Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1974) was an American actress. In a career spanning five decades, her credits included work in radio, stage, film, and television. Moorehead was the recipient of such accolades as a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for four Academy Awards.
Moorehead had joined Orson Welles' Mercury Players, as one of his principal performers in 1937. She also had notable roles in films such as Citizen Kane (1941), Dark Passage (1947), Show Boat (1951), and All That Heaven Allows (1955). Moorehead garnered four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her performances in: The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Mrs. Parkington (1944), Johnny Belinda (1948), and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). She is also known for the radioplay Sorry, Wrong Number (1943).
She gained acclaim for her role as Endora on the ABC sitcom Bewitched which she played from 1964 to 1972. Her performance earned her six Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nominations. For her role on the western series The Wild Wild West she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||L 4081||1/23/1946||Barbara Frietchie (Whittier)||Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4082||1/23/1946||Nancy hanks (Benet)||Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4083||1/23/1946||Landing of the pilgrim fathers (Hemans)||Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4347||1/21/1947||Sorry, wrong number: Part 1||Agnes Moorehead ; Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4348||1/21/1947||Sorry, wrong number: Part 2||Agnes Moorehead ; Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4349||1/21/1947||Sorry, wrong number: Part 3||Agnes Moorehead ; Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
|Decca||L 4350||1/21/1947||Sorry, wrong number: Part 4||Agnes Moorehead ; Agnes Moorehead||speaker|
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