Job Film, television and stage actress
Years active 1940-1990
Top Roles Emily Webb, Yochabel, Catherine Elizabeth Allen, Eleanor 'Ellie' Hilliard, Jane Peyton
Top GenresDrama, Romance, War, Historical, Western, Comedy
Top TopicsBook-Based, Romance (Drama), Religious
Top Collaborators (Director), (Director), ,
Shares birthday with Paul Muni, John Houseman, Erich von Stroheim  see more..

Martha Scott Overview:

Legendary character actress, Martha Scott, was born Martha Ellen Scott on Sep 22, 1912 in Jamesport, MO. Scott died at the age of 90 on May 28, 2003 in Van Nuys, CA and was laid to rest in Jamesport Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport, Daviess County, MO.

HONORS and AWARDS:

.

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1940Best ActressOur Town (1940)Emily WebbNominated
.

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Live Performance.

BlogHub Articles:

No article for at this time. Submit yours here.

Martha Scott Quotes:

Ella Bishop: [giving a toast] So here's to our nation: she's young, she's growing too fast, she makes a lot of mistakes, but somehow she does manage to keep her people free. May she always.


Moses: Will you swear in the name of your god that you are not my mother?
Yochabel: We do not even know His name.
Moses: Then look into my eyes and tell me you are not my mother.
Yochabel: [shaking her head] Oh, Moses, Moses. I can not. I can not.
[Yochabel, then heavily wept, on Moses' arms]


Joshua: Let the old woman loose!
Egyptian guard: She'll stay where she is, and you'll die in the lion pit!
Lilia: Joshua!
Yochabel: Run to the prince and beg mercy!
Lilia: Mercy from Rameses?
Yochabel: No. From Prince Moses, there on the pavilion.


read more quotes from Martha Scott...



Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also a Virgo






See All Virgos >>
Best Actress Oscar 1940






See more Best Actress awards>>
Martha Scott on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame



See All Walk of Fame Stars >>
Martha Scott Facts
Studied drama at the University of Michigan

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

She is survived by her son, Scott Alsopp, and two daughters, Mary Powell Harpel and Kathleen Powell.

See All Related Facts >>