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Virginia Sale (1899–1992)

Virginia Sale was born on May 20, 1899 in Urbana, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Topper (1937), I Like It That Way (1934) and Registered Nurse (1934). She was married to Sam Wren. She died on August 23, 1992 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Elderly Lady #1
- Don't Feed the Pigeons (1975) ... Elderly Lady #1
 1973 Slither
Bingo Caller
 1964-1969 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Selma Plout / Myra King / Maude Blake
- The Three Queens (1969) ... Myra King
- Cannonball, Inc. (1966) ... Maude Blake
- There's No Stove Like an Old Stove (1965) ... Selma Plout
- The Mayor of Hooterville (1965) ... Selma Plout
- Visit from the Governor (1965) ... Selma Plout
 1969 Big Daddy
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- Apollo (1967) ... Ethel
 1967 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
 1966 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series)
- Dave's Night Out (1966) ... Esther
 1966 Green Acres (TV Series)
Selma Plout
- Culture (1966) ... Selma Plout
 1964-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Woman #1 / Mrs. Beggs
- The Return of Barney Fife (1966) ... Woman #1
- Barney's Sidecar (1964) ... Mrs. Beggs
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Aunt Martha
- The Night of the Human Trigger (1965) ... Aunt Martha
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Kerr
- The Loving Cup (1965) ... Mrs. Kerr
 1964 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Chicken Woman
- Doctor Jed Clampett (1964) ... Chicken Woman
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Mrs. Gerstman
- Onions and Mustard Seed Will Make Her Weep (1964) ... Mrs. Gerstman
 1964 One Man's Way
Miss S.E. Collingswood
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Shoe Store Customer
- Put Your Feet in Our Hands (1960) ... Shoe Store Customer
 1960 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- Threat of Death (1960) ... Townswoman
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
- The Bribe (1957) ... Jessica
 1956 The Broken Star
Ranch Woman (uncredited)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Dunbar
- The Purple Doorknob (1951) ... Mrs. Dunbar
 1947 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- January Thaw (1947)
 1947 The Case of the Baby Sitter
Veronica Hoopler
 1947 The Hat Box Mystery (Short)
Veronica Hoopler
 1947 Trail Street
 1946 Night and Day
Minister's Wife (uncredited)
 1946 Badman's Territory
 1945 Danger Signal
Mrs. Crockett
 1945 Star in the Night (Short)
Miss Roberts (uncredited)
 1945 Blazing the Western Trail
Nellie (uncredited)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Aunt Gertrude Odell (uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Cashier (uncredited)
 1945 Out of This World
Spinster (uncredited)
 1945 Her Lucky Night
Umbrella Woman (uncredited)
 1945 She Gets Her Man
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Washington DC Townswoman (uncredited)
 1944 Together Again
Secretary (uncredited)
 1944 Hi, Beautiful
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Tom's Wife
 1944 Heavenly Days
Clark's Secretary (uncredited)
 1944 Dark Mountain
Aletha Bates
 1944 When Strangers Marry
Hotel Chambermaid
 1944 Swing in the Saddle
Lizzie Dabney (uncredited)
 1944 Janie
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1944 Gambler's Choice
Mary's Aunt (uncredited)
 1943 The Gang's All Here
Miss Custer, Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Schoolteacher (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Spinster (uncredited)
 1943 Hers to Hold
Personnel Woman (uncredited)
 1943 Hit the Ice
Nurse who Faints (uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly
Mrs. Browning (uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh
Mrs. Higgins (uncredited)
 1942 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood
Gift Counter Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Shot
Mrs. Miggs
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Myrtle's Mother (uncredited)
 1942 A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen
Mrs. Plumpkin - Landlady (uncredited)
 1942 Torpedo Boat
Mrs. Sweeney
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
Miss Frisbie
 1941 Skylark
Woman in Subway Car (uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On
Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 Miss Polly
Orsina Wiggins
 1941 One Foot in Heaven
Sister Sale at the Movie Theatre (uncredited)
 1941 Her First Beau
Miss Blackmere (uncredited)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
 1941 The Great Train Robbery
Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 Back Street
Mrs. Johnson (uncredited)
 1941 The Dog in the Orchard (Short)
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Music Teacher (uncredited)
