Ann Sothern

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 01/22/1909 († 92, 03/15/2001) | Valley City, North Dakota USA
Ann Sothern (born Harriette Arlene Lake; January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American actress who worked on stage, radio, film, and television, in a career that spanned nearly six decades. Sothern began her career in the late 1920s in bit parts in films. In 1930, she made her Broadway stage debut and soon worked her way up to starring roles. In 1939, MGM cast her as Maisie Ravier, a brash yet lovable Brooklyn showgirl. The character proved to be popular and spawned a successful film series (Congo Maisie, Gold Rush Maisie, Up Goes Maisie, etc.) and a network radio series (The Adventures of Maisie). In 1953 Sothern moved into television as the star of her own sitcom Private Secretary..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Ann Sothern

Golden Globe Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Ann Sothern as Actress(86)

as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Tisha Doughty1987 The Whales of August
as Ma Finney1985 A Letter to Three Wives
as Angel1980 The Little Dragons
as Mrs. Karmann1978 The Manitou
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as Sheba1975 Crazy Mama
as Thelma Lambert1974 The Killing Kind
as Fenzie1974 Golden Needles
as Aunt Margaret Bancroft1972 The Great Man's Whiskers
as Mother Bonaventure1972 The Weekend Nun
as Ethel Gaines1971 Congratulations, It's a Boy!
as Annie La Cossit1971 A Death of Innocence
as Dolly Murdock1969 The Greatest Mother of 'em All
as Mrs. Kozzek1967 The Outsider
as Angela1967 Chubasco
as Queen Gertrude1967 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu
as Mrs. Argona / Grace Argona1965 Sylvia
as Sue Ellen Gamadge1964 The Best Man
as Sade1964 Lady in a Cage
as Liza1954 Lady in the Dark
as Crystal Carpenter1953 The Blue Gardenia
as Frances Elliott1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
as Dell Faring1950 Shadow on the Wall
as Rita Phipps1949 A Letter to Three Wives
as Joyce Harmon1948 Words and Music
as June Tyme1948 April Showers
as Peggy1947 The Judge Steps Out
as Maisie Ravier1947 Undercover Maisie
as Maisie Ravier1946 Up Goes Maisie
as Maisie Ravier1944 Maisie Goes to Reno
as Pat1943 Cry 'Havoc'
as herself1943 Thousands Cheer
as Julia Seabrook1943 Three Hearts for Julia
as Mary Jones1943 You, John Jones!
as Maisie Ravier1943 Swing Shift Maisie
as Maisie Ravier1942 Maisie Gets Her Man
as Hattie Maloney1942 Panama Hattie
as Maisie Ravier1941 Maisie Was a Lady
as Maisie Ravier1941 Ringside Maisie
as Dixie Donegan Crane1941 Lady Be Good
as Florence 'Flo' Addams1940 Brother Orchid
as Dulcy Ward1940 Dulcy
as Maisie Ravier1940 Congo Maisie
as Maisie Ravier1940 Gold Rush Maisie
as Garda Sloane1939 Fast and Furious
as Ellen Connelly1939 Hotel for Women
as Maisie Ravier / Mary Anastasia O'Connor1939 Maisie
as Jean Livingstone1938 Trade Winds
as Mary Strand1937 Super-Sleuth
as Eleanor1937 Dangerous Number
as Connie Taylor1937 There Goes My Girl
as herself1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
as Carol Rogers1937 She's Got Everything
as Millicent Kendall1937 Fifty Roads to Town
as Bettina Louise "Betty" Russell1937 There Goes the Groom
as Antoinette "Toni" Pemberton1937 Danger - Love at Work
as Frances Cooke1936 Smartest Girl in Town
as Kit Bennett1936 Walking on Air
as Ann Edwards1936 Don't Gamble with Love
as Mary Cantillon1936 My American Wife
as Fay Stevens1936 You May Be Next!
as Mary Taylor1936 Hell-Ship Morgan
as Linda Henry1935 The Girl Friend
as Marge Walker1935 Eight Bells
as Patricia Thatcher1935 Hooray for Love
as Mimi1935 Folies Bergère
as Adrienne Martin / Adeline Maxwell1935 Grand Exit
as Geraldine Sloane1934 The Hell Cat
as Kitty Taylor1934 Blind Date
as Ruth Walker1934 The Party's Over
as Joan Larrabee1934 Kid Millions
as Jane Blodgett1934 Melody in Spring
as Jean1933 Let's Fall in Love
as Chorus Girl (uncredited)1930 The March of Time
as Student1930 Good News
as Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)1930 Whoopee!
as Zeppelin Reveler1930 Madam Satan
as Bit Part1930 Song of the West
as Performer in 'Meet My Sister' & 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers (as Harriet Lake)1929 Show of Shows
as Showgirl (uncredited)1927 Broadway Nights

TV Shows/Series with Ann Sothern as Actress(20)

Full Name: Ann Sothern
Born: Friday, 01/22 1909 (January) in Valley City, North Dakota USA
Died: Thursday, 03/15 2001 (March) in Ketchum (aged: 92)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Washington, Central High School, MacPhail Center for Music
Spouses (current/former): Robert Sterling
Children: Tisha Sterling
Other names for Ann Sothern (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Harriet Byron"
"Harriette Lake"
"Joan Larrabee"
"Foxy McNamara"
"Ann Southern"
"Harriette Arlene Lake"
Ann Sothern frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (22x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (18x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (17x, Crew)
Wilson Collison (12x, Crew)
Wally Heglin (9x, Crew)
David Snell (9x, Crew)
Bess Flowers (8x, Actress)
Mickey Rooney (8x, Actor)
Desi Arnaz (8x, Actor)
Irene (8x, Crew)
Robert Young (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9125, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/18/2023