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Jane Darwell

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Birthday
15, 1879
Birthplace
Palmyra, MO
Death Date
Aug 13, 1967 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1879
Birthplace
Palmyra, MO
Death Date
Aug 13, 1967 (87)

About

She acted in over 100 films, playing the matriarch in The Grapes of Wrath and the bird woman in Mary Poppins. She also played a role in the classic film Gone with the Wind.

Before Fame

She had plans to enter a convent as a nun before becoming an actress.

Trivia

She won an Academy Award for best Supporting Actress for her role in The Grapes of Wrath.

Family Life

Her father served as the president of a railroad.

Associated With

Her final role was the "bird woman" in Mary Poppins, a role personally assigned to her by Walt Disney.