Jane Darwell

Jane Darwell
1879 - 1967

Jane Darwell  American Actress


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American Actress Jane Darwell was born Patti Mary Woodard on 15th October, 1879 in Palmyra, MO, USA and passed away on 13th Aug 1967 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California aged 87. She is most remembered for Ma Joad. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Jane Darwell is a member of the following lists: American film actors, People from Los Angeles, California and Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winners.


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First Name Jane
Last Name Darwell
Full Name at Birth Patti Mary Woodard
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th October, 1879
Birthplace Palmyra, MO, USA
Died 13th August, 1967
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Ma Joad
Year(s) Active 1913–1964, 1909–1964
Father William Robert Woodard
Mother Ellen Booth

Jane Darwell (born Patti Woodard; October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American actress of stage, film, and television. With appearances in more than 100 major movies spanning half a century, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered for her poignant portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her role as the Bird Woman in Disney's musical family film Mary Poppins. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Mary Poppins1964The Bird WomanMovie
Burke's Law1963Mrs. Leah MulliganTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Granny CarnationTV Show
Follow the Sun1961Charlotte RandolphTV Show
New Comedy Showcase1960OlgaTV Show
Hound-Dog Man1959Grandma WilsonMovie
The Last Hurrah1958Delia BoylanMovie
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958GrandmaTV Show
Buckskin1958Mrs. HaleTV Show
Maverick1957Mrs. KnowlesTV Show
The Real McCoys1957Grandma McCoyTV Show
Wagon Train1957Angie Matthewson, Mrs. AndersonTV Show
Girls in Prison1956Matron JamiesonMovie
There's Always Tomorrow1956Mrs. RogersMovie
Circus Boy1956Mamie LaRueTV Show
Playhouse 901956Annie Jackson, Lady on Bus, Mrs. JacobyTV Show
The Sheriff of Cochise1956Mrs. HarveyTV Show
Hit the Deck1955JennyMovie
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
My Friend Flicka1955TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955LenaTV Show
A Life at Stake1954LandladyMovie
Climax!1954B. Cool, Mrs. KoestlerTV Show
Lassie1954Mrs. BrennerTV Show
Studio 571954Carrie Harper, Mom RikerTV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954O'Hara's MotherTV Show
Willy1954KatherineTV Show
Affair with a Stranger1953Ma StantonMovie
The Bigamist1953Mrs. ConnelleyMovie
The Sun Shines Bright1953Mrs. Aurora RatchittMovie
The Loretta Young Show1953Irene TownsendTV Show
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953Carrie HarperTV Show
It Happens Every Thursday1953Mrs. Eva SpatchMovie
We're Not Married!1952Mrs. BushMovie
Cavalcade of America1952MinnaTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Christabel, Mama Mumby, Mrs. RiggsTV Show
The Lemon Drop Kid1951Nellie ThursdayMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Mother in Mother's Day SkitTV Show
Excuse My Dust1951Mrs. BeldenMovie
Journey Into Light1951MackMovie
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Personal Appearance Theater1951TV Show
Caged1950Isolation MatronMovie
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady1950Mrs. MurphyMovie
Three Husbands1950Mrs. WurdemanMovie
Wagon Master1950Sister LedyardMovie
Surrender1950Molly HaleMovie
