skip navigation
May Robson

May Robson

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (5)

Also Known As: Mary Jeanette Robinson Died: October 20, 1942
Born: April 19, 1858 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Australia Profession: actor

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

May Robson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Robson's earliest roles were in film, including "Pals in Paradise" (1926), "Rubber Tires" (1927) with Bessie Love and the H. B. Warner drama "King of Kings" (1927). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Chicago" (1928) with Phyllis Haver, "Little Orphan Annie" (1932) and the dramedy "If I Had a Million" (1932) with Gary Cooper. She continued to act in productions like "Reunion in Vienna" (1933) with John Barrymore, "One Man's Journey" (1933) and the Helen Hayes drama "The White Sister" (1933). She also appeared in "Lady By Choice" (1934). In the latter part of her career, she continued to act in the Randolph Scott romance "The Texans" (1938), the Tommy Kelly adventure "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938) and "They Made Me a Criminal" (1939). She also appeared in the comedy "The Kid From Kokomo" (1939) with Pat O'Brien and "Nurse Edith Cavell" (1939) with Anna Neagle. Robson more recently acted in the drama "Joan of Paris" (1942) with Michèle Morgan. Robson passed away in October 1942 at the age of 84.

May Robson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Robson's earliest roles were in film, including "Pals in Paradise" (1926), "Rubber Tires" (1927) with Bessie Love and the H. B. Warner drama "King of Kings" (1927). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Chicago" (1928) with Phyllis Haver, "Little Orphan Annie" (1932) and the dramedy "If I Had a Million" (1932) with Gary Cooper. She continued to act in productions like "Reunion in Vienna" (1933) with John Barrymore, "One Man's Journey" (1933) and the Helen Hayes drama "The White Sister" (1933). She also appeared in "Lady By Choice" (1934). In the latter part of her career, she continued to act in the Randolph Scott romance "The Texans" (1938), the Tommy Kelly adventure "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938) and "They Made Me a Criminal" (1939). She also appeared in the comedy "The Kid From Kokomo" (1939) with Pat O'Brien and "Nurse Edith Cavell" (1939) with Anna Neagle. Robson more recently acted in the drama "Joan of Paris" (1942) with Michèle Morgan. Robson passed away in October 1942 at the age of 84.

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Joan of Paris (1942) Mlle. Rosay
2.
 Four Mothers (1941) Aunt Etta
3.
 Playmates (1941) Grandma Kyser
4.
 Million Dollar Baby (1941) Cornelia Wheelwright [also known as Miss White]
5.
 Irene (1940) Granny O'Dare
6.
 Granny Get Your Gun (1940) Minerva Hatton
7.
 Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940) Cecilia Dangerfield
8.
 Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) Mme. Rappard
9.
 They Made Me a Criminal (1939) Grandma
10.
 Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939) "Granny" Whitman
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute