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Beryl Mercer (1876–1939)


Too short to be a leading lady, Beryl Mercer had a very active and productive career playing motherly characters. She had played opposite of great leading men like Colin Clive, Robert Montgomery, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Leslie Howard, Spencer Tracy, and Randolph Scott. Beryl played Queen Victoria in The Little Princess (1939) and The Story of ... See full bio »

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Known For

All Quiet on the Western Front
(1930)
The Public Enemy
The Public Enemy Ma Powers
(1931)
The Little Princess
The Little Princess Queen Victoria
(1939)
Cavalcade
Cavalcade Cook
(1933)

Filmography

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 1939 A Woman Is the Judge
Mrs. Butler
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Queen Victoria
 1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Mrs. Jennifer Mortimer
 1939 The Little Princess
Queen Victoria
 1937 Night Must Fall
Saleslady
 1937 Call It a Day
Mrs. Elkins, the Cook
 1936 My Marriage
Mrs. Dolan
 1936 Three Live Ghosts
Mrs. Gibbins
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Mrs. Eden
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Mrs. Bayne
 1935 Forbidden Heaven
Agnes, 'The Duchess'
 1935 Age of Indiscretion
Mrs. Williams
 1934 The Little Minister
Margaret
 1934 Jane Eyre
Mrs. Fairfax
 1934 Change of Heart
Harriet Hawkins
 1933 Broken Dreams
Mom
 1933 Berkeley Square
Mrs. Barwick
 1933 Blind Adventure
Elsie
 1933 Supernatural
Madame Gourjan, Paul's Landlady
 1933 Her Splendid Folly
Mrs. McAllister
 1933 Cavalcade
Cook
 1932 6 Hours to Live
The Widow
 1932 Smilin' Through
Mrs. Crouch
 1932 Midnight Morals
Mother O'Brien, the Prison Matron
 1932 No Greater Love
Mrs. Burns
 1932 Unholy Love
Mrs. Cawley
 1932 Young America
Grandma Beamish
 1932 Lena Rivers
Grandmother Nichols
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Mrs. Mary Ann Meech
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Mrs. Smith
 1931 Forgotten Women
Fern Madden
 1931 Are These Our Children
Mrs. Martin - Eddie's Grandma
 1931 Merely Mary Ann
Mrs. Leadbatter
 1931 The Miracle Woman
Mrs. Higgins
 1931 The Man in Possession
Mrs. Dabney
 1931 The Sky Spider
Mother Morgan
 1931 The Public Enemy
Ma Powers
 1931 East Lynne
Joyce
 1931 Inspiration
Marthe, Yvonne's Maid
 1930 Outward Bound
Mrs. Midget
 1930 The Matrimonial Bed
Corinne
 1930 An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (Short)
Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures
 1930 Common Clay
Mrs. Neal
 1930 In Gay Madrid
Doña Concha
 1930 Dumbbells in Ermine
Grandma Corey
 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front
Paul's Mother
 1930 Seven Days Leave
Sarah Ann Dowey
 1929 Three Live Ghosts
Mrs. Gubbins
 1929 Mother's Boy
Mrs.O'Day
 1928 We Americans
Mrs. Levine
 1923 The Christian
Liza
 1922 Broken Chains
Mrs. Mulcahy
 1916 The Final Curtain
Mary
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Queen Victoria. Drama. Written by David Carb and Walter Prichard Eaton. Directed by Priestly Morrison. 48th Street Theatre: 15 Nov 1923- Dec 1923 (closing date unknown/44 performances). Cast: Donald Cameron (as "Viscount Melbourne"), Clarence Derwent (as "Benjamin Disraeli"), Herbert Farjeon (as "Sir James Clark"), George ... See more »

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Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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Trivia:

Received a medal for entertaining British troops during World War I. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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