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May Whitty (1865–1948)

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Night Must Fall (1937) | The Lady Vanishes (1938) | Mrs. Miniver (1942)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win More »
AKA 
Dame May Whitty | Miss May Whitty
NICKNAME  
Old Faithful
BORN 
Jun 19, 1865 (died May 29, 1948)

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Past Film & Video (33 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Return of OctoberThe Return of October Aunt Martha Grant (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for The Sign of the RamThe Sign of the Ram Clara Brastock (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for If Winter ComesIf Winter Comes Mrs. Perch (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1947 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for Green Dolphin StreetGreen Dolphin Street Mother Superior (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for This Time for KeepsThis Time for Keeps Grandmother Cambaretti (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for DevotionDevotion Lady Thornton (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for My Name Is Julia RossMy Name Is Julia Ross Mrs. Hughes (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1945 $175K
  • Primary photo for The White Cliffs of DoverThe White Cliffs of Dover Nanny (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for GaslightGaslight Miss Thwaites (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Madame CurieMadame Curie Madame Eugene Curie (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Lassie Come HomeLassie Come Home Dally (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Flesh and FantasyFlesh and Fantasy Lady Pamela Hardwick (Episode 2) (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Stage Door CanteenStage Door Canteen May Whitty (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The Constant NymphThe Constant Nymph Lady Constance Longborough (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Crash DiveCrash Dive Grandmother (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Slightly DangerousSlightly Dangerous Baba (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Forever and a DayForever and a Day Mrs. Lucy Trimble (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the AirThunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air Lady Jane Stackhouse (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Mrs. MiniverMrs. Miniver Lady Beldon (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1942 $1.3MM $14MM / $21MM
  • Primary photo for SuspicionSuspicion Mrs. McLaidlaw (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1941 $1.1MM $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for One Night in LisbonOne Night in Lisbon Florence (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for A Bill of DivorcementA Bill of Divorcement Aunt Hester Fairfield (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for Return to YesterdayReturn to Yesterday Mrs. Truscott (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for RafflesRaffles Lady Melrose (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for The Lady VanishesThe Lady Vanishes Miss Froy (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for I Met My Love AgainI Met My Love Again Aunt William (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1938 $429K
  • Primary photo for ConquestConquest Laetitia Bonaparte (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1937 $2.7MM $730K / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Thirteenth ChairThe Thirteenth Chair Mme. Rosalie La Grange (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Night Must FallNight Must Fall Mrs. Bramson (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Keep Your Seats, Please!Keep Your Seats, Please! Aunt Georgina Withers (uncredited)  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Colonel Newcombe, the Perfect GentlemanColonel Newcombe, the Perfect Gentleman Mrs. Mackenzie (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1920
  • Primary photo for The Little MinisterThe Little Minister Nanny Webster (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1915
  • Primary photo for Enoch ArdenEnoch Arden Miriam Lane  Less 1914
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Rake's ProgressRake's Progress (TV Movie) Mrs. Mead, Wilkes's mother-in-law (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for The Royal Family of BroadwayThe Royal Family of Broadway (TV Movie) Fanny Cavendish (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Mary RoseMary Rose (TV Movie) Mrs. Morland (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for ParnellParnell (TV Movie) Aunt Caroline (as Dame May Whitty)  Less 1938
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Living FamouslyLiving Famously (TV Series) Miss Froy (clip from The Lady Vanishes (1938)) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • Alfred Hitchcock (Jan 20, 2003) Miss Froy (clip from The Lady Vanishes (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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