The Second Face1950Mrs. LockridgeMovie
Father's Wild Game1950Minverva BobbinMovie
Redwood Forest Trail1950Hattie HickoryMovie
Fireside Theatre1949TV Show
Red Canyon1949Aunt JaneMovie
3 Godfathers1948Miss FlorieMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Anna - MaidTV Show
Train to Alcatraz1948Aunt EllaMovie
Keeper of the Bees1947Mrs. FerrisMovie
The Red Stallion1947Mrs. Aggie CurtisMovie
My Darling Clementine1946Kate NelsonMovie
Three Wise Fools1946Sister Mary BrigidMovie
The Dark Horse1946Aunt HattieMovie
A Yank in London1945Mrs. PattersonMovie
Captain Tugboat Annie1945Tugboat AnnieMovie
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier1944Mrs. Helen DobsonMovie
The Impatient Years1944Minister's WifeMovie
Music in Manhattan1944Mrs. PearsonMovie
Reckless Age1944Mrs. ConnorsMovie
She's a Sweetheart1944MomMovie
Wells Fargo Days1944Townswoman (uncredited)Short Film
Government Girl1943Miss Trask (uncredited)Movie
Stage Door Canteen1943Jane DarwellMovie
Tender Comrade1943Mrs. HendersonMovie
Gildersleeve's Bad Day1943Aunt Emma ForresterMovie
Family Feud1943The MotherShort Film
It Happened in Flatbush1942Mrs. MaguireMovie
The Great Gildersleeve1942Aunt Emma ForresterMovie
The Ox-Bow Incident1942Ma GrierMovie
Highways by Night1942Grandma FogartyMovie
Men of Texas1942Mrs.Scott aka Aunt HattieMovie
On the Sunny Side1942AnnieMovie
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe1942Mrs. Mariah ClemmMovie
Small Town Deb1942KatieMovie
Young America1942Grandmother Nora CampbellMovie
All Through the Night1941Mrs. DonahueMovie
The Devil and Daniel Webster1941Ma StoneMovie
Thieves Fall Out1941Grandma AllenMovie
Private Nurse1941Miss AdamsMovie
Brigham Young1940Eliza KentMovie
Chad Hanna1940Mrs. HuguenineMovie
The Grapes of Wrath1940Ma JoadMovie
Untamed1940Mrs. Maggie MoriartyMovie
Youth Will Be Served1940Supervisor StormerMovie
Gone with the Wind1939Mrs. MerriwetherMovie
Jesse James1939Mrs. SamuelsMovie
The Rains Came1939Aunt Phoebe - Mrs. SmileyMovie
20,000 Men a Year1939Mrs. AllenMovie
Grand Jury Secrets1939Mrs. KeefeMovie
Inside Story1939Aunt Mary PerkinsMovie
Miracle on Main Street1939Mrs. HermanMovie
Unexpected Father1939Mrs. CallahanMovie
The Zero Hour1939SophieMovie
Five of a Kind1938Mrs. WaldronMovie
Little Miss Broadway1938Miss HutchinsMovie
Three Blind Mice1938Mrs. KilianMovie
Battle of Broadway1938Mrs. RogersMovie
Time Out for Murder1938Polly - Helen's SupervisorMovie
Up the River1938Mrs. GrahamMovie
Change of Heart1938Mrs. ThompsonMovie
The Jury's Secret1938Mrs. Sheldon, Bill's MotherMovie
Love Is News1937Mrs. FlahertyMovie
Slave Ship1937Mrs. MarloweMovie
Fifty Roads to Town1937Mrs. HenryMovie
Nancy Steele Is Missing!1937Mrs. Mary FlahertyMovie
The Great Hospital Mystery1937Miss Sarah Keats - Head NurseMovie
The Singing Marine1937Ma MarineMovie
Wife, Doctor and Nurse1937Mrs. KruegerMovie
Dangerously Yours1937Aunt Cynthia BartonMovie
Captain January1936Eliza CroftMovie
Craig's Wife1936Mrs. HaroldMovie
Poor Little Rich Girl1936WoodwardMovie
Private Number1936Mrs. MeechamMovie
Ramona1936Aunt Ri HyarMovie
Little Miss Nobody1936Martha BradleyMovie
The Country Doctor1936Mrs. GrahamMovie
White Fang1936Maud MahoneyMovie
Paddy O'Day1936DoraMovie
The First Baby1936Mrs. EllisMovie
Star for a Night1936Mrs. Martha LindMovie
Laughing at Trouble1936Glory BradfordMovie
Curly Top1935Mrs. DenhamMovie
Life Begins at Forty1935Ida HarrisMovie
Metropolitan1935Grandma (uncredited)Movie
Tomorrow's Youth1935Mary O'BrienMovie
Navy Wife1935Mrs. Louise KeatsMovie
We're Only Human1935Mrs. WalshMovie
One More Spring1935Mrs. SweeneyMovie
