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List of Shirley Booth Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
28
9
Come Back, Little Sheba
28
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Lola Delaney
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Burt Lancaster, Richard Jaeckel, Philip Ober, Terry Moore
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama
2. CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie (1966)
8
3
CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Mother
Director:
Michael Elliott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Pat Hingle, Barbara Loden
3. About Mrs. Leslie (1954)
9
4
About Mrs. Leslie
9
4

Vivien is a young woman who runs a boarding house for young women. As she remembers her past, the film gives us flashbacks of her past life. The film shows how she had an affair with a mysterious man named George, only to later find out that he is actually married.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Vivien Leslie
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Amanda Blake, Robert Ryan, Alex Nicol, Sammy White
4. The Matchmaker (1958)
11
5
The Matchmaker
11
5

Set in 1884 USA, The Matchmaker is the story about a widow who supports herself primarily by matchmaking. But when a wealthy merchant from New York hires her to find him a wife she decides to marry him. Will she succeed? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dolly 'Gallagher' Levi
Director:
Joseph Anthony
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Morse, Paul Ford
5. Hot Spell (1958)
8
4
Hot Spell
8
4

Alma Duval is a Louisiana housewife who has pulled all stops to keep her husband, John Henry, interested in her and their family. Meanwhile, John is having an affair with a younger woman behind his wife's back.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alma Duval
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, Earl Holliman, Eileen Heckart
6. The Smugglers (1968)
5
3
The Smugglers
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Hudson
Director:
Norman Lloyd
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Charles Drake, Emilio Fernández, Rico Cattani, Edward Colmans

TV Shows

A Touch of Grace
9
2
A Touch of Grace
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Simpson (13 episodes, 1973)
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Bosley, Richard Dreyfuss, J. Pat O'Malley, Jan Arvan, John Fiedler

Animation Movies

The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
12
3
The Year Without a Santa Claus
12
3
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mrs. Santa (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Animation
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Bob McFadden, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

Shirley Booth Awards

Academy Awards
Come Back, Little Sheba Best Actress in a Leading Role 1953
Golden Globe Awards
Come Back, Little Sheba Best Actress - Drama 1953
Primetime Emmy Awards
Hazel Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) 1963
Hazel Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) 1962