Audrey Christie

Audrey Christie (June 27, 1912[3] – December 19, 1989) was an American actress. She appeared in the films Keeper of the Flame, Deadline – U.S.A., Carousel, Splendor in the Grass, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Harlow, Frankie and Johnny, The Ballad of Josie, Mame, and Harper Valley PTA. During the 1964–1965 television season, she had a recurring role on the situation comedy The Cara Williams Show.

Audrey Christie
Born(1912-06-27)June 27, 1912[1]
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedDecember 19, 1989
Years active1943-1982
Spouse(s)Donald Briggs (died 1986; one son)[2]

Born in Chicago to Charles Christie and Florence Ferguson, Audrey Christie died of emphysema on December 19, 1989 at her home in West Hollywood, California.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1943 Keeper of the Flame Jane Harding
1952 Deadline – U.S.A. Mrs. Willebrandt
1956 Carousel Mrs. Mullin
1961 Splendor in the Grass Mrs. Loomis
1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown Mrs. Gladys McGraw
1965 Harlow Thelma
1966 Frankie and Johnny Peg
1967 The Ballad of Josie Annabelle Pettijohn
1974 Mame Mrs. Upson
1978 Harper Valley PTA Flora Simpson Reilly


  1. ^ Some sources cite 1910 as Christie's year of birth.
  2. ^ a b "Audrey Christie, 79 - Singer and Dancer Became an Actress". The New York Times. 1989-12-29. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  3. ^ Some sources cite 1910 as Christie's year of birth.

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