Cathleen Cordell

Cathleen Cordell, an actress whose career included Broadway, the British stage and television, died Aug. 19 of emphysema at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82.

Her career began in New York, but she spent World War II in England, acting in the BBC plays “Design for Living” and “Arms and the Man.” She made her film debut in the British version of “Gaslight.”

She returned to the United States after the war, appearing in radio soap operas and feature films and on the Broadway stage. Film titles included “Return of the Living Dead,” “MASH” and “Airport.”

More Scene

  • Holiday Soul Party

    Lena Waithe on Inclusive Storytelling: 'There's Still a Long Way to Go'

    Cathleen Cordell, an actress whose career included Broadway, the British stage and television, died Aug. 19 of emphysema at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82. Her career began in New York, but she spent World War II in England, acting in the BBC plays “Design for Living” and “Arms and the Man.” She made her […]

  • 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' film

    Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart's 'Jumanji' Maintains 'Soul' of Robin Williams Original

    Cathleen Cordell, an actress whose career included Broadway, the British stage and television, died Aug. 19 of emphysema at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82. Her career began in New York, but she spent World War II in England, acting in the BBC plays “Design for Living” and “Arms and the Man.” She made her […]

  • John Cena Ferdinand

    'Ferdinand' Director on Why John Cena Was Perfect for Title Role

    Cathleen Cordell, an actress whose career included Broadway, the British stage and television, died Aug. 19 of emphysema at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82. Her career began in New York, but she spent World War II in England, acting in the BBC plays “Design for Living” and “Arms and the Man.” She made her […]

  • Mark Hamill'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

    'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Honors Late Carrie Fisher at Elaborate Premiere

    Cathleen Cordell, an actress whose career included Broadway, the British stage and television, died Aug. 19 of emphysema at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82. Her career began in New York, but she spent World War II in England, acting in the BBC plays “Design for Living” and “Arms and the Man.” She made her […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content