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Mary Lawrence (I) (1918–1991)

Mary Lawrence was born on May 17, 1918 in Lorain, Ohio, USA as Mary Lou Lender. She was an actress, known for The Stratton Story (1949), The Best Man (1964) and Casey Jones (1957). She was married to Samuel Doak Young Sr and Delmer Daves. She died on September 24, 1991 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Best Man
The Best Man Mrs. Merwin
Casey Jones
Casey Jones Alice Jones
County Fair
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 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mrs. Beaumont
- The Cold, Cold War of Paul Bryan (1965) ... Mrs. Beaumont
 1964 Youngblood Hawke
Mrs. Givney (uncredited)
 1964 The Best Man
Mrs. Merwin
 1959-1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Devlin / Myra Keppler
- For Angie with Love (1962) ... Mrs. Devlin
- The Parting of the Ways (1959) ... Myra Keppler
 1961 Back Street
Marge Claypole
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Marian Gower
- The Lady and the Lawyer (1961) ... Marian Gower
 1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Barnes
- The Aquanettes (1961) ... Dr. Barnes
 1959-1960 Lassie (TV Series)
Edith Johnson / Mrs. Johnson
- Blacktail (1960) ... Edith Johnson
- The Puppy Story (1959) ... Mrs. Johnson
 1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Byron (1959)
 1959 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Alice Manning
- Forgotten Party (1959) ... Alice Manning
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Priscilla Cole
- A Game of Chance (1959) ... Priscilla Cole
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Ruth Martin
- War Sign (1958) ... Ruth Martin
 1955-1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Ruth Helm
- Bob Restores Male Supremacy (1958) ... Ruth Helm
- Bob Saves Harvey (1958) ... Ruth Helm
- Bob and Harvey Get Ambushed (1958) ... Ruth Helm
- Bob the Body Builder (1957) ... Ruth Helm
- Bob Picks a College (1957) ... Ruth Helm
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Irene Browning
- Uncle Bentley and the Matchmaker (1958) ... Irene Browning
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Ellen Goodens
- Thanks to You (1958) ... Ellen Goodens
 1956-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Cratchit / Laura
- The Honest Man (1956) ... Laura
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Pursuit of a Princess (1956) ... Ann
 1954-1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Vivian Abbott / The Nurse / The Woman Clerk
- Mrs. Sohmers Needs a Psychologist (1956) ... The Nurse
 1956 These Wilder Years
Mrs. Callahan (uncredited)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Mrs. Nicholson
- Across the Dust (1956) ... Mrs. Nicholson
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
- Flight 951 (1955)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 Life with Father (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1953)
 1953 Arena
Young Woman (uncredited)
 1953 Dream Wife
Louise Malvine (uncredited)
 1953 Code Two
Girl (uncredited)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- The Survey Man (1952)
 1951 The Lady Says No
 1951 Night Into Morning
Edith Bottomly - Waitress / Student
 1950 The Sound of Fury
Kathy (uncredited)
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Lucy Hunt (uncredited)
 1949 Task Force
Ruth Rankin (uncredited)
 1949 The Stratton Story
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Bird Lover (uncredited)
 1938 Professor Beware
The Bride (as Mary Lou Lender)
 1938 Numbered Woman (as Mary Lender)
 1937 County Fair
Julie Williams (as Mary Lou Lender)
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Mary Lou Lender | Mary Lender

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