Don't Bother to Knock 69 years old

… a wicked sensation as the lonely girl in room 809!

Don't Bother to Knock

Jed, an airline pilot, is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell, a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he realises that the woman is not as stable as perhaps she should be.

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Don't Bother to Knock Cast

Name Character
Marilyn Monroe She was 26, 36 years old when she died as Nell Forbes
Anne Bancroft She was 20, 73 years old when she died as Lyn Lesley
Richard Widmark He was 37, 93 years old when he died as Jed Towers
Jim Backus He was 39, 76 years old when he died as Peter Jones
Bess Flowers She was 53, 85 years old when she died as Woman at Awards Dinner (uncredited)
Willis Bouchey He was 45, 70 years old when he died as Joe the Bartender
Elisha Cook, Jr. He was 48, 91 years old when he died as Eddie Forbes
Jeanne Cagney She was 33, 65 years old when she died as Rochelle
Tom Daly He was 34, 93 years old when he died as Man in Elevator (uncredited)
Verna Felton She was 61, 76 years old when she died as Mrs. Ballew
Emmett Vogan He was 58, 76 years old when he died as Toastmaster (unconfirmed)
Harry Bartell He was 38, 90 years old when he died as Bellboy (uncredited)
Don Beddoe He was 49, 87 years old when he died as Mr. Ballew
Donna Corcoran She was 9, now 79 years old as Bunny Jones
Lurene Tuttle She was 44, 78 years old when she died as Ruth Jones
Vic Perrin He was 36, 73 years old when he died as Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Harold Miller He was 58, 78 years old when he died as Banquet Guest (uncredited)
Robert Foulk He was 44, 80 years old when he died as Doorman (uncredited)
Elizabeth Flournoy She was 65, 90 years old when she died as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Gloria Blondell She was 41, 75 years old when she died as Janie - Cafe Photographer (uncredited)
John Call He was 43, 64 years old when he died as Bellboy (uncredited)
Michael Ross He was 3, 53 years old when he died as Pat - Hotel Detective (uncredited)
Eda Reiss Merin She was 38, 84 years old when she died as Maid (uncredited)
Grace Hayle She was 63, 74 years old when she died as Mrs. McMurdock (uncredited)
Charles Flynn as Uniformed Cop at End (uncredited)
Charles J. Conrad He was 43, 89 years old when he died as Speaker (uncredited)
Dick Cogan He was 80, 76 years old when he died as Bell Captain (uncredited)
Olan Soule He was 43, 84 years old when he died as Bespectacled Desk Clerk (uncredited)
David McMahon He was 28, 8 years old when he died as Uniformed Cop at End (uncredited)

Don't Bother to Knock Crew

Name Department
Lucien Ballard as Director of Photography. He was 44 (80) years old when He died Camera
Julian Blaustein as Producer. He was 39 (82) years old when He died Production
Daniel Taradash as Screenplay. He was 39 (90) years old when He died Writing
Charlotte Armstrong as Novel. She was 47 (64) years old when She died Writing
Roy Ward Baker as Director. He was 35 (93) years old when He died Directing
George A. Gittens as Editor. Editing
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Don't Bother to Knock (69 years)

… a wicked sensation as the lonely girl in room 809!

  • Release day: Friday, July 18, 1952
  • Runtime: 76 minutes