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Jessie Royce Landis

Landis, [[Grace Kelly]] and [[John Williams]] in [[To Catch a Thief]] (1955)


Jessie Royce Landis was an American actress.

In the 1950s, she began appearing in movies as a character actress, most notably in To Catch a Thief (1955), and North by Northwest (1959), both starring Cary Grant and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. In North by Northwest she played Grant's character's mother (she was only 7 years older than Grant), and in To Catch a Thief she played Grace Kelly's mother.

Landis died of cancer in 1972, aged 75


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