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Marie Dressler Overview:

Legendary actress, Marie Dressler, was born Leila Marie Koerber on Nov 9, 1868 in Cobourg, Canada. Dressler died at the age of 65 on Jul 28, 1934 in Santa Barbara, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Marie Dressler was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Min and Bill (as Min) in 1930/31.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1930/31Best ActressMin and Bill (1930)MinWon
1931/32Best ActressEmma (1932)EmmaNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Marie Dressler's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #18 on Jan 31, 1931.

BlogHub Articles:

The Funny Papers: Celebrate 150! Hometown Hosts Her Birthday in Style

By Kellee Pratt on Aug 30, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Celebrate 150! Hometown Hosts Her Birthday in Style ?By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.? ? Leila Marie Koerber “M... Read full article


COMEDY GOLD #3: in Dinner at Eight (1933)

By Carol Martinheira on Mar 14, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

COMEDY GOLD #3: in Dinner at Eight (1933) On March 14, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized George Cukor?s tragi-comedy Dinner At Eight (1933) is a remarkable thing. Not least because the dinner itself never actually?happens. It is all about the intertwining li... Read full article


Star of the Month Guide:

By Amanda Garrett on Jun 2, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

TCM's June star of the month is the irrepressible . TCM is honoring with 17 movies airing each Monday in June. Here's what you need to know about one of old Hollywood's most unusual leading ladies. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can ... Read full article


: fatos r?pidos

By L? on Oct 4, 2014 From Critica Retro

: fatos r?pidos · Nasceu em Ontario, Canad? em 9 de novembro de 1868 e faleceu em 28 de julho de 1934. Seu nome de batismo era Leila Marie Koerber. · Seu pai era m?sico e a m?e gostava de apresentar pequenas pe?as para a comunidade. Aos cinco anos, Leila subi... Read full article


: fatos r?pidos

By L? on Oct 4, 2014 From Critica Retro

: fatos r?pidos · Nasceu em Ontario, Canad? em 9 de novembro de 1868 e faleceu em 28 de julho de 1934. Seu nome de batismo era Leila Marie Koerber. · Seu pai era m?sico e a m?e gostava de apresentar pequenas pe?as para a comunidade. Aos cinco anos, Leila subi... Read full article


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Marie Dressler Quotes:

Hattie Burns: [Referring to Peter] Oh, Ivy, kiss him. He can't suffer more than he has already.


Lizzie Praskins: One more word from you and I'll forget I'm a lady.
[lifts plate to throw at Maggie]
Maggie Warren: Why not? Everybody else has.


Elmer Truffle: Hello, Tommy.
[to Marie]
Elmer Truffle: Who was at the door?
Marie Truffle: Lindbergh to take me flying, but I couldn't go.


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Profiled in book "Funny Ladies" by Stephen Silverman. [1999]

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 141-143. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

Was seriously contemplating working as a housekeeper at a Long Island estate before screenwriter Frances Marion, knowing that Dressler was down on her luck, insisted that MGM cast her in The Callahans and the Murphys (1927), which turned out to be a hit and revived her career.

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