Florence Bates

Apr 15, 1888

Bio: American actress Florence Bates had been a moderately successful lawyer for two decades when, as a lark, she started acting at California's Pasadena Playhouse in the mid 1930s. After playing a small role in the 1937 film Man In Blue (1937), Bates was "officially" discovered by Hollywood when she was cast as vainglorious dowager Mrs. Van Hopper in Alfred Hitchcock's… More


Florence Bates Videos

On The Town
3 minutes 57 seconds
We Were Dancing
29 seconds
Les Miserables
3 minutes 42 seconds
The Tall Target
29 seconds

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