May 21, 1915|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||August 19, 1997
Los Angeles, California
|Occupation||Film, television actress|
Cordell was born in Brooklyn, New York. She moved to England, then France, in order to begin her childhood education. She began her film career in 1938 playing in Who Killed Cock Robin? She made numerous film and television appearances during her nearly 50-year career. She appeared in two episodes of Perry Mason and Family Affair, and three times in Dragnet 1967, starring Jack Webb. She starred in Gaslight with Anton Walbrook, as Nancy, the housemaid.
Cordell retired from acting in 1985 after appearing in the movie The Return of the Living Dead.
She died on August 19, 1997, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, at age 82. According to the Internet Movie Database, Cordell's cause of death was emphysema; her burial is unknown.
- Cathleen Cordell at the Internet Movie Database
- Cathleen Cordell at the Internet Broadway Database
- Cathleen Cordell at AllMovie
- Old Time Radio Researchers Database of People and Programs
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