Esther Dale

Biography

Esther Dale (November 10, 1885 – July 23, 1961) was an American actress, best known perhaps for her role as Aunt Genevieve in the 1935 Shirley Temple vehicle, Curly Top.

On the stage, Dale starred in Carrie Nation on Broadway in 1933. Her other Broadway credits include Harvest of Years...

55 titles Acting

7.0

North to Alaska

1960 · Woman at Picnic

6.4

The Sound and the Fury

1959 · Mrs. Maud Mansfield

6.3

The Oklahoman

1957 · Mrs. Fitzgerald

6.8

Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki

1955 · Birdie Hicks

6.2

Betrayed Women

1955 · Head Matron Ballard

7.0

Monkey Business

1952 · Mrs. Rhinelander

6.9

Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

1952 · Birdie Hicks

6.3

Too Young to Kiss

1951 · Mrs. Boykin

7.5

No Man of Her Own

1950 · Josie

6.3

Surrender

1950 · Aunt May

6.6

Walk Softly, Stranger

1950 · Miss Thompson

7.2

Holiday Affair

1949 · Mrs. Ennis

6.9

Ma and Pa Kettle

1949 · Mrs. Birdie Hicks

7.0

A Song Is Born

1948 · Miss Bragg

6.6

The Unfinished Dance

1947 · Olga

7.2

The Egg and I

1947 · Birdie Hicks

7.4

Margie

1946 · Grandma McSweeney

7.0

My Reputation

1946 · Anna

7.4

A Stolen Life

1946 · Mrs. Johnson

6.9

Smoky

1946 · Mrs. 'Gram' Richards

6.3

Bedside Manner

1945 · Martha Gravitt

Behind City Lights

1945 · Sarah Lowell

7.0

Murder in Times Square

1943 · Longacre Lil

7.6

Old Acquaintance

1943 · Harriet

6.0

The North Star

1943 · Anna Kurin

6.6

Blondie Goes to College

1942 · Mrs. Carrie Dill, the Landlady

6.5

Ten Gentlemen From West Point

1942 · Mrs. Thompson

6.4

Maisie Gets Her Man

1942 · Mrs. McIntyre

5.9

Aloma of the South Seas

1941 · Tarusa

6.9

Back Street

1941 · Mrs. Smith

6.5

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

1941 · Mrs. Krausheimer

6.7

Unfinished Business

1941 · Aunt Mathilda

6.4

Dangerously They Live

1941 · Dawson, Goodwin's Housekeeper

7.0

Arise, My Love

1940 · Susie

Village Barn Dance

1940 · Minerva Withers

7.0

Blondie Has Servant Trouble

1940 · Anna Vaughn

6.6

Laddie

1940 · Sarah, the Housekeeper

5.8

Cross-Country Romance

1940 · Mrs. McGillicuddy

7.9

The Mortal Storm

1940 · Marta

6.5

Convicted Woman

1940 · Chief Matron Brackett

6.7

Forty Little Mothers

1940 · Mrs. Mason the Landlady

6.6

Women Without Names

1940 · Head Matron Ingles

5.2

Untamed

1940 · Mrs. Smith

6.5

And One Was Beautiful

1940 · Margaret

6.6

Swanee River

1939 · Temperance Woman

6.7

The Great Man Votes

1939 · Mrs. Markham

6.7

Blackmail

1939 · Sarah

6.5

Made for Each Other

1939 · Annie - Cook #1

5.8

Broadway Serenade

1939 · Mrs. Olsen, the Landlady

6.6

Tell No Tales

1939 · Mrs. Haskins

6.0

Sergeant Madden

1939 · Mrs. McGillivray

6.1

6,000 Enemies

1939 · Prison Matron

8.0

The Women

1939 · Ingrid

6.3

A Child Is Born

1939 · Prison Matron

5.3

Big Town Czar

1939 · Ma Daley

6.0

Stolen Heaven

1938 · Lieschen

6.5

Prison Farm

1938 · Cora Waxley

6.2

Condemned Women

1938 · Mrs. Clara Glover, Head Matron

5.6

Girls on Probation

1938 · Mrs. Engstrom

7.9

The Awful Truth

1937 · Mrs. Leeson

7.5

Outcast

1937 · Hattie Simmerson

7.4

Dead End

1937 · Mrs. Fenner

7.8

Easy Living

1937 · Lillian

6.8

Wild Money

1937 · Jenny Hawkins

7.3

The Farmer in the Dell

1936 · Ma Boyer

7.1

The Case Against Mrs. Ames

1936 · Matilda

6.6

Hollywood Boulevard

1936 · Martha

7.9

Fury

1936 · Mrs. Whipple

6.9

Curly Top

1935 · Genevieve Graham

6.7

Private Worlds

1935 · Matron

6.8

In Old Kentucky

1935 · Dolly Breckenridge

6.7

The Wedding Night

1935 · Mrs. Kaise Novak

5.3

I Live My Life

1935 · Brumbaugh, Mrs. Gage's Housekeeper

7.2

Mary Burns, Fugitive

1935 · Kate

7.2

Crime Without Passion

1934 · Miss Keeley