Beulah Bondi

Born:  May 3, 1889, Chicago, Illinois

Died:  January 11, 1981, Woodland Hills, California


1931:  Street Scene, Arrowsmith

1932:  Rain

1933:  The Stranger’s Return, Christopher Bean

1934:  Two Alone, Registered Nurse, Finishing School, The Painted Veil, Ready For Love

1935:  The Good Fairy, Bad Boy

1936:  The Invisible Ray, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, The Moon’s Our Home, The Case Against Mrs. Ames, Hearts Divided, The Gorgeous Hussy

1937:  Maid of Salem, Make Way For Tomorrow

1938:  The Buccaneer, Of Human HeartsVivacious Lady, The Sisters

1939:  On Borrowed Time, The Under-Pup, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

1940:  Remember The Night, Our Town, The Captain Is A Lady

1941:  Penny Serenade, The Shepherd of the Hills, One Foot In Heaven

1943:  Tonight We Raid Calais, Watch On The Rhine

1944:  She’s A Soldier Too, I Love A Soldier, Our Hearts Were Young and Gay, The Very Thought Of You, And Now Tomorrow

1945:  Back To Bataan, The Southerner

1946:  Breakfast In Hollywood, Sister Kenny, It’s A Wonderful Life

1947:  High Conquest

1948:  The Sainted Sisters, The Snake Pit, So Dear To My Heart

1949:  The Life of Riley, Reign of Terror, Mr. Soft Touch

1950:  The Baron of Arizona, The Furies

1952:  Lone Star

1953:  Latin Lovers

1954:  Track Of The Cat

1956:  Back From Eternity

1957:  The Unholy Wife

1959:  The Big Fisherman, A Summer Place

1961:  Tammy Tell Me True

1962:  The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm

1963:  Tammy and the Doctor


Academy Award Nominations:  Best Supporting Actress, The Gorgeous Hussy (1936); Of Human Hearts (1938)

Emmy Award:  Best Actress-Single Appearance, The Waltons (1977)


Photo by John Irving