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Also Known As: Rosina Marchisio-Mccabe Died: June 23, 1997
Born: December 30, 1912 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Westboro, Ontario, CA Profession: actor, singer, dancer, vaudevillian

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Rosina Lawrence was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child. She played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts. In 1932, she performed in "A Connecticut Yankee" with Will Rogers. In 1936, she signed a long-term contract with Hal Roach Studios. Lawrence found her beginnings in film with roles in the Edward Everett Horton comedy "Your Uncle Dudley" (1935) and the Warner Oland mystery "Charlie Chan's Secret" (1936). Lawrence made film her next project, appearing in "General Spanky" (1936), the comedy "Mr. Cinderella" (1936) with Jack Haley and "Nobody's Baby" (1937). She also appeared in "Pick a Star" (1937). Later in her career, Lawrence acted in "Way Out West" (1937) with Stan Laurel. Lawrence was married to John C. McCabe and had three children. Lawrence passed away in June 1997 at the age of 85.

Rosina Lawrence was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child. She played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts. In 1932, she performed in "A Connecticut Yankee" with Will Rogers. In 1936, she signed a long-term contract with Hal Roach Studios. Lawrence found her beginnings in film with roles in the Edward Everett Horton comedy "Your Uncle Dudley" (1935) and the Warner Oland mystery "Charlie Chan's Secret" (1936). Lawrence made film her next project, appearing in "General Spanky" (1936), the comedy "Mr. Cinderella" (1936) with Jack Haley and "Nobody's Baby" (1937). She also appeared in "Pick a Star" (1937). Later in her career, Lawrence acted in "Way Out West" (1937) with Stan Laurel. Lawrence was married to John C. McCabe and had three children. Lawrence passed away in June 1997 at the age of 85.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Pick a Star (1937) Cecilia Moore
2.
 Nobody's Baby (1937) Yvonne
3.
 Way Out West (1937) Mary Roberts
4.
 Mister Cinderella (1936) Mazie
5.
 Charlie Chan's Secret (1936) Alice Lowell
6.
 General Spanky (1936) Louella [Blanchard]
7.
 Welcome Home (1935) Susan Adams
8.
 Your Uncle Dudley (1935) Ethel Church
9.
 $10 Raise (1935) Dorothy Converse
10.
 Music Is Magic (1935) Shirley De Valle
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Moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child
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Feature debut in Universal film "Lady of Quality"
1932:
Performed in "A Connecticut Yankee" with Will Rogers
1943:
Appeared in "Charlie Chan's Secret"
1936:
Signed a long-term contract with Hal Roach Studios
1937:
First starring feature "Pick A Star"
1937:
Played opposite Laurel and Hardy in "Way Out West"
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Played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts
1939:
Final professional performance in Italian film "In Campagna e Caduta una Stella"; released in the USA in 1950 under the title "In the Country Fell a Star"
1939:
Retired to dedicate time to her family
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husband:
Juvenal P Marchisio. Lawyer, judge. Married until his death in 1973.
husband:
John C McCabe. Movie biographer. Survived her.

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daughter:
Rosino Mo. Survived her.
daughter:
Margaret Romairone. Survived her.
son:
Juvenal L Marchisio. Survived her.

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