Mary Beth Hughes

Actor
Actress Mary Beth Hughes appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1939, she began appearing in MGM movies. In 1940, she joined 20th Century Fox. She began acting in high school ... Read more »
Born: 11/13/1919 in Alton, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

The Working Girls 1973 (Movie)

Mrs Borden (Actor)

Front Row Center 1954 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Las Vegas Shakedown 1955 (Movie)

Mabel (Actor)

Young Man With a Horn 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Caged Fury 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Ox-Bow Incident 1942 (Movie)

Rose Mapen (Actor)

Over My Dead Body 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Women 1938 (Movie)

Miss Trimmerback (Actor)

Charlie Chan in Rio (Movie)

Joan Reynolds (Actor)

Dancing Co-Ed (Movie)

Toddy (Actor)

Design for Scandal (Movie)

Adele Blair (Actor)

Four Sons (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

I Accuse My Parents (Movie)

Kitty Reed (Actor)

Men on Her Mind (Movie)

Lily Durrell (Actor)

Never a Dull Moment (Movie)

Flo (Actor)

Orchestra Wives (Movie)

Caroline (Actor)

Star Dust (Movie)

June (Actor)

Take It Big (Movie)

Gaye Livingstone (Actor)

The Cowboy and the Blonde (Movie)

Crystal Wayne (Actor)

The Great American Broadcast (Movie)

Secretary (Actor)

The Great Flamarion (Movie)

Connie Wallace (Actor)

The Great Profile (Movie)

Sylvia Manners Ganick (Actor)

The Lady Confesses (Movie)

Vicki McGuire (Actor)
Executive (6)

CEO Exchange (01/28/01) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

CEO Exchange (04/06/01) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

CEO Exchange (10/06/00) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

CEO Exchange (12/01/00) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

CEO Exchange (02/04/00) 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

CEO Exchange (03/24/00) 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge

Biography

Actress Mary Beth Hughes appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1939, she began appearing in MGM movies. In 1940, she joined 20th Century Fox. She began acting in high school repertory. Hughes's earliest roles were in film, including the Lana Turner drama "Dancing Co-ed" (1939), the dramatic adaptation "The Women" (1939) with Norma Shearer and the adventure "Fast and Furious" (1939) with Franchot Tone. She also appeared in "The Great Profile" (1940), "Four Sons" (1940) with Don Ameche and "Star Dust" (1940) with Linda Darnell. Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "The Great American Broadcast" (1941) with Alice Faye, "The Cowboy and the Blonde" (1941) and "Over My Dead Body" (1942). She also appeared in "Orchestra Wives" (1942). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "Rimfire" (1949), "Young Man With a Horn" (1950) and the crime flick "Las Vegas Shakedown" (1955) with Dennis O'Keefe. She also appeared in the Sarah Kennedy comedy "The Working Girls" (1974). Hughes was most recently credited in "CEO Exchange (12/01/00)" (PBS, 2000-01). Hughes passed away in August 1995 at the age of 76.

Relationships

Grandmother
encouraged her to act

Milestones

1940

Joined 20th Century Fox

1939

Began appearing in MGM movies

1938

Film acting debut

Began acting in high school repertory

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