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May Allison (1890–1989)

Born in Rising Fawn, GA (youngest of 5 children) Parents: Dr. John S. Allison and Nannie Virginia Wise Sisters: Maude, Verda, Zetta Brother: Herschel Mother Lived with her in California until her death. After Quirk's death, she met C. N. Osborne in NYC, they were married for over 40 years until his death in '82 and lived in Cleveland Ohio. Had a ... See full bio »


(age 98) in Bratenahl, Ohio, USA

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Fair and Warmer Blanny Wheeler
The Governor's Lady Katherine Strickland
Youth for Sale Molly Malloy


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 1927 The Telephone Girl
Grace Robinson
 1927 One Increasing Purpose
Linda Travers Paris
 1926 The City
Elinor Voorhees
 1926 Mismates
 1926 Men of Steel
Clare Pitt
 1926 The Greater Glory
 1925 Wreckage
 1925 I Want My Man
 1924 Youth for Sale
Molly Malloy
 1924 Flapper Wives
Claudia Bigelow
 1923 The Broad Road
Mary Ellen Haley
 1921/I Big Game
Eleanor Winthrop
 1921 The Last Card
Elsie Kirkwood
 1921 Extravagance
Nancy Vane
 1921 The Marriage of William Ashe
Lady Kitty Bristol
 1920 Are All Men Alike?
Teddy Hayden
 1920 Held in Trust
Mary Manchester
 1920 The Cheater
Lilly Meany, aka Vashti Dethic
 1920 The Walk-Offs
Kathleen Rutherford
 1919 Fair and Warmer
Blanny Wheeler
 1919 The Uplifters
Hortense Troutt
 1919/I Almost Married
Adrienne Le Blanc
 1919 Castles in the Air
Fortuna Donnelly
 1919 The Island of Intrigue
Maida Waring
 1919 Peggy Does Her Darndest
Peggy Ensloe
 1919 In for Thirty Days
Helen Corning
 1918 Her Inspiration
Kate Kendall
 1918 The Testing of Mildred Vane
Mildred Vane
 1918 The Return of Mary
 1918 A Successful Adventure
Virginia Houston
 1918 The Winning of Beatrice
Beatrice Buckley
 1918 Social Hypocrites
Leonore Fielding
 1917 The Hidden Children
Lois de Contrecoeur
 1917 The Promise
Ethel Manton
 1916 Pidgin Island
Diana Wynne
 1916 Big Tremaine
Isobel Malvern
 1916 Mister 44
Sadie Hicks
 1916 The River of Romance
Rosalind Chalmers
 1916 The Masked Rider
Jill Jamison
 1916 The Come-Back
Patta Heberton
 1916 Life's Blind Alley
Helen Keating
 1916 Lillo of the Sulu Seas (Short)
 1916 The Broken Cross (Short)
Helen Brandon
 1916 The Man in the Sombrero (Short)
Alice Van Zandt
 1916 The Gamble (Short)
Jean Hastings
 1916 The Secret Wire (Short)
Vera Strong
 1916 The Other Side of the Door
Ellie Fenwick
 1915 The Tragic Circle (Short)
 1915 The Buzzard's Shadow
Alice Corbett
 1915 The End of the Road
Grace Wilson
 1915 Pardoned (Short)
Kathie Hart
 1915 The House of a Thousand Scandals
Martha Hobbs
 1915 The Great Question (Short)
Flora Donner
 1915 The Governor's Lady
Katherine Strickland
 1915 David Harum
Mary Blake
 1915 A Fool There Was
The Wife's Sister
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Stage: Appeared (as "Vanity") in a production of "Everywoman".

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