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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 September 1862Benton County, Iowa, USA
Date of Death 13 August 1961Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Mini Bio (1)

She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she went to Hollywood, where she began her acting career. Best known for her role in Shirley Temple's Storybook production of "Sleeping Beauty", although she is probably seen most often in "Going My Way" as Father Fitzgibbon's elderly mother.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rina-3

Spouse (1)

Frank Reynolds (12 November 1885 - 1905) (his death)

Trivia (3)

Began her career at age 78.
Her husband, Frank Reynolds, was a juggler on the vaudeville circuit.
When she was 30 (in 1892), Sir Henry Irving offered her a spot in his touring company. She turned him down to raise her children.

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