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Virginia Brissac

​From Wikipedia Virginia Brissac (June 11, 1883 – July 26, 1979) was an American stage and film actress. With her stern features, she often played schoolteachers and other authority figures. Her film career began in 1913 with two short films and ended with Rebel Without a Cause (1955), playing grandmother to the character that James Dean portrayed.

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Jun 11, 1883 In San Jose, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Honeymoon Limited 1935-07-01
Latest Project:
Movie Rebel Without a Cause 1955-10-29
Known For
Poster of I Love Lucy
Poster of Monsieur Verdoux
Poster of The Mysterious Mr. M
Poster of Shadow of a Doubt
Movie Rebel Without a Cause Jim's Grandmother 1955-10-29
Movie Executive Suite Edith Alderson 1954-04-30
Movie About Mrs. Leslie Mrs. Poole 1954-08-03
Movie Meet Me at the Fair Mrs. Spooner 1953-01-01
Movie All I Desire Unknown 1953-07-03
Movie The Bandits of Corsica Maria 1953-02-27
Movie Woman of the North Country Mrs. Dawson 1952-01-01
Series I Love Lucy Mrs. Hammond 1951-10-15
Movie Operation Pacific Sister Anna 1951-01-27
Movie Two of a Kind Maida McIntyre 1951-07-01
Movie No Man of Her Own Justice of the Peace's Wife (uncredited) 1950-02-21
Movie Harriet Craig Mother of Harriet Craig (Uncredited) 1950-11-02
Movie Edge of Doom Mrs. Dennis 1950-08-03
Movie The Last Bandit Kate's Mother 1949-02-25
Movie Tension Mrs. Andrews (uncredited) 1949-11-25
Movie Summer Holiday Miss Hawley 1948-04-15
Movie The Mating of Millie Mrs. Thomas 1948-03-08
Movie Old Los Angeles Señora Del Rey 1948-04-24
Movie Three Daring Daughters Miss Drake 1948-02-12
Movie An Act of Murder Mrs. Russell 1948-12-05
Movie The Snake Pit Miss Seiffert 1948-11-04
Movie The Untamed Breed Mrs. Jones 1948-10-20
Movie Pursued Woman at the Wedding (uncredited) 1947-03-02
Movie Monsieur Verdoux Carlotta Couvais 1947-09-26
Movie The Mysterious Mr. M Cornelia Waldron 1946-07-23
Movie The Mysterious Mr. Valentine Martha, the Housekeeper 1946-09-03
Movie G.I. Honeymoon Lavinia Thorndyke 1945-04-06
Movie The Scarlet Clue Mrs. Marsh 1945-05-11
Movie A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Miss Tilford (uncredited) 1945-02-28
Movie Bewitched Martha--Governor's Wife 1945-07-04
Movie Three's a Crowd Cary Whipple 1945-05-23
Movie Why Girls Leave Home Mrs. Leslie 1945-10-09
Movie Captain Eddie Flo Clark 1945-06-18
Movie This Is the Life Mrs. Tiggett 1944-06-01
Movie Phantom Lady Dr. Helen Chase 1944-01-28
Movie Sing, Neighbor, Sing Cornelia Blake 1944-08-12
Movie Faces in the Fog Miss Harvey, Juror 1944-11-30
Movie Marriage Is a Private Affair Mrs. Courtland West 1944-08-23
Movie Together Again Townswoman (uncredited) 1944-12-23
Movie Shadow of a Doubt Mrs. Phillips (uncredited) 1943-01-15
Movie The Hard Way Dress Saleswoman (Uncredited) 1943-01-13
Movie The Crime Doctor’s Strangest Case Patricia Cornwall 1943-12-09
Movie Moonlight in Vermont Aunt Bess 1943-12-24
Movie Take a Letter, Darling Mrs. Dowling - Landlady (uncredited) 1942-05-06
Movie Lady Gangster Mrs. Stoner 1942-04-01
