Jesse Royce Landis ( born Jessie Royce Landis , November 25, 1896   - February 2, 1972) is an American actress.
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Jessie Royce Medbury was born in Chicago , Illinois in 1904.  An active acting career began at the end of the 1940s with secondary characteristic roles. The most famous films with her participation were Alfred Hitchcock's films “ Catch a Thief ” (1955), where she played the mother of the heroine Grace Kelly and “ North through the Northwest ” (1959), where she got the role of the mother of the hero Carey Grant . In addition to the movie, Landis also starred in television and played in the theater.
Jesse Royce Landis was married three times. In 1954, her autobiography was published. She died of cancer in a Danbury town in Connecticut at the age of 75.
|Year||Russian name||original name||Role|
|1949||f||Mr. Belvedere goes to college||Mr. Belvedere Goes to College||Mrs. Chase|
|1949||f||It happens every spring||It happens every spring||Mrs. Greenleaf|
|1949||f||My stupid heart||My foolish heart||Martha Winters|
|1955||f||Catch the thief||To catch a thief||Jesse Stevens|
|1956||f||Swan||The swan||Princess Beatrix|
|1957||f||My servant Godfrey||My man godfrey||Angelica Bullock|
|1959||f||North through northwest||North by northwest||Clara Thornhill|
|1959||f||Private scam||A private's affair||Elizabeth T. Chapman|
|1961||f||Do you like Brahms?||Goodbye again||Madame van der Bech|
|1962||f||The boys go for a walk||Boys' Night Out||Ethel Williams|
|1962||f||Have a good trip||Bon Voyage!||Countess "La Contess" Dufrene|
|1963||f||Frivolous go to Rome||Gidget goes to rome||Albertina Blyth|
|1963||f||Critical choice||Critic's choice||Charlotte Orr|
|1970||f||The airport||Airport||Mrs. Harriet DoBarry Mossman|
|1971||tf||Colombo: Lady is waiting||Columbo: Lady in Waiting||Mrs. Chadwick|
- Nissen, Axel. Actresses of a Certain Character: Forty Familiar Hollywood Faces from the Thirties to the Fifties. - McFarland, 2006. - P. 95. - ISBN 0-786-42746-9 .
- The New York Times Biographical Service. - New York Times & Arno Press, 1972. - Vol. 3 .-- P. 353.
- According to other sources - in 1896