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Maida Severn

Maida Severn (born May Harriett Shatt; 7 August 1902 - 23 January 1995) was an American actress.

She appeared in film and television shows such as:

  • M Squad (TV Series)
  • But Not for Me (1959)
  • Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
  • The Story of Ruth (1960)
  • The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) in the 1961 episode "The Toughest Kid in School" as Mrs. Pruitt
  • Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
  • Dennis the Menace (TV Series) in the 1963 episode "Listen to the Mockingbird" as Mabel Dudley
  • The Lucy Show (TV Series) in the 1965 episode "Lucy and the Old Mansion" as Lady Van Cleve
  • Hazel (TV Series)
  • Gidget (TV Series) in the 1966 episode "I Love You, I Love You, I Love You, I Think" as Miss O. Stoddard
  • Bewitched (TV Series)
  • The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
  • The Jimmy Stewart Show (TV Series) in the 1971 episode "Luther's Last Love" as Minerva Walbash
  • The President's Plane Is Missing (1973 TV) as Judy Nance
  • Airport 1975 (1974) as one of the passengers named Cora
  • Young Frankenstein (1974) as one of the train passengers
  • Sanford and Son (TV Series)
  • Wonder Woman (TV Series) in the 1975 episode "The New Original Wonder Woman" as Teutonic Woman
  • Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) in the 1978 episode "Foxy Lady" as Maggie
  • Three's Company (TV Series) in the 1981 episode "Jack's Other Mother" as The Woman Patron


Severn played Mrs. Atherton in The Addams Family episode "Morticia's Favorite Charity".