May Whitty

May Whitty
1865 - 1948

May Whitty  English Actress


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May Whitty was previously married to Ben Webster.


English Actress May Whitty was born Mary Louise Whitty on 19th June, 1865 in Liverpool, England, UK and passed away on 13th Nov 1948 Beverly Hills, California, U.S. aged 83. She is most remembered for Dame Commander of the British Empire. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

May Whitty is a member of the following lists: Cancer deaths in California, English film actors and English stage actors.


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First Name May
Middle Name May
Last Name Whitty
Full Name at Birth Mary Louise Whitty
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th June, 1865
Birthplace Liverpool, England, UK
Died 13th November, 1948
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Cause of Death cancer
Buried St. Paul's Churchyard, Covent Garden, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Nationality English
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Dame Commander of the British Empire
Year(s) Active 1914–1948, 1881–1948
Father William Alfred Whitty
Mother Mary Louisa Ashton
Family Member Margaret Webster (daughter)

Dame Mary Louise Webster, DBE (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress. She was one of the first two women entertainers to become a Dame. The British actors union Equity was established in her home. After a successful career she moved over to Hollywood films at the age of 72. She went to live in America, where she won awards for her film roles.

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May Whitty83 GeminiActress
Ben Webster82 GeminiActor


The Return of October1948Aunt Martha Grant (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The Sign of the Ram1948Clara Brastock (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Green Dolphin Street1947Mother Superior (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
If Winter Comes1947Mrs. Perch (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
This Time for Keeps1947Grandmother Cambaretti (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Devotion1946Lady Thornton (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
My Name Is Julia Ross1945Mrs. Hughes (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Gaslight1944Miss Thwaites (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The White Cliffs of Dover1944Nanny (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Crash Dive1943Grandmother (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Flesh and Fantasy1943Lady Pamela Hardwick (Episode 2) (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Forever and a Day1943Mrs. Lucy Trimble (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Lassie Come Home1943Dally (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Madame Curie1943Madame Eugene Curie (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Slightly Dangerous1943Baba (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Stage Door Canteen1943May Whitty (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The Constant Nymph1943Lady Longborough (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Mrs. Miniver1942Lady Beldon (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Thunder Birds [Soldiers of the Air]1942Lady Jane Stackhouse (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Suspicion1941Mrs. McLaidlaw (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
One Night in Lisbon1941Florence (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
A Bill of Divorcement1940Aunt Hester Fairfield (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Return to Yesterday1940Mrs. Truscott (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Raffles1939Lady Melrose (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Rake's Progress1939Mrs. Mead, Wilkes's mother-in-law (as Dame May Whitty)TV Movie
Royal Family of Broadway, The1939Fanny Cavendish (as Dame May Whitty)TV Movie
Mary Rose1939Mrs. Morland (as Dame May Whitty)TV Movie
I Met My Love Again1938Aunt William (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The Lady Vanishes1938Miss Froy (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Parnell1938Aunt Caroline (as Dame May Whitty)TV Movie
Conquest1937Laetitia Bonaparte (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Night Must Fall1937Mrs. Bramson (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The Thirteenth Chair1937Mme. Rosalie La Grange (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Keep Your Seats, Please1936Aunt Georgina Withers (uncredited)Movie
Colonel Newcombe, the Perfect Gentleman1920Mrs. Mackenzie (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
The Little Minister1915Nanny Webster (as Dame May Whitty)Movie
Enoch Arden1914Miriam LaneMovie
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