Thelma Ritter

American actress and vaudevillian (1902-1969)

Thelma Ritter (14 February 1902 – 5 February 1969) was an American actress. She played comedic roles. She received six Academy Award nominations and won one Tony Award. Her notable movies included All about Eve in 1950, Titanic in 1953 and Rear Window in 1954. Ritter also played some dramatic roles, the most notable of were in With a Song in My Heart, and in The Misfits.

Ritter in 1951

Ritter was born in New York City. She died there due to a heart attack at the age of 63.