Marie Blake (I) (1895–1978)

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Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still youngsters. Marie went to New York where she wed ... See full bio »

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 1966 It's About Time (TV Series)
- Mark Your Ballots (1966) ... Trong (uncredited)
 1964-1966 The Addams Family (TV Series)
- Ophelia's Career (1966) ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock, credit only)
- Lurch's Grand Romance (1966) ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock)
- The Addams Policy (1966) ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock)
- Lurch's Little Helper (1966) ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock)
- Cat Addams (1966) ... Grandmama (as Blossom Rock)
 1964 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Gilhooley / Mrs. Furguson
- How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1964) ... Mrs. Gilhooley (as Blossom Rock)
- Harry, the Good Neighbor (1964) ... Mrs. Furguson (as Blossom Rock)
 1964 The Best Man
Cleaning Woman (as Blossom Rock)
 1962 Going My Way (TV Series)
Mrs. Carter
- A Dog for Father Fitz (1962) ... Mrs. Carter (as Blossom Rock)
 1962 Lawman (TV Series)
Mrs. Murdoch
- Explosion (1962) ... Mrs. Murdoch (as Blossom Rock)
 1962 Room for One More (TV Series)
Mrs. Yancy
- Speaker of the House (1962) ... Mrs. Yancy
 1961 The Second Time Around
Mrs. Vera Collins (as Blossom Rock)
 1961 Snow White and the Three Stooges
Nurse (uncredited)
 1961 Swingin' Along
Woman in Apartment No. 1 (uncredited)
 1960 From the Terrace
Nellie (uncredited)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Florence Ross
- Wait Till Spring (1959) ... Florence Ross
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
 1955-1957 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series)
Nurse Tacky
- Swan Song (1957) ... Nurse Tacky (as Blossom Rock)
- Real Doll (1957) ... Nurse Tacky (as Blossom Rock)
- Hospital Melodrama (1957) ... Nurse Tacky (as Blossom Rock)
- Off the Pedestal (1956) ... Nurse Tacky (as Blossom Rock)
- Sheridan Story (1955) ... Nurse Tacky (as Blossom Rock)
 1957 The Way to the Gold
Mrs. Lattimer (as Blossom Rock)
 1957 She Devil
Hannah - the Housekeeper (as Blossom Rock)
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Mrs. Thatcher
- Rampage (1957) ... Mrs. Thatcher (as Blossom Rock)
 1956 The Desperados Are in Town
Mrs. Green (uncredited)
 1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series)
Essie Minifree
- The Medicine Man (1956) ... Essie Minifree (as Blossom Rock)
 1956 Hilda Crane
Clara - Mrs. Crane's Housekeeper (as Blossom Rock)
 1954 I Married Joan (TV Series)
- Home Movies (1954) ... Frieda
 1954 The Human Jungle
Mrs. Ashton (uncredited)
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Marie (uncredited)
 1953 Small Town Girl
Customer (uncredited)
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Myrtle Cannon
- Pretty Baby (1953) ... Police Sgt. Myrtle Cannon
 1952 The Star
Annie, Stones' Maid (uncredited)
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series)
Mrs. Benson
- The Phantom (1952) ... Mrs. Benson (as Blossom Rock)
 1952 Gobs and Gals
Bertram's Mother
 1951 F.B.I. Girl
 1951 Love Nest
Mrs. Quigg (uncredited)
 1950 Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle
Prunella, Humphrey's Sister (uncredited)
 1950 A Woman of Distinction
Wax Operator (uncredited)
 1950 Paid in Full
Tired Woman Patient (uncredited)
 1949 Sons of New Mexico
Hannah Dobbs
 1949 Chicago Deadline
Telephone Operataor (uncredited)
 1949 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Hospital Nurse
- Tonsils (1949) ... Hospital Nurse
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Millie (uncredited)
 1949 Alimony
Mrs. Nesbitt
 1949 Bad Boy
Miss Worth (uncredited)
 1948 The Snake Pit
Patient Awaiting Staff (uncredited)
 1948 The Girl from Manhattan
Committeewoman (uncredited)
 1948 An Innocent Affair
Hilda - the Maid
 1947 The Gangster
House Mistress (uncredited)
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra
Minnie Ames
 1947 Christmas Eve
Reporter (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
 1947 Fun on a Weekend
