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...

54 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

6.3

Surrender

1950 · Aunt May

6.6

Walk Softly, Stranger

1950 · Miss Thompson

7.5

No Man of Her Own

1950 · Josie

6.9

Ma and Pa Kettle

1949 · Mrs. Birdie Hicks

7.2

Holiday Affair

1949 · Mrs. Ennis

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

6.9

Smoky

1946 · Mrs. 'Gram' Richards

7.4

Margie

1946 · Grandma McSweeney

7.0

My Reputation

1946 · Anna

7.4

A Stolen Life

1946 · Mrs. Johnson

6.3

Her Favorite Patient 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

Village Barn Dance

1940 · Minerva Withers

7.0

Blondie Has Servant Trouble

1940 · Anna Vaughn

6.6

Laddie

1940 · Sarah, the Housekeeper

7.9

The Mortal Storm

1940 · Marta

5.8

Cross-Country Romance

1940 · Mrs. McGillicuddy

6.5

Convicted Woman

1940 · Chief Matron Brackett

6.5

And One Was Beautiful

1940 · Margaret

6.6

Women Without Names

1940 · Head Matron Ingles

7.0

Arise, My Love

1940 · Susie

5.2

Untamed

1940 · Mrs. Smith

6.7

Forty Little Mothers

1940 · Mrs. Mason the Landlady

6.7

Blackmail

1939 · Sarah

6.7

The Great Man Votes

1939 · Mrs. Markham

5.3

Big Town Czar

1939 · Ma Daley

8.0

The Women

1939 · Ingrid

6.6

Tell No Tales

1939 · Mrs. Haskins

6.1

6,000 Enemies

1939 · Prison Matron

6.0

Sergeant Madden

1939 · Mrs. McGillivray

6.6

Swanee River

1939 · Temperance Woman

6.5

Made for Each Other

1939 · Annie - Cook #1

5.8

Broadway Serenade

1939 · Mrs. Olsen, the Landlady

6.5

Prison Farm

1938 · Cora Waxley

6.0

Stolen Heaven

1938 · Lieschen

6.2

Condemned Women

1938 · Mrs. Clara Glover, Head Matron

5.6

Girls on Probation

1938 · Mrs. Engstrom

6.8

Wild Money

1937 · Jenny Hawkins

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

7.3

The Farmer in the Dell

1936 · Ma Boyer

5.9

Lady of Secrets

1936 · Miss Eccles

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