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Born: July 4, 1910 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began career as a stage actress
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Signed to movie contract after appearing on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse
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Movie contract was the subject of dispute between Paramount and Universal Studios; arbitration by the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America settled it in Universal's favor
1932:
Made feature film debut in "Street of Women"
1932:
Made first of three key films with director James Whale, "The Old Dark House"
1934:
Appeared in the film "Here Comes the Navy"
1934:
Primary association with Universal Studios ended
1935:
Worked foremost for Twentieth Century-Fox
1939:
Last film role for several years, playing the Queen in an adaptation of "The Three Musketeers"
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Was absent from feature film work; worked occasionally as a stage actress in New York
1943:
Returned to films to act in "Enemy of Women"
1946:
Retired from screen acting; last feature film for 36 years, "She Wrote the Book"
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Took up painting
1961:
Had a one-woman show exhibiting her paintings in New York
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Resumed acting career with TV appearances in the late 1970s
1982:
Returned to feature film acting with a small role in "My Favorite Year"
1997:
Received critical notice for her most prominent film role in over 50 years, playing the elder Rose in "Titanic"; earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
1999:
Published her autobiography, <i>I Just Kept Hoping</i>
1999:
Co-starred as Kate Capshaw's grandmother in "The Love Letter"
2000:
Played a foul-mouthed bag lady in Wim Wenders' "Million Dollar Hotel"; screened at the Berlin Film Festival; released theatrically in 2001
2000:
Portrayed a retired CIA operative in the Lifetime movie "My Mother the Spy"
2000:
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (September 27)
2001:
Made guest appearance as the title character's grandmother on the Sci-Fi Channel series "The Invisible Man"
2004:
Final film appearance was in Wim Wenders' "Land of Plenty"

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