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Theresa Merritt is a Actor American born on 24 september 1924 at Emporia (USA)

Theresa Merritt

Theresa Merritt
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Nationality USA
Birth 24 september 1924 at Emporia (USA)
Death 12 june 1998 (at 73 years) at the Bronx (USA)

Theresa Merritt Hines (September 24, 1922 – June 12, 1998) was an American stage, film, and television actress and singer.

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Filmography of Theresa Merritt (11 films)

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Home Fries
Home Fries (1998)
, 1h31
Directed by Dean Parisot
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson, Catherine O'Hara, Shelley Duvall, Jake Busey, Daryl Mitchell
Roles Mrs. Vaughan
Rating51% 2.5513252.5513252.5513252.5513252.551325
The film opens at Burger-Matic, where Henry Lever (Chris Ellis) orders a milkshake at the drive-thru. At the window, he tells the attendant, Sally Jackson (Drew Barrymore), that his wife knows about their affair. She asks him if he has also told his wife about her pregnancy. On his way home, he encounters a ferocious wind. It turns out to be an attack helicopter, which runs him off the road. In a panic, he flees through the woods and drops his heart medication. At an outdoor chapel, he sits on a bench as the helicopter hovers in front of him. The pilot, Angus Montier (Jake Busey), shoots at the ground near him despite the protests of his copilot and brother, Dorian (Luke Wilson). The shots scare him enough to cause a fatal heart attack.
Billy Madison, 1h29
Directed by Tamra Davis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about education
Actors Adam Sandler, Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Norm Macdonald, Darren McGavin, Josh Mostel
Roles Juanita
Rating63% 3.1988653.1988653.1988653.1988653.198865
Billy Madison is the 27-year-old heir to a Fortune 500 hotel company that his father, Brian, has created. He spends his days drinking with friends and creating disturbances across his father's estate. One day, Billy ruins a dinner meeting between his father and his associates by acting obnoxiously. Brian loses confidence in his son and chooses the conniving Eric Gordon as his successor. When Billy begs his father to reconsider his decision, Brian reveals that he secretly bribed Billy's school teachers to give him passing grades. The two finally compromise: Billy must complete all 12 grades in two week intervals to prove he is competent enough to manage the company.
Voodoo Dawn, 1h23
Genres Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Raymond St. Jacques, Tony Todd, Theresa Merritt, Gina Gershon, Kirk Baily, Jim Wiggins
Roles Madame Daslay
Rating31% 1.559911.559911.559911.559911.55991
The story is set in the Deep South, where a diabolical, machete-wielding voodoo priest (Tony Todd) is busily turning Haitian migrant farm workers into flesh-eating, zombie slaves. However, his plans are disrupted by the arrival of two college students searching for a missing colleague who turns out to have been one of the priest's earlier zombie experiments.
Silence Like Glass, 1h43
Directed by Carl Schenkel
Origin German
Genres Drama
Actors Jami Gertz, Martha Plimpton, George Peppard, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bruce Payne, Rip Torn
Roles l'infirmière Wilson
Rating67% 3.3871053.3871053.3871053.3871053.387105
The main character of the film, Eva, is a wealthy, snobbish ballerina who is diagnosed with cancer. She is admitted into the youth cancer ward at a hospital where she is forced into humility by her disease. She rooms with fellow cancer patient Claudia (Martha Plimpton), and the majority of the film revolves around their interactions together in their hospital room. She is treated with 'concern and compassion' by Dr Burton.
The Serpent and the Rainbow, 1h38
Directed by Wes Craven
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield, Bill Pullman, Brent Jennings, Michael Gough
Roles Simone
Rating64% 3.2493653.2493653.2493653.2493653.249365
In 1978, a Haitian man named Christophe (Conrad Roberts) mysteriously dies in a French missionary clinic, while outside a voodoo parade marches past his window with a burning coffin. The next morning, Christophe is buried in a traditional Catholic funeral, at which his sister cries over his body and prays for his soul. Onlooking is a mysterious black man dressed in a suit who was also outside Christophe's hospital window on the night he died. As the coffin is lowered into the ground, Christophe's eyes open and tears roll down his cheeks.
