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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 6 February 1888Pasadena, California, USA
Date of Death 18 May 1947Brentwood, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameLucile Webster
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lucile Gleason was born on February 6, 1888 in Pasadena, California, USA as Lucile Webster. She is known for her work on The Clock (1945), Woman Unafraid (1934) and She's in the Army (1942). She was married to James Gleason. She died on May 18, 1947 in Brentwood, California.

Spouse (1)

James Gleason (1905 - 18 May 1947) (her death) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Mother of actor Russell Gleason.
Daughter-in-law of actress Mina Gleason.
The first treasurer of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). She along with Alden Gay were the two women among the 21 founding members of SAG.
Mother-in-law of Cynthia Lindsay.
Character actress, on stage from her early teens with the William Gleason stock company of Oakland, California. On screen from 1929, usually in hard-bitten or crabby roles. Often cast alongside her husband, the actor James Gleason.

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