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Agnes Moorehead: Filmography and clips

This LibGuide is designed to introduce the Muskingum community to the life and work of our 1923 alumna, Agnes Moorehead.

Wikipedia's Filmography for Agnes Moorehead
Year Title Role Notes
1941 Citizen Kane Mary Kane  
1942 Journey into Fear Mrs. Mathews  
The Magnificent Ambersons Fanny Minafer New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
The Big Street Violette Shumberg  
1943 The Youngest Profession Miss Featherstone  
Government Girl Adele - Mrs. Delancey Wright  
Jane Eyre Mrs. Reed  
1944 Since You Went Away Mrs. Emily Hawkins  
Dragon Seed Third Cousin's Wife  
The Seventh Cross Madame Marelli  
Mrs. Parkington Baroness Aspasia Conti Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Tomorrow, the World Aunt Jesse Frame  
1945 Keep Your Powder Dry Lieut. Colonel Spottiswoode  
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes Bruna Jacobson  
Her Highness and the Bellboy Countess Zoe  
1947 Dark Passage Madge Rapf  
The Lost Moment Juliana Borderau  
1948 Summer Holiday Cousin Lily  
The Woman in White Countess Fosco  
Station West Mrs. Caslon  
Johnny Belinda Aggie MacDonald Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1949 The Stratton Story Ma Stratton  
The Great Sinner Emma Getzel  
Without Honor Katherine Williams  
1950 Caged Ruth Benton  
Captain Blackjack Mrs. Emily Birk  
1951 Fourteen Hours Christine HIll Cosick  
Adventures of Captain Fabian Aunt Jezebel  
Show Boat Parthy Hawks  
The Blue Veil Mrs. Palfrey  
1952 The Blazing Forest Jessie Crain  
1953 The Story of Three Loves Aunt Lydia (segment "The Jealous Lover")
Scandal at Scourie Sister Josephine  
Main Street to Broadway Mildred Waterbury  
Those Redheads From Seattle Mrs. Edmonds  
1954 Magnificent Obsession Nancy Ashford  
1955 Untamed Aggie  
The Left Hand of God Beryl Sigman  
All That Heaven Allows Sara Warren  
1956 The Conqueror Hunlun  
Meet Me in Las Vegas Miss Hattie  
The Swan Queen Maria Dominika  
The Revolt of Mamie Stover Bertha Parchman  
Pardners Mrs. Matilda Kingsley  
The Opposite Sex Countess de Brion  
1957 The True Story of Jesse James Mrs. Samuel  
Jeanne Eagels Nellie Neilson  
Raintree County Ellen Shawnessy Laurel Award for Top Supporting Performance, Female (2nd place)
The Story of Mankind Queen Elizabeth I  
1958 The Tempest Vassilissa Mironova  
1959 Night of the Quarter Moon Cornelia Nelson  
The Bat Cornelia van Gorder  
1960 Pollyanna Mrs. Snow  
1961 Twenty Plus Two Mrs. Eleanor Delaney  
Bachelor in Paradise Judge Peterson  
1962 Jessica Maria Lombardo  
Poor Mr. Campbell Adrice Campbell Television movie
How the West Was Won Rebecca Prescott  
1963 Who's Minding the Store? Mrs. Phoebe Tuttle  
1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Velma Cruther Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Laurel Award for Top Supporting Performance, Female (2nd place)
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1966 The Singing Nun Sister Cluny Laurel Award for Top Supporting Performance, Female (3rd place)
1969 The Ballad of Andy Crocker Lisa's Mother  
1971 What's the Matter with Helen? Sister Alma  
Marriage: Year One Grandma Duden Television movie
Suddenly Single Marlene Television movie
The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove Mrs. Pringle Television movie
1972 Dear Dead Delilah Delilah Charles  
Rolling Man Grandmother Television movie
Night of Terror Bronsky Television movie
1973 Charlotte's Web The Goose Voice
Frankenstein: The True Story Mrs. Blair Television movie
1974 Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love Hercules's Wife Television movie, (final film role)

YouTube Clip from Citizen Kane

YouTube clips of her Oscar-nominated performance from The Magnificent Ambersons