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Nina Foch

Sunday, 20th April 1924 - Thursday, 4th December 2008
Leiden
Netherlands


Veteran actress from Hollywood's film noir era of the '40s who became a widely respected acting coach and teacher of directors. Foch fell ill while teaching "Directing the Actor," a popular course at USC's School of Cinematic Arts, where she taught for 40 years. She also offered the class for years at the American Film Institute. Her best-remembered films include An American in Paris (1951) and The Ten Commandments (1956), followed by a long acting career on TV. She died of complications from long-term myelodysplasia, a blood disorder, in Los Angeles, California on December 5, 2008.
~Life in Legacy


Cry of the Werewolf
Celeste
1944
Nine Girls
1944
Return of the Vampire
Niki Saunders
1944
Shadows in the Night
1944
She's a Soldier Too
1944
She's a Sweetheart
1944
Song to Remember
Constantia
1945
My Name Is Julia Ross
Julia Ross
1945
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
1945
Escape in the Fog
Eileen Carr
1945
I Love a Mystery
1945
Thousand and One Nights
Harem Girl
1945
Johnny O'Clock
Harriet Hobbs
1947
Guilt of Janet Ames
Susie Pearson
1947
Dark Past
Betty
1948
Johnny Allegro
Glenda Chapman
1949
Undercover Man
Judith Warren
1949
St. Benny the Dip
1951
American in Paris
Milo Roberts
1951
Scaramouche
Marie Antoinette
1952
Young Man With Ideas
1952
Sombrero
Elena Cantu
1953
Fast Company
1953
Four Guns to the Border
Maggie Flannery
1954
Executive Suite
Erica Martin
1954
Illegal
1955
You're Never Too Young
Gretchen Brendan
1955
Ten Commandments
Bithiah
1956
Three Brave Men
1957
Ten Little Indians
Vera Claythorne
1959
Cash McCall
Maude Kennard
1960
Spartacus
Helena Glabrus
1960
Gidget Grows Up
Bibi Crosby
1969
Such Good Friends
Mrs. Wallman
1971
Salty
1973
Mahogany
Miss Evans
1975
The Great Houdini
1976
Jennifer
1978
Child of Glass
1978
Ebony, Ivory and Jade
1980
Rich and Famous
Literary Party Guest
1981
Outback Bound
Samantha's mother
1988
Dixie Lanes
Hazel Laidlaw
1988
Skin Deep
1989
Sands of Time
1992
Sliver
Mrs. McEvoy
1993
Morning Glory
Miss Beasly
1993
It's My Party
Brandon's mother
1996
Shadow of Doubt
Sylvia Saxon
1998
Pumpkin
Betsy Collander
2002

Lux Video Theatre
Mine to Have
Flo
10/30/1950
US Steel Hour
The Rise of Carthage
01/19/1954
Loretta Young Show
Reunion
Mrs. Graff
09/11/1955
US Steel Hour
Whisper of Evil
Grace Barlow
06/03/1959
US Steel Hour
The Case of Julia Walton
Julia Walton
09/09/1959
Loretta Young Show
The Red Dress
Joan Rogers
11/01/1959
US Steel Hour
A Time to Decide
11/02/1960
Shirley Temple Theatre
The Little Mermaid
Merwitch
03/05/1961
Checkmate
State of Shock
Anne Elliot
06/24/1961
Route 66
A Bridge Across Five Days
Lillian Aldrich
11/17/1961
Route 66
Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing
Autumn Ely
( Preview of next episode )
(uncredited)
10/26/1962
Route 66
Across Walnuts and Wine
Autumn Ely
11/02/1962
Kraft Suspense Theatre
The End of the World, Baby
Sarah Middleton
10/24/1963
Greatest Show on Earth
Leaves in the Wind
Angelica Cellini
11/26/1963
Outer Limits
The Borderland
Eva Fraser
12/16/1963
Burke's Law
Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee?
Anjanette Delacroix
05/08/1964
Columbo
Prescription: Murder
Carol Fleming
02/20/1968
Columbo
Prescription: Murder
Carol Fleming
02/20/1968
Wild Wild West
The Night of the Cossacks
Duchess Sophia
03/21/1969
F.B.I.
The Dealer
Terry Simms
02/22/1970
McCloud
Walk in the Dark
Sgt. F. J. Dameron
10/14/1970
Name of the Game
I Love You, Billy Baker: Part 1
Mrs. Fredericks
11/20/1970
Name of the Game
I Love You, Billy Baker: Part 2
Mrs. Fredericks
11/27/1970
Barnaby Jones
The Stalking Horse
Myra Westmore
03/18/1976
Murder, She Wrote
Tainted Lady
Katie Emhardt
05/05/1991
Murder, She Wrote
Death in Hawaii
Rebecca Kinkaid
10/16/1994
Alien Nation
Alien Nation: Dark Horizon
Burak
10/25/1994
NCIS
The Meat Puzzle
Mrs. Victoria Mallard
02/08/2005
NCIS
Untouchable
Mrs. Victoria Mallard
04/18/2006




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