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May Whitty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dame Mary Louise Webster, DBE (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress. She was one of the first two women entertainers to become a Dame. The British actors union Equity was established in her home. After a successful career she moved over to Hollywood films at the age of 72. She went to live in America, where she won awards for her film roles.

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Jun 19, 1865 In Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Keep Your Seats, Please 1936-08-01
Latest Project:
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955-10-02
Known For
Poster of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Poster of Gaslight
Poster of Mrs. Miniver
Poster of Night Must Fall
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Miss Froy (archive footage) (uncredited) 1955-10-02
Movie The Sign of the Ram Clara Brastock 1948-03-03
Movie The Return of October Aunt Martha Grant 1948-10-26
Movie Green Dolphin Street Mother Superior 1947-01-15
Movie If Winter Comes Mrs. Perch 1947-12-31
Movie This Time for Keeps Grandmother Cambaretti 1947-10-17
Movie Devotion Lady Thornton 1946-04-05
Movie My Name Is Julia Ross Mrs. Hughes 1945-11-08
Movie Gaslight Bessie Thwaites 1944-05-04
Movie The White Cliffs of Dover Nanny 1944-05-11
Movie The Constant Nymph Lady Constance Longborough 1943-06-23
Movie Forever and a Day Lucy Trimble 1943-01-21
Movie Slightly Dangerous Baba 1943-04-01
Movie Crash Dive Grandmother 1943-04-22
Movie Stage Door Canteen Dame May Whitty 1943-06-24
Movie Lassie Come Home Dally 1943-12-01
Movie Madame Curie Madame Eugene Curie 1943-12-16
Movie Flesh and Fantasy Pamela Hardwick (segment 2) 1943-10-29
Movie Mrs. Miniver Lady Beldon 1942-07-03
Movie Thunder Birds Lady Jane Stackhouse 1942-10-28
Movie Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6 Unknown 1942-10-05
Movie One Night In Lisbon Florence 1941-06-13
Movie Suspicion Mrs. McLaidlaw 1941-11-14
Movie Return to Yesterday Mrs Emily Truscott 1940-03-09
Movie A Bill of Divorcement Aunt Hester Fairfield 1940-05-31
Movie Raffles Lady Melrose 1939-11-11
Movie I Met My Love Again Aunt William 1938-01-14
Movie The Lady Vanishes Miss Froy 1938-10-07
Movie Night Must Fall Mrs. Bramson 1937-04-30
Movie The Thirteenth Chair Mme. Rosalie La Grange 1937-05-07
Movie Conquest Laetitia Bonaparte 1937-10-22
Movie Keep Your Seats, Please Aunt Georgina Withers 1936-08-01