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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 28, 2003|
|Born:||September 22, 1912||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Jamesport, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made professional acting debut appearing in Shakespearean productions at the Chicago World's Fair
Worked as a radio actress on such serials as "The Career of Alice Blair" and "John's Other Wife"
Broadway debut as Emily in "Our Town"
Screen debut, reprising role as Emily in "Our Town"; earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
Made early TV appearances on anthology shows like "Light's Out", "The Web" and "Revlon Mirror Theater"
Hosted and narrated the NBC anthology "Modern Romance"
Played Moses' mother in Cecil B DeMille's "The Ten Commandments"
Last feature for over a decade, "Ben-Hur"; played the title character's mother
Last TV appearance for over a decade, "You're Only Young Twice" (CBS)
Co-starred on Broadway in "The Subject Was Roses"; also appeared in the national tour
Helped form the Plumstead Playhouse production company
Returned to features providing a voice in the animated "Charlotte's Web"
Had recurring role as Bob's mother on "The Bob Newhart Show" (CBS) in the 1970s
Co-starred in the ABC TV-movie "The Devil's Daughter"
Acted in the all-star 'disaster' film "Airport 1975"
Was one of the producers of the Broadway play "First Monday in October"
Played recurring role of Patricia Shepard, mother of Sue Ellen Ewing (Linda Gray) on the CBS primetime soap "Dallas"
Was series regular on the short-lived CBS drama "Secrets of Midland Heights"
Co-produced the feature "First Monday in October"
Reprised her role as Patricia Shepard on "Dallas"
Was featured alongside former co-stars Jeffrey Lynn and Harry Morgan in an episode of the CBS drama series "Murder, She Wrote"; the actors recreated their roles from 1949's "Strange Bargain"
Final feature, "Doin' Time on Planet Earth"
Had last acting role in "Daughter of the Streets", an ABC TV-movie
Appeared in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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