Ellen Corby

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Ellen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy Awards. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ellen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy Awards. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 139

Birthday 1911-06-03

Day of Death 1999-04-14

Place of Birth Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Ellen Hansen

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1981 All the Way Home as Great-Gandmaw
1972 The Waltons(230 episodes)
1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story as Esther Walton
1971 The Partners(1 episode)
1970 Night Gallery(1 episode)
1970 The Odd Couple(1 episode)
1970 Nanny and the Professor(1 episode)
1969 A Fine Pair as Mrs. Walker
1968 Lancer(1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O(1 episode)
1968 The Outsider(1 episode)
1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare as Script Girl
1967 Ironside(1 episode)
1967 The High Chaparral(1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett(1 episode)
1967 Rango(1 episode)
1967 Mr. Terrific(1 episode) as Mrs. Walters
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.(1 episode)
1966 Felony Squad(1 episode)
1966 The Glass Bottom Boat as Anna Miller
1966 The Night of the Grizzly as Hazel Squires
1966 The Ghost & Mr. Chicken as Neva Tremaine
1966 Batman(1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I.(6 episodes)
1965 Get Smart(1 episode)
1965 Honey West(1 episode)
1965 Laredo(1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley(1 episode)
1965 Please Don't Eat the Daisies(58 episodes) as Martha
1965 The Family Jewels as Airline Passenger
1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte as Town Gossip
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.(2 episodes)
1964 Daniel Boone(1 episode)
1964 The Baileys of Balboa(1 episode)
1964 The Addams Family(1 episode)
1964 The Strangler as Mrs. Kroll
1963 4 for Texas as Widow
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1963 The Farmer's Daughter(1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive(2 episodes)
1963 Vacation Playhouse(1 episode)
1962 Going My Way(1 episode)
1962 The Lucy Show(2 episodes)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies(1 episode)
1962 The Virginian(1 episode)
1962 Saintly Sinners as Mrs. McKenzie
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare(1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct(1 episode)
1961 Pocketful of Miracles as Soho Sal
1960 Surfside 6(1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show(1 episode)
1960 Thriller(1 episode)
1960 Tom, Dick and Harriet as Aunt Emily
1959 Dennis, The Menace(1 episode)
1959 The Rebel(1 episode)
1959 Lock-Up(2 episodes)
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson(1 episode)
1959 Tightrope(1 episode)
1958 Macabre as Miss Kushins
1958 The Rifleman(2 episodes)
1958 The Texan(1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show(1 episode)
1958 Bronco(1 episode)
1958 Peter Gunn(1 episode)
1958 As Young As We Are as Nettie McPherson
1958 Vertigo as Manager of McKittrick Hotel
1957 All Mine To Give as Mrs. Raiden
1957 Trackdown(21 episodes)
1957 The Restless Gun(1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason(1 episode)
1957 God Is My Partner as Mrs. Dalton
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective(2 episodes)
1957 The Seventh Sin as Sister Saint Joseph
1957 Night Passage as Mrs. Feeney
1956 Stagecoach To Fury as Sarah Farrell
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie(1 episode)
1955 Matinee Theater(2 episodes)
1955 Illegal as Miss Hinkel
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(4 episodes)
1955 Cheyenne(1 episode)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp(1 episode)
1955 The Millionaire(2 episodes)
1954 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin(1 episode)
1954 Lassie(2 episodes)
1954 About Mrs. Leslie as Mrs. Croffman
1954 Susan Slept Here as Coffee Shop Waitress (uncredited)
1954 The Whistler(1 episode)
1954 The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters as Amelia Gravesend
1954 Untamed Heiress
1954 Sabrina as Miss McCardie
1953 The Man Behind the Badge(1 episode)
1953 A Lion Is in the Streets as Singing Woman
1953 Letter to Loretta(1 episode)
1953 Shane as Liz Torrey
1953 Woman They Almost Lynched as First Townswoman
1953 General Electric Theater(3 episodes)
1952 Fearless Fagan as Mrs. Ardley
1952 The Big Trees as Sister Blackburn
1951 Dragnet(2 episodes)
1951 The Barefoot Mailman as Miss Della (uncredited)
1951 Angels in the Outfield as Sister Veronica
1951 Here Comes the Groom as Mrs. McGonigle
1951 On Moonlight Bay as Miss Mary Stevens
1951 I Love Lucy(1 episode)
1951 Goodbye, My Fancy as Miss Birdshaw
1951 The Mating Season as Annie
1950 Harriet Craig as Lottie
1950 Lux Video Theatre(5 episodes)
1950 Edge of Doom as Mrs. Jeanette Moore
1950 The Gunfighter as Mrs. Devlin
1950 Caged as Emma Barber
1950 Captain China as Miss Endicott
1949 Madame Bovary as Félicité
1949 Mighty Joe Young as Orphanage matron
1949 Little Women as Sophie - Mrs Kirke's maid
1949 A Woman's Secret as Nurse who reads paper to Susan
1948 Strike It Rich as Mrs. Annie Harkins
1948 Fighting Father Dunne as Colpeck's Secretary
1948 I Remember Mama as Aunt Trina
1947 Forever Amber as Marge
1947 Living in a Big Way as Broken Arms' Sailors Wife (uncredited)
1947 Born to Kill as 2nd Maid (uncredited)
1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer as Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
1946 It's a Wonderful Life as Ms. Davis (uncredited)
1946 Sister Kenny as Hospital Scrub Woman
1946 Lover Come Back as Rita
1946 Bedlam as Queen of the Artichokes
1946 The Truth About Murder as Betty
1945 Cornered as Swiss Maid (uncredited)
1945 The Spiral Staircase as Hotel Resident
1935 Speed Limited as Secretary
1934 Babes in Toyland as Townswoman at Tom-Tom's Trial (uncredited)
1933 Sons of the Desert as Dress Person at Table Next to Chase's
1933 Rafter Romance as Telemarketer (uncredited)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

Writing

1947 Hoppy's Holiday … Story
1941 Twilight on the Trail … Screenplay

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