Frieda Inescort

Frieda Inescort

  • Birth Date:
    29 June 1901
  • Death Date:
    26 February 1976(aged 75)
  • Birth Place:
    Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Frieda Inescort Movies

The Crowded Sky1960Mrs. Mitchell1960
The Alligator People1959Mrs. Lavinia Hawthorne1959
Juke Box Rhythm1959Aunt Margaret1959
Senior Prom1958Mrs. Sherridan1958
The Eddy Duchin Story1956Edith Wadsworth1956
The She-Creature1956Mrs. Chappel1956
Flame of the Islands1956Evelyn Hammond1956
Foxfire1955Mrs. Lawrence1955
Casanova's Big Night1954Signora Di Gambetta ,Corfa1954
Never Wave at a WAC1953Lily Mae Gorham1953
A Place in the Sun1951Mrs. Ann Vickers1951
The Underworld Story1950Mrs. Eldridge1950
The Judge Steps Out1949Evelyn Bailey1949
Heavenly Days1944Ettie Clark1944
The Return of the Vampire1943Lady Jane Ainsley1943
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday1943Karen Holliday1943
It Comes Up Love1943Portia Winthrop1943
Why We Fight: The Battle of Britain1943Narrator1943
Mission to Moscow1943Madame Molotov1943
Street of Chance1942Alma Diedrich1942
Sweater Girl1942Mrs. Menard1942
The Courtship of Andy Hardy1942Olivia Nesbit1942
Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 61942-1942
Remember the Day1941Mrs. Dewey Roberts1941
You'll Never Get Rich1941Mrs. Julia Cortland1941
Shadows on the Stairs1941Mrs. Stella Rosabelle Armitage1941
Father's Son1941Ruth Emory1941
The Trial of Mary Dugan1941Mrs. Wayne1941
The Letter1940Dorothy Joyce1940
Convicted Woman1940Attorney Mary Ellis1940
Pride and Prejudice1940Miss Caroline Bingley1940
Tarzan Finds a Son!1939Mrs. Lancing1939
Beauty for the Asking1939Flora Barton-Williams1939
The Zero Hour1939Linda Marsh1939
Woman Doctor1939Dr. Judith Randall Graeme1939
A Woman is the Judge1939Mary Cabot1939
Another Dawn1937Grace Roark1937
The Great O'Malley1937Mrs. Philips1937
Call It a Day1937Dorothy Hilton1937
Portia on Trial1937Portia Merriman1937
The Garden Murder Case1936Mrs. Madge Fenwicke-Ralston1936
The King Steps Out1936Princess Helena1936
Mary of Scotland1936Mary Beaton1936
Give Me Your Heart1936Rosamond Melford1936
Hollywood Boulevard1936Alice Winslow1936
If You Could Only Cook1935Evelyn Fletcher1935
The Dark Angel1935Ann West1935

Who is Frieda Inescort?

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Frieda Inescort (born Frieda Wrightman, 29 June 1901 – 26 February 1976) was a Scottish-born actress best known for creating the role of Sorel Bliss in Noël Coward's play Hay Fever on Broadway. She also played the shingled lady in John Galsworthy's 1927 Broadway production Escape.

Inescort's acting debut came in The Truth About Blayds (1922), which was presented at the Booth Theatre on Broadway. Her other Broadway credits include You and I (1923), The Woman on the Jury (1923), Windows (1923), The Fake (1924), Ariadne (1925), Hay Fever (1925), Love in a Mist (1926), Mozart (1926), Trelawny of the "Wells" (1927), Escape (1927-1928), Napi (1931), Company's Coming (1931), Springtime for Henry (1931-1932), When Ladies Meet (1933), False Dreams, Farewell (1934), Lady Jane (1934), Soldier's Wife (1944-1945), The Mermaids Singing (1945-1946) and You Never Can Tell (1948).

Frieda Wrightman adopted her mother's surname as her professional name and moved to Hollywood and made her film debut in The Dark Angel (1935). Her other films include Mary of Scotland (1936), The Letter (1940), The Trial of Mary Dugan (1941), You'll Never Get Rich (1941) and A Place in the Sun (1951).

She appeared with Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson as the conniving Caroline Bingley in the 1940 film version of Pride and Prejudice. She had a leading role in Call It A Day, a 1937 film in which she appeared with Olivia de Havilland, Bonita Granville, Roland Young, and Ian Hunter. She appeared in at least one episode of Perry Mason, as Hope Quentin in "The Case of the Jealous Journalist" (season 5, 1961).

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