Leora Dana

Actress

Actress


Character actress Leora Dana was born on April 1, 1923. She got a late start in acting, at age 33, with Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957) as Annie Fry. Although this fine actress made only 19 films, many were plum roles. One of the films where Leora stood out was Some Came Running (1958), playing Agnes Hirsh, the social climbing wife of ...
Birth date
1923-04-01
Death date
1983-12-13
Awards
1 win.

Known For


Tora! Tora! Tora!
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Mrs. Kramer (1970)
3:10 to Yuma
3:10 to Yuma
Mrs. Alice Evans (1957)
Kings Go Forth
Kings Go Forth
Mrs. Blair (1958)
Amityville 3-D
Amityville 3-D
Emma Caswell (1983)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressNothing Lasts Forever
Joyce
1984
ActressAmityville 3-D
Emma Caswell
1983
ActressBaby It's You
Miss Vernon
1983
ActressShoot the Moon
Charlotte DeVoe
1982
ActressNurse
(TV Movie) Celia O'Brien
1980
ActressAnother World
(TV Series) Sylvie Kosloff - Episode #1.3898 (1979) ... Sylvie Kosloff - Episode #1.3756 (1979) ... Sylvie Kosloff - Episode #1.3620 (1978) ... Sylvie Kosloff
1978-1979
ActressThe Dain Curse
(TV Mini-Series) Mrs. Huntoon - Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Mrs. Huntoon
1978
ActressSeventh Avenue
(TV Mini-Series) Mrs. Gold
1977
ActressThe Adams Chronicles
(TV Mini-Series) Abigail Smith Adams (age 44-74) - Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State (1976) ... Abigail Smith Adams (age 44-74) - Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... Abigail Smith Adams (age 44-74) - Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) ... Abigail Smith Adams (age 44-74)
1976
ActressThe American Parade
(TV Mini-Series) Susan B Anthony - We the Women (1974) ... Susan B Anthony
1974
ActressWild Rovers
Nell Buckman
1971
ActressTora! Tora! Tora!
Mrs. Kramer
1970
ActressChange of Habit
Mother Joseph
1969
ActressN.Y.P.D.
(TV Series) Frieda Elliot - Everybody Loved Him (1969) ... Frieda Elliot
1969
ActressThe Boston Strangler
Mary Bottomly
1968
ActressJudd for the Defense
(TV Series) Elizabeth Rossiter - Conspiracy (1967) ... Elizabeth Rossiter
1967
ActressThe Group
Mrs. Renfrew
1966
ActressFor the People
(TV Series) Betty Bauer - Act of Violence: Part 2 (1965) ... Betty Bauer
1965
ActressThe Doctors and the Nurses
(TV Series) Betty Bauer - Act of Violence (1965) ... Betty Bauer
1965
ActressSlattery's People
(TV Series) Mary Sanborn - Question: What Is Truth? (1964) ... Mary Sanborn
1964
ActressThe Lieutenant
(TV Series) Edith Kaine - Operation - Actress (1964) ... Edith Kaine
1964
ActressChanning
(TV Series) Fran - A Claim to Immortality (1964) ... Fran
1964
ActressA Gathering of Eagles
Mrs. Evelyn Fowler
1963
ActressStoney Burke
(TV Series) Ellen Mundorf - The King of the Hill (1963) ... Ellen Mundorf
1963
ActressBen Casey
(TV Series) Mrs. Duncan - And Even Death Shall Die (1962) ... Mrs. Duncan
1962
ActressBus Stop
(TV Series) Katherine Benson - The Opposite Virtues (1962) ... Katherine Benson
1962
ActressThe United States Steel Hour
(TV Series) Abby Hill - A Nightmare at Bleak Hill (1962) - Climate of Marriage (1958) - The Bromley Touch (1958) ... Abby Hill - Sauce for the Goose (1956)
1956-1962
ActressThe Defenders
(TV Series) Carol Clark - The Treadmill (1961) ... Carol Clark
1961
ActressThe Working Mother
(TV Movie) Laura Tyler
1961
ActressThe Asphalt Jungle
(TV Series) Doris Scott - The Scott Machine (1961) ... Doris Scott
1961
ActressThe Aquanauts
(TV Series) Viviam - The Margot Adventure (1961) ... Viviam
1961
ActressPollyanna
Mrs. Paul Ford
1960
ActressStartime
(TV Series) Mrs. Tawley - Incident at a Corner (1960) ... Mrs. Tawley
1960
ActressPlayhouse 90
