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Ann Shoemaker (1891–1978)

Ann Shoemaker was born on January 10, 1891 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for My Favorite Wife (1940), The Fortune Cookie (1966) and Alice Adams (1935). She was married to Henry Stephenson. She died on September 18, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Fortune Cookie
The Fortune Cookie Sister Veronica
Alice Adams
Alice Adams Mrs. Adams
Sunrise at Campobello
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 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Price
- Night Train to Dallas (1976) ... Mrs. Price
 1976 Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (TV Movie)
Mrs. Wallace
 1969 Roberta (TV Movie)
Aunt Minnie
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Madame Prokov
- Nicole (1969) ... Madame Prokov
 1966 The Fortune Cookie
Sister Veronica
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Mrs. Moyer
- Josh (1965) ... Mrs. Moyer
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Lavin / Mrs. Lanvin
- Frieda (1962) ... Mrs. Lavin
- Fly, Shadow (1962) ... Mrs. Lanvin
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Mrs. Baxter
- For the Living (1961) ... Mrs. Baxter
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Mrs. Thispin
- A Third for Pinochle (1961) ... Mrs. Thispin
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Grandmother Adams
- Once to Every Man (1961) ... Grandmother Adams
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Sanborn
- Roar of the Lion (1956) ... Mrs. Sanborn
 1952-1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Run, Girl, Run (1954)
- Middle of the Night (1954) ... Millie
 1951-1954 The Web (TV Series)
- Stopover (1954)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- The Little Wife (1953)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Foster / Mrs. Morgan
- Ten Days to Forever (1953) ... Mrs. Foster
- Listen, He's Proposing! (1953) ... Mrs. Morgan
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Anna's Sister
- House of Masks (1952) ... Anna's Sister
 1952 The Magnificent Failure (TV Movie)
Mother Alcott
 1952 Prelude (TV Movie)
 1950-1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Hanton / Mrs. Girard
- The Happy Housewife (1951) ... Mrs. Hanton
- There Was a Crooked Man (1950) ... Mrs. Girard
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Rooftop (1951)
 1950 House by the River
Mrs. Ambrose
 1949 The Reckless Moment
Mrs. Catherine Feller (uncredited)
 1949 Shockproof
Dr. Daniels (uncredited)
 1949 A Woman's Secret
Mrs. Matthews
 1948 Wallflower
Mrs. Dixie James
 1948 The Return of the Whistler
Mrs. Barkley
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Mrs. Ashcroft (uncredited)
 1947 Magic Town
Ma Peterman
 1945 You Hit the Spot (Short)
 1945 Boogie Woogie (Short)
Mrs. Stumplefinger
 1945 Conflict
Nora Grant
 1945 Phantoms, Inc. (Short)
Mrs. Martha Kenneson (uncredited)
 1945 What a Blonde
Mrs. DaFoe
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Mrs. Parker
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Martha Pettigrew, Jack's Mother (uncredited)
 1944 Man from Frisco
Martha Kennedy
 1943 What a Woman!
Senator's Wife (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
Aunt Ellen
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich
Mrs. Barton
 1941 Scattergood Pulls the Strings
Mrs. Downs
 1940 Ellery Queen, Master Detective
Lydia Braun
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Mrs. Connors
 1940 Girl from Avenue A
Mrs. Maddox
 1940 An Angel from Texas
Addie Lou Coleman
 1940 Curtain Call
Mrs. Middleton
 1940 The Marines Fly High
Mrs. Hill
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Mrs. Bingham
 1939 Babes in Arms
Mrs. Barton
 1939 Think First (Short)
Judge Ruth Stevenson (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
Dr. Ellen Hollis
 1939 Almost a Gentleman
Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)
 1939 Romance of the Redwoods
Mother Manning
 1937 The Life of the Party
Countess Martos
 1937 Stella Dallas
Miss Margaret Phillibrown
 1937 They Won't Forget
Mrs. Mountford
 1936 Sins of Man
Anna Engel
 1935 Stranded
Mrs. Tuthill
 1935 A Dog of Flanders
Frau Ilse Cogez
 1935 The Woman in Red
Cora Furness (uncredited)
 1934 Cheating Cheaters
Mrs. Grace Palmer
 1934 Cross Country Cruise
Mrs. O'Shaughnessy - Baby's Mother (uncredited)
 1933 Chance at Heaven
Mrs. Harris
 1928 Walls Tell Tales (Short)
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Character actress of the 30s and 40s stage and film who played everybody's benevolent mom at one time or another, including Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. See more »

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