Eleanor Audley

Biography

Born: Eleanor Zellman November 19, 1905 in New York City, New York, USA Died: November 25, 1991 (age 86) in North Hollywood, California, USA New York born, stage-trained actress who specialized in snobbish society matron types, most notably in the recurring role of Eddie Albert's character's mother on "Green Acres" (1965). She is probably best known, however, as the voice of two of Disney's most memorable animated villainesses: Lady Tremaine, the wicked stepmother, in Cinderella (1950) and, nine years later, as the evil fairy Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty (1959). She also served as the physical model for both characters. She was the original voice of Madame Leota in Disney's The Haunted Mansion attractions. Played Oliver Wendell Douglas' (Eddie Albert''s) mother in "Green Acres" (1965) despite being only a year older than Albert. Eleanor Audley is the voice of the iconic character Madame Leota in Disney's Haunted Mansion attraction. New York born, stage-trained actress who specialized in snobbish society matron types, most notably in the recurring role of Eddie Albert's character's mother on "Green Acres" (1965). She is probably best known, however, as the voice of two of Disney's most memorable animated villainesses: Lady Tremaine, the wicked stepmother, in Cinderella (1950) and, nine years later, as the evil fairy Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty (1959). She also served as the physical model for both characters. She was the original voice of Madame Leota in Disney's The Haunted Mansion attractions. Played Oliver Wendell Douglas' (Eddie Albert''s) mother in "Green Acres" (1965) despite being only a year older than Albert. Eleanor Audley is the voice of the iconic character Madame Leota in Disney's Haunted Mansion attraction.

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Birth Name

Eleanor Zellman

Birth Place

Newark, New Jersey, États-Unis

Birth Date

11/19/1905

Death Date

11/25/1991
Known For
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The Story of Molly X

Parole Board Member (uncredited)

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Pretty Baby

Miss Brindel

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Many Happy Returns

Mrs. Atwood 1 episode, 1964

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Wives and Lovers

Fan at Sardi's (uncredited)

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Voice in the Mirror

Speaker at Soup Kitchen (uncredited)

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Llenos de Vida

Mrs. Jameson

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Spoilers of the Forest

Mrs. Walters

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Prince of Players

Actress as Mrs. Montchesington (uncredited)

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The Pleasure of His Company

Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)

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Step Down to Terror

Miss Brighton (uncredited)

Starring In
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Many Happy Returns

Mrs. Atwood 1 episode, 1964

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Hook, Line and Sinker

Mrs. Durham

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Never a Dull Moment

Matron (uncredited)

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I'll Take Sweden

Mrs. Dow (uncredited)

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Mrs. Cartwright (uncredited)

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Kisses for My President

School Principal Osgood (uncredited)

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Wives and Lovers

Fan at Sardi's (uncredited)

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The Wheeler Dealers

Art Critic (uncredited)

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A Star in the West

Mrs. Trask

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The Pleasure of His Company

Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)

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My Three Sons: Season One, Vol. 1

Mrs. Vincent (9 episodes, 1969-1970)

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The FBI Story

Mrs. King - Graham's Mother (uncredited)

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Sleeping Beauty

Maleficent (voice)

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A Summer Place

Mrs. Harrington (uncredited)

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Step Down to Terror

Miss Brighton (uncredited)

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Voice in the Mirror

Speaker at Soup Kitchen (uncredited)

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Home Before Dark

Mrs. Hathaway

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Jeanne Eagels

Sob Sister at Party (uncredited)

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Spoilers of the Forest

Mrs. Walters

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Llenos de Vida

Mrs. Jameson

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The Unguarded Moment

Mr. Pendleton's Secretary

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All That Heaven Allows

Mrs. Humphrey (uncredited)

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Untamed

Lady Vernon (uncredited)

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Prince of Players

Actress as Mrs. Montchesington (uncredited)

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Cell 2455 Death Row

Blanche

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Starlift

Mrs. Louise Williams (uncredited)

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Pretty Baby

Miss Brindel

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No Way Out

Wife (uncredited)

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Cinderella

Lady Tremaine (voice)

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La Casa de Juego

Mrs. Livingston

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Three Secrets

Warden (uncredited)

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The Story of Molly X

Parole Board Member (uncredited)

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