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Margaret Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film actress known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. A former schoolteacher, she worked as a character actor in films for seven years before she was offered the role that defined her public image.

In later years, Hamilton made frequent cameo appearances on television sitcoms and commercials. She also gained recognition for her work as an advocate of causes designed to benefit children and animals, and retained a lifelong commitment to public education.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Margaret Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film actress known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. A former schoolteacher, she worked as a character actor in films for seven years before she was offered the role that defined her public image.

In later years, Hamilton made frequent cameo appearances on television sitcoms and commercials. She also gained recognition for her work as an advocate of causes designed to benefit children and animals, and retained a lifelong commitment to public education.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 80

Birthday 1902-12-09

Day of Death 1985-05-16

Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2000 The Legend Floyd: The Dark Side Of The Rainbow as The Wicked Witch Of The West
1981 Nurse (1 episode)
1977 Lou Grant (1 episode)
1976 The Paul Lynde Halloween Special as Wicked Witch
1974 Journey Back to Oz as Aunt Em
1973 Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (29 episodes) as Mrs. Eddels
1973 The Night Strangler as Prof. Crabwell
1971 The Anderson Tapes as Miss Kaler
1970 Brewster McCloud as Daphne Heap
1969 Angel in My Pocket as Rhoda
1967 Rosie! as Mae
1967 Ghostbreakers as Ivy Rumson
1966 The Daydreamer as Mrs. Klopplebobbler
1964 The Addams Family (3 episodes)
1963 The Patty Duke Show (2 episodes)
1962 Paradise Alley as Mrs. Nicholson
1961 Ichabod and Me (1 episode)
1960 13 Ghosts as Elaine Zacharides
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1953 A String of Blue Beads as Mrs. Loomis
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episodes)
1951 People Will Talk as Miss Sarah Pickett - Housekeeper (uncredited)
1951 Comin' Round the Mountain as Aunt Huddy
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 Riding High as Edna
1950 Wabash Avenue as Tillie Hutch
1949 The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend as Mrs. Elvira O'Toole (uncredited)
1949 The Sun Comes Up as Mrs. Golightly
1949 The Red Pony as Teacher
1948 Bungalow 13 as Mrs. Theresa Appleby
1948 Studio One (5 episodes)
1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven as Ruby Cheever
1948 State of the Union as Norah
1948 Reaching from Heaven as Sophie Manley
1947 Driftwood as Essie
1947 Dishonored Lady as Mrs. Geiger
1947 The Sin of Harold Diddlebock as Flora
1946 Faithful in My Fashion as Miss Applegate
1946 Janie Gets Married as Mrs. Angles
1945 George White's Scandals as Clarabelle Evans
1944 Guest in the House as Hilda, the Maid
1943 Johnny Come Lately as Myrtle Ferguso
1943 The Ox-Bow Incident as Mrs. Larch (uncredited)
1943 City Without Men as Dora
1942 The Affairs of Martha as Guinevere
1942 Meet the Stewarts as Willametta
1942 Twin Beds as Norah
1941 The Gay Vagabond as Agatha Badger
1941 Play Girl as Josie
1940 The Invisible Woman as Mrs. Jackson
1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her as Mrs. Wilson
1940 My Little Chickadee as Mrs. Gideon
1939 Main Street Lawyer as Lucy, Boggs' Housekeeper
1939 Babes in Arms as Martha Steele
1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces as Miss Hannaberry
1939 The Wizard of Oz as Elmira Gulch / The Wicked Witch of the West
1938 Stablemates as Beulah Flanders
1938 Breaking the Ice as Mrs. Small
1938 Mother Carey's Chickens as Pauline Fuller
1938 A Slight Case of Murder as Mrs. Cagle
1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer as Mrs. Harper
1937 Nothing Sacred as Warsaw, Vermont Drugstore Lady
1937 I'll Take Romance as Margot
1937 Saratoga as Lady at Kiffmeyer's table in train dining car
1937 Mountain Justice as Phoebe Lamb
1937 The Good Old Soak as Minnie
1937 When's Your Birthday? as Mossy
1937 You Only Live Once as Hester
1936 Laughing at Trouble as Lizzie Beadle
1936 The Witness Chair as Grace Franklin
1936 The Moon's Our Home as Mitty Simpson
1936 These Three as Agatha
1936 Chatterbox as Emily 'Tippie' Tipton
1935 Way Down East as Martha Perkins
1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife as Lucy Gurget
1934 Broadway Bill as Edna
1934 By Your Leave as Whiffen
1934 There's Always Tomorrow as Ella
1934 Hat, Coat and Glove as Madame Du Barry
1933 Another Language as Helen Hallam

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