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Marjorie Rambeau is a Actor and Director American born on 15 july 1889 at San Francisco (USA)

Marjorie Rambeau

Marjorie Rambeau
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Nationality USA
Birth 15 july 1889 at San Francisco (USA)
Death 6 july 1970 (at 80 years) at Palm Springs (USA)

Marjorie Rambeau (July 15, 1889 – July 6, 1970) was an American film and stage actress.


Marjorie Rambeau débute au théâtre dans les années 1910 et joue notamment à Broadway, entre 1914 et 1926. Au cinéma, elle enchaîne sept films muets sortis en 1917, puis n'en tourne que trois autres avant l'avènement du parlant. Elle apparaît ensuite dans 53 films, entre 1930 et 1957, dont quatre aux côtés de Joan Crawford. Pour la télévision, elle participe à deux séries dédiées au théâtre, en 1953, 1955 et 1956.

Elle fut nommée 2 fois pour l'Oscar de la meilleure actrice dans un second rôle : pour Primrose Path en 1941 et pour La Madone gitane en 1953.

Pour sa contribution au cinéma, une étoile lui est dédiée sur le Walk of Fame d'Hollywood Boulevard.

Best films

Min and Bill (1930)

Usually with

Cedric Gibbons
Cedric Gibbons
(12 films)
Frank Powell
Frank Powell
(6 films)
Ann Dvorak
Ann Dvorak
(5 films)
Will Wright
Will Wright
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Marjorie Rambeau (61 films)

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Man of a Thousand Faces, 2h2
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about television, Films about disabilities, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Jim Backus, Robert Evans, Troy Donahue
Roles Gert
Rating71% 3.5951753.5951753.5951753.5951753.595175
In the early 1900s, actor Lon Chaney (James Cagney) is working in vaudeville with his wife Cleva (Dorothy Malone). Chaney quits the show and Cleva announces that she is pregnant. Lon is happy and tells Cleva that he has been hired by the famous comedy team Kolb and Dill for an upcoming show.
Slander (1957)