Wig-Wag1935Mrs. Winchell - Jack's MotherShort Film
McFadden's Flats1935Nora McFaddenMovie
Blind Date1934Ma TaylorMovie
Bright Eyes1934Mrs. HigginsMovie
Change of Heart1934Mrs. Mc GowanMovie
Fashions of 19341934Customer at Maison Elegance (uncredited)Movie
Heat Lightning1934Gladys - the WifeMovie
One Night of Love1934Mrs. Barrett - Mary's Mother (uncredited)Movie
The Scarlet Empress1934Miss Cardell, Sophia's Nurse (uncredited)Movie
The White Parade1934Miss 'Sailor' RobetsMovie
Wonder Bar1934Baroness (uncredited)Movie
David Harum1934Mrs. Woolsey (uncredited)Movie
Finishing School1934Maude - interns' Receptionist (uncredited)Movie
Gentlemen Are Born1934Landlady (uncredited)Movie
Happiness Ahead1934Mrs. Davis - the LandladyMovie
Journal of a Crime1934Dinner Guest (uncredited)Movie
Wake Up and Dream1934LandladyMovie
Cross Country Cruise1934Mrs. O'Hara (uncredited)Movie
Desirable1934Frederick's Mother (uncredited)Movie
Embarrassing Moments1934Mrs. StuckelbergerMovie
The Firebird1934Mrs. Miller - Apartment House Tenant (uncredited)Movie
Let's Talk It Over1934Mrs. O'KeefeMovie
Million Dollar Ransom1934Ma McGarry (uncredited)Movie
Once to Every Woman1934Mrs. WoodMovie
Most Precious Thing in Life1934Mrs. O'DayMovie
Air Hostess1933Ma KearnyMovie
Ann Vickers1933Mrs. Gage (uncredited)Movie
Bed of Roses1933Mrs. Webster - Head Prison Matron (uncredited)Movie
Design for Living1933Curtis' HousekeeperMovie
Murders in the Zoo1933Banquet Guest (uncredited)Movie
One Sunday Afternoon1933Mrs. LindMovie
Only Yesterday1933Mrs. LaneMovie
Roman Scandals1933Roman Spa Proprietress (uncredited)Movie
Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men1933Mrs. Spence - Landlady (uncredited)Movie
Before Dawn1933Mrs. MarbleMovie
Bondage1933Mrs. Elizabeth WhartonMovie
Child of Manhattan1933Mrs. McGonagleMovie
Emergency Call1933Head Nurse Brown (uncredited)Movie
He Couldn't Take It1933Mrs. CaseMovie
Jennie Gerhardt1933Boardinghouse Keeper (uncredited)Movie
King for a Night1933Mrs. Williams (uncredited)Movie
The Girl in 4191933Nurse Esmond (uncredited)Movie
The Past of Mary Holmes1933Movie
Good Housewrecking1933WifeShort Film
Back Street1932Mrs. Adolph SchmidtMovie
Hot Saturday1932Mrs. BrockMovie
No One Man1932Patient (uncredited)Movie
The Strange Case of Clara Deane1932Mortimer's Wife (uncredited)Movie
Washington Merry-Go-Round1932Alice's Aunt (uncredited)Movie
Women Won't Tell1932Mrs. Walter RobinsonMovie
Young America1932Schoolteacher (uncredited)Movie
Fighting Caravans1931Pioneer Woman (uncredited)Movie
Huckleberry Finn1931Widow DouglasMovie
Ladies of the Big House1931Mrs. TurnerMovie
Tom Sawyer1930Widow DouglasMovie
Little Church Around the Corner1923Anxious Woman at Mine Disaster (uncredited)Movie
The Restless Sex1920Housekeeper (uncredited)Movie
Hypocrites1915Madam (uncredited)Movie
After Five1915Mrs. Russell - Aunt DiddyMovie
The Goose Girl1915IrmaMovie
The Reform Candidate1915Mrs. HaggertyMovie
The Rug Maker's Daughter1915Mrs. Van BurenMovie
Brewster's Millions1914Mrs. Dan De MilleMovie
The Man on the Box1914Mrs. ChadwickMovie
The Master Mind1914Milwaukee SadieMovie
The Only Son1914Mrs. BrainerdMovie
Ready Money1914Mrs. TylerMovie
Rose of the Rancho1914Juanita's Mother, Senora Castro KentonMovie
The Capture of Aguinaldo1913Short Film
The Head Hunters1913MatesaShort Film
When Sherman Marched to the Sea1913Short Film
In the Coils of the Python1913Short Film
War of the Cattle Range1913Short Film
White Squaw, The1913WatahnahShort Film
At Shiloh1913Mrs. CarltonShort Film
Cowboy Magnate, The1913Mrs. Graham - Phyllis's MotherShort Film
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