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Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes

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Also Known As: Died: October 22, 1995
Born: June 13, 1910 Cause of Death: complications following surgery
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Made stage debut at the Berkshire Playhouse in Stockbridge, MA
1935:
Appeared on Broadway in supporting role in the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber comedy-drama, "Stage Door" (date approximate)
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Breakthrough role: played Miss Preen, the harassed nurse, in the popular stage comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner", by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
1941:
Made feature film debut recreating her acclaimed stage role as Nurse Preen in the comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
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After acting in five films in 1943, concentrated primarily on stage work until 1948
1945:
Acted on Broadway in the play, "Hollywood Pinafore"
1950:
Played Miss Wickes, the housekeeper, on about half of the run of the NBC sitcom, "The Peter and Mary Show" (renamed "The Peter Lind Hayes Show" midway through its one-season run)
1953:
Played Martha the housekeeper on the short-lived NBC sitcom, "Bonino"
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Played recurring role of Elizabeth O'Neal, the protagonist's press agent, on the long-running ABC and later CBS sitcom, "Make Room for Daddy/The Danny Thomas Show"
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Played Alice the housekeeper on the CBS comedy series, "The Halls of Ivy", starring Ronald Colman and Benita Hume
1958:
Played Katie the housekeeper on the short-lived ABC comedy series, "Annette", starring Annette Funicello
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Played Maxfield, the landlady, on the CBS comedy series, "Mrs. G. Goes to College" (a.k.a. "The Gertrude Berg Show"); received an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actress on a Comedy Series
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Played recurring role of Melba Chegley on the NBC sitcom, "Julia", starring Diahann Carroll in the title role
1969:
First TV-movie, "The Monk"
1972:
Last feature film for seven years, "Snowball Express"
1972:
Recreated her Broadway and Hollywood feature role as the nurse in an NBC TV-movie adaptation of the stage comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
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Played Zelda Marshall, the housekeeper for the Stuart family, on the NBC Saturday morning children's show, "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters"
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Played Nurse Beatrice Tully on the CBS sitcom, "Doc", starring Barnard Hughes in the title role
1979:
Returned to films to play a role in the feature, "Touched By Love"
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Played one of the leading roles, Aunt Eller, in the Broadway revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "Oklahoma!"
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Hiatus from acting
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Played housekeeper Marie Gillespie on the NBC and later ABC mystery series, "The Father Dowling Mysteries"
1990:
Returned to films regularly with her role in the comedy-drama, "Postcards from the Edge"
1992:
Played one of her most popular roles in features, Sister Mary Lazarus, in "Sister Act"; reprised the role for the 1993 sequel
1996:
Final film credit, voiced Laverne, a gargoyle in Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

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