Florence Eldridge

Actor
A celebrated stage performer, Florence Eldridge made her screen debut in 1923's "Six Cylinder Love. " She subsequently performed in several films and plays opposite her husband Fredric March, including the Broadway ... Read more »
Born: 09/05/1901 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (8)

Inherit the Wind 1960 (Movie)

Mrs Brady (Actor)

Christopher Columbus 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mary of Scotland 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Les Miserables 1934 (Movie)

Fantine (Actor)

Dangerously Yours (Movie)

Jo Horton (Actor)

The Greene Murder Case (Movie)

Sibella Greene (Actor)

The Story of Temple Drake (Movie)

Ruby Lemar (Actor)

Thirteen Women (Movie)

Grace Coombs (Actor)

Biography

A celebrated stage performer, Florence Eldridge made her screen debut in 1923's "Six Cylinder Love. " She subsequently performed in several films and plays opposite her husband Fredric March, including the Broadway premiere of "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (1956).

Relationships

James Eldridge McKechnie

Father

Clara Eugenie McKechnie

Mother

Penelope Fantcucci

Daughter
adopted in 1932 had four children

Fredric March

Husband
born on August 31, 1897 died in 1975 married on May 30, 1927

Anthony March

Son
adopted in 1935

EDUCATION

Girls' High School

Brooklyn, New York

Milestones

1978

Made one-shot return to film acting playing Mary Tyler Moore's mother in the biopic of TV newscaster Betty Rollin's struggle with breast cancer in "First You Cry" (CBS)

1960

Co-starred as Mrs. Brady in "Inherit the Wind"

1956

Played Mary Tyrone in the American premiere of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" opposite March

1949

Portrayed Queen Isabella to March's "Christopher Columbus"

1948

Appeared as Lavinia Hubbard in "Another Part of the Forest"

1941

Starred opposite March in the Broadway production "The Skin of Our Teeth"

1936

Played Queen Elizabeth in "Mary of Scotland"

1935

Appeared in films only with her husband

1935

Cast as Fantine in "Les Miserables"

1929

First screen role opposite March, "The Studio Murder Mystery"

1926

Joined a stock company in Denver; met future husband Fredric March

1926

Played Daisy in a stage adaptation of "The Great Gatsby"

1923

Film debut, "Six Cylinder Love"

1918

Broadway debut in the chorus of Jerome Kern's "Rock-A-Bye Baby"

Made first professional appearance in stock in "Seven Days Love"

Gained prominence on stage in "The Cat and the Canary"

Apeared on stage exclusively with her husband from the late 1930s

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