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Emma Tansey (1870–1942)

Emma Tansey was born on September 12, 1870 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Emma Purcell. She was an actress, known for Young Oldfield (1924), Jeffries Jr. (1924) and A Hollywood Theme Song (1930). She died on March 23, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1941 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Old Lady with Newspaper (uncredited)
 1941 Wrangler's Roost
Church Member (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Mrs. Delaney (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Old Woman on Bench (uncredited)
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1940 Margie
Sweet Old Lady (uncredited)
 1940 The Lady in Question
Flower Woman (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
Old Woman Sitting Outside of Lakewood Lodge (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Committeewoman (uncredited)
 1938 The Arkansas Traveler
Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1938 Knight of the Plains
Martha Lane
 1937 Boothill Brigade
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1937 The Red Rope
Elderly Settler (uncredited)
 1937 Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin
Elderly Dawson Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Patient (uncredited)
 1937 The Silver Trail
Bob's Mother (uncredited)
 1937 The Gambling Terror
Old Woman
 1936 Beware of Ladies
Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1936 The Lawless Nineties
Homesteader's Wife (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Passerby Giving Money (uncredited)
 1935 The Silver Bullet
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1935 Men of the Hour
Patient (uncredited)
 1935 Les Misérables
Peasant Woman on Road (uncredited)
 1935 Okay Toots! (Short)
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1935 The Best Man Wins
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1934 The Line-Up
Mrs. Garvey (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Ticket Buyer (uncredited)
 1933 The Invisible Man
Old Woman Listening to Radio (uncredited)
 1933 Perils of Pauline
American Tourist (uncredited)
 1933 Lady for a Day
Annie's Upstairs Neighbor (uncredited)
 1933 Night of Terror
Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1933 The Pharmacist (Short)
Old Lady Customer (uncredited)
 1933 Gun Law
Grandma McCord (uncredited)
 1932 The Dentist (Short)
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1932 Merry-Go-Round
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1932 If I Had a Million
Idylwood Resident (uncredited)
 1932 White Eagle
Mrs. John Gilson (uncredited)
 1932 American Madness
Elderly Depositor (uncredited)
 1932 By Whose Hand?
Chick's Mother (uncredited)
 1930 A Hollywood Theme Song (Short)
Mrs. Triplett
 1930 Beyond the Rio Grande
Mrs. Burke
 1929 Dynamite
Old Deaf Woman at Race (uncredited)
 1929 The Lone Horseman
Pat, the Aunt (as Mrs. B. Tanzey)
 1927 Us (Short)
First Passenger
 1925 Fast Fightin'
The Mother
 1924 A Ten-Minute Egg (Short)
The Landlady
 1924 Jeffries Jr. (Short)
Pearl's Mother
 1924 Young Oldfield (Short)
Jimmy's mother
 1924 The Fraidy Cat (Short)
Jimmy's Mother (uncredited)
 1923 Jus' Passin' Through (Short)
Jail Matron (uncredited)
 1920 Are Children to Blame?
Mrs. Winslow
 1918 Joan of the Woods
Pawnbroker's Wife (as Mrs. Tansey)
 1917 When You and I Were Young
Dorothy's Mother (as Mrs. Tansey)
 1914 Blacksmith Ben (Short)
Daisy's Mother (as Mrs. Tansey)
 1914/I The First Law (Short)
Bud's Sweetheart's Mother (as Mrs. Tansey)

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Alternate Names:

Mrs. Emma Tansey | Mrs. Tansey | Mrs. B. Tanzey
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Trivia:

Mother of director Robert Emmett Tansey, actor James Sheridan, and actor John Tansey.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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