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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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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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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 63

Birthday 1858-04-19

Day of Death 1942-10-20

Place of Birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

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

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