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Jessie Royce Medbury Net Worth

Jessie Royce Medbury Net Worth is
$4 Million

Jessie Royce Medbury Biography

Jessie Royce Landis was called "an international star" in her New York Times obituary. She was 20 when she made her stage debut at the Playhouse in Chicago as the young countess in "The Highwayman". Soon she was on Broadway. In 1950 she went to London for "Larger Than Life", a dramatization of W. Somerset Maugham's novel, "Theatre". There she ...

Quick Facts

Full NameGrant Landis
Date Of BirthNovember 25, 1896
Died1972-02-02
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height5' 6½" (1.69 m)
ProfessionActress
SpouseMaj. Gen. J.F.R. Seitz
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/grantlandis
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=300361
Star SignSagittarius


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Biography in "Actresses of a Certain Character: Forty Familiar Hollywood Faces from the Thirties to the Fifties" by Axel Nissen.
2She often stole the show with her blue-bloods and usually played older than she was. She was Cary Grant's mother in North by Northwest (1959) despite the fact she was only seven years older than Grant. She also played Grace Kelly's mother in "The Swan" (1956).


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Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Columbo1971TV SeriesMrs. Chadwick
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones1971TV MovieGrandmother Greher
Ironside1969-1971TV SeriesMargaret Brainard / Victoria Ironside
NET Playhouse1970TV SeriesQueen Mother Alfreda
Airport1970Mrs. Harriet DuBarry Mossman
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1965TV SeriesMadame Olga Nemirovitch
Gidget Goes to Rome1963Albertina Blythe
Critic's Choice1963Charlotte Orr aka Charlie
Boys' Night Out1962Ethel Williams
Bon Voyage!1962Countessa 'La Comtesse' DuFresne
Goodbye Again1961Mrs. Van der Besh
Adventures in Paradise1961TV SeriesMadame Vachet
Thriller1960TV SeriesMrs. Kilburn
The United States Steel Hour1954-1960TV SeriesJohanna Wagner
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1960TV SeriesClaire Crane
Art Carney Special1960TV Series
A Private's Affair1959Elizabeth T. Chapman
North by Northwest1959Clara Thornhill
I Married a Woman1958Mrs. Blake - Janice's Mother
My Man Godfrey1957Angelica Bullock
The Girl He Left Behind1956Mrs. Madeline Shaeffer
Goodyear Playhouse1953-1956TV Series
The Swan1956Princess Beatrix
Climax!1956TV SeriesOlivia Chesney
To Catch a Thief1955Jessie Stevens
Armstrong Circle Theatre1953-1955TV Series
Kraft Theatre1954TV Series
Main Street to Broadway1953Jessie Royce Landis - First Nighter (uncredited)
The Gulf Playhouse1953TV Series
Tonight at 8:301952Olive Lloyd Ransome: Ways and Means
Larger Than Life1952TV MovieJulia Lambert
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1951TV SeriesMillicent Jordan
Mother Didn't Tell Me1950Mrs. Wright
My Foolish Heart1949Martha Winters
Actor's Studio1949TV Series
It Happens Every Spring1949Mrs. Greenleaf
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College1949Mrs. Chase
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV SeriesBessie
Derelict1930Helen Lorber
At Your Service1930Short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHerself
A Night with the Stars1950ShortHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1970TV SeriesCountessa DuFresne

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