Angela Clarke
Date of Birth
Aug 14, 1905
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


American stage actress Angela Clarke entered films in 1949. Though only in her early 40s, Angela cornered the market in grey-haired matriarch roles, usually with accompanying ethnic accent. One of her best-remembered parts in this capacity was Harry Houdini's Jewish mama Mrs. Weiss in Houdini (1953). Clark also made a strong impression as Bob Hope's disapproving Italian aunt-in-law in the 1955...