Marjorie Bennett

Biography

Date of Birth 15 January 1896, York, Australia Date of Death 14 June 1982, Hollywood, California, USA (cancer) Alternate Names Margery Bennett / Marjorie E. Bennett Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Downey) was born January 15, 1896 in York, Australia. She was the daughter of Adrienne Morrison. Her sisters were actresses Enid Bennett and Catherine Bennett. Marjorie Bennett had a long career in movies and television with hundreds of roles from 1917 through 1980. She appeared in three episodes of "CHiPs" as Mrs. Downey. She and Natalie Schafer are the only two people to ever appear on "CHiPs" that were not born in the 20th century.

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Birth Place

York, Australia

Birth Date

1/15/1896

Death Date

6/14/1982
Known For
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Strange Intruder

Jodie - Carmichaels' Maid

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Stacey and Her Gangbusters

Florence Chambers

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The Rat Race

Mrs. Edie Kerry

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Perfect Strangers

Mrs. Moore

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Many Happy Returns

Mrs. Burlingame 1 episode, 1965

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Career

Fan Magazine Columnist

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Three Nuts In Search Of A Bolt

Mrs. Berkeley-Kent

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So Big

Housekeeper (uncredited)

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Flaxy Martin

Nora's Neighbor (uncredited)

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Lay That Rifle Down

Mrs. Speckleton (uncredited)

Starring In
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Dam Sharks

Woman at Mailbox (uncredited)

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Many Happy Returns

Mrs. Burlingame 1 episode, 1965

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Mother Thurber

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CHiPs - Season 1

Mrs. Downey (3 episodes, 1977-1978)

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Sherlock Holmes in New York

Mrs. Martha Hudson

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I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?

Sleepy Bartender

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Airport 1975

50th Anniversary Celebrant - Passenger (uncredited)

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Charley Varrick

Mrs. Taft

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Stacey and Her Gangbusters

Florence Chambers

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The Love God?

Miss Pickering

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Coogan's Bluff

Mrs. Fowler

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The Reluctant Astronaut

Woman at mailbox (uncredited)

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Games

Nora

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Billy The Kid Versus Dracula

Mary Ann Bentley

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The Family Jewels

Airline Passenger

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My Fair Lady

Cockney with Pipe (uncredited)

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36 Hours

Charwoman

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Mary Poppins

Miss Lark - Old Woman in Park

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What a Way to Go!

Mrs. Freeman (uncredited)

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Three Nuts In Search Of A Bolt

Mrs. Berkeley-Kent

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The Night Walker

Manager

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4 for Texas

Miss Emmaline

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Promises! Promises!

Mrs. Snavely

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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

Dehlia Flagg

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The Notorious Landlady

Autograph Seeker (uncredited)

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Girls! Girls! Girls!

Mrs. Dicks - Hat Customer (uncredited)

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101 Dalmatians

Duchess (voice)

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Verano y Humo

Saleslady (uncredited)

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Tonnerre apache

Mrs. Yates

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Ocean's 11

Mrs. Allenby (uncredited)

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The Rat Race

Mrs. Edie Kerry

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No Name on the Bullet

Store Customer (uncredited)

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Holiday for Lovers

Elvira (uncredited)

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Have Rocket -- Will Travel

Mrs. Hermine Huntingford (uncredited)

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Career

Fan Magazine Columnist

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Home Before Dark

Hazel Evans

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Cry Terror!

Woman in Elevator (uncredited)

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Man of a Thousand Faces

Vera, Housekeeper (uncredited)

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Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend

Townswoman (uncredited)

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The Real McCoys: Complete Season 1

Amanda Comstock / ... (3 episodes, 1958-1961)

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Strange Intruder

Jodie - Carmichaels' Maid

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The Girl He Left Behind

Madeline's Friend (uncredited)

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Autumn Leaves

Waitress

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The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu, 4 Full-Length Episodes

Chatty Woman (1 episode, 1956)

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Death of a Scoundrel

Angry Woman (uncredited)

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Kiss Me Deadly

Manager

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops

Fat Movie Patron (uncredited)

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La Tela del Ragno

Sadie

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Una Mujer en la Playa

Mrs. Murchison

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Lay That Rifle Down

Mrs. Speckleton (uncredited)

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Young at Heart

Mrs. Ridgefield (uncredited)

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Sabrina

Margaret - Cook (uncredited)

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Ma and Pa Kettle at Home

Corset Saleslady (uncredited)

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Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Militant Woman on Soapbox (uncredited)

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Never Wave at a WAC

Mrs. Martha Pratt (uncredited)

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So Big

Housekeeper (uncredited)

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Limelight

Mrs. Alsop

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The Steel Trap

Cleaning Woman (uncredited)

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Lightning Strikes Twice

Drug Store Customer (uncredited)

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Two Flags West

Mrs. Simpkins (uncredited)

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The Man Who Cheated Himself

Muriel Quimby

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Perfect Strangers

Mrs. Moore

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Second Maid (uncredited)

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Undertow

Wife at Reno Bar (uncredited)

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Flaxy Martin

Nora's Neighbor (uncredited)

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Take One False Step

Waitress (uncredited)

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June Bride

Mrs. Nellie Brinker

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Silver River

Large Woman (uncredited)

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Monsieur Verdoux

Maid

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