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Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA on 14th February 1902. Died in 1969 aged 66 years old.
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Thelma Ritter was an actress with a career spanning 66 years, from 1947 to 2013, starting at the age of 45. Her first film was Miracle on 34th Street and her last film was Boeing, Boeing. A lot of her work was in the Drama and Comedy genres.

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Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Footsteps on the Ceiling poster Footsteps on the Ceiling 2013 6m
Boeing, Boeing poster Boeing, Boeing 1965 1h 42m
Move Over, Darling poster Move Over, Darling 1963 1h 43m
How the West Was Won poster How the West Was Won 1962 2h 42m
Birdman of Alcatraz poster Birdman of Alcatraz 1962 2h 27m
The Misfits poster The Misfits 1961 2h 4m
Pillow Talk poster Pillow Talk 1959 1h 42m
Rear Window poster Rear Window
as Stella
1954 1h 52m
Pickup on South Street poster Pickup on South Street 1953 1h 20m
Plex Channel
Titanic poster Titanic 1953 1h 38m
As Young as You Feel poster As Young as You Feel 1951 1h 17m
All About Eve poster All About Eve 1950 2h 19m
Miracle on 34th Street poster Miracle on 34th Street 1947 1h 36m

Regularly Credited With

Marilyn Monroe's profile
Marilyn Monroe
4 films together
Bess Flowers's profile
Bess Flowers
3 films together
James Stewart's profile
James Stewart
2 films together
Richard Widmark
Richard Widmark
2 films together
Russ Tamblyn
Russ Tamblyn
2 films together
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
2 films together
Franklyn Farnum
Franklyn Farnum
2 films together
William Hoehne Jr.'s profile
William Hoehne Jr.
2 films together
William H. O'Brien
William H. O'Brien
2 films together


Her Top Genres 1
18% Drama
+ 27 more
Her Top Years
16% 1962
+ 10 more
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Thelma Ritter FAQ

How old was Thelma Ritter when she died?

66 years old.

When was Thelma Ritter born?

14th February 1902

Where was Thelma Ritter born?

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Has Thelma Ritter won an Oscar?

No, she never won an Oscar.

Has Thelma Ritter won a BAFTA?

No, she never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Thelma Ritter?

She was Caucasian.