Selena Royle

Actor
Though not a household name, Selena Royle was a mainstay in Hollywood movies during the 1940s. The daughter of noted playwright Edward Milton Royle, she gravitated toward theater before appearing in films. Royle proved ... Read more »
Born: 11/06/1904

Filmography

Actor (22)

Crown Theater With Gloria Swanson 1953 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

He Ran All the Way 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Joan of Arc 1950 (Movie)

Isabelle d'Arc (Joan's mother) (Actor)

The Heiress 1949 (Movie)

Elizabeth Almond (Actor)

Moonrise 1948 (Movie)

Aunt Jessie (Actor)

The Romance of Rosy Ridge 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Harvey Girls 1945 (Movie)

Miss Bliss (Actor)

Mrs. Parkington 1944 (Movie)

Mattie Trounson (Actor)

The Sullivans 1944 (Movie)

Mrs. Alleta Sullivan (Actor)

A Date with Judy (Movie)

Mrs. Foster (Actor)

Bad Boy (Movie)

Judge Prentiss (Actor)

Cass Timberlane (Movie)

Louise Wargate (Actor)

Come Fill the Cup (Movie)

Dolly Copeland (Actor)

Courage of Lassie (Movie)

Mrs. Merrick (Actor)

Gallant Journey (Movie)

Mrs. Montgomery (Actor)

My Dream Is Yours (Movie)

Freda Hofer (Actor)

Smart Woman (Movie)

Mrs. Wayne (Actor)

Summer Holiday (Movie)

Mrs. Miller (Actor)

The Big Hangover (Movie)

Kate Mahoney (Actor)

The Green Years (Movie)

Mama Leckie (Actor)

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (Movie)

Mrs. Jones (Actor)

You Were Meant for Me (Movie)

Mrs. Cora Mayhew (Actor)

Biography

Though not a household name, Selena Royle was a mainstay in Hollywood movies during the 1940s. The daughter of noted playwright Edward Milton Royle, she gravitated toward theater before appearing in films. Royle proved to be adept with maternal parts, an ability that she showcased in the 1944 war drama "The Fighting Sullivans," where she portrayed the mother of five brothers serving in World War II. Royle also turned up as matriarchs in "Courage of Lassie," starring a young Elizabeth Taylor, and "Joan of Arc," featuring Ingrid Bergman. During the early 1950s, Royle became a target of the House Un-American Activities Committee, leading to the end of her screen career.

Relationships

Earle Larrimore

Husband

Georges Renavent Actor

Husband
Married 1948 until his death 1969

Edwin Royle

Father

EDUCATION

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

New York, New York

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