Movie The Big Shot Mrs. Booth 1942-06-13
Movie Tough as They Come Mrs. Clark 1942-06-05
Movie Get Hep to Love Mrs. Brown 1942-10-02
Movie Mug Town Mrs. Bell 1942-12-18
Movie Lucky Jordan Clarence's Wife 1942-11-16
Movie The Mummy's Tomb Mrs. Ella Evans 1942-10-23
Movie Bad Men of Missouri Mrs. Hathaway 1941-07-26
Movie The Nurse's Secret Mary 1941-05-24
Movie The Great Lie Sadie 1941-04-05
Movie Washington Melodrama Mrs. Curzon 1941-04-17
Movie Dressed to Kill Lynne Evans 1941-08-08
Movie One Foot in Heaven Mrs. Jellison (uncredited) 1941-11-01
Movie The Little Foxes Mrs. Hewitt 1941-08-29
Movie They Died with Their Boots On Woman (uncredited) 1941-11-20
Movie Remember the Day Mrs. Hill 1941-12-25
Movie Appointment for Love Nora 1941-10-31
Movie Little Orvie Mrs. Green 1940-03-11
Movie It's a Date Miss Holden 1940-03-22
Movie The House Across the Bay Landlady 1940-03-01
Movie Remember the Night Mrs. Emory 1940-01-01
Movie If I Had My Way Mrs. Blair (uncredited) 1940-05-05
Movie Little Old New York Mrs. Brevoort 1940-02-09
Movie Black Friday Mrs. Margaret Kingsley 1940-02-29
Movie Alias the Deacon Elsie Clark 1940-05-13
Movie Strike Up the Band Mrs. May Holden 1940-09-27
Movie Lady with Red Hair Miss Humbert (uncredited) 1940-11-30
Movie Chad Hanna Landlady 1940-12-25
Movie Hired Wife Miss Collins (uncredited) 1940-09-13
Movie Always a Bride Lucy Bond 1940-11-02
Movie All This, and Heaven Too Nun (uncredited) 1940-07-13
Movie Cinderella's Feller Wicked Stepmother 1940-06-08
Movie The Ghost Breakers Mother Zombie 1940-06-21
Movie Young Mr. Lincoln Peach Pie Baker (uncredited) 1939-06-09
Movie Invitation to Happiness Eleanor's Nurse (uncredited) 1939-06-07
Movie Wings of the Navy Nurse 1939-02-11
Movie I Stole a Million Nurse (uncredited) 1939-08-01
Movie Jesse James Boy's Mother 1939-01-14
Movie Dark Victory Martha 1939-04-20
Movie Parents on Trial Mrs. Martin 1939-09-21
Movie The Cisco Kid and the Lady Seamstress 1939-12-29
Movie They Shall Have Music Willie's Mother (uncredited) 1939-08-18
Movie A Child Is Born Mr. Norton's Mother (uncredited) 1939-12-07
Movie Destry Rides Again Sophie Claggett 1939-11-30
Movie First Love Commencement Speaker 1939-11-10
Movie Delinquent Parents Mrs. Herbert Ellis 1938-07-15
Movie Young Dr. Kildare Boardinghouse Landlady 1938-10-14
Movie Gateway Friend of Mrs. McNutt 1938-08-05
Movie White Bondage Sarah Talcott 1937-08-05
Movie Artists & Models Seamstress (uncredited) 1937-08-04
Movie Mountain Justice Mrs. Hughes 1937-04-24
Movie Stolen Holiday Wedding Guest (uncredited) 1937-02-06
Movie Idol of the crowds Mrs. Dale 1937-09-30
Movie The Adventurous Blonde Helen Hammond (poses as "Aunt Jenny") 1937-11-13
Movie The Bad Man of Brimstone Mrs. Grant 1937-12-31
Movie The Man in the Barn Farmer's Wife (uncredited) 1937-11-20
Movie Murder by an Aristocrat Adela Thatcher 1936-06-13
Movie Three Godfathers Mrs. McLane 1936-03-06
Movie The Big Noise Mrs. Trent 1936-06-21
Movie Down the Stretch Aunt Julia 1936-09-18
Movie Two Against the World Marion Sims 1936-07-11
Movie Love Letters of a Star Mrs. Blodgett 1936-11-08
Movie Honeymoon Limited Mrs. Van Twerp 1935-07-01