Elisabeth Risdon

Biography

Elisabeth Risdon (born Daisy Cartwright Risdon; 26 April 1887 – 20 December 1958) was an English film actress. She appeared in over 140 films between 1913 and 1952. A beauty in her youth, she usually played in society parts. In later years in films she switched to playing character parts.

58 titles Acting

7.5

Scaramouche

1952 · Isabelle de Valmorin

6.6

In Old Amarillo

1951 · Granny Adams

6.8

My True Story

1951 · Mme. Rousseau

5.7

Bannerline

1951 · Margaret Trimble

6.8

The Milkman

1950 · Mrs. Laura Carter

6.0

Hills of Oklahoma

1950 · Kate Carney

6.9

The Secret Fury

1950 · Dr. Twining

6.2

Bunco Squad

1950 · Jessica Royce

6.8

Sierra

1950 · Aunt Susan

6.5

Down Dakota Way

1949 · Dolly Paxton

6.9

Sealed Verdict

1948 · Mrs. Hockland

6.6

Bodyguard

1948 · Gene Dysen

6.3

Every Girl Should Be Married

1948 · Mary Nolan

6.4

The Bride Goes Wild

1948 · Mrs. Carruthers

7.0

High Wall

1947 · Mrs. Kenet

6.4

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

1947 · Mrs. Pritchard

6.9

The Romance of Rosy Ridge

1947 · Emily Baggett

7.2

The Egg and I

1947 · Betty's Mother

7.3

Life with Father

1947 · Mrs. Whitehead

5.8

The Fighting Guardsman

1946 · Mme. de Montrevel

6.7

Lover Come Back

1946 · Ma Williams

6.3

Roll on Texas Moon

1946 · Cactus Kate Taylor

6.1

They Made Me a Killer

1946 · 'Ma' Conley

6.4

The Walls Came Tumbling Down

1946 · Catherine Walsh

6.2

The Unseen

1945 · Mrs. Norris

5.7

A Song for Miss Julie

1945 · Mrs. Ambrose Charteris

7.1

Tall in the Saddle

1944 · Miss Elizabeth Martin

5.6

In the Meantime, Darling

1944 · Helen Corkery

6.5

Weird Woman

1944 · Dean Grace Gunnison

5.6

Blonde Fever

1944 · Mrs. Talford

7.0

The Canterville Ghost

1944 · Mrs. Polverdine

6.3

Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event

1943 · Aunt Della Lindsay

7.0

Never a Dull Moment

1943 · Mrs. Schuyler Manning III

6.0

Higher and Higher

1943 · Mrs. Georgia Keating

7.3

Lost Angel

1943 · Mrs. Pringle

5.8

Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost

1942 · Aunt Della Lindsay

7.2

Journey for Margaret

1942 · Mrs. Bailey

6.3

Are Husbands Necessary?

1942 · Mrs. Westwood

8.0

Random Harvest

1942 · Mrs. Lloyd

6.4

Mexican Spitfire At Sea

1942 · Aunt Della Lindsay

6.8

Reap the Wild Wind

1942 · Mrs. Claiborne

6.1

I Live on Danger

1942 · Mrs. Morrell

Jail House Blues

1942 · Mrs. Alyosius McGonigle McGann

6.4

Mexican Spitfire's Elephant

1942 · Aunt Della Lindsay

5.7

Paris Calling

1941 · Madame Jennetier

5.9

Footlight Fever

1941 · Aunt Hattie Drake

6.1

The Mexican Spitfire's Baby

1941 · Aunt Della

6.8

Mr. Dynamite

1941 · Achilles

6.7

Nice Girl?

1941 · Marrtha Peasley

7.6

High Sierra

1941 · Ma

6.2

Let's Make Music

1941 · Malvina Adams

6.2

Mexican Spitfire Out West

1940 · Aunt Della Lindsay

6.2

The Howards of Virginia

1940 · Aunt Clarissa

6.5

Saturday's Children

1940 · Mrs. Myrtle Halevy (as Elizabeth Risdon)

7.4

Abe Lincoln in Illinois

1940 · Sarah Lincoln

6.6

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

1940 · Jury Member

6.2

Mexican Spitfire

1940 · Aunt Della Lindsay

7.4

Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me!

1940 · Minerva

5.2

Slightly Tempted

1940 · Ethelreda Knox

6.7

The Great Man Votes

1939 · Phoebe Ainslee

6.7

Disputed Passage

1939 · Mrs. Cunningham

6.9

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

1939 · Widow Douglass

6.8

The Girl from Mexico

1939 · Aunt Della Lindsay

7.9

The Roaring Twenties

1939 · Mrs. Sherman

6.0

Full Confession

1939 · Norah O'Keefe

6.0

Sorority House

1939 · Mrs. Scott

5.9

The Man Who Dared

1939 · Jessie Carter

7.1

Five Came Back

1939 · Martha Spengler

5.6

Girls on Probation

1938 · Kate Heath

5.8

Cowboy from Brooklyn

1938 · Mrs. Jordan

6.8

My Bill

1938 · Aunt Caroline

6.2

The Affairs of Annabel

1938 · Mrs. Fletcher

7.2

Tom Sawyer, Detective

1938 · Aunt Sally Phelps

6.4

Mannequin

1938 · Mrs. Cassidy (as Elizabeth Risdon)

8.2

Make Way for Tomorrow

1937 · Cora Payne

7.3

They Won't Forget

1937 · Mrs. Hale (as Elizabeth Risdon)

7.4

Dead End

1937 · Mrs. Connell

6.3

Mountain Justice

1937 · Mrs. Harkins

7.4

The Woman I Love

1937 · Mme. Herbillion

6.4

The King Steps Out

1936 · Grand Duchess Sofia

6.1

Don't Gamble with Love

1936 · Grace

7.3

Theodora Goes Wild

1936 · Aunt Mary

7.3

Craig's Wife

1936 · Mrs. Landreth

7.0

Crime and Punishment

1935 · Mrs. Raskolnikov