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Also Known As: Mary Stuart Houchins, Mary Stewart Died: February 28, 2002
Born: July 4, 1926 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, USA Profession: actor, singer, composer, model, screenwriter, hat check and cigarette girl, newspaper reporter, airline booking agent

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Mary Stuart was widely known for her acting on the big screen. She appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films. In 1982, she wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV. She raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She spent three weeks working as a cub reporter at the Tulsa Tribune. Stuart's career in acting began with her roles in various films like the Esther Williams musical "This Time For Keeps" (1947), "Triple Threat" (1948) with Richard Crane and the drama "Embraceable You" (1948) with Dane Clark. She also appeared in "Henry, the Rainmaker" (1949), the drama "Leave It to Henry" (1949) with Raymond Walburn and the Raymond Walburn comedy "Father Makes Good" (1950). Stuart was nominated for an Outstanding Continued Performance By an Actress In a Primetime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1962 as well as for an Outstanding Actress In a Daytime Drama Series Daytime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1973. Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Memories Within Miss Aggie" (1973), "The Passions of Carol" (1974) and "Wet Rainbow" (1974). She also appeared in "Lickity Split" (1974). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television...

Mary Stuart was widely known for her acting on the big screen. She appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films. In 1982, she wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV. She raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She spent three weeks working as a cub reporter at the Tulsa Tribune. Stuart's career in acting began with her roles in various films like the Esther Williams musical "This Time For Keeps" (1947), "Triple Threat" (1948) with Richard Crane and the drama "Embraceable You" (1948) with Dane Clark. She also appeared in "Henry, the Rainmaker" (1949), the drama "Leave It to Henry" (1949) with Raymond Walburn and the Raymond Walburn comedy "Father Makes Good" (1950). Stuart was nominated for an Outstanding Continued Performance By an Actress In a Primetime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1962 as well as for an Outstanding Actress In a Daytime Drama Series Daytime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1973. Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Memories Within Miss Aggie" (1973), "The Passions of Carol" (1974) and "Wet Rainbow" (1974). She also appeared in "Lickity Split" (1974). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "After Hours: From Janice, John, Mary and Michael, With Love" (1976-77), "NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration" (NBC, 1985-86) and "Holiday Gourmet (05/07/90)" (The Nashville Network, 1989-1990). Stuart last appeared on "NYTV: By the People Who Made It" (PBS, 1998-99). Stuart was married to Wolfgang Neumann and had two children. Stuart passed away in February 2002 at the age of 76.

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 Honeypie (1976)
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 Passions of Carol, The (1974) Carol Screwge
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 Lickity Split (1974)
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 Wet Rainbow (1974)
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 Memories Within Miss Aggie (1973) 2nd Aggie
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 The Cariboo Trail (1950) Jane Winters
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 Father Makes Good (1950) Barbara Latham
10.
 Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) Barbara Latham
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Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma
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At age nine, chosen to sing with Count Basie's band when it played Tulsa
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Spent three weeks working as a cub reporter at the <i>Tulsa Tribune</i>
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At age 17, hitchhiked to NYC; worked as a photographer's model and a hat check and cigarette girl at the Roosevelt Grill
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Spotted by producer Joseph Pasternak who screentested her and signed her to a contact with MGM
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Appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films
1951:
Debuted as Joanne Gardner on the long-running daytime serial "Search for Tomorrow" (CBS, 1951-1982; NBC, 1982-1986), and was the only actor to remain with the show throughout its entire run
1956:
Became the first daytime actress to have her real-life pregnancy written into the show
1982:
Wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV
1996:
Joined the cast of CBS' long-running daytime serial "Guiding Light" as Meta Bauer
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Notes

Stuart was the first daytime performer to be nominated for an Emmy Award in 1962.

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husband:
Wolfgang Neumann. Architect. Married c. 1981.

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daughter:
Cynthia Stuart. Born c. 1955.
son:
Jeffrey Krolik. Born in 1956.

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