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List of Shirley Booth Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
30
9
Come Back, Little Sheba
30
9
Role:
Lola Delaney
Starring:
Burt Lancaster, Richard Jaeckel, Philip Ober, Terry Moore
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
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
Role:
The Mother
Starring:
Hal Holbrook, Pat Hingle, Barbara Loden
Directed By:
Michael Elliott
3. About Mrs. Leslie (1954)
10
5
About Mrs. Leslie
10
5

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.

Role:
Mrs. Vivien Leslie
Starring:
Amanda Blake, Robert Ryan, Alex Nicol, Sammy White
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
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? 

Role:
Dolly 'Gallagher' Levi
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Morse, Paul Ford
Directed By:
Joseph Anthony
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.

Role:
Alma Duval
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, Earl Holliman, Eileen Heckart
Directed By:
6. The Smugglers (1968)
5
3
The Smugglers
5
3
Role:
Mrs. Hudson
Starring:
Charles Drake, Emilio Fernández, Rico Cattani, Edward Colmans
Directed By:
Norman Lloyd
7. Main Street to Broadway (1953)
5
3
Main Street to Broadway
5
3

Main Street to Broadway is a musical romance film which tells the story of a playwright going through bad times, who meets a country girl, who is returning home after giving up her aspirations of becoming an actress. Hoping to find inspiration from her, he decides to follow her to her small town.  

Directed By:
Tay Garnett

TV Shows

The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
16
5
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
16
5
Starring:
Jane Wyatt, Charles Nelson Reilly, Danny Bonaduce, Alice Ghostley, Richard Dreyfuss, Cecil Kellaway, Jane Wyatt
CBS Playhouse
7
2
CBS Playhouse
7
2
Starring:
Ed Asner, Barbara Bel Geddes, Michael Douglas, Eli Wallach, Sorrell Booke, Lloyd Bridges, Linda Lavin
Directed By:
William A. Graham, Paul Bogart, George Schaefer
Hazel
19
8
Hazel
19
8
Role:
Hazel Burke (154 episodes, 1961-1966)
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, Diane Ladd, Luciana Paluzzi, John Banner, Claude Akins, James Doohan, Don DeFore
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead)

Animation Movies

The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
12
3
The Year Without a Santa Claus
12
3
Role:
Mrs. Santa (voice)
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Bob McFadden, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving
Directed By:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

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