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Date of Birth 25 May 1918Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Date of Death 17 February 1999Atlanta, Georgia, USA  (leukemia and bone cancer)
Birth NameMary Nell McKoin

Mini Bio (1)

She was also the director and the motivating force behind DramaTech, the Georgia Tech drama society in the early 1960s. Due to Mary Nell's theatrical connections, the members of DramaTech were invited to be escorts for the celebrities at the re-release of "Gone with the Wind" at Lowe's Theater in Atlanta in 1961. Olivia de Havilland was the only survivor of the original stars of the film and she was present for the event.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Kernkamp

Spouse (2)

Dante Santacroce (24 June 1957 - 17 February 1999) (her death) (1 child)
Hugh Dougherty Ivey, Jr. (1941 - 1955) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (3)

Mother of actress Dana Ivey.
John Huston, who directed her in the film Wise Blood (1979), called her "one of the three or four greatest actresses in the world."
Was part-time drama instructor in the Speech and Drama/Communications Department at Georgia State University.

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