Rita Gam

Rita Gam Headshot

Actress

Birth Date: April 2, 1928

Death Date: March 22, 2016

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Spouses: Sidney Lumet

Rita Gam found incredible success as an accomplished actress, appearing in a variety of films throughout her Hollywood career. Rita Gam's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Ray Milland spy picture "The Thief" (1952), the Gregory Peck spy thriller "Night People" (1954) and the historical film "Sign of the Pagan" (1954) with Jeff Chandler. She also appeared in the Brian Keith western "Sierra Baron" (1958), "Hannibal" (1960) and "King of Kings" (1961).

She continued to act in productions like "No Exit" (1962), "Shoot Out" (1971) and the crime flick "Klute" (1971) with Jane Fonda. She also appeared in "Such Good Friends" (1971) with Dyan Cannon. Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Grace Kelly -- The American Princess" (Cinemax, 1986-87) and "Grace, Caroline, Stephanie: The Curse of the Royal Family -- The E! True Hollywood Story" (E! Networks, 1996-97). Most recently, Rita Gam appeared on "They Came For Good: A History of the Jews in the United States" (PBS, 2000-01). Rita Gam was married to Sidney Lumet and had one child.

Credits

Midnight

Actor
Heidi
Movie
1989

Distortions

Actor
Mildred Tyson
Movie
1987

Tales of the Unexpected

Actor
Lisa Brisson
Show
1979

The Rockford FilesStream

Guest Star
Cynthia Zakarian
Series
1974

Harry O

Guest Star
Show
1974

Seeds of Evil

Actor
Helena Boardman
Movie
1974

McMillan & Wife

Guest Star
Pam Crane
Series
1971

KluteStream

Actor
Trina
Movie
1971
93%

Obračun

Actor
Movie
1971

ShootoutStream

Actor
Emma
Movie
1971
20%

Such Good Friends

Actor
Doria Perkins
Movie
1971

Hidden Faces

Actor
Mimi Jaffe
Show
1968

Mannix

Guest Star
Dr. Ernestine Waldo
Series
1967

Family AffairStream

Guest Star
Series
1966

King of KingsStream

Actor
Herodias
Movie
1961
85%

Hannibal

Actor
Sylvia
Movie
1960

Costa Azzurra

Actor
Rita Eldmont
Movie
1959

Wild Cats on the Beach

Actor
Rita Eldmont
Movie
1959

Miroir aux Alouettes

Actor
Movie
1959

Sierra Baron

Actor
Felicia Delmonte
Movie
1958

Mohawk

Actor
Onida
Movie
1956

Screen Directors Playhouse

Actor
Show
1955

Sign of the Pagan

Actor
Kubra
Movie
1954

Night PeopleStream

Actor
Ricky Cates
Movie
1954
86%

Saadia

Actor
Saadia
Movie
1954

The Thief

Actor
The Girl
Movie
1952

What's My Line?Stream

Guest
Game Show
1950

Lights Out

Actor
Show
1946