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1h54
Directed by Colin Higgins
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Musical, Romance, Western
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Erotic thriller films
Actors Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning, Theresa Merritt, Jim Nabors
Roles Jewel
Rating60% 3.0006153.0006153.0006153.0006153.000615
Ed Earl (Reynolds), the sheriff of Gilbert, Texas, has a relationship of long standing with Miss Mona (Parton), who runs a brothel there called the "Chicken Coop." Illegal or not, Ed Earl doesn't interfere with her business, which has been a fixture in the town for as long as either can remember.
The Great Santini, 1h55
Directed by Lewis John Carlino
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe, Lisa Jane Persky, Stan Shaw, Julie Anne Haddock
Roles Arrabella Smalls
Rating71% 3.597963.597963.597963.597963.59796
A warrior without a war, Lt. Col. "Bull" Meechum, a pilot also known as "The Great Santini" to his fellow Marines, moves his family to the military-base town of Beaufort, South Carolina in peacetime 1962. His wife Lillian is loyal and docile, tolerant of Meechum's temper and drinking. Their teenaged kids, Ben and Mary Anne, are accustomed to his stern discipline and behave accordingly, while adapting to their new town and school.
The Wiz
The Wiz (1978)
, 2h14
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Météorologie, Monde imaginaire, Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Le pays d'Oz, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Children's films
Actors Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt
Roles Aunt Emma
Rating54% 2.7028252.7028252.7028252.7028252.702825
A Thanksgiving dinner brings a host of family together in a Harlem apartment, where a shy 24-year-old schoolteacher named Dorothy Gale (Diana Ross) lives with her Aunt Em (Theresa Merritt) and Uncle Henry (Stanley Greene). Extremely introverted, she has, as Aunt Em teases her, never been south of 125th Street, and refuses to move out and on with her life.
The Goodbye Girl, 1h50
Directed by Herbert Ross
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about television, Musical films
Actors Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict, Powers Boothe, Barbara Rhoades
Roles Mrs. Crosby
Rating73% 3.698263.698263.698263.698263.69826
Dancer Paula McFadden (Marsha Mason) and her ten-year-old daughter Lucy (Quinn Cummings) live in a Manhattan apartment with her married boyfriend, Tony DeForrest, until one day, he deserts her to go act in a movie in Italy. Before he left and unbeknownst to Paula, Tony subleased the apartment to Elliot Garfield (Richard Dreyfuss), a neurotic but sweet aspiring actor from Chicago, who shows up in the middle of the night expecting to move in. Though Paula is demanding, and makes clear from the start that she doesn't like Elliot, he allows her and Lucy to stay.
Proof of the Man
Directed by Jun'ya Satō
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Yūsaku Matsuda, George Kennedy, Mariko Okada, Bunjaku Han, Joe Yamanaka, Toshiro Mifune
Roles Mario
Rating67% 3.3882653.3882653.3882653.3882653.388265
A young black man (Joe Yamanaka) from New York receives a sum of money. He buys new clothes and takes a flight to Japan. After he arrives, he is found fatally stabbed in a lift in a Tokyo hotel at the same time as a fashion show by designer Kyōko Yasugi (Mariko Okada) is being held. The police department, including Munesue (Yūsaku Matsuda) and his partner (Hajime Hana), come to investigate. The only clue is the dying man's last words "straw hat". At the same time, a woman having an extramarital affair, Naomi (Bunjaku Han), is accidentally run over by Yasugi's son (Kōichi Iwaki). He and his girlfriend dump her body in the sea, but drops his watch at the scene. He is haunted by his actions and confesses to his mother, Kyōko, who suggests he flees to New York with his girlfriend.
They Might Be Giants, 1h38
Directed by Anthony Harvey
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Théâtre, Sherlock Holmes films, Films based on plays, Buddy films
Actors George C. Scott, Joanne Woodward, Jack Gilford, Oliver Clark, Al Lewis, Rue McClanahan
Roles Peggy
Rating67% 3.399613.399613.399613.399613.39961
Justin Playfair (Scott) is a millionaire who retreats into fantasy after his wife's death, imagining himself to be Sherlock Holmes, the legendary fictional detective. Complete with deerstalker hat, pipe and violin, he spends his days in a homemade criminal laboratory, constantly paranoid about plots hatched by his (Holmes's) archenemy, Professor Moriarty.