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Luella Gear (1897–1980)


Privately educated New York-born comedienne whose acerbic wit enlivened many a Broadway musical comedy and revue for fifty years. Sadly, she made relatively few forays into motion pictures. After attending Spence School in her home town, Louella took acting classes and made her theatrical debut in 1917. Her many celebrated successes on stage ... See full bio »

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Known For

Carefree Aunt Cora
(1938)
Jigsaw Pet Shop Owner
(1949)
The Perfect Marriage Dolly Haggerty
(1947)
Adam and Eva Julie Dewitt
(1923)

Filmography

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 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Delia Leary / Mrs. Carney
- Conflict of Interests (1964) ... Delia Leary
- The Search (1962) ... Mrs. Carney
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
 1960 Juno and the Paycock (TV Movie)
 1956 Joe & Mabel (TV Series)
Mrs. Spooner
- Joe's Bankbook (1956) ... Mrs. Spooner
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Emma
- Happy Birthday (1956) ... Emma
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Mom Morton
- Falling Star (1954) ... Mom Morton
 1954 Phffft
Edith Chapman
 1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Ferill
 1954 Lady in the Dark (TV Movie)
Maggie Grant
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Ma Harrington
- The Patsy (1952) ... Ma Harrington
 1952 The Web (TV Series)
- Death Mask (1952)
 1950 Sure As Fate (TV Series)
- Tremolo (1950)
 1950 The Trap (TV Series)
- Chocolate Cobweb (1950)
 1949 Jigsaw
Pet Shop Owner
 1947 The Perfect Marriage
Dolly Haggerty
 1938 Carefree
Aunt Cora
 1933 The Poor Fish (Short)
 1923 Adam and Eva
Julie Dewitt
 1915 His Bachelor Dinner (Short)
Edna (as Miss Gear)
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 1959 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Herself
- Charlie Ruggles (1959) ... Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Queen High. Musical comedy. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Miss Gear
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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