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Minerva Urecal

A stage actress, Urecal made her screen debut in 1934. For the remainder of her career and two hundred plus movies, she played cleaning women, landladies, shopkeepers and the like. She was known as a Marjorie Main type actress and later went on to a career in television playing in such shows as "Tugboat Annie" and "Peter Gunn." Minerva claimed her name was an amalgam of her hometown, Eureka, California.

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Sep 22, 1894 In Eureka, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bombshell 1933-10-13
Latest Project:
series Marvel's Jessica Jones 2015-11-20
Known For
Poster of Marvel's Jessica Jones
Series Marvel's Jessica Jones Miss Weebles, the Housekeeper 2015-11-20
Movie Inside I'm Dancing Unknown 2004-10-15
Series Macross Mrs. Henderson - Clerk at Telegraph Office (uncredited) 1982-10-03
Series Die rote Zora und ihre Bande Spinster in Audience (uncredited) 1980-01-01
Movie 7 Faces of Dr. Lao Kate Lindquist 1964-03-18
Movie Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation Brenda 1962-06-15
Series Peter Gunn Mother 1958-09-22
Movie Marty Mrs. Rosari (uncredited) 1955-04-11
Movie Sudden Danger Mrs. Kelly 1955-12-14
Movie Niagara Mrs. McGrand 1953-01-26
Movie Woman They Almost Lynched Mrs. Stuart 1953-03-20
Movie Harem Girl Aniseh 1952-01-22
Movie Oklahoma Annie Lottie Fling 1952-03-24
Movie Stop That Cab Lucy's Mother 1951-03-30
Movie Dear Brat Neighbor (uncredited) 1951-05-30
Movie Side Street Landlady 1950-03-23
Movie Harvey Nurse Dunphy (uncredited) 1950-10-13
Movie The Arizona Cowboy Cactus Kate Millican 1950-04-01
Movie Outcasts of the Trail Abbie Rysen 1949-06-08
Movie Master Minds Mrs. Hoskins 1949-11-27
Movie April Showers Landlady (uncredited) 1948-03-27
Movie The Strange Mrs. Crane Nellie Carter 1948-10-07
Movie Marshal of Amarillo Mrs. Henry Pettigrew 1948-07-15
Movie Family Honeymoon Mrs. Webb (uncredited) 1948-12-06
Movie Night Has a Thousand Eyes Elderly Italian Woman (uncredited) 1948-10-13
Movie Undercover Maisie Cafe Cook 1947-03-01
Movie Apache Rose Felicia 1947-02-15
Movie Cynthia Agnes, Jannings' Cook (uncredited) 1947-08-27
Movie The Bride Wore Boots Minor Role (uncredited) 1946-05-08
Movie Rainbow Over Texas Mama Lolita 1946-05-09
Movie Wake Up and Dream Edna Lucash 1946-12-02
Movie A Medal For Benny Neighbor 1945-04-16
Movie The Kid Sister Mrs. Wiggins 1945-02-06
Movie Voice of the Whistler Georgie's Wife (uncredited) 1945-10-30
Movie The Bells of St. Mary's Landlady (uncredited) 1945-12-27
Movie Mr. Skeffington Woman in Beauty Shop (uncredited) 1944-05-25
Movie Moonlight and Cactus Abigail 1944-09-08
Movie Bachelor Daze Abigail O'Rourke 1944-02-17
Movie The Mark of the Whistler Woman Sweeping Front Stoop (uncredited) 1944-10-09
Movie One Mysterious Night Miss Wilkinson 1944-10-21
Movie Keep 'em Slugging Miss Billings 1943-03-01
Movie The Powers Girl Maggie 1943-01-15
Movie Dixie Dugan Mrs. Wilson (uncredited) 1943-03-12
Movie Henry and Dizzy Mrs. Kilmer 1942-06-05
Movie In Old California Mrs. Carson 1942-05-31
Movie The Corpse Vanishes Fagah 1942-05-08
Movie My Favorite Blonde Stone-Faced Woman (uncredited) 1942-04-02
Movie Beyond the Blue Horizon Wife at Circus (uncredited) 1942-06-25
Movie Sons of the Pioneers Ellie Bixby 1942-07-02
Movie The Daring Young Man Nurse 1942-10-08
Movie The Living Ghost Delia Phillips 1942-08-11
Movie Murder by Invitation Maxine Denham 1941-06-30
Movie The Cowboy and the Blonde Murphy 1941-05-16
Movie Accent On Love Teresa Lombroso 1941-07-11
Movie Arkansas Judge Miranda Wolfson 1941-01-28
Movie They Died with Their Boots On Nurse 1941-11-01
Movie Bowery Blitzkrieg 'Picklepuss' - Reform School Matron 1941-08-01
Movie Never Give a Sucker an Even Break The Cleaning Lady 1941-10-10
Movie Dressed to Kill Landlady 1941-08-08
Movie You Can't Fool Your Wife Mrs. Doolittle 1940-05-21
Movie The Sagebrush Family Trails West Widow Gail 1940-01-17
Movie Boys of the City Agnes 1940-07-15
Movie Wildcat Bus Old Maid 1940-08-23
Movie No, No, Nanette Woman in Airport 1940-12-19
Movie The Ape Townswoman 1940-09-30
Movie Second Fiddle Miss Bland, the School Principal 1939-06-30
Movie S.O.S Tidal Wave 1939-06-02
Movie Four Girls in White Miss Perch - a Nurse 1939-01-27
Movie You Can't Cheat an Honest Man Screaming Spinster at Circus 1939-02-17
Movie Let Us Live Charwoman at Theatre Hold-Up 1939-03-29
Movie Golden Boy Grocery Customer 1939-09-05
Movie No Place to Go Miss Rice 1939-09-23
Movie Missing Evidence Amy, Housewife 1939-12-15
Movie Destry Rides Again Mrs. DeWitt 1939-11-30
Movie Dancing Co-Ed Woman on Radio (voice) (uncredited) 1939-09-29
Movie Sabotage Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited) 1939-10-13
Movie The Lady in the Morgue Mrs. Horn 1938-04-22
Movie Prison Nurse Sutherland 1938-03-02
Movie Air Devils Margaret Price 1938-05-13
Movie Start Cheering Miss Grimley 1938-03-03
Movie City Streets Mrs. Grimley (uncredited) 1938-07-01
Movie Dramatic School Rose - Boulin's Secretary (uncredited) 1938-12-09
Movie Frontier Scout Helen 1938-09-16
Movie Mountain Justice Ella Crippen 1937-04-24
Movie Her Husband's Secretary Miss Baldwin 1937-02-26
Movie She Loved a Fireman Nurse Purdy 1937-12-18
Movie Ever Since Eve Bellden's Receptionist 1937-07-15
Movie Love on a Bet Miss Jones, MacCreigh's Secretary 1936-03-06
Movie Fury Fanny (uncredited) 1936-05-29
Movie Here Comes the Band Italian Wife 1935-08-30
Movie Student Tour Wife 1934-10-05
Movie Bombshell Autograph Seeker 1933-10-13
Movie Meet The Baron Downstairs Maid 1933-10-20