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Actor Hope Emerson

Hope Emerson

  • Date of Birth:

    25 April 1897 Hawarden, Iowa, USA

  • Height:

    6' 2" (1.88 m)

Biography:

Although there may have been "bigger" actresses in Hollywood's history, there were few "larger" than Hope Emerson. At 6' 2" and 230 pounds, she towered over many of her male co-stars, and her size, brusque voice and stern demeanor typed her for a career in villainous roles, such as her star turn as the sadistic prison matron in Caged (1950), which garnered her an Oscar nomination. She could, however, play lighter parts, as in Westward the Women (1951) where she played... more

Filmography

Aсtor (7)

Movie

Year

Movie Rock-a-Bye Baby Rock-a-Bye Baby

as Mrs. Rogers, the instructor at child care clinic

1958
Movie Double Crossbones Double Crossbones

as Mistress Ann Bonney

1951
Movie Adam's Rib Adam's Rib

as Olympia La Pere

1949
Movie Thieves' Highway Thieves' Highway

as Midge, a buyer

1949
Movie That Wonderful Urge That Wonderful Urge

as Mrs. Riley, Tyler's Landlady (uncredited)

1948