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Jane Darwell (October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American film and stage actress. With appearances in over 100 major motion pictures, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered for her portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her role as the Bird Woman in Mary Poppins.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jane Darwell (October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American film and stage actress. With appearances in over 100 major motion pictures, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered for her portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her role as the Bird Woman in Mary Poppins.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 151

Birthday 1879-10-15

Day of Death 1967-08-13

Place of Birth Palmyra, Missouri, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1964 Mary Poppins as The Bird Woman
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1959 Hound-Dog Man as Grandma Wilson
1958 The Last Hurrah as Delia Boylan
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1956 Girls in Prison as Matron Jamieson
1956 There's Always Tomorrow as Mme Rogers
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 Hit the Deck as Jenny
1955 A Life at Stake as Landlady
1954 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1 episode)
1954 Climax! (2 episodes)
1954 Studio 57 (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1953 The Bigamist as Mrs. Connelley
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 Affair With A Stranger as Ma Stanton
1953 The Sun Shines Bright as Mrs. Aurora Ratchitt
1953 It Happens Every Thursday as Mrs. Eva Spatch
1952 Cavalcade of America (1 episode)
1952 We're Not Married! as Mrs. Bush
1951 Journey into Light as Mack
1951 Excuse My Dust as Mrs. Belden
1951 The Lemon Drop Kid as "Nellie Thursday" Regan
1950 Father's Wild Game as Minerva Bobbin
1950 The Second Face as Mrs. Lockridge
1950 Redwood Forest Trail as Hattie Hickory
1950 Surrender as Molly Hale
1950 Caged as Isolation Matron
1950 Wagon Master as Sister Ledyard
1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady as Mrs. Murphy
1949 Red Canyon as Aunt Jane
1948 3 Godfathers as Miss Florie
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 Train to Alcatraz as Aunt Ella
1947 The Red Stallion as Aggie Curtis
1947 Keeper of the Bees as Mrs. Ferris
1946 My Darling Clementine as Kate Nelson
1946 Three Wise Fools as Sister Mary Brigid
1946 The Dark Horse as Aunt Hattie
1945 I Live in Grosvenor Square as Mrs. Patterson
1944 She's a Sweetheart as Mom
1944 Music in Manhattan as Mrs. Pearson
1944 The Impatient Years as Minister's wife
1944 Reckless Age as Mrs. Connors
1943 Tender Comrade as Mrs. Henderson
1943 Government Girl as Miss Trask (uncredited)
1943 Stage Door Canteen as Jane Darwell
1943 Gildersleeve's Bad Day as Aunt Emma Forrester
1943 The Ox-Bow Incident as Jenny Grier
1942 The Great Gildersleeve as Aunt Emma Forrester
1942 Highways by Night as Grandma Fogarty
1942 The Battle of Midway as Narrator
1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe as Mrs. Mariah Clemm
1942 Men of Texas as Mrs.Scott aka Aunt Hattie
1942 It Happened in Flatbush as Mrs. Maguire
1942 On the Sunny Side as Annie
1942 Young America as Grandmother Nora Campbell
1942 All Through the Night as Mrs. Donahue
1941 Small Town Deb as Katie
1941 All That Money Can Buy as Ma Stone
1941 Thieves Fall Out as Grandma Allen
1940 Chad Hanna as Mrs. Bettina Huguenine
1940 Untamed as Mrs. Maggie Moriarty
1940 Brigham Young as Eliza Kent
1940 The Grapes of Wrath as Ma Joad
