Kitty McHugh

Katherine McHugh (October 3, 1902 – September 3, 1954) billed as Kitty McHugh was an American film actress. She appeared in more than 50 films between 1934 and 1953.

Kitty McHugh
Katherine McHugh

(1902-10-03)October 3, 1902
DiedSeptember 3, 1954(1954-09-03) (aged 51)
Occupationfilm actress
Years active1934–1953
Spouse(s)Ned Glass (1935-54; her death)

Early yearsEdit

McHugh was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed McHugh. She had three brothers, Frank, Matt, and Ed, Jr., and the six formed a family vaudeville comedy act.[1]


When she was 4 years old, McHugh starred in a theatrical production of Little Lord Fauntleroy. She went on to act on stage as an adult, including work with the Actors Lab company on the Pacific coast.[2]

McHugh appeared in the Three Stooges short subjects Hoi Polloi, Listen, Judge, and Gents in a Jam.[3][better source needed] It was in the latter film that she portrayed Mrs. McGruder, the Stooges' irate landlady who delivers the trio a triple slap and a right hook to wrestler Rocky Duggan (Mickey Simpson).

Personal lifeEdit

McHugh committed suicide on September 3, 1954. She was married to character actor Ned Glass until her death.

Partial filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Vaudeville family". Oakland Tribune. California, Oakland. August 10, 1936. p. 16. Retrieved March 28, 2020 – via
  2. ^ "Kitty McHugh Once Played Fauntleroy". Valley Times. California, North Hollywood. April 6, 1948. p. 11. Retrieved March 28, 2020 – via
  3. ^ Three Stooges blogsite

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