Directed by Roy Rowland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir
Actors Van Johnson, Ann Blyth, Steve Cochran, Marjorie Rambeau, Richard Eyer, Harold J. Stone
Roles Mrs. Manley
Rating63% 3.1948153.1948153.1948153.1948153.194815
Scandal magazine editor and publisher H. R. Manley spares nobody in his efforts to sell more of his tabloid publication, "The Real Truth," making a fortune for the past two years but appalling his mother with his methods.
Forever Female, 1h33
Directed by Irving Rapper
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Ginger Rogers, William Holden, Paul Douglas, Pat Crowley, James Gleason, Maidie Norman
Roles Elderly Stage Actress
Rating65% 3.2970053.2970053.2970053.2970053.297005
The reviews are in and a new play starring Beatrice Page and produced by Harry Phillips is a flop. Long divorced but still a team, they need a new project and meet playwright Stanley Krown, who has written one in which the lead roles are a mother and a 19-year-old daughter.
Torch Song
Torch Song (1953)
, 1h30
Directed by Charles Walters
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Musical films
Actors Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young, Marjorie Rambeau, Harry Morgan, Dorothy Patrick
Roles Jenny's mother
Rating55% 2.7560452.7560452.7560452.7560452.756045
Jenny Stewart (Joan Crawford) is a tough Broadway musical star, alienating her colleagues with her neurotic demands for absolute perfection. Jenny takes offense when her new rehearsal pianist Tye Graham (Michael Wilding) criticizes her song stylings and ruthless ways.
Niagara (1953)
, 1h32
Directed by Henry Hathaway, Gerd Oswald
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Children's films
Actors Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter, Don Wilson (kickboxeur), Lurene Tuttle
Roles petit rôle indéterminé
Rating69% 3.4983.4983.4983.4983.498
Ray and Polly Cutler (Showalter and Peters) on a delayed honeymoon at Niagara Falls, find their reserved cabin occupied by George and Rose Loomis (Cotten and Monroe). Rose tells them that George is asleep at last, and has recently been discharged from an Army mental hospital. The Cutlers politely accept another, less desirable cabin, and so the two couples become acquainted.
Bad for Each Other, 1h23
Directed by Irving Rapper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Dianne Foster, Mildred Dunnock, Arthur Franz, Ray Collins
Roles Mrs. Roger Nelson
Rating59% 2.9528152.9528152.9528152.9528152.952815
Army colonel and doctor Tom Owen returns home to Coalville, Pennsylvania, on leave. He learns from wealthy mine owner Dan Reasonover that his brother Floyd, a mine safety engineer killed in an explosion, had betrayed Dan's trust by purchasing substandard equipment and taking kickbacks. Floyd was also heavily in debt. Tom wants to pay Dan back, but Dan tells him to forget about the money.
Abandoned (1949)
, 1h18
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Actors Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Marjorie Rambeau, Raymond Burr, Jeff Chandler, Meg Randall
Roles Mrs. Leona Donner
Rating65% 3.2869053.2869053.2869053.2869053.286905
A woman's sister goes missing in Los Angeles. She goes to city hall to see if she can get any information about her disappearance. Although the police at first can't assist she does get support from a local crime reporter. The two investigate the disappearance which leads them to a shady detective and a black-market baby ring.
Any Number Can Play, 1h52
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Clark Gable, Wendell Corey, Alexis Smith, Audrey Totter, Frank Morgan, Mary Astor
Roles Sarah Calbern
Rating67% 3.3953353.3953353.3953353.3953353.395335
Casino owner Charley Enley Kyng (Clark Gable) is advised by his physician to slow down, after being diagnosed with a heart disease. Charley supports his own family as well as his wife's sister, Alice (Audrey Totter) and her husband, Robbin (Wendell Corey). Charley quits drinking and smoking and vows to spend more time with his wife and son.
The Lucky Stiff, 1h39
Directed by Lewis R. Foster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Dorothy Lamour, Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Irene Hervey, Marjorie Rambeau, Robert Armstrong
Roles Hattie Hatfield
Rating62% 3.1393853.1393853.1393853.1393853.139385
Lawyer John Malone (Donlevy) is an ardent admirer of the sultry night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair (Lamour). After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss is killed, and she is arrested for the crime. Sentenced to death, Malone and his secretary Maggie Seaton (Trevor) set out to find the real murderer, who is probably also responsible for a protection racket Malone is investigating. At the last possible moment Anne Marie is saved from execution. When she learns that the newspapers have reported that she is dead she decides to use her status as a "corpse" to her advantage.
The Walls of Jericho, 1h46
Directed by John M. Stahl
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell, Anne Baxter, Kirk Douglas, Ann Dvorak, Marjorie Rambeau
Roles Mrs. Dunham
Rating68% 3.4366353.4366353.4366353.4366353.436635
County attorney Dave Connors is stuck in an unhappy marriage to his wife, Belle. He invites his friends, newly-married Tucker and Algeria Wedge, to come and visit.
Salome, Where She Danced, 1h30
Directed by B. Reeves Eason, Charles Lamont
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Musical, Romance, Western
Actors Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker, Marjorie Rambeau
Roles Madam Europe
Rating56% 2.80882.80882.80882.80882.8088
The film opens in Virginia in 1865, shortly after General Lee's surrender at Battle of Appomattox Court House. A war correspondent Jim Steed exchanges comments with Count Von Bohlen, an arrogant Prussian army officer serving as a military attaché during the American Civil War. A year later Steed is in Vienna shortly before the outbreak of the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. There he encounters a famous dancer, Anna Marie, who he persuades to spy for him on Von Bohlen, now a member of the Prussian General staff, who has become infatuated with her. However the secret plans which they manage to pass on to the Austrians are unable to prevent the decisive Prussian victory.
Army Wives
Army Wives (1944)
, 1h8
Directed by Phil Rosen
Origin USA
Genres Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Elyse Knox, Marjorie Rambeau, Rick Vallin, Dorothea Kent, Murray Alper, Hardie Albright
Roles Mrs. Shannahan

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Oh, What a Night!, 1h12
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Edmund Lowe, Jean Parker, Marjorie Rambeau, Alan Dinehart, Sr., Pierre Watkin, Ivan Lebedeff
Roles Lil Vanderhoven
Rating59% 2.9735052.9735052.9735052.9735052.973505
A man is keeping a secret from his young niece: he's an international jewel thief!
In Old Oklahoma, 1h42
Directed by Sidney Blackmer, Albert Dekker, Paul Fix, George "Gabby" Hayes, John Wayne, Grant Withers, Marjorie Rambeau, Martha Scott, Dale Evans, Albert S. Rogell
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors John Wayne, Martha Scott, Albert Dekker, George "Gabby" Hayes, Marjorie Rambeau, Dale Evans
Roles Bessie Baxter (hotel proprietor)
Rating64% 3.245833.245833.245833.245833.24583
Eastern school teacher Catherine Allen becomes notorious in 1906 when it is learned that she has authored a romance novel. She decides to move West and begin a new life.