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Enid Markey

Enid Markey
Personal information
Birth dateFebruary 22, 1894
Place of birthDillon, Colorado, U.S.
Date of deathNovember 15, 1981 (aged 87)
Death placeBay Shore, New York, U.S.
Occupationactress
Years active1911-1968

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Enid Markey (born February 22, 1894, Dillon, Colorado - died November 15, 1981, Bay Shore, New York) was an American actress of stage, film and television. She originated the role of Jane in films, playing the character twice - in 1918 (Tarzan of The Apes; The Romance of Tarzan).

Her first film role was in The Fortunes of War

(1911). Her last appearance was in The Boston Strangler (1968). During the 1950s and 1960s she appeared in several television guest-starring roles, including, among others, The Andy Griffith Show as Barney Fife's landlady and an episode of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. as Grandma Pyle.

In the 1960-61 season, Markey was cast as Aunt Violet Flower in CBS's Bringing Up Buddy, co-starring Frank Aletter and Doro Merande. Markey and Merando played spinster aunts who provide a home for their bachelor nephew Buddy Flower, played by Aletter.




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