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Herta Ware is a Actor American born on 9 june 1917 at Wilmington (USA)

Herta Ware

Herta Ware
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Birth name Herta Schwartz
Nationality USA
Birth 9 june 1917 at Wilmington (USA)
Death 15 august 2005 (at 88 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Herta Ware (June 9, 1917 – August 15, 2005) was an American actress and political activist.

Biography

In 1934, Ware married actor Will Geer, with whom she had three children. She and Geer were politically-minded and relocated to Los Angeles in the early 1940s and settled in Santa Monica so that Geer could pursue his movie career. In 1951, the passionately left-wing Geer became blacklisted by Hollywood for taking the Fifth Amendment and refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee. With Geer's film career destroyed, and falling into financial difficulties, the couple lost their Los Angeles home. Ware later married actor David Marshall, with whom she had one child, a daughter, actress Melora Marshall. They later divorced. Ware and Geer reunited in 1973 and subsequently co-founded the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, which was on five acres of land that Ware purchased in Topanga Canyon for $10,000. The burgeoning theater officially opened as a summer theater in 1973. The pair divorced in 1954 but remained close friends. She stayed by Geer's bedside as he died of a respiratory ailment in 1978. In 2000, Ware published her own memoir Fantastic Journey, My Life with Will Geer.

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Filmography of Herta Ware (17 films)

