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Edith Atwater (April 22, 1911 – March 14, 1986) was an American stage, film and television actress.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Atwater made her Broadway debut in 1933. In 1939 she starred in The Man Who Came to Dinner.

On screen she appeared in such films as The Body Snatcher, Sweet Smell of Success, and Strait-Jacket. Her television work included roles on The Rockford Files and Knots Landing.

Atwater was married to actor Hugh Marlowe in 1941. She later married Kent Smith, with whom she remained married until his death in 1985, a year before her own death. She had no children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Edith Atwater, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Edith Atwater (April 22, 1911 – March 14, 1986) was an American stage, film and television actress.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Atwater made her Broadway debut in 1933. In 1939 she starred in The Man Who Came to Dinner.

On screen she appeared in such films as The Body Snatcher, Sweet Smell of Success, and Strait-Jacket. Her television work included roles on The Rockford Files and Knots Landing.

Atwater was married to actor Hugh Marlowe in 1941. She later married Kent Smith, with whom she remained married until his death in 1985, a year before her own death. She had no children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Edith Atwater, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1911-04-22

Day of Death 1986-03-14

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1982 Family Ties (1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing (2 episodes)
1979 Hart to Hart (2 episodes)
1978 Die Sister, Die! as Amanda
1978 Kaz (2 episodes)
1977 The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries (4 episodes)
1976 Family Plot as Mrs. Clay
1975 Switch (1 episode)
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Kate Banning
1973 Doc Elliot (1 episode)
1972 Stand Up and Be Counted as Sophie
1971 The Love Machine as Mary
1970 Norwood as Angry Bus Passenger
1970 Pieces of Dreams as Mrs. Lind
1970 Nanny and the Professor (1 episode)
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)
1969 True Grit as Mrs. Floyd
1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting as Hospital Desk Nurse (uncredited)
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1966 Love on a Rooftop (4 episodes)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 Strait-Jacket as Mrs. Fields
1963 It Happened at the World's Fair as Miss Steuben
1961 Mr. Sardonicus as Nurse
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1957 Decoy (1 episode)
1957 Sweet Smell of Success as Mary
1949 Suspense (2 episodes)
1949 C-Man as Lydia Brundage
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (1 episode)
1945 The Body Snatcher as Meg Camden
1936 We Went to College as Nina Talbot

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