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Also Known As: Margaret Wood Died: March 18, 1978
Born: February 9, 1892 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Sound of Music (1965) Mother Abbess
2.
 The Story of Ruth (1960) Naomi
3.
 Main Street to Broadway (1953) Theatre Guild member
4.
 Dream Girl (1948) Lucy Allerton
5.
 The Bride Wore Boots (1946) Grace Apley
6.
 Magnificent Doll (1946) Mrs. Payne
7.
8.
 Call It a Day (1937) Ethel Francis
9.
 A Star Is Born (1937) Miss Phillips, Central Casting Corp. clerk
10.
 The Right to Live (1935) Nurse Wayland
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1910:
Made professional singing debut at age 18 in the chorus of "Naughty Marietta"
1917:
Hade first leading stage role in "Maytime"
1919:
Feature debut, "Almost a Husband"; last film for 15 years
1934:
Returned to motion pictures in "Handy Andy"
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Toured with USO troupe during WWII; performed Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit"
1948:
Last film for 12 years, "Dream Girl"
1949:
Starred as Mama in the popular CBS series "I Remember Mama"
1958:
Returned to the stage in "The Girls in 509"
1960:
Co-starred in "The Story of Ruth"
1965:
Final feature appearance, co-starred as the Mother Abbess in "The Sound of Music"; won Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
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husband:
John Van Alstyn Weaver. Poet. Married until his death in 1938.
husband:
William A Walling. Businessman. Married until his death in 1973.

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father:
Eugene Wood. Journalist. Wrote for the NEW YORK WORLD.

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