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Kay Hawtrey

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Kay Hawtrey, actress,

B: November 8, 1926 in Toronto, Ontario
D: June 11, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario

Kay Hawtrey began life as Katharine Mary Craven Hawtrey and became Katharine Mary Craven Clark when she married English actor John Clark in 1956, a marriage that ended in 1967. She began her career at Toronto’s Hart House Theatre and then went to England for a year’s engagement with the Embassy Theatre in London. She played Mrs. Lutz in 15 episodes of The Great Detective, which starred Douglas Campbell in the title role. Always credited on screen and stage as Kay Hawtrey, she began her career in front of the cameras during the so-called Golden Age of Television, the 1950s. We list those early credits with the titles of individual productions and indicate the series title after the year of broadcast.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Lady from Normandy (TV-1954, Ford Theatre Playbill)
Seat of the Scornful (TV-1956, General Motors Theatre)
Let’s Be Civilized (TV-1956, General Motors Theatre)
Shadow of Suspicion (TV-1956, General Motors Theatre)
99 Times Around the Block (TV-1957, General Motors Theatre)
Romantic Interlude (TV-1957, On Camera)
Trial Balance (TV-1957, On Camera)
Socrates (TV-1958, Folio)
A Cure for the Doctor (TV-1958, On Camera)
Return from Darkness (TV-1958, General Motors Theatre)
A Question of Discipline (TV-1958, General Motors Theatre)
Power to Destroy (TV-1958, General Motors Theatre)
Men Don’t Make Passes (TV-1958, General Motors Theatre)
Pride and Prejudice (TV-1958, General Motors Theatre)
The Man on Four Beat (TV-1959, General Motors Theatre)
The Discoverers (TV-1959, General Motors Theatre)

The Critical Point (TV-1960, BBC Sunday-Night Play)
Men Don’t Make Passes (TV-1963, Playdate)

Reddick (TV-1971, Play for Today)
Face-Off (1971)
All the Way Home (TV-1971)
The Bells (TV-1973, Purple Playhouse)
Tom Sawyer (TV-1973)
The Thanksgiving Treasure (TV-1973)
How I Met My Husband (TV-1974, The Play’s the Thing)
Angel Against the Night (TV-1974, Performance)
Harlequinade (TV-1974, CBS Festival of Lively Arts)
Ada (TV-1977, For the Record)
High-Ballin’ (1978)
Tyler (1978)
The Donnellys of Biddulph (TV-1978)
Summer’s Children (1979)
Torn Between Two Lovers (TV-1979)
Fish Hawk (1979)

Cries in the Night (1980)
Mom, the Wolfman and Me (TV-1980)
Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave (1980)
The Intruder (1981)
Silence of the North (1981)
Videodrome (1983)
Police Academy (1984)
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Turning to Stone (TV-1985)
The Legs of the Lame (1985, short)
Confidential (1986)
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Love at Stake (1987)
Haunted by Her Past (TV-1987)
Taking Care of Terrific (TV-1987)
Goofballs (1987)
Double Standard (TV-1988)
The Dream Team (1989)

The Admiral and the Princess (voice, TV-1990)
The Return of Eliot Ness (TV-1991)
A Little Piece of Heaven (TV-1991)
Baby on Board (1992)
Trial by Jury (1994)
Trapped by Paradise (1994)
At the Midnight Hour (TV-1995)
Two if By Sea (1996)
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
In Love and War (1996)
Critical Care (1997)
The Secret Life of Algernon (1998)
Dirty Work (1998)
Urban Legend (1998)
An Avonlea Christmas (TV-1998)
Little Bear: Parties & Picnics (VR-1998, short)
The Third Miracle (1999)
What Katy Did (1999)

The Pooch and the Pauper (TV-2000)
A Colder Kind of Death (TV-2001)
Blackout (TV-2001)
Dead by Monday (2001)
Focus (2001)
American Psycho II: All American Girl (VR-2002)
Perfect Pie (2002)
The Scream Team (TV-2002)
Little Bear: Snacktime Tales (VR-2002, short)
Our Fathers (TV-2005)
.45 (2006)
Nick Jr. Favorites Holiday (VR-2006)

Octoberfeast (VR-2011)

TV Series – Cast:
The Great Detective (1979-1982)
Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987, mini-series)
Road to Avonlea (1991-1994)
M.V.P. (2008)
Max & Ruby (voice, 2002-2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Last of the Mohicans (1957)
Cannonball (1958)
Hudson’s Bay (1959)

Heritage (1960)
The Nurses (1962, 1964)
Wojeck (1968)

McQueen (1970)
Corwin (1970)
Paul Bernard, Psychiatrist (1971)
Dr. Simon Locke (1971, 1972)
To See Ourselves (1972)
The Starlost (1973)
Delilah (1973)
The Wayne & Shuster Superspecial (1977)
The New Avengers (1977)

Read All About It (1980)
Hangin’ In (1982, 1986)
Seeing Things (1985, 1986)
Adderly (1986)
Today’s Special (1987)
The Raccoons (voice, 1989)

Katts and Dog (1990)
E.N.G. (1991)
Class of ’96 (1993)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
Goosbumps (1996)
Traders (1996, 2000)
The New Ghostwriter Mysteries (1997)
Little Men (1999)

Real Kids, Real Adventures (2000)
Doc (2001)
The Zack Files (2001)
Monk (2002)
An American in Canada (2003)
Little Bear (2003)
Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye (2003)
Queer as Folk (2004)
G-Spot (2006)

Videodrome, movie, poster,
Scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.