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​From Wikipedia

Virginia Brissac (June 11, 1883 – July 26, 1979) was an American stage and film actress. With her stern features, she often played schoolteachers and other authority figures. Her film career began in 1913 with two short films and ended with Rebel Without a Cause (1955), playing grandmother to the character that James Dean portrayed.

​From Wikipedia

Virginia Brissac (June 11, 1883 – July 26, 1979) was an American stage and film actress. With her stern features, she often played schoolteachers and other authority figures. Her film career began in 1913 with two short films and ended with Rebel Without a Cause (1955), playing grandmother to the character that James Dean portrayed.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 100

Birthday 1883-06-11

Day of Death 1979-07-26

Place of Birth San Jose, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1955 Rebel Without a Cause as Mrs. Stark, Jim's Großmutter
1954 About Mrs. Leslie as Mrs. Poole
1953 The Bandits of Corsica as Maria
1952 Woman of the North Country as Mrs. Dawson
1951 Two of a Kind as Maida McIntyre
1951 Operation Pacific as Sister Anna
1950 Harriet Craig as Mother of Harriet Craig (uncredited)
1950 Edge of Doom as Mrs. Dennis, the Rectory Housekeeper
1950 No Man of Her Own as Justice of the Peace's Wife (uncredited)
1949 Tension as Mrs. Andrews (uncredited)
1949 The Last Bandit as Kate's Mother
1948 An Act of Murder as Mrs. Russell
1948 The Snake Pit as Miss Seiffert
1948 The Untamed Breed as Mrs. Jones
1948 Old Los Angeles as Señora Del Rey
1948 Summer Holiday as Miss Hawley
1948 The Mating of Millie as Mrs. Thomas
1948 Three Daring Daughters as Miss Drake
1947 Monsieur Verdoux as Carlotta Couvais
1946 The Mysterious Mr. Valentine as Martha, the Housekeeper
1946 The Mysterious Mr. M as Cornelia Waldron
1945 Why Girls Leave Home as Mrs. Leslie
1945 Bewitched as Martha--Governor's Wife
1945 Captain Eddie as Flo Clark
1945 Three's a Crowd as Cary Whipple
1945 The Scarlet Clue as Mrs. Marsh
1945 G.I. Honeymoon as Lavinia Thorndyke
1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn as Miss Tilford (uncredited)
1944 Together Again as Townswoman (uncredited)
1944 Faces in the Fog as Miss Harvey, Juror
1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair as Mrs. Courtland West
1944 Sing, Neighbor, Sing as Cornelia Blake
1944 This Is the Life as Mrs. Tiggett
1944 Phantom Lady as Dr. Helen Chase
1943 The Crime Doctor’s Strangest Case as Patricia Cornwall
1943 The Hard Way as The Dress Saleswoman (uncredited)
1943 Shadow of a Doubt as Mrs. Phillips (uncredited)
1942 Mug Town as Mrs. Bell
1942 Lucky Jordan as Clarence's Wife
1942 The Mummy's Tomb as Mrs. Ella Evans
1942 Get Hep to Love as Mrs. Brown
1942 The Big Shot as Mrs. Booth
1942 Tough as They Come as Mrs. Clark
1942 Take a Letter, Darling as Mrs. Dowling - Landlady (uncredited)
1942 Lady Gangster as Mrs. Stoner
1941 Remember the Day as Mrs. Hill
1941 They Died with Their Boots On as Woman
1941 Appointment for Love as Nora
1941 The Little Foxes as Mrs. Hewitt
1941 Dressed to Kill as Lynne Evans
1941 Bad Men of Missouri as Mrs. Hathaway
1941 The Nurse's Secret as Mary
1941 Washington Melodrama as Mrs. Curzon
1941 The Great Lie as Sadie
1940 Chad Hanna as Landlady
1940 Lady with Red Hair as Miss Humbert
1940 Always a Bride as Lucy Bond
1940 Strike Up the Band as Mrs. May Holden
1940 Hired Wife as Miss Collins (uncredited)
1940 All This, and Heaven Too as Nun
1940 The Ghost Breakers as Mother Zombie
1940 Cinderella's Feller as Wicked Stepmother
1940 Alias the Deacon as Elsie Clark
1940 If I Had My Way as Mrs. Blair
1940 Black Friday as Mrs. Margaret Kingsley
1940 It's a Date as Miss Holden
1940 Little Orvie as Mrs. Green
1940 The House Across the Bay as Landlady
1940 Little Old New York as Mrs. Brevoort
1940 Remember the Night as Mrs. Emory
1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady as Seamstress
1939 A Child Is Born as Mr. Norton's Mother
1939 Destry Rides Again as Sophie Claggett
1939 First Love as Commencement Speaker
1939 Parents on Trial as Mrs. Martin
1939 They Shall Have Music as Willie's Mother (uncredited)
1939 I Stole a Million as Nurse
1939 Young Mr. Lincoln as Peach Pie Baker
1939 Invitation to Happiness as Eleanor's Nurse (uncredited)
1939 Dark Victory as Martha
1939 Wings of the Navy as Nurse (uncredited)
1939 Jesse James as Boy's Mother
1938 Young Dr. Kildare as Boardinghouse Landlady
1938 Gateway as Friend of Mrs. McNutt
1938 Delinquent Parents as Mrs. Herbert Ellis
1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone as Mrs. Grant
1937 The Man in the Barn as Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
1937 The Adventurous Blonde as Mrs. Jenny Hammond
1937 Idol of the Crowds as Mrs. Dale
1937 Artists & Models as Seamstress
1937 White Bondage as Sarah Talcott
1937 Mountain Justice as Mrs. Hughes
1937 Stolen Holiday as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
1936 Love Letters of a Star as Mrs. Blodgett
1936 Down The Stretch as Aunt Julia
1936 Two Against the World as Marion Sims
1936 The Big Noise as Mrs. Trent
1936 Murder by an Aristocrat as Adela Thatcher
1936 Three Godfathers as Mrs. McLane
1935 Honeymoon Limited as Mrs. Van Twerp

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