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
Neighbor Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Calling All Husbands
Mabel Parker
 1940 Flowing Gold
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Mrs. Harry Gilpin
 1940 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
Landlady (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
School Teacher (uncredited)
 1940 Forty Little Mothers
Miss Fairwell (uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Miss Mason - Schoolteacher (uncredited)
 1939 Little Accident
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Waitress (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie Chan in Reno
Maid (uncredited)
 1939 The Lady's from Kentucky
Cashier (uncredited)
 1938 His Exciting Night
Mrs. Burton - Landlady (uncredited)
 1938 Time Out for Murder
Homely Time-Girl Replacement (uncredited)
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Miss Green (uncredited)
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Miss Montague (uncredited)
 1937 You're a Sweetheart
Gawking Wife at Opening (uncredited)
 1937 Trouble at Midnight
Mrs. Lippencott (uncredited)
 1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Ship's Stewardess (uncredited)
 1937 Topper
Miss Johnson
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
Aunt Augusta
 1937 Meet the Missus
Mrs. Moseby - Emma's Maid
 1937 Angel's Holiday
Hatchet-Faced Woman (uncredited)
 1937 The Go Getter
Servant of J. Browne #2 (uncredited)
 1937 We Have Our Moments
Miss Koltz (uncredited)
 1937 A Family Affair
'Daily Star' Social News Editor (uncredited)
 1937 Outcast
Jessica Tuite
 1936 Three Men on a Horse
 1935 We're in the Money
The Nanny in the Park (uncredited)
 1935 After the Dance
 1935 It's a Small World
 1934 Embarrassing Moments
 1934 The Man with Two Faces
Peabody - Weston's Secretary
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Sophie, the King's Daughter
 1934 Smarty
Edna - Vicki's Maid
 1934 Marrying Widows (as Virginia Sales)
 1934 Registered Nurse
Miss Dixon
 1934 I Like It That Way
Old Maid
 1934 Love Past Thirty
 1933 Sitting Pretty
Old Maid (uncredited)
 1933 'Tis Spring (Short)
 1933 Easy Millions
 1933 Sweet Cookie (Short)
Mrs. Cook
 1933 Oliver Twist
Mrs. Sowerberry
 1933 Smoke Lightning
Housekeeper Sawyer
 1933 The Iron Master
Miss Smith
 1932 Bachelor Mother
Mrs. Stone
 1932 Those We Love
 1932 C'est Paree (Short)
 1932 Two Against the World
Radio Commentator (uncredited)
 1932 The Hollywood Handicap (Short)
 1932 Are You Listening?
Marjorie (uncredited)
 1932 Fireman, Save My Child!
Miss Gallop
 1932 Running Hollywood (Short)
Virginia Sale
 1932 Union Depot
Woman on Platform Watching Actress (uncredited)
 1931 Good Sport
Kendrick's Secretary (uncredited)
 1931 Compromised
 1931 Selling Shorts (Short)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love
Laura Reisenfeld
 1931 Secret Service
Miss Kittridge (uncredited)
 1931 Sob Sister
Aunt of Suicide Victim (uncredited)
 1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet
Charity Ward Nun (uncredited)
 1931 Gold Dust Gertie
Secretary Modelling Skimpy Bathing Suit
 1931 Big Business Girl
Sally Curtin (uncredited)
 1931 My Past
Miss Taft - Thornley's Secretary
 1931 Too Young to Marry
 1931 Many a Slip
 1931 The Great Meadow
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
 1930 New Moon
Madame Romanski (uncredited)
 1930 Viennese Nights
Emma Stirner (uncredited)
 1930 A Soldier's Plaything
Recruitment Speaker (uncredited)
 1930 Bright Lights
Sob Sister - a Reporter (uncredited)
 1930 His Error (Short)
 1930 Moby Dick
Old Maid
 1930 The Dude Wrangler
Dude Guest
 1930 Back Pay
Miss Flanagan - Wheeler's Secretary (uncredited)
 1930 Show Girl in Hollywood
Miss Sale - Otis' Secretary
 1930 Lovin' the Ladies
Marie - Joan's Maid
 1930 What a Life (Short)
Head Prison Reformer
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway
Flirty Dowager (uncredited)
 1930 Loose Ankles
Mrs. Berry from Walla Walla (uncredited)
 1930 Embarrassing Moments
Aunt Prudence
 1929 Modern Love
Jealous Employee (uncredited)
 1929 Stewed, Fried and Boiled (Short)
 1929 Why Be Good?
Junior's Secretary (uncredited)
 1929 Sound Your 'A' (Short)
 1929 The Kid's Clever
 1929 Weary River
Noisy Lady in Audience (uncredited)
 1929 Fancy Baggage
Miss Hickey
 1929 Below the Deadline
Mother Biblow
 1928 The Floating College
Miss Cobbs
 1928 Happiness Ahead
The Dressmaker
 1928 Harold Teen
Mrs. Schmittenberger
 1928 Midnight Madness
The Gargoyle - Childers' Secretary
 1928 The Crowd
Mary's Sister-in-Law (uncredited)
 1927 Legionnaires in Paris
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Hatchet-faced American character actress who played hundreds of minor parts on film, radio and TV over the years, mostly spinsters and other old crones. See more »

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