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Actress

Desperate But Not Serious, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Christine Taylor, Paget Brewster, Claudia Schiffer, John Corbett, Joseph Lawrence, Wendie Jo Sperber
Roles Grammy
Rating41% 2.0869752.0869752.0869752.0869752.086975
Out-of-towner Lily (Taylor) arrives in Los Angeles to attend a wedding reception with the man of her dreams, Jonathan (Corbett). Aided by party-girl Frances (Brewster), they embark on a night of adventure after the wedding invitation is lost. Their wild romp through the streets of Hollywood in search of the reception, takes them to club after club - including the trendy "Vapor" Room and even into the home of famous actor Darby Tipp. After being thrown out of parties, terrorized by a psycho bartender, and chased by police it seems Lily will never find her man - or will she?
Beautiful
Beautiful (2000)
, 1h52
Directed by Sally Field
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Minnie Driver, Joey Lauren Adams, Kathleen Turner, Kathleen Robertson, Hallie Eisenberg, Leslie Stefanson
Roles Clara
Rating56% 2.8017352.8017352.8017352.8017352.801735
Mona Hibbard (Driver) is a young woman from a troubled home who has one overarching goal: to become the winner of the Miss American Miss pageant. Her mother is an alcoholic who graduates from berating her young daughter for not doing well in kids' pageants to declaring she will not provide any money or support for Mona if she keeps competing. Fortunately for Mona, she becomes best friends with Ruby Stilwell (Adams), who joins forces with her kind-hearted grandmother to help Mona as she begins her steady rise in the beauty pageant ranks. Unfortunately for Mona, she becomes pregnant and is horrified because women with children are not eligible for the MAM crown, and she has a young daughter (Eisenberg), but Ruby selflessly agrees to raise Vanessa as her own daughter. Mona becomes colder and meaner as she gets closer to achieving her goal, whether she's sabotaging a fellow contestant Leslie Stefanson on her routine and earning a lifelong enemy of an aspiring newscaster, or pawning all of her inconveniences onto Ruby while ignoring how obvious it is that Vanessa looks exactly like her, a path that leads to her victory in the Miss Illinois pageant. When Ruby is falsely accused of euthanasia and jailed, Mona is forced to take care of Vanessa, a task she is neither good at nor happy to do as she is afraid that her MAM crown bid will be ruined; Vanessa reacts to the situation by being angry and difficult to handle. Mona heads to the MAM showcase while her old enemy thinks she has a scoop about Vanessa's parentage, but only after being coldly rejected for a last time by her own worthless mother, which leads to her implying to Vanessa that she IS the girl's mom and can't say so in public. Mona also grows up when she desperately seeks guidance from jailed Ruby, only to have Ruby finally tell her friend that she needs to start taking care of her responsibilities. Mona comes to see that the pursuit of pageant fame is empty next to taking care of her family, and finally announces when she's made the MAM Final 3 that she is Vanessa's mom and is withdrawing from the pageant. But the judges see that the crowd is 100% in her favor, and change their rules so that Mona becomes the new Miss America Miss, as her old enemy finds her "scoop" and dreams of journalistic fame are both dead. Mona finishes the film as a happy mother to her little girl, a good friend to Ruby, and someone ready to turn the page on past turmoil and start a better life to come. Note: this movie is not to be mistaken with the book in which a beautiful woman (a.
Cruel Intentions, 1h37
Directed by Roger Kumble
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, La sexualité des mineurs, Teen LGBT-related films, Teen movie, LGBT-related films, Films about virginity, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Sarah Michelle Prinze, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Sean Patrick Thomas, Christine Baranski
Roles Mrs. Sugarman
Rating67% 3.3993653.3993653.3993653.3993653.399365
In an upscale New York City mansion, wealthy and popular Kathryn Merteuil (Gellar) is discussing her prep school with Mrs. Caldwell (Christine Baranski) and Caldwell's daughter Cecile (Selma Blair). Kathryn promises Mrs. Caldwell that she will look out for the sheltered and naive Cecile. Sebastian (Phillippe) enters and Mrs. Caldwell reacts to him coldly and leaves with Cecile. Kathryn reveals that her real intention is to use Cecile to take revenge on Court, her ex-lover, who had dumped her for Cecile. Kathryn asks her step-brother Sebastian to seduce Cecile; he refuses as he is planning to seduce virgin Annette Hargrove (Witherspoon), the daughter of their school's headmaster. Annette is a 'paradigm of chastity and virtue' who recently wrote a published essay about saving herself for marriage and has been temporarily staying with Sebastian's aunt. The two make a wager: If Kathryn wins, she gets Sebastian's vintage Jaguar XK140; if Sebastian wins, Kathryn will have sex with him. It is mentioned that Sebastian keeps a journal detailing his conquests.
Held Up
Held Up (1999)
, 1h29
Directed by Steve Rash
Genres Comedy
Actors Jamie Foxx, Nia Long, Barry Corbin, John Cullum, Roselyn Sánchez, Sarah Paulson
Roles Alice
Rating52% 2.60312.60312.60312.60312.6031
While on a road trip in the Southwest, Rae (Long) discovers that her man, Michael (Foxx), spent the $15,000 they set aside for a home on a vintage Studebaker. Rae promptly dumps Michael at a convenience store and hops a ride to the airport. Soon after, Michael loses the car when a young kid cons him out of the keys.
Practical Magic, 1h44
Directed by Griffin Dunne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Goran Višnjić, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn
Roles Old Lady Wilkes
Rating63% 3.1526453.1526453.1526453.1526453.152645
Maria Owens, a young witch, is exiled to Maria's Island in Massachusetts with her unborn child for escaping her execution. When her lover does not come to rescue her, she desperately casts a spell upon herself to stop falling in love due to heartbreak, only to die soon after. The spell becomes a curse for several generations. Gillian and Sally Owens, two descendants of the Owens family, are taken in by their aunts Frances and Jet after the death of their parents. Sally is the more gifted of the two while Gillian's talents are more in charm and persuasion, and have been subject to ridicule during their youth. After witnessing their aunts cast a spell on a man for a woman who seems obsessed with having his love, Gillian decides to fall in love and Sally casts a true love spell to protect herself.
Alien Nation: Millennium, 1h30
Directed by Kenneth Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Jason Behr, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland, David Faustino
Roles Alana
Rating63% 3.194253.194253.194253.194253.19425
The plot follows human detective Matthew Sikes and his Tenctonese partner George Francisco as they investigate a mind-altering Tenctonese artifact being used to lure followers into a deadly cult. The artifact used in this movie was the same one from Alien Nation episode Generation to Generation.
Top Dog
Top Dog (1995)
, 1h25
Directed by Aaron Norris
