Date of Birth:
29 October 1897
Hope Emerson played in 3 movies in the Film-Noir, Drama, Music, Crime, Comedy genres.
Hope Emerson got succeed with average imdb rating 7.3.
Although there may have been "bigger" actresses in Hollywood's history, there were few "larger" than Hope Emerson. At 6' 2" and 230 pounds, she towered over many of her male co-stars, and her size, brusque voice and stern demeanor typed her for a career in villainous roles, such as her star turn as the sadistic prison matron in _Caged (1950)_ (qv), which garnered her an Oscar nomination. She could, however, play lighter parts, as in _Westward the Women (1951)_ where she played, of all things, a ... Read more