Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 31

Gender Female

Birthday 1865-06-19

Day of Death 1948-05-29 (82 years old)

Place of Birth Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Also Known As

  • Mary Louise Whitty
  • Mary Louisa Whitty
  • Mary Louise Webster
  • Dame Mary Louise Webster
  • Dame Mary Louise Webster, DBE
  • May Whitty
  • Miss May Whitty
  • Dame May Whitty

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Biography

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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