stella (archive footage) 2000
All About My Mother 1999
American Masters Isabelle 1986
Great Performances Self 1971
What's So Bad About Feeling Good? Mrs. Schwartz 1968
The Incident Bertha Beckerman 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Herself 1967
Boeing, Boeing Bertha 1965
ABC's Nightlife Herself 1964
Move Over, Darling Grace Arden 1963
A New Kind Of Love Leena 1963
For Love or Money Chloe Brasher 1963
How The West Was Won Agatha Clegg 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962
The Jack Paar Program Herself - Guest 1962
Birdman Of Alcatraz Elizabeth Stroud 1962
The Second Time Around Aggie Gates 1961
Frontier Circus Bertha Marie Beecher 1961
The Misfits Isabelle Steers 1961
Pillow Talk Alma 1959
Startime Mrs. Gillis 1959
A Hole in the Head Sophie Manetta 1959
Wagon Train Madame Delphine Sagittarius 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Herself 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Herself 1956
The Proud and Profane Kate Connors 1956
Telephone Time Mary Devlin 1956
Lucy Gallant Molly Basserman 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Abby 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Lottie Slocum 1955
Daddy Long Legs Alicia Pritchard 1955
The Best of Broadway Mrs. Fisher 1954
Rear Window Stella 1954
The United States Steel Hour Ma Garfield 1953
The Farmer Takes a Wife Lucy Cashdollar 1953
Pickup On South Street Moe Williams 1953
Titanic Maude Young 1953
General Electric Theater Doris Green 1953
With a Song in My Heart Clancy 1952
The Model and the Marriage Broker Mae Swasey 1951
Goodyear Playhouse Mother 1951
As Young As You Feel Della Hodges 1951
The Mating Season Ellen McNulty 1951
All About Eve Birdie 1950
Lux Video Theatre Lux Vieo Theatre Guest 1950
I'll Get By Miss Murphy 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Herself - Comic Actress 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Herself 1950
Perfect Strangers Lena Fassler 1950
Father Was a Fullback Geraldine 1949
City Across the River Mrs. Katie Cusack 1949
A Letter to Three Wives Sadie Dugan 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Herself - Guest, Herself 1948
Repertory Theatre Muriel 1948
Miracle On 34th Street Peter's Mother 1947
1966 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1963 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1954 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1952 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1952 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1951 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1951 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Nominated
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