Biography

Southerner Una Merkel was a popular American stage, screen, and television actress. In movies, while often cast as the female lead, she more typically appeared in prominent supporting roles.

Southerner Una Merkel was a popular American stage, screen, and television actress. In movies, while often cast as the female lead, she more typically appeared in prominent supporting roles.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 102

Birthday 1903-12-10

Day of Death 1986-01-02

Place of Birth Covington, Kentucky, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life as (archive footage)
1985 That's Dancing!
1966 Spinout as Violet Ranley
1964 The Cara Williams Show (1 episode)
1964 A Tiger Walks as Mrs. Watkins
1963 The Bill Dana Show (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (3 episodes)
1963 Summer Magic as Mariah Popham
1961 Summer and Smoke as Mrs. Winemiller
1961 The Parent Trap as Verbena
1959 The Mating Game as Ma Larkin
1958 The Girl Most Likely as Mother
1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown as Bertha
1956 Bundle of Joy as Mrs. Dugan
1956 The Kettles In The Ozarks as Miss Bedelia Baines
1955 The Kentuckian as Sophie Wakefield
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1953 I Love Melvin as Mom Schneider
1952 The Merry Widow as Kitty Riley
1952 With a Song in My Heart as Sister Marie
1951 Golden Girl as Mary Ann Crabtree
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 A Millionaire for Christy as Patsy Clifford
1951 Rich, Young and Pretty as Glynnie
1950 Emergency Wedding as Emma - Nurse / Receptionist
1950 My Blue Heaven as Miss Irma Gilbert
1950 Kill The Umpire as Betty Johnson
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 Man from Texas as Widow Weeks
1948 The Bride Goes Wild as Miss Doberly
1947 It's a Joke, Son! as Mrs.Magnolia Claghorn
1944 Sweethearts of the U.S.A. as Patsy Wilkins
1944 To Heir Is Human as Una
1943 Quack Service as Daffy
1943 This Is the Army as Rose Dibble
1942 Twin Beds as Lydia
1942 The Mad Doctor of Market Street as Aunt Margaret Wentworth
1941 Cracked Nuts as Sharon Knight
1941 Road to Zanzibar as Julia Quimby
1940 The Bank Dick as Myrtle Sousé
1940 Sandy Gets Her Man as Nan Clark
1940 Comin' Round the Mountain
1939 Destry Rides Again as Lily Belle
1939 On Borrowed Time as Marcia Giles
1939 Some Like It Hot as Flo Saunders
1939 Four Girls in White as Gertie Robbins
1938 Hollywood Goes to Town
1937 True Confession as Daisy McClure
1937 Checkers
1937 Saratoga as Fritzi Kiffmeyer
1937 The Good Old Soak as Nellie
1937 Don't Tell the Wife as Nancy Dorsey
1936 Born to Dance as Jenny Saks
1936 We Went to College as Susan Standish
1936 Speed as Josephine 'Jo' Sanderson
1936 Riffraff as Lil
1935 It's in the Air as Alice Lane Churchill
1935 Broadway Melody of 1936 as Kitty Corbett
1935 Murder in the Fleet as 'Toots' Timmons
1935 Baby Face Harrington as Millicent Harrington
1935 One New York Night as Phoebe
1935 The Night Is Young as Fanni Kerner
1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl as Slade Kinnicott
1934 Evelyn Prentice as Amy Drexel
1934 The Merry Widow as Queen Dolores
1934 Have a Heart as Joan O'Day
1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back as Gwen
1934 The Cat's-Paw as Petunia Pratt / Cobb
1934 Paris Interlude as Cassie
1934 Murder in the Private Car as Georgia
1934 This Side of Heaven as Birdie
1933 The Women in His Life as Miss 'Simmy' Simmons
1933 Day of Reckoning as Mamie
1933 Bombshell as Mac
1933 Menu as Mrs. Omsk (uncredited)
1933 Broadway to Hollywood as Flirt in Audience
1933 Beauty for Sale as Carol Merrick
1933 Her First Mate as Hattie
1933 Midnight Mary as Bunny 'Bun'
1933 Reunion in Vienna as Ilsa Hinrich
1933 42nd Street as Lorraine Fleming
1933 Clear All Wires! as Dolly Winslow
1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche as Ella
1933 Whistling in the Dark as Toby Van Buren
1932 Men Are Such Fools as Molly
1932 They Call It Sin as Dixie Dare
1932 Red-Headed Woman as Sally
1932 Huddle as Coach Malcolm
1932 Man Wanted as Ruth 'Ruthie' Holman
1932 The Impatient Maiden as Betty Merrick
1932 She Wanted a Millionaire as Mary Taylor
1931 The Secret Witness as Lois Martin
1931 Private Lives as Sibyl Chase
1931 Wicked as June
1931 Daddy Long Legs as Sally McBride
1931 The Maltese Falcon as Effie Perrine
1931 Six Cylinder Love as Margaret Rogers
1931 Don't Bet on Women as Tallulah Hope
1931 Command Performance as Princess Katerina
1930 The Bat Whispers as Dale Van Gorder
1930 Abraham Lincoln as Ann Rutledge

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