Doro Merande

Actress

Actress


Plain, angular Doro Merande was one of those delightful character actresses you couldn't take your eyes off of, no matter how minuscule the part. She excelled at playing older than she was -- doting aunts, inveterate gossips, curt secretaries and small-minded townspeople -- all topped with an amusing warble in her voice and bristly eccentric edge....
Birth date
1892-03-31
Death date
1975-11-01

Known For


Our Town
Our Town
Mrs. Soames (1940)
The Whistle at Eaton Falls
The Whistle at Eaton Falls
Miss Pringle (1951)
The Front Page
The Front Page
Jennie (1974)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressThe Front Page
Jennie
1974
ActressMaking It
Librarian
1971
ActressThe Jackie Gleason Show
(TV Series) Emma Beauregard - The Honeymooners: We're Off to See the Wizard (1970) ... Emma Beauregard - The Passing Politician (1966)
1966-1970
ActressThe Front Page
(TV Movie) Jennie
1970
ActressChange of Habit
Rose
1969
ActressSkidoo
The Mayor
1968
ActressHurry Sundown
Ada Hemmings
1967
ActressThe Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
Muriel Everett
1966
ActressKiss Me, Stupid
Mrs. Pettibone
1964
ActressThe Cardinal
Woman Picket
1963
ActressThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) Sadie - The Bard (1963) ... Sadie
1963
ActressSam Benedict
(TV Series) Elizabeth Campbell - Image of a Toad (1963) ... Elizabeth Campbell
1963
ActressThe Lloyd Bridges Show
(TV Series) Nettie Tuppman - Now, You Take Your Average Rock... (1962) ... Nettie Tuppman
1962
ActressThe Defenders
(TV Series) Augusta Mills - The Voices of Death (1962) ... Augusta Mills
1962
ActressGolden Showcase
(TV Series) Landlady - Saturday's Children (1962) ... Landlady
1962
ActressThe New Breed
(TV Series) Miss Stewart - Sweet Bloom of Death (1961) ... Miss Stewart
1961
ActressThriller
(TV Series) Melba Pennaroyd - A Third for Pinochle (1961) ... Melba Pennaroyd
1961
ActressBringing Up Buddy
(TV Series) Aunt Iris Flower / Iris Flower - Behind Bars (1961) ... Aunt Iris Flower - Buddy and the Teenager (1961) ... Aunt Iris Flower - Room for Rent (1961) ... Aunt Iris Flower - Buddy and Janie (1961) ... Aunt Iris Flower - Big Game Hunter (1961) ... Aunt Iris Flower Show all 35 episodes
1960-1961
ActressNew Comedy Showcase
(TV Series) Aunt Julia - The Trouble with Richard (1960) ... Aunt Julia
1960
ActressPlay of the Week
(TV Series) - A Palm Tree in a Rose Garden (1960)
1960
ActressPlayhouse 90
(TV Series) Miss Hammer / Mrs. Adolph - The Silver Whistle (1959) ... Miss Hammer - If You Knew Elizabeth (1957) ... Mrs. Adolph
1957-1959
ActressThe Gazebo
Matilda
1959
ActressThe Phil Silvers Show
(TV Series) Assistant USO Hostess / Mrs. Whitcomb - Bilko's Casino (1959) ... Assistant USO Hostess - Bilko's Godson (1959) ... Mrs. Whitcomb
1959
ActressThe Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Miss Haskins (uncredited)
1959
ActressAlfred Hitchcock Presents
(TV Series) Mrs. Herman - Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenimore (1958) ... Mrs. Herman
1958
ActressSteve Canyon
(TV Series) Mrs. Turton - Operation Zero Launch (1958) ... Mrs. Turton
1958
ActressMatinee Theatre
(TV Series) - The Nightbird Crying (1958)
1958
ActressThe United States Steel Hour
(TV Series) Felice - You Can't Win (1957) ... Felice
1957
ActressWindows
(TV Series) - The World Out There (1955)
1955
ActressThe Man with the Golden Arm
Vi
1955
ActressThe Seven Year Itch
Waitress at Vegetarian Restaurant (uncredited)
1955
ActressKraft Theatre
(TV Series) - Strangers in Hiding (1954) - The Happy Touch (1954) - One Man in a Million (1954) - To Live in Peace (1953)
1953-1954
ActressValiant Lady
(TV Series) Ivy Harper (1956-1957)
1953
ActressOmnibus
(TV Series) (segment "The Gold Dress") - The Gold Dress (1953) ... (segment "The Gold Dress")
1953
ActressMister Peepers
(TV Series) Aunt Ralphia - Cousin Luther (1953) ... Aunt Ralphia
1953
ActressSuspense
(TV Series) Mrs. Harriet Willman - Portrait of Constance (1953) ... Mrs. Harriet Willman
1953
ActressLux Video Theatre
(TV Series) Miss Sandow - The Wednesday Wish (1953) ... Miss Sandow
1953
ActressArmstrong Circle Theatre
(TV Series) - Red Tape (1952)
1952
ActressCelanese Theatre
(TV Series) - Saturday's Children (1952)
1952
ActressThe Whistle at Eaton Falls
Miss Pringle
1951
ActressMr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
Mrs. Hammer
1951
ActressThe Goldbergs
(TV Series) Nurse Emulsion - Cousin Simon (1949) ... Nurse Emulsion (uncredited)
1949
ActressCover Up
Hilda
1949
ActressThe Snake Pit
Inmate, First Lady of the Land (uncredited)
1948
ActressOur Town
Mrs. Soames
1940
ActressThe Star Maker
Gerry Society Woman (uncredited)
1939
ActressBad Boy
Mrs. Jackson (uncredited)
1935
ActressNavy Wife
Nurse Sharpe (uncredited)
1935
ActressMoonlight and Pretzels
Hymn-singing Lady (uncredited)
1933
ActressZoo in Budapest
Miss Fennock - Orphanage Assistant (uncredited)
1933
ActressBondage
Boarding House Matron (uncredited)
1933
ActressState Fair
Mrs. Metcalfe's Acquaintance at Food Contest (uncredited)
1933
ActressWayward
Maid (uncredited)
1932
ActressPersonal Maid
Mrs. Wurtz's Maid (uncredited)
1931
ActressInterference
Deborah's Maid (uncredited)
1928
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Jackie Gleason Show
(TV Series) Self - as Aunt Ethel - The Honeymooners: Nephew of the Bride (1967) ... Self - as Aunt Ethel
1967
SelfThat Was the Week That Was
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Self
1964