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Ellen Corby

Ellen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy Awards. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Aunt Trina in I Remember Mama. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ellen Corby, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 3, 1911 In Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Sons of the Desert 1933-12-29
Latest Project:
series Sterren voor de klas 2008-09-21
Known For
Series Sterren voor de klas Emma Barber 2008-09-21
Series Brave Police J-Decker Widow 1994-02-05
Movie A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion Grandma Walton 1993-11-21
Movie All the Way Home Great-Gandmaw 1981-12-21
Series The Waltons Ester Walton 1972-09-14
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Gertrude 1972-07-05
Series Nicholas Nickleby Queen of the Artichokes 1968-02-11
Movie The Legend of Lylah Clare Script Girl 1968-08-21
Movie A Fine Pair Mrs. Walker 1968-09-27
Movie The Night of the Grizzly Hazel Squires 1966-04-20
Movie The Ghost & Mr. Chicken Neva Tremaine 1966-01-20
Movie The Glass Bottom Boat Anna Miller 1966-06-09
Movie The Family Jewels Airline Passenger 1965-07-01
Series Please Don't Eat the Daisies Martha 1965-09-14
Movie The Strangler Mrs. Kroll 1964-04-01
Movie Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Lily, a Town Gossip 1964-12-15
Movie Pocketful of Miracles Soho Sal 1961-12-18
Movie As Young As We Are Nettie McPherson 1958-09-01
Movie Macabre Miss Kushins 1958-10-01
Movie Night Passage Mrs. Feeney 1957-07-24
Movie All Mine to Give Mrs. Raiden 1957-11-13
Movie Rockabilly Baby Mrs. Wellington 1957-10-30
Movie Stagecoach To Fury Sarah Farrell 1956-12-13
Movie Illegal Miss Hinkel 1955-10-28
Movie About Mrs. Leslie Mrs. Croffman 1954-08-03
Movie The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters Amelia Gravesend 1954-06-06
Movie Sabrina Miss McCardie 1954-09-28
Movie Woman They Almost Lynched First Townswoman 1953-03-20
Movie Shane Liz Torrey 1953-04-23
Movie The Big Trees Sister Blackburn 1952-02-05
Movie Fearless Fagan Mrs. Ardley 1952-08-15
Movie The Sea Hornet Mrs. Drinkwater 1951-11-06
Movie The Mating Season Annie 1951-01-12
Movie Goodbye, My Fancy Miss Birdshaw 1951-05-19
Movie Angels in the Outfield Sister Veronica 1951-10-19
Movie Here Comes the Groom Mrs. McGonigle 1951-09-20
Movie Captain China Miss Endicott 1950-02-02
Movie The Gunfighter Mrs. Devlin 1950-06-23
Movie Peggy Mrs. Privet, the Librarian 1950-07-01
Movie Harriet Craig Lottie 1950-11-02
Movie Edge of Doom Mrs. Jeanette Moore 1950-08-03
Movie Rusty Saves a Life Miss Simmons 1949-01-01
Movie A Woman's Secret Nurse who reads paper to Susan 1949-03-05
Movie Little Women Sophie - Mrs Kirke's maid 1949-04-01
Movie Mighty Joe Young Orphanage matron 1949-07-27
Movie Fighting Father Dunne Colpeck's Secretary 1948-05-12
Movie Strike It Rich Mrs. Annie Harkins 1948-12-01
Movie Living in a Big Way Broken Arms' Sailors Wife (uncredited) 1947-06-10
Movie The Judge Steps Out Mother at Birthday Party 1947-12-15
Movie Born to Kill 2nd Maid (uncredited) 1947-05-03
Movie The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) 1947-07-24
Movie The Unfaithful Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) 1947-06-05
Movie Railroaded! Mrs. Wills (uncredited) 1947-09-25
Movie Forever Amber Marge 1947-10-10
Series MLB World Series Townswoman at Tom-Tom's Trial (uncredited) 1947-09-30
Movie The Truth About Murder Betty 1946-04-01
Movie It's a Wonderful Life Ms. Davis (uncredited) 1946-12-20
Movie Sister Kenny Hospital Scrub Woman 1946-10-10
Movie Speed Limited Secretary 1935-01-12
Movie Sons of the Desert Dress Person at Table Next to Chase's 1933-12-29