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Also Known As: Died: April 24, 1960
Born: October 29, 1897 Cause of Death: liver ailment
Birth Place: Hawarden, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Worked in vaudeville and on Broadway in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s; appeared in such productions as "Lysistrata", "Smiling Faces", "Swing Your Lady" and "Chicken Every Sunday"
1948:
Began working regularly in films beginning with her role in "Cry of the City"
1948:
Appeared as a panelist on the ABC game show, "Quizzing the News"
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Played the leading role of Maw Shufflebottom on the CBS musical variety series, "Kobb's Corner"
1950:
Received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film, "Caged"
1952:
Played Nellie Corkle on the short-lived NBC sitcom, "Doc Corkle"
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Played Minerva Parker on the first season of the popular NBC sitcom, "I Married Joan", starring Joan Davis and Jim Backus
1958:
Last films include "Rock-a-Bye Baby"
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Played 'Mother', a club owner, on the first season of the popular NBC detective series, "Peter Gunn"; received an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series; left the series and was replaced in the role for the duration of the show's run by Minerva Urecal
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Played Sarge, the housekeeper, on the CBS sitcom, "The Dennis O'Keefe Show"

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