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about racism, Sports films, Films about terrorism, Martial arts films, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Chuck Norris, Michele Lamar Richards, Erik von Detten, Carmine Caridi, Francesco Quinn, Clyde Kusatsu
Roles Jake's mother
Rating43% 2.1555052.1555052.1555052.1555052.155505
The film opens as two white nationalists destroy an apartment complex in which most of the residents are minorities. Veteran police officer, Sgt. Lou Swanson, and his police dog, Reno, investigate the crime and realize the explosives are military in style. Their investigation takes them to the harbor, where they find a ship loaded with weapons. They are discovered and shot. Lou dies, but Reno survives.
Species
Species (1995)
, 1h48
Directed by Roger Donaldson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, Natasha Henstridge
Roles Mrs. Morris
Rating58% 2.9000552.9000552.9000552.9000552.900055
During the SETI program, Earth's scientists send out transmissions (shown to be the Arecibo message) with information about Earth and its inhabitants, DNA structure, etc., in hopes of finding life beyond Earth. They then receive transmissions from an alien source on how to create endless fuel effortlessly. Therefore, the scientists assume that this is a friendly alien species. From a second alien transmission, the scientists receive information about an alien DNA along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. A government team led by Xavier Fitch (Ben Kingsley) goes forward with the genetic experiment attempting to induce a female, because a female would have "more docile and controllable" traits. One of the hundred experimental ova produces a girl named Sil, who looks like a normal human but develops into a 12-year-old in 3 months.
Soapdish
Soapdish (1991)
, 1h33
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about television, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Shue, Teri Hatcher
Roles Old Woman
Rating65% 3.2977853.2977853.2977853.2977853.297785
Celeste Talbert (Sally Field), the longtime star of the daytime drama The Sun Also Sets, is targeted by her ambitious co-star Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty); Montana connives to supplant Celeste as the show's star by promising sexual favors to its producer, David Seton Barnes (Robert Downey, Jr.). To make the audience hate Celeste's character, Montana and David come up with a last-minute plot change in which she will accidentally kill a young, destitute deaf-mute, played by the newly-cast Lori Craven (Elisabeth Shue). Despite the strong objections of Head Writer Rose Schwartz (Whoopie Goldberg) and Celeste herself, the scene plays out, but is interrupted by Celeste's recognition of Lori as her real-life niece. Network honcho Edmund Edwards (Garry Marshall) sees potential in the relationship and makes Lori a regular cast member.
Promised Land, 1h42
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jason Gedrick, Tracy Pollan, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Deborah Richter, Herta Ware
Roles Mrs. Higgins
Rating57% 2.8511252.8511252.8511252.8511252.851125
Ce drame réaliste suit deux étudiants qui viennent d'obtenir leur licence, à Ashville dans l'Utah, une petite ville où les traditions restent très ancrées : Davey Hancock (Jason Gedrick), un joueur de basket-ball et Danny Rivers (Kiefer Sutherland).
Cocoon: The Return, 1h56
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Charles Lampkin, Jack Gilford, Maureen Stapleton
Roles Rose Lefkowitz
Rating55% 2.754362.754362.754362.754362.75436
Five years after they left, the Antareans return to Earth to rescue the cocoons that were left behind. Before they can be retrieved, one of the cocoons is discovered by a science research team and taken to a secure laboratory for testing. The aliens and their human allies must find a way to retrieve the cocoon in time for their rendezvous with the rescue ship, while the humans travelling with them must decide whether to return to Antarea or stay on Earth and become mortal again.
Critters 2
Critters 2 (1988)
, 1h33
Directed by Mick Garris
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Adventure, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Comedy science fiction films, Comedy horror films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Terrence Mann, Don Keith Opper, Scott Grimes, Cynthia Garris, Roxanne Kernohan, Samuel Anderson
Roles Nana
Rating55% 2.7530152.7530152.7530152.7530152.753015
The film starts out in space on a desolate planet where human Charlie McFadden and the shapeshifting bounty hunters Ug and Lee are searching for a vicious, worm-like creature. After successfully killing the beast, they depart the planet. Soon afterwards, they receive a new assignment by Zanti, head of the High Council. He tells them that Crites (Critters or Krites) are still on Earth and must be destroyed. With that, they set a course for Earth. Noticing Charlie brooding, Ug inquires what's wrong. Charlie states his reluctance to going back after two years and asks, concerned, whether they would leave him there. Ug reassures him they had no such intentions.
Dakota
Dakota (1988)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Themes Films about religion
Actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Lawrence Montaigne, Herta Ware, John Hawkes
Roles Aunt Zard
Rating47% 2.385852.385852.385852.385852.38585
Dakota (Lou Diamond Phillips) is a troubled teenager on the run who takes a job at a Texas ranch to work off his debts. While Dakota restores an antique car, he becomes a pseudo big brother for the rancher's young son, Casey, who lost his leg to cancer. Dakota also begins to fall for the rancher's daughter, Molly.
Slam Dance
Slam Dance (1987)
, 1h32
Directed by Wayne Wang
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes La bande dessinée, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Virginia Madsen, Tom Hulce, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Beltran, Don Keith Opper, John Doe
Roles Mrs. Raines
Rating53% 2.6546452.6546452.6546452.6546452.654645
A married cartoonist named C.C. Drood becomes involved in the cover up of a political sex scandal after his lover, Yolanda, a call girl, is found murdered.
Cocoon
Cocoon (1985)
, 1h53
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Vieillesse, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films set in Atlantis
Actors Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg
Roles Rosie Lefkowitz
Rating66% 3.349223.349223.349223.349223.34922
About 10,000 years ago, peaceful aliens from the planet Antarea set up an outpost on the planet Earth, on an island later known to mankind as Atlantis. When Atlantis sank, twenty aliens were left behind, kept alive in large rock-like cocoons at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Now a group of Antareans have returned to Earth to collect them. Disguising themselves as humans, they rent a house with a swimming pool, and charge the water with "life force" to give the cocooned Antareans energy to survive the trip home. They charter a boat from a local captain named Jack (Steve Guttenberg) who helps them retrieve the cocoons. Jack likes Kitty (Tahnee Welch), a beautiful woman from the team who chartered his boat. When he spies on her while she undresses in her cabin, Jack is shocked when he discovers she is an alien. After the aliens reveal themselves to him and explain what's going on, he decides to help them.