(TV Series) Eleanor Lambert - A Dream of Treason (1960) ... Eleanor Lambert
1960
ActressZane Grey Theater
(TV Series) Anne Coleman - King of the Valley (1959) ... Anne Coleman
1959
ActressAlfred Hitchcock Presents
(TV Series) Naomi Shawn / Vera Brown / Irene Cole - Your Witness (1959) ... Naomi Shawn - John Brown's Body (1956) ... Vera Brown - The Legacy (1956) ... Irene Cole
1956-1959
ActressThe Third Man
(TV Series) Gwen Easterday - Death of an Overlord (1959) ... Gwen Easterday
1959
ActressAlcoa Theatre
(TV Series) Janet Kennedy - High Class Type of Mongrel (1959) ... Janet Kennedy
1959
ActressSome Came Running
Agnes Hirsh
1958
ActressKraft Theatre
(TV Series) Marion Hunter / Louise - Next Door to Death (1958) - The Medallion (1957) ... Marion Hunter - One Way West (1956) - Babies for Sale (1956) - The Sears Girl (1956) ... Louise Show all 7 episodes
1953-1958
ActressKings Go Forth
Mrs. Blair
1958
ActressShirley Temple's Storybook
(TV Series) Dame Van Winkle - Rip Van Winkle (1958) ... Dame Van Winkle
1958
ActressSuspicion
(TV Series) Sue Carey - The Eye of Truth (1958) ... Sue Carey
1958
ActressSchlitz Playhouse
(TV Series) Mrs. Ditwiter - Neighbors (1957) - The Traveling Corpse (1957) ... Mrs. Ditwiter
1957
ActressClimax!
(TV Series) Rose Skinner - Tunnel of Fear (1957) ... Rose Skinner
1957
Actress3:10 to Yuma
Mrs. Alice Evans
1957
ActressWilliamsburg: The Story of a Patriot
(Short) Anne Fry
1957
ActressProducers' Showcase
(TV Series) Mother - Jack and the Beanstalk (1956) ... Mother
1956
ActressTelephone Time
(TV Series) Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Mr. and Mrs. Browning (1956) ... Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1956
ActressStudio One in Hollywood
(TV Series) Margaret Norton / Laura Ford - The Arena (1956) ... Margaret Norton - The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1955) ... Laura Ford
1955-1956
ActressStar Tonight
(TV Series) Mrs. Teeling - The Chevigny Man (1956) ... Mrs. Teeling
1956
ActressArmstrong Circle Theatre
(TV Series) Ruth - Man in Shadow (1956) ... Ruth - Sudden Disaster (1955) - Flare-Up (1954) - So Close the Stars (1954) - A Time to Live (1953)
1953-1956
ActressAppointment with Adventure
(TV Series) - Priceless Cargo (1955)
1955
ActressJustice
(TV Series) - Fear by Day (1955) - The Safe-Cracker (1954)
1954-1955
ActressPonds Theater
(TV Series) - The Forger (1955) - Dark Victory (1954)
1954-1955
ActressRobert Montgomery Presents
(TV Series) Birnam's Girlfriend - The Lost Weekend (1955) ... Birnam's Girlfriend - The Woman Who Hated Children (1953)
1953-1955
ActressThe Web
(TV Series) - A Name for Death (1954)
1954
ActressValley of the Kings
Lovely Girl (uncredited)
1954
ActressGoodyear Playhouse
(TV Series) - Dear Harriet Heart-Throb (1954) - Four Meetings (1952)
1952-1954
ActressThe Motorola Television Hour
(TV Series) Thea - Black Chiffon (1954) ... Thea
1954
ActressCampbell Summer Soundstage
(TV Series) - Innocent Till Proven Guilty (1953)
1953
ActressThe Philco Television Playhouse
(TV Series) Clarice / Emmy Blanchard - A Letter to Mr. Priest (1952) - Come Alive (1951) - Mr. Arcularis (1951) ... Clarice - Nocturne (1950) ... Emmy Blanchard - A Letter to Mr. Priest (1950)
1950-1952
ActressCurtain Call
(TV Series) - The Season of Divorce (1952)
1952
ActressMasterpiece Playhouse
(TV Series) - Uncle Vanya (1950)
1950
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe 27th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1973
SelfThe Fabulous Fifties
(Documentary) Narrator (segment "Gift from the Sea") (voice)
1960
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Mrs. Ford - Pollyanna: Part 3 (1963) ... Mrs. Ford - Pollyanna: Part 2 (1963) ... Mrs. Ford - Pollyanna: Part 1 (1963) ... Mrs. Ford
1963