Jean Arthur filmography

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Eric Linden and Jean Arthur in The Past of Mary Holmes (1933)

This is the filmography of Jean Arthur (October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991), including her television work.

Year Title Role Notes
1923 Cameo Kirby Ann Playdell
1923 Somebody Lied Short subject
1923 Spring Fever Short subject
1924 Case Dismissed Short subject
1924 The Powerful Eye Short subject
1924 Wine of Youth Automobile Reveler Uncredited role
1924 The Iron Horse Reporter Uncredited role
1924 Fast and Fearless Mary Brown Incomplete
1924 Biff Bang Buddy Bonnie Norton
1924 Bringin' Home the Bacon Nancy Norton
1924 Thundering Romance Mary Watkins
1924 Travelin' Fast Betty Conway
1925 Seven Chances Receptionist "Miss Smith" at country club Uncredited role
1925 The Drug Store Cowboy Jean
1925 The Fighting Smile Rose Craddock
1925 Tearin' Loose Sally Harris
1925 A Man of Nerve Loria Gatlin
1925 The Hurricane Horseman June Mathews
1925 Thundering Through Ruth Burroughs
1926 Under Fire Margaret Cranston
1926 The Roaring Rider Mary Watkins as Miss Jean Arthur
1926 Born to Battle Eunice Morgan
1926 The Fighting Cheat Ruth Wells
1926 Eight-Cylinder Bull Short subject
1926 The Mad Racer Short subject
1926 Double Daring Marie Wells
1926 Lightning Bill Marie Denton
1926 Twisted Triggers Ruth Regan
1926 The Cowboy Cop Virginia Selby
1926 The College Boob Angela Boothby
1926 The Block Signal Grace Ryan
1927 Winners of the Wilderness Bit Role Uncredited role
1927 Husband Hunters Lettie Crane
1927 Hello Lafayette Short subject
1927 The Broken Gate Ruth Hale Lost film
1927 Horse Shoes Miss Baker
1927 Bigger and Better Blondes Short subject
1927 The Poor Nut Margie Blake
1927 The Masked Menace Faith Lost film
1927 Flying Luck The Girl
1928 Wallflowers Sandra
1928 Easy Come, Easy Go Lost film
1928 Warming Up Mary Post first sound feature for Paramount Pictures
Lost film
1928 Brotherly Love Mary
1928 Sins of the Fathers Mary Spengler
1929 The Canary Murder Case Alice LaFosse
1929 Stairs of Sand Ruth Hutt
1929 The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu Lia Eltham
1929 The Greene Murder Case Ada Greene
1929 The Saturday Night Kid Janie Alternative title: Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
1929 Half Way to Heaven Greta Nelson
1930 Street of Chance Judith Marsden
1930 Young Eagles Mary Gordon
1930 Paramount on Parade Sweetheart (Dream Girl/In a Hospital)
1930 The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu Lia Eltham
1930 Danger Lights Mary Ryan
1930 The Silver Horde Mildred Wayland
1931 The Gang Buster Sylvia Martine
1931 The Virtuous Husband Barbara Olwell
1931 The Lawyer's Secret Beatrice Stevens
1931 Ex-Bad Boy Ethel Simmons
1933 The Past of Mary Holmes Joan Hoyt
1933 Get That Venus Margaret Rendleby
1934 Whirlpool Sandra Morrison
1934 The Most Precious Thing in Life Ellen Holmes, aka Biddy, Babe
1934 The Defense Rests Joan Hayes
1935 The Whole Town's Talking Wilhelmina Clark Alternative title: Passport to Fame
1935 Party Wire Marge Oliver
1935 Public Hero No. 1 Maria Theresa "Terry" O'Reilly
1935 Diamond Jim Jane Matthews/Emma
1935 The Public Menace Cassie Nicholls
1935 If You Could Only Cook Joan Hawthorne
1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Louise "Babe" Bennett/Mary Dawson
1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford Paula Bradford
1936 Adventure in Manhattan Claire Peyton Alternative title: Manhattan Madness
1936 The Plainsman Calamity Jane
1936 More Than a Secretary Carol Baldwin
1937 History Is Made at Night Irene Vail
1937 Easy Living Mary Smith
1938 You Can't Take It with You Alice Sycamore
1939 Only Angels Have Wings Bonnie Lee
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Clarissa Saunders
1940 Too Many Husbands Vicky Lowndes Alternative title: My Two Husbands
1940 Arizona Phoebe Titus
1941 The Devil and Miss Jones Mary Jones
1942 The Talk of the Town Miss Nora Shelley
1943 The More the Merrier Constance "Connie" Milligan Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
1943 A Lady Takes a Chance Molly J. Truesdale Alternative title: The Cowboy and the Girl
1944 The Impatient Years Janie Anderson
1948 A Foreign Affair Congresswoman Phoebe Frost
1953 Shane Marian Starrett
Year Title Role Notes
1965 Gunsmoke Julie Blane 1 episode
1966 The Jean Arthur Show Patricia Marshall 11 episodes


  • Oller, John. Jean Arthur: The Actress Nobody Knew. New York: Limelight Editions, 1997. ISBN 0-87910-278-0.
  • Jean Arthur filmography at IMDb
  • Jean Arthur filmography at the Internet Broadway Database
  • Jean Arthur filmography at AllMovie
  • Turner Classic Movies "Star of the Month" Profile