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Molly Lamont

Molly Lamont

Highest Rated: 91% The Awful Truth (1937)

Lowest Rated: 63% Scared to Death (1947)

Birthday: May 22, 1910

Birthplace: Boksburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Throughout her entertainment career as an accomplished actress, Molly Lamont graced the silver screen many times. In her early acting career, Lamont appeared in such films as the Katharine Hepburn dramatic adaptation "Mary of Scotland" (1936), "The Jungle Princess" (1936) with Dorothy Lamour and "A Doctor's Diary" (1937). She also appeared in the comedic adaptation "The Awful Truth" (1937) with Irene Dunne, "The Moon and Sixpence" (1942) and the George Raft musical "Follow the Boys" (1944). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Minstrel Man" (1944) with Benny Fields, the Bette Davis drama "Mr. Skeffington" (1945) and "The Suspect" (1945). She also appeared in the Rosemary LaPlanche horror film "Devil Bat's Daughter" (1946) and "The Dark Corner" (1946). Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in "Christmas Eve" (1947), the drama "Ivy" (1947) with Joan Fontaine and the Bela Lugosi thriller "Scared to Death" (1947). She also appeared in "South Sea Sinner" (1950). Lamont was most recently credited in "Raising Hope" (Fox, 2010-14). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Modern Family" (ABC, 2009-). Lamont passed away in July 2001 at the age of 91.

Highest rated movies

91% The Awful Truth
80% The White Cliffs of Dover
63% Scared to Death

Photos

THE AWFUL TRUTH, Molly Lamont, Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, 1937 THE AWFUL TRUTH, Cary Grant, Molly Lamont, Robert Allen, 1937 THE SUSPECT, from left: Henry Daniell, Molly Lamont, Charles Laughton, 1944 THE JUNGLE PRINCESS, Lynne Overman, Ray Milland, Molly Lamont, Hugh Buckler (back), 1936 SCARED TO DEATH, Bela Lugosi, Molly Lamont, 1947 SCARED TO DEATH, Molly Lamont, Gladys Blake, Nat Pendleton, 1947 SCARED TO DEATH, Molly Lamont, George Zucco, 1947 CHRISTMAS EVE, George Brent, Molly Lamont, Joan Blondell, 1947 Modern Family, Eric Stonestreet (L), Rico Rodriguez (C), Molly Lamont (R), 09/23/2009, ©ABC

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 54% Ivy Bella Crail (Character) - 1947
63% 17% Scared to Death Laura Van Ee/Laurette La Valle (Character) - 1947
80% 57% The White Cliffs of Dover Helen Hampton (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 74% The Suspect Mrs. Simmons (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Gentle Gangster Ann Hallit (Character) - 1943
91% 87% The Awful Truth Barbara Vance (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Doctor's Diary Mrs. Fielding (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 29% A Woman Rebels Young Girl with Sick Baby (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 45% Mary of Scotland Mary Livingstone (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fury and the Woman June McCrae (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder at Monte Carlo Margaret Becker (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Letting in the Sunshine Lady Anne (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Strictly Business Maureen (Character) - 1932