Rose Hobart Overview:

Character actress, Rose Hobart, was born Rose Kefer on May 1, 1906 in New York City, NY. Hobart died at the age of 94 on Aug 29, 2000 in Woodland Hills, CA and was cremated and her ashes given to family or friend.


Rose Hobart was called to Hollywood in 1930 to repeat her stage success in "Liliom". She had a few more starring roles in the early 1930s, including the role of Muriel Carew (Jekyll's fiancée) in 1931's "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". Throughout the 1940s she played character roles, often as spiteful, vindictive women, in contrast to her earlier, gentle heroines.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).



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Rose Hobart Quotes:

Kathryn Mason: Really, Dick, you might put your things away, just look at that bed. If I've told you once, I've told you...
Richard Mason: Thousand times.
Kathryn Mason: And you insist on doing it.
Richard Mason: Listen Kathryn, I don't insist on anything. I don't know what's come over you lately. You find fault in everything I do and everything I say. What's the matter with you?
Kathryn Mason: Don't stand there and play the innocent with me. You know perfectly well what the matter is.
Richard Mason: What're you talking about?
Kathryn Mason: Your ridiculous infatuation with Evelyn. Oh you thought I didn't know, didn't you? You must think I'm blind. The way you look at her and hang on her every word is positively nauseating.

Dorothy Kent: [to the policeman with their guns drawn] Don't shoot! Applaud, applaud!

Kathryn Mason: Richard! I was so afraid, I thought...
[Richard approaches her]
Kathryn Mason: Why, you're walking, Richard, you're walking without help. How did you get here? Why are you here?... No, Richard, don't!

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