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Shirley Booth (I) (1898–1992)


Character actress Shirley Booth could play everything in all facets of show business, whether it was Miss Duffy the Tavern Owner's Man Crazy Daughter on "Duffy's Tavern", the sassy maid on TV's Hazel (1961) or the pathetic woman in Come Back, Little Sheba (1952). For those who only know her through her sitcom, it might be hard to believe she was a... See full bio »

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Known For

(1952)
Hazel Hazel Burke
(1961-1966)
The Matchmaker Dolly 'Gallagher' Levi
(1958)
About Mrs. Leslie Mrs. Vivien Leslie
(1954)

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 1974 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Mrs. Santa (voice)
 1973 A Touch of Grace (TV Series)
Grace Simpson
- The Engagement (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Accident (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Commercial (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Reunion (1973) ... Grace Simpson
- The Lodge (1973) ... Grace Simpson
 1969 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Madame Tibaldi
- Medium Well Done (1969) ... Madame Tibaldi
 1968 The Smugglers (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hudson
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Heloise Michaud
- Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (1967) ... Heloise Michaud
 1966 CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie (TV Movie)
The Mother
 1961-1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Hazel Burke
- A Question of Ethics (1966) ... Hazel Burke
- A Little Bit of Genius (1966) ... Hazel Burke
- The Perfect Boss (1966) ... Hazel Burke
- Bee in Her Bonnet (1966) ... Hazel Burke
- Hazel's Free Enterprise (1966) ... Hazel Burke
 1954-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Eunice / Jenny Libbert
- The Haven (1961) ... Eunice
- Welcome Home (1954) ... Jenny Libbert
 1958 The Matchmaker
Dolly 'Gallagher' Levi
 1958 Hot Spell
Alma Duval
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Perle Mesta
- The Hostess with the Mostes' (1957) ... Perle Mesta
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Mrs. Vivien Leslie
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Shirley Booth
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba
Lola Delaney
 1949 Strawhat Cinderella (Short)
Shirley Booth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Sidney Howard's play, "The Late Christopher Bean," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Burt Lancaster advised me against doing Hazel (1961). "Don't do television," he warned. "It'll ruin you!" Burt is a doll and a heck of an actor, but I'm glad I didn't follow his advice. Everybody under 40 knows me better from "Hazel", not from my movies! See more »

Trivia:

In 1960 Shirley Booth was announced for the role of Melissa Frake in the forthcoming 20th Century-Fox Picture "State Fair", eventually released in March 1962, with Alice Faye having replaced Shirley Booth. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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