Lucile Watson Overview:

Character actress, Lucile Watson, was born on May 27, 1879 in Québec, Canada. Watson died at the age of 83 on Jun 24, 1962 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Mount Hope Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.



Although Watson was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1943Best Supporting ActressWatch on the Rhine (1943)Fanny FarrellyNominated

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May 27, 1879 - June 24, 1962 Quebec City, the historic French settlement, trading post and sometime capitol of New France and Lower Canada, was the birthplace of Rosine Mary on May 27, 1879. Educated in one of the predominantly Catholic province's many convent school... Read full article

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Lucile Watson Quotes:

Maj. Scott Landis: Can we start all over again from the beginning?
Maj. Scott Landis: No, we cannot. I can see that you're a thorough-going scalawag, young man!
Maj. Scott Landis: I'm delighted to hear you say so, madam.
Mrs. Mary Kimball: And kindly stop calling me madam!

Isabella: Who is he?
Elderly nobleman: The most vulgar, impossible, obnoxious, ill-mannered...
Princess Bitotska: In one word, he's an American!

Mrs. Mary Kimball: [to Jess] The world allows considerable liberty to wives it has never allowed to widows. I notice, for instance, you're no longer wearing black.

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