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Etta McDaniel (1890–1946)

Etta McDaniel was born on December 1, 1890 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. She was an actress, known for What a Man! (1944), The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) and The Great Man's Lady (1942). She died on January 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1945 Calling All Fibbers (Short)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Etta - Texas' Maid (uncredited)
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Ronson's Maid (uncredited)
 1944 What a Man!
 1943 Son of Dracula
 1943 False Faces
 1943 They Came to Blow Up America
Theresa - Steelmann's Maid
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Georgia (uncredited)
 1942 Johnny Doughboy
 1942 American Empire
Willa May
 1942 Kiss and Wake Up (Short)
 1942 Mokey
Cindy Molishus
 1942 The Great Man's Lady
 1942 Hay Foot
Barkley's Cook (uncredited)
 1941 Know for Sure (Short)
Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1941 You're in the Army Now
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
 1941 Thieves Fall Out
 1941 Golden Hoofs
Divinity (uncredited)
 1940 Charter Pilot
 1940 Give Us Wings
Cook (uncredited)
 1940 Life with Henry
Kleopatra 'Kleo' Johnson
 1940 Carolina Moon
 1940 The House Across the Bay
Lydia (uncredited)
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Anna (uncredited)
 1939 Chicken Wagon Family
Black Mammy (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Dove (Madden's maid)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy
Mammy (uncredited)
 1938/II Keep Smiling
 1938 Twenty Girls and a Band (Short)
Etta - the Maid (uncredited)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Blake's Black Maid (uncredited)
 1938 Termites of 1938 (Short)
Mandy - The Maid (uncredited)
 1937 Man Bites Lovebug (Short)
The Maid (uncredited)
 1937 Living on Love
Lizbeth (as Etta McDaniels)
 1937 On Such a Night
 1937 Stella Dallas
Agnes (uncredited)
 1937 Sweetheart of the Navy
Lily, the Cook
 1937 The Go Getter
Wife of Mr. J. Brown #2 (uncredited)
 1937 Mile a Minute Love
 1937 Love Is News
Woman Getting Marriage License (uncredited)
 1936 Mysterious Crossing
Cook (uncredited)
 1936 Smartest Girl in Town
Phoebe - the Maid (uncredited)
 1936 The Magnificent Brute
 1936 The Devil Is a Sissy
Molly (as Etta McDaniels)
 1936 Bulldog Edition
Mrs. Jones (uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures
Heckler at the Ark (uncredited)
 1936 The Glory Trail
Mandy Johnson
 1936 Palm Springs
Mammy (uncredited)
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Mammy (as Etta Mcdaniels)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 The Lawless Nineties
Mandy Lou Schaefer
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island
Aunt Rosabelle Milford
 1936 The Invisible Ray
Diane's Safari Attendant (uncredited)
 1935 Personal Maid's Secret
Maid (uncredited)
 1935 The Virginia Judge
Tiny Millbank
 1935 The Arizonian
Sarah (uncredited)
 1934 Smoking Guns
Clementine (as Etta McDaniels)
 1933 King Kong
Native (uncredited)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Etta McDaniels | Etta Mcdaniels

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Chubby American character actress who began in vaudeville with H. M. Johnson's Denver-based "Mighty Modern Minstrels". From 1933, she was typecast in Hollywood films as maids and mammies. See more »

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