Wednesday 4 September 2013

Mary Gordon

Born: 16 May 1882, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 23 August 1963, Pasadena, California, USA

Mary Gordon was a stage actress who appeared in film character roles from the late silent era. Her most famous role was as Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.

Our Dancing Daughters (1928) as Scrubwoman (uncredited)

Anita Page is lying on the floor. Lydia Knott is on the right.

A House Divided (1931) as Townswoman

Helen Chandler stands in white, with Mary Gordon to her right and Marjorie Main to her left.

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Mrs. O'Malley

Way Out West (1937) as Cook (uncredited)

Mary Gordon is on the right, with May Wallace.

Tell No Tales (1939) as Mrs. Bryant (uncredited)

With Harlan Briggs.

Kitty Foyle (1940) as First charwoman (uncredited)

Unexpected Uncle (1941) as Kerrigan's housekeeper (uncredited)

Difficult to get a good shot of Mary in this film, but here she is on the right dancing with Charles Coburn.

Powder Town (1942) as Mrs. Douglas

With Edmond O'Brien.

1 comment:

  1. One of the all time great character actresses with a wonderful gift for emotion. Check out her touching performances in Little Minister and Strange Case Of Dr RX.