1939 Miracle on Main Street as Mrs. Herman
1939 Gone with the Wind as Mrs. Merriwether
1939 20,000 Men a Year as Mrs. Allen
1939 The Rains Came as Aunt Phoebe Smiley
1939 Unexpected Father as Mrs. Callahan
1939 The Zero Hour as Sophie
1939 Inside Story as Aunt Mary Perkins
1939 Jesse James as Mrs. Samuels - Jesse's mother
1938 Five of a Kind as Nurse Waldron
1938 Time Out for Murder as Polly, Helen's supervisor
1938 Little Miss Broadway as Miss Hutchins
1938 Three Blind Mice as Mrs. Kilian
1938 Battle Of Broadway as Mrs. Rogers
1938 The Jury's Secret as Mrs. Sheldon, Bill's Mother
1938 Change of Heart as Mrs. Thompson
1937 Dangerously Yours as Aunt Cynthia Barton
1937 Wife, Doctor and Nurse as Mrs. Krueger
1937 The Singing Marine as Ma Marine
1937 Slave Ship as Mrs. Marlowe
1937 Fifty Roads to Town as Mrs. Henry
1937 The Great Hospital Mystery as Nurse Sarah Keats
1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing! as Mrs. Mary Flaherty
1937 Love Is News as Mrs. Flaherty
1936 Laughing at Trouble as Glory Bradford
1936 Craig's Wife as Mrs. Harold
1936 Star for a Night as Mrs. Martha Lind
1936 Poor Little Rich Girl as Woodward
1936 White Fang as Maud Mahoney
1936 Little Miss Nobody as Eva Bradley
1936 Private Number as Rawlings as Mrs. Meecham
1936 Captain January as Mrs. Eliza Croft
1936 The Country Doctor as Mrs. Graham
1935 We're Only Human as Mrs. Walsh
1935 Metropolitan as Grandma
1935 Paddy O'Day as Dora
1935 Navy Wife as Mrs. Louise Keats
1935 Curly Top as Mrs. Denham
1935 Wig-Wag as Mrs. Winchell - Jack's Mother
1935 Life Begins at Forty as Ida Harris
1935 One More Spring as Mrs. Mary Sweeney
1934 Bright Eyes as Mrs. Higgins
1934 Gentlemen Are Born as Landlady
1934 The White Parade as Miss Robets
1934 Happiness Ahead as Mrs. Davis - The Landlady
1934 Tomorrow's Youth as Mary O'Brien
1934 Desirable as Frederick's Mother
1934 Million Dollar Ransom as Ma McGarry (uncredited)
1934 Blind Date as Ma Taylor
1934 The Most Precious Thing In Life as Mrs. O'Day
1934 Let's Talk It Over as Mrs. O'Keefe
1934 Change of Heart as Mrs. Mc Gowan
1934 The Scarlet Empress as Miss Cardell, Sophia's Nurse (uncredited)
1934 Finishing School as Maude (uncredited)
1934 Wonder Bar as Baroness (uncredited)
1934 Once to Every Woman as Mrs. Wood
1934 Journal of a Crime as Dinner Guest
1934 Heat Lightning as Gladys - the Wife
1934 Cross Country Cruise as Mrs. O'Hara
1933 Design for Living as Curtis' Housekeeper
1933 He Couldn't Take It as Mrs. Case
1933 King for a Night as Mrs. Williams
1933 Only Yesterday as Mrs. Lane
1933 Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men as Mrs. Spence - Landlady (uncredited)
1933 Ann Vickers as Mrs. Gage
1933 One Sunday Afternoon as Mrs. Lind
1933 Before Dawn as Mrs. Marble
1933 Emergency Call as Head Nurse Brown (uncredited)
1933 Jennie Gerhardt as Boardinghouse Keeper
1933 The Girl in 419 as Nurse Esmond
1933 Bondage as Mrs. Elizabeth Wharton
1933 Murders in the Zoo as Banquet Guest (uncredited)
1933 Child of Manhattan as Mrs. McGonagle
1933 The Past of Mary Holmes
1933 Air Hostess as Ma Kearny
1933 Roman Scandals as Roman Spa Proprietress (uncredited)
1932 Women Won't Tell as Mrs. Walter Robinson
1932 Hot Saturday as Mrs. Brock
1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round as Alice's Aunt
1932 Back Street as Mrs. Adolph Schmidt
1931 Ladies of the Big House as Mrs. Turner
1931 Huckleberry Finn as Widow Douglas
1930 Tom Sawyer as Widow Douglas
1923 Little Church Around the Corner as Anxious Woman at Mine Disaster (uncredited)
1915 Hypocrites as Madam (uncredited)
1914 The Rose of the Rancho as Señora Castro Kenton, Juanita's Mother

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