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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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1933:
Made professional acting debut appearing in Shakespearean productions at the Chicago World's Fair
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Worked as a radio actress on such serials as "The Career of Alice Blair" and "John's Other Wife"
1938:
Broadway debut as Emily in "Our Town"
1940:
Screen debut, reprising role as Emily in "Our Town"; earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
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Made early TV appearances on anthology shows like "Light's Out", "The Web" and "Revlon Mirror Theater"
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Hosted and narrated the NBC anthology "Modern Romance"
1955:
Played Moses' mother in Cecil B DeMille's "The Ten Commandments"
1959:
Last feature for over a decade, "Ben-Hur"; played the title character's mother
1960:
Last TV appearance for over a decade, "You're Only Young Twice" (CBS)
1965:
Co-starred on Broadway in "The Subject Was Roses"; also appeared in the national tour
1969:
Helped form the Plumstead Playhouse production company
1972:
Returned to features providing a voice in the animated "Charlotte's Web"
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Had recurring role as Bob's mother on "The Bob Newhart Show" (CBS) in the 1970s
1973:
Co-starred in the ABC TV-movie "The Devil's Daughter"
1975:
Acted in the all-star 'disaster' film "Airport 1975"
1978:
Was one of the producers of the Broadway play "First Monday in October"
1979:
Played recurring role of Patricia Shepard, mother of Sue Ellen Ewing (Linda Gray) on the CBS primetime soap "Dallas"
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Was series regular on the short-lived CBS drama "Secrets of Midland Heights"
1981:
Co-produced the feature "First Monday in October"
1985:
Reprised her role as Patricia Shepard on "Dallas"
1987:
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"
1988:
Final feature, "Doin' Time on Planet Earth"
1990:
Had last acting role in "Daughter of the Streets", an ABC TV-movie
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Appeared in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
1993:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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