Character actress, Mary Boland, was born Marie Anne Boland on Jan 28, 1880 in Detroit, MI. Boland died at the age of 85 on Jun 23, 1965 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
Round-faced American actress Mary Boland turned from drama on the stage to comedy on the screen, scoring resounding success opposite Charlie Ruggles, in a whole series of films in the thirties, usually playing his harassed (and sometimes domineering) wife.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
Day 4:By Jill Blake on Aug 4, 2013 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence
Thanks to everyone for making Day 3 a huge success. If you haven’t yet, please head over and check out all the great posts on Alec Guinness. For the next 24 hours we honor the great character actress . Don’t mess with this lady… Fun trivia on : On to the b... Read full article
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Mrs. Mary Walker: There ain't any jail of steel or stone that can hold a body prisoner as tight as one built of old age... and lack of money.
Bill Carter: If you never saw him before, why'd you let him kiss you?
Ethel Hillary: Well, after all, Bill, there is such a thing as hospitality.
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