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Margaret Wycherly (1881–1956)


Margaret Wycherly was born in London, England on October 26, 1881. She was predominately a stage actress, continuing stage work even after performing in films. Her first film role came when she appeared in The Fight (1915) at 34 years old. It was not until 1929 that audiences got another glimpse of her in The Thirteenth Chair (1929). Playing ... See full bio »

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Known For

White Heat
White Heat Ma Jarrett
(1949)
Sergeant York
Sergeant York Mother York
(1941)
The Yearling
The Yearling Ma Forrester
(1946)
Random Harvest
Random Harvest Mrs. Deventer
(1942)

Filmography

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 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Housekeeper
- O, Lonely Moon (1955) ... Housekeeper
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Page
- The Deserter (1954) ... Mrs. Page
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 The President's Lady
Mrs. Robards
 1953 That Man from Tangier
Mrs. Sanders
 1951-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Murchison / Mrs. Dowey
- The Brooch (1953) ... Mrs. Murchison
 1951 The Man with a Cloak
Emma Flynn
 1950-1951 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Feast (1950)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Queen of Spades (1950)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
- Fairly Won (1949)
 1948 The Loves of Carmen
Old Crone
 1947 Forever Amber
Mrs. Spong
 1947 Something in the Wind
Grandma Read
 1946 The Yearling
Ma Forrester
 1945 Johnny Angel
Miss Drumm
 1944 Experiment Perilous
Maggie
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Ludmilla Novotny
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Mme. Sarah Orden
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
Mme. Henriette Corlay
 1942 Keeper of the Flame
Mrs. Forrest
 1942 Crossroads
Madame Pelletier
 1938 Wanderlust (Short)
 1915 The Fight
Jane Thomas
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Back to Methuselah. Comedy. Written by George Bernard Shaw. Garrick Theatre: 27 Feb 1922- Mar 1922 (closing date unknown/25 performances). Cast: Walter Abel (as "Acis"), Martha-Bryan Allen, Clelia Benjamin, Albert Bruning (as "Franklyn Barnabas/The Elderly Gentleman"), George Gaul (as "Adam/Napoleon/The Male Figure/The Ghost of... See more »

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Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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She had a son, Anthony Veiller, with her husband, Bayard. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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