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Kitty Kelly
Kitty Kelly
(born Sue O'Neil; April 27, 1902 – June 29, 1968), was an American stage and film character actress.


1 Biography 2 Death 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Born in New York City in 1902, Kelly was best known as a member of the Ziegfeld Follies
Ziegfeld Follies
and her radio hosting with Columbia Broadcasting. One of her best remembered roles is that of Lt. Ethel Armstrong in the 1943 Paramount wartime drama So Proudly We Hail!. However, she is probably more infamously remembered in the 1935 Our Gang
Our Gang
comedy short Beginner's Luck. In that film, Kelly was cast as the pushy stage mother of Spanky McFarland. Thanks to his friends, she finds herself an unwitting victim, as well as a laughingstock, in the gang's attempt to sabotage and ruin Spanky's Shakespearean stage act in a talent competition. After the war, she appeared in many TV series (including Bonanza, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Batman and Perry Mason, from which she made four guest appearances including the role of Millie Foster in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Rolling Bones." Death[edit] Kelly died from cancer on June 29, 1968 in Hollywood. Filmography[edit]

A Kiss in the Dark (1925) - Chorus Girl La Nuit est à nous (1930) - Maud Sarazin Hot Bridge (1930) Behind Office Doors
Behind Office Doors
(1931) - Delores Kogan Bachelor Apartment
Bachelor Apartment
(1931) - Miss Clark, First Girl in Ladies Room White Shoulders
White Shoulders
(1931) - Maria Fontaine Men of Chance (1931) - Gertie Robbins Ladies of the Jury
Ladies of the Jury
(1932) - Mayme Mixter Girl Crazy
Girl Crazy
(1932) - Kate Foster Headline Shooter
Headline Shooter
(1933) - Sue The Girl in 419
The Girl in 419
(1933) - Telephone Girl Too Much Harmony (1933) - Patsy Dugan All of Me (1934) - Lorraine A Woman's Man (1934) - Molly Evans She Was a Lady (1934) The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) - Cora Jennings Beginner's Luck
Beginner's Luck
(1935) - Spanky's mother Dizzy Dames (1935) - La Vere The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) - Ivy The Private Secretary (1935) Rhythm in the Air (1936) - Celia The Man Behind the Mask
The Man Behind the Mask
(1936) - Marian Weeks Blossoms on Broadway
Blossoms on Broadway
(1937) - Death Valley Cora Keane Men with Wings
Men with Wings
(1938) - Martha Ranson Grand Jury Secrets (1939) - Miss Clark Geronimo (1939) - Daisy Devine All Women Have Secrets (1939) - Mary Road to Singapore
Road to Singapore
(1940) - Sailor's wife Women Without Names (1940) - Countess Those Were the Days! (1940) - Mrs. Sanford The Mad Doctor (1941) - Winnie Hold Back the Dawn
Hold Back the Dawn
(1941) - American Lady at Bullfight The Lady Is Willing (1942) - Nellie Quigg Larceny, Inc.
Larceny, Inc.
(1942) - Fourth customer They All Kissed the Bride
They All Kissed the Bride
(1942) - Spotter Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn
(1942) - Drunk Lucky Jordan
Lucky Jordan
(1942) - Sara Maggotti So Proudly We Hail! (1943) - Lt. Ethel Armstrong Swing Out the Blues (1943) Practically Yours
Practically Yours
(1944) - Wife - newsreel theater Two Years Before the Mast (1946) Gunsight Ridge
Gunsight Ridge
(1957) - Old Woman The Lost Missile
The Lost Missile
(1958) - Mother Freed Official Detective (1958) - Mrs. Susan Suters Twelve Hours to Kill
Twelve Hours to Kill
(1960) - Woman Get Smart
Get Smart
(1965) "School Days" episode - The Woman[1]


^ Get Smart
Get Smart
"School Days" episode credits - air date 10/2/1965

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 56172772 LCCN: no91000309 SN