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May Robson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia May Robson (19 April 1858 - 20 October 1942) was an actress and playwright. A major stage actress of the late 19th and early 20th century, Robson is best known today for the dozens of 1930s motion pictures she appeared in when she was well into her seventies, usually playing cross old ladies with hearts of gold.

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Apr 19, 1858 In Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie How Molly Malone Made Good 1915-10-25
Latest Project:
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage 1983-02-25
Known For
Poster of Four Mothers
Poster of Four Wives
Poster of The Kid from Kokomo
Poster of Movies on Sundays
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Joan of Paris Mlle. Rosay 1942-01-20
Movie Four Mothers Aunt Etta 1941-01-04
Movie Million Dollar Baby Cornelia Wheelwright 1941-05-31
Movie Playmates Grandma Kyser 1941-12-26
Movie Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 1 Herself 1941-10-02
Movie Breakdowns of 1939 Herself 1940-01-02
Movie Breakdowns of 1940 Herself 1940-01-01
Movie Granny Get Your Gun Minerva Hildegard Hatton 1940-02-10
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Herself 1940-07-31
Movie Irene Granny O'Dare 1940-04-23
Movie The Texas Rangers Ride Again Cecilia Dangerfield 1940-12-13
Movie The Kid from Kokomo Margaret 'Maggie' / 'Ma' Manell 1939-05-23
Movie They Made Me a Criminal Grandma Rafferty 1939-01-21
Movie Yes, My Darling Daughter 'Granny' Whitman 1939-02-25
Movie Daughters Courageous Penny, the Housekeeper 1939-06-23
Movie Nurse Edith Cavell Mme. Rappard 1939-08-31
Movie Four Wives Aunt Etta 1939-12-22
Movie That's Right - You're Wrong Grandma 1939-11-24
Movie The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Aunt Polly 1938-02-11
Movie Bringing Up Baby Elizabeth Random 1938-02-18
Movie The Texans Granna 1938-08-12
Movie Four Daughters Aunt Etta 1938-08-09
Movie Woman in Distress Phoebe Tuttle 1937-01-17
Movie The Perfect Specimen Mrs. Leona Wicks 1937-10-23
Movie A Star Is Born Grandmother Lettie Blodgett 1937-04-27
Movie The Captain's Kid Aunt Marcia Prentiss 1936-11-14
Movie Wife vs. Secretary Mimi Stanhope 1936-02-28
Movie Rainbow on the River Mrs. Harriet Ainsworth 1936-12-18
Movie Vanessa: Her Love Story Judith Paris 1935-03-01
Movie Movies on Sundays Herself (uncredited) 1935-01-01
Movie Grand Old Girl Laura Bayles 1935-01-15
Movie Strangers All Anna Carter 1935-04-01
Movie Reckless Mrs. Granny Leslie 1935-04-19
Movie 3 Kids and a Queen Mary Jane 'Queenie' Baxter 1935-10-21
Movie Anna Karenina Countess Vronsky 1935-08-30
Movie Age of Indiscretion Emma Shaw 1935-05-10
Movie You Can't Buy Everything Mrs. Hannah Bell 1934-01-26
Movie Straight Is the Way Mrs. Horowitz 1934-08-10
Movie The Hollywood Gad-About Herself (uncredited) 1934-10-04
Movie Mills of the Gods Mary Hastings 1934-12-15
Movie Lady by Choice Patricia 'Patsy' Patterson 1934-10-15
Movie Reunion in Vienna Frau Lucher 1933-06-16
Movie Beauty for Sale Mrs. Merrick 1933-09-01
Movie The White Sister Mother Superior 1933-03-17
Movie Men Must Fight Maman Seward 1933-02-17
Movie Lady for a Day Apple Annie 1933-09-13
Movie One Man's Journey Sarah 1933-08-31
Movie Broadway to Hollywood Veteran Actress 1933-09-15
Movie Dinner at Eight Mrs. Wendel 1933-12-22
Movie Alice in Wonderland Queen Of Hearts 1933-12-18
Movie The Solitaire Man Mrs. Vail 1933-09-22
Movie Dancing Lady Dolly Todhunter 1933-11-24
Movie Red-Headed Woman Aunt Jane 1932-06-25
Movie Little Orphan Annie Mrs. Stewart 1932-11-04
Movie Letty Lynton Mrs. Lynton, Letty's Mothers 1932-05-13
Movie Strange Interlude Mrs. Evans 1932-12-30
Movie If I Had a Million Mrs. Mary Walker 1932-12-02
Movie The She-Wolf Unknown 1931-05-01
Movie The King of Kings Mother of Gestas 1927-04-19
Movie Rubber Tires Mrs. Stack 1927-02-07
Movie The Angel of Broadway Big Bertha 1927-10-02
Movie Chicago Mrs. Morton - Matron 1927-12-23
Movie A Harp in Hock Unknown 1927-10-10
Movie Pals in Paradise Esther Lezinsky 1926-11-22
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Prostitute at Clinic (uncredited) 1920-03-18
Movie How Molly Malone Made Good Herself 1915-10-25