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Kathleen Comegys (1893–1984)

Kathleen Comegys was born on July 25, 1893 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Kathleen Foster Comegys. She was an actress, known for The Miracle Worker (1962), Lights Out (1946) and Birth of a Baby (1938). She died on March 20, 1984 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Lights Out Actress
Birth of a Baby Mrs. Wilson
Suspense Charlie's Mother


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 1962 The Miracle Worker
Aunt Ev
 1949-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Rainey / Mrs. Corry
- Act of Mercy (1957) ... Mrs. Rainey
- Mary Poppins (1949) ... Mrs. Corry
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Millie Roos
- Mrs. Gilling and the Skyscraper (1957) ... Mrs. Millie Roos
 1950-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Simpson
- The Second Family (1956) ... Mary Simpson
- Only This Night (1950)
 1956 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Nurse Ellis
- Where There's Life There's Hope (1956) ... Nurse Ellis
 1955-1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- Early Frost (1956) ... Hannah
- Long Distance (1955)
- Golden Victory (1955)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Lawrence
- Obsession (1955) ... Mrs. Lawrence
 1950-1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Corinth House (1953)
- The Intruder (1953)
- Sixteen (1950)
- The Wind Is Ninety (1950) ... Nana
 1954 Woman with a Past (TV Series)
 1950-1953 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Legendie
- The Sixth Year (1953)
- Rich Boy (1952) ... Mrs. Legendie
- Dirty Eddie (1950)
 1953 Jamie (TV Series)
Aunt Ella
 1953 Proudly I Love (TV Movie)
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- The New Book (1953)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- Medal of Honor (1953)
 1951-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Little Girl (1952)
 1952 Danger (TV Series)
- The Hero (1952)
 1952 The First Time
Florence Bennet
 1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Charlie's Mother
- The Far-Off House (1951) ... Charlie's Mother
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
Mrs. Sampler
 1951 The Web (TV Series)
- Dark Legacy (1951)
 1950 The Trap (TV Series)
- Chocolate Cobweb (1950)
 1950 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
 1938 Birth of a Baby
Mrs. Wilson

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Other Works:

Stage Play: First is Last. Comedy. Written by Samuel Shipman and Percival Wilde. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 17 Sep 1919- Nov 1919 (closing date nknown/62 performances). Cast: Franklyn Ardell, Elise Bartlett (as "Helen"), Kathleen Comegys (as "Ethel"), Richard Dix (as "Phil") [final Broadway role], Phoebe Foster, James Kearney, Mary Newcombe... See more »

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Sister-in-law of bandleader Jan Garber.

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