Thelma Ritter was an American actress. She typically played working class characters and was noted for her distinctive voice, with a strong Brooklyn accent. Ritter received six Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
Thelma Ritter "All About Eve" "The Mating Season" "Rear Window" "Pillow Talk" "Birdman of Alcatraz", "How the West Was Won" Ms. Ritter basically steals every scene she's in. A marvelous character actor.
Thelma Ritter--usually the best part of every movie she was in. As Mo in Pick-up on South Street she was wonderful as a fatalistic street peddler whose only goal was to earn enough to pay for a burial plot.