Hope Emerson

Oct 29, 1897

Bio: When the call went out for an actress to play a circus strongwoman capable of lifting both a chair and Spencer Tracy in 1949's Adam's Rib, there was but one performer who could logically fit the bill: character actress Hope Emerson, who scraped the ceiling at 6' 2" and weighed in at 230 pounds. Emerson made her Broadway debut as the leader of the Amazons in… More


Hope Emerson Videos

All Mine To Give
2 minutes 57 seconds
Adam's Rib
3 minutes 5 seconds
Casanova's Big Night
1 minutes 28 seconds
Copper Canyon
2 minutes 24 seconds
2 minutes 4 seconds

Born Today