Mr. Prigee's Secretary (uncredited)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Royce's Secretary (uncredited)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut
Mrs. Wright (uncredited)
 1945 Pillow to Post
Wilbur's Mother (scenes deleted)
 1945 Between Two Women
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
WAC Supply Corporal (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Nurse (uncredited)
 1944 The Unwritten Code
Nurse (uncredited)
 1944 Gildersleeve's Ghost
Harriet Morgan
 1944 Sensations of 1945
Miss Grear (uncredited)
 1944 South of Dixie
 1944 Make Your Own Bed
Woman Jerry Mistakes for Susan (uncredited)
 1943 Whispering Footsteps
Sally Lukens, boarder
 1943 Campus Rhythm
Susie Smith - Hartman's Secretary
 1943 All by Myself
Miss Ryan (uncredited)
 1943 Good Morning, Judge
Nicky Clark
 1942 I Married a Witch
Purity Sykes (uncredited)
 1942 The Major and the Minor
Bertha (uncredited)
 1942 Give Out, Sisters
Biandina Waverly
 1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie
Sally, Receptionist
 1942 Small Town Deb
Beauty Operator
 1942 A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen
Motel Landlady (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
Frieda (uncredited)
 1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory
 1941 Remember the Day
Miss Cartwright
 1941 Caught in the Draft
Nurse with Castor Oil (uncredited)
 1941 Here Comes Happiness
 1941 You're the One
Beauty Shop Operator
 1940 Jennie
Secondary Role
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Sally, Hospital Receptionist
 1940 Gallant Sons
Woman Helping to Look For Ring (uncredited)
 1940 Li'l Abner
Miss Lulubell
 1940 They Knew What They Wanted
Waitress (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home
 1940 They Drive by Night
Waitress (uncredited)
 1940 Sailor's Lady
Beauty Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
Sally, Hospital Switchboard Operator
 1940 Home Movies (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (uncredited)
 1939 A Child Is Born
Ethel - Reception Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Day-Time Wife
Singing Telegram Operator (uncredited)
 1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare
Sally - Telephone Operator
 1939 Judge Hardy and Son
Augusta McBride
 1939 The Women
Stockroom Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Calling Dr. Kildare
 1939 Blind Alley
 1939 The Ice Follies of 1939
Effie Lane - Tolliver's Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 How to Sub-Let (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1939 Alfalfa's Aunt (Short)
Aunt Penelope (uncredited)
 1938 Practical Jokers (Short)
Butch's mother (uncredited)
 1938 Dramatic School
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Miss Sally Green (uncredited)
 1938 Vacation from Love
Bill's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy
Second Woman Getting Autograph (uncredited)
 1938 How to Read (Short)
Nagging Wife (uncredited)
 1938 Rich Man, Poor Girl
Mrs. Gussler
 1938 Love Finds Andy Hardy
 1938 Woman Against Woman
Miss Van Horn - Ellen's New Nursemaid (uncredited)
 1938 Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (Short)
Mrs. Streetwood (uncredited)
 1938 Love Is a Headache
Hillier's Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 Mannequin
Mrs. Schwartz (uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Hospital Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Give Till It Hurts (Short)
Policewoman Davis (uncredited)
 1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich
Telephone Operator (scenes deleted)
 1933 An Idle Roomer (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (as Blossom MacDonald)
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She also appeared as Tommy "Butch" Bond's mother in the "Our Gang" series, episode "Practical Jokers" (17 December, 1938)

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Alternate Names:

Blossom MacDonald | Blossom Rock

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Blossom Rock died thirteen years to the day after her younger sister, Jeannette MacDonald. See more »

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