Jeanne Bates

Biography

Date of Birth 21 May 1918, Berkeley, California, USA Date of Death 28 November 2007, Woodland Hills, California, USA (natural causes) Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature "), which became so successful that it (and Bates) moved to Hollywood in 1941. Bates and Lansworth married in 1943. By the time the two were married, Bates was already under contract to Columbia Pictures, where she debuted in a Boston Blackie mystery.

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Mulholland Drive

Irene

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Mom

Emily Dwyer

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The Mask of Diijon

Victoria

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Eraserhead

Mrs. X

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Shadows in the Night

Adele Carter

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The Slowest Gun in the West

The Wife

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Mulholland Dr.

Irene

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Paula

Attending Nurse (uncredited)

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Vice Raid

Marilyn (uncredited)

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One Step Beyond

Edna Gibbs / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1960)

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Range Rider, Volume 5 is being ordered but customer is getting Rolling Home

Replaced by Peggy Stewart (1 episode, 1953)

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One Step Beyond

Edna Gibbs / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1960)

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Mulholland Drive

Irene

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Mulholland Dr.

Irene

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Dream Lover

Jeanne

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Grand Canyon

Mrs. Menken

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Mom

Emily Dwyer

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Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation

Katherine

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Die Hard 2

Older Woman (Northeast Plane)

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From The Dead of Night

Nurse

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Touch and Go

Lady at Mortuary (as Jean Bates)

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Eraserhead

Mrs. X

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Gus

Nurse

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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

Mrs. Flanders

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The Strangler

Clara Thomas, the Nurse

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The Slowest Gun in the West

The Wife

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Vice Raid

Marilyn (uncredited)

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Trooper Hook

Ann Weaver

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Sabaka

Durga

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Paula

Attending Nurse (uncredited)

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The Mask of Diijon

Victoria

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Tonight and Every Night

W.A.C. Woman (uncredited)

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The Return of the Vampire

Miss Norcutt (first victim) (uncredited)

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Shadows in the Night

Adele Carter

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