Geraldine Fitzgerald

Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lady Lindsay-Hogg was an Irish-American actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. She was born south of Dublin, the daughter of Edith Catherine and Edward Martin FitzGerald. She studied painting at the Dublin School of Art. Inspired by her aunt, and began her acting career in at Dublin's Gate Theatre. After two seasons in Dublin, she moved to London, where she found success in films The Mill on the Floss, The Turn of the Tide, and Cafe Mascot. Fitzgerald's success led her to the Broadway stage in 1938. She made her American debut in the Mercury Theatre production of Heartbreak House. Producer Hal B. Wallis saw her in this production and subsequently signed her to a contract with Warner Bros, where she starred in Dark Victory and Wuthering Heights. Afterwards, appeared in Shining Victory, The Gay Sisters, and Watch on the Rhine, but her career was hampered by her frequent clashes with studio management. Although she continued to work throughout the 1940s, the quality of her roles began to diminish and her career lost momentum. In 1946, shortly after completing work on Three Strangers, she left Hollywood to return to New York City, where she married her second husband, Stuart Scheftel, a grandson of Isidor Straus. She returned to Britain to film So Evil My Love, receiving strong reviews, and The Late Edwina Black, before returning to the United States. She became a naturalized United States citizen on April 18, 1955. The 1950s ...

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Arthur (1981)

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Arthur is a thirty-year-old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of their choosing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gordon
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Liza Minnelli  •  John Gielgud  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Arthur is a thirty-year-old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of their choosing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Gordon
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Liza Minnelli  •  John Gielgud  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

Arthur, that irrepressible drunk, tries to sober up and get a job. Meanwhile, Ralph Marolla is conniving to trick the hapless boozer into marrying his daughter so he can gain entrée to Arthur's $750 million fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Liza Minnelli  •  John Gielgud  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Arthur, that irrepressible drunk, tries to sober up and get a job. Meanwhile, Ralph Marolla is conniving to trick the hapless boozer into marrying his daughter so he can gain entrée to Arthur's $750 million fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Liza Minnelli  •  John Gielgud  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Dark Victory (1939)

A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Easy Money (1983)

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Joe Pesci  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Candice Azzara

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Joe Pesci  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Candice Azzara

Harry and Tonto (1974)

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Art Carney  •  Herbert Berghof  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Art Carney  •  Herbert Berghof  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Nobody Lives Forever (1946)

A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Walter Brennan  •  Faye Emerson

A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Walter Brennan  •  Faye Emerson

Watch on the Rhine (1943)

On the eve of World War II, the German Kurt Müller, his American-born wife Sara, and their three children, having lived in Europe for years, visit Sara's wealthy mother near Washington, DC. Kurt secretly works for the anti-Nazi resistance. A visiting Romanian count ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herman Shumlin
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Paul Lukas  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  George Coulouris

On the eve of World War II, the German Kurt Müller, his American-born wife Sara, and their three children, having lived in Europe for years, visit Sara's wealthy mother near Washington, DC. Kurt secretly works for the anti-Nazi resistance. A visiting Romanian count ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herman Shumlin
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Paul Lukas  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  George Coulouris

Wilson (1944)

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States. During his terms in office, Wilson must deal with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States. During his terms in office, Wilson must deal with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

Wuthering Heights (1939)

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Laurence Olivier  •  David Niven  •  Flora Robson

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Laurence Olivier  •  David Niven  •  Flora Robson

Rachel, Rachel (1968)

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Newman
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  James Olson  •  Kate Harrington  •  Estelle Parsons

Turn of the Tide (1935)

Turn of the Tide is a 1935 British film directed by Norman Walker. It was the first feature film made by J. Arthur Rank. It is set in a North Yorkshire fishing village, and relates the rivalry between two fishing families. The actors included John Garrick, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Walker
CAST:  John Garrick  •  J. Fisher White  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Derek Blomfield

Turn of the Tide is a 1935 British film directed by Norman Walker. It was the first feature film made by J. Arthur Rank. It is set in a North Yorkshire fishing village, and relates the rivalry between two fishing families. The actors included John Garrick, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Walker
CAST:  John Garrick  •  J. Fisher White  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Derek Blomfield

The Gay Sisters (1942)

The eldest (Barbara Stanwyck) of three sisters protects their Fifth Avenue mansion from a developer (George Brent) she once married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Donald Crisp

The eldest (Barbara Stanwyck) of three sisters protects their Fifth Avenue mansion from a developer (George Brent) she once married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Donald Crisp

Ladies Courageous (1944)

Loretta Young stars in this drama about female pilots during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Rawlins
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Diana Barrymore  •  Anne Gwynne

Loretta Young stars in this drama about female pilots during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Rawlins
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Diana Barrymore  •  Anne Gwynne

A Child Is Born (1939)

A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Gladys George  •  Gale Page

A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Gladys George  •  Gale Page

So Evil My Love (1948)

In the late 19th century, on board a ship sailing from Jamaica to England, Olivia Harwood, a recent widow, takes on the task of caring for several malaria patients, including Mark Bellis, a mysterious and tormented painter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Ann Todd  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Leo G. Carroll

In the late 19th century, on board a ship sailing from Jamaica to England, Olivia Harwood, a recent widow, takes on the task of caring for several malaria patients, including Mark Bellis, a mysterious and tormented painter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Ann Todd  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Leo G. Carroll

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)

George Sanders stars in this engrossing melodrama about a very domineering sister who holds a tight grip on her brother -- especially when he shows signs of falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  George Sanders  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Ella Raines  •  Sara Allgood

George Sanders stars in this engrossing melodrama about a very domineering sister who holds a tight grip on her brother -- especially when he shows signs of falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  George Sanders  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Ella Raines  •  Sara Allgood

Yesterday's Child (1977)

A young couple's three-year-old daughter is kidnapped and no trace is ever found of her. Fourteen years later, a young woman claiming to be that girl shows up at the parents' house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Corey Allen
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Ross Martin  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Claude Akins

A young couple's three-year-old daughter is kidnapped and no trace is ever found of her. Fourteen years later, a young woman claiming to be that girl shows up at the parents' house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Corey Allen
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Ross Martin  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Claude Akins

Circle of Violence: A Family Drama (1986)

Georgia Benfield, at her wit's end, loses control and begins physically abusing her elderly mother, just as Georgia had been abused herself as a child. As family and friends slowly begin to learn of the abuse, and long-buried family secrets come to light, both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  River Phoenix  •  Peter Bonerz

Georgia Benfield, at her wit's end, loses control and begins physically abusing her elderly mother, just as Georgia had been abused herself as a child. As family and friends slowly begin to learn of the abuse, and long-buried family secrets come to light, both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  River Phoenix  •  Peter Bonerz

Flight from Destiny (1941)

After his doctor informs him he will die in six months, Professor Henry Todhunter decides to spend his last days killing someone who contributes nothing but harm to society. When Henry learns that his friend Betty's husband, Michael, has been painting forgeries of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  James Stephenson

After his doctor informs him he will die in six months, Professor Henry Todhunter decides to spend his last days killing someone who contributes nothing but harm to society. When Henry learns that his friend Betty's husband, Michael, has been painting forgeries of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  James Stephenson

Dixie: Changing Habits (1983)

Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Englund
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Kenneth McMillan  •  John Considine

Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Englund
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Kenneth McMillan  •  John Considine
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