Mary MacLaren (I) (1896–1985)

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Mary MacLaren was born on January 19, 1896 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Mary MacDonald. She is known for her work on The Three Musketeers (1921), Creaking Stairs (1919) and Shoes (1916). She was married to Robert S. Coleman and Colonel George Herbert Young. She died on November 9, 1985 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Three Musketeers Anne of Austria
Creaking Stairs 'Dearie' Lane
Shoes Eva Meyer
The Plow Woman Mary MacTavish


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 1948 My Own True Love
Woman in Hut (uncredited)
 1948 Dream Girl
Judge Allerton's Wife (uncredited)
 1948 Crossed Trails
Mrs. Laswell (as Mary Mac Laren)
 1946 To Each His Own
Woman at G.A.R. Hall / Nurse (uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Feud
Homesteader Sarah
 1945 Kitty
Maid to Duke Malmunster (uncredited)
 1945 The Navajo Trail
Stella Ramsey
 1944 Tomorrow, the World!
Woman on Sidewalk (uncredited)
 1944 A Night of Adventure
Maid (uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Librarian (uncredited)
 1943 Around the World
Nurse (uncredited)
 1943 Fighting Valley
Ma Donovan
 1943 Six Gun Gospel
Mrs. Mary Dailey
 1943 The Leopard Man
Nun (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1942 The Cyclone Kid
Martha Sullivan (uncredited)
 1942 Stagecoach Express
Stagecoach Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life
Mrs. Foster (uncredited)
 1941 Married Bachelor
Shopper (uncredited)
 1941 The Apache Kid
Settler's Wife (uncredited)
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Mrs. Haines (uncredited)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Bidder (uncredited)
 1941 Willie and the Mouse (Short)
Miss Schwarzenheimer (uncredited)
 1941 The Lady Eve
Flirty Dowager on Ship (uncredited)
 1941 Prairie Pioneers
Martha Nelson
 1941 The Saint in Palm Springs
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1940 Screw Drivers of 1940 (Short)
Mrs. Screwdriver
 1940 Misbehaving Husbands
Gossiping Friend
 1940 Love Thy Neighbor
Nurse (uncredited)
 1940 The Fargo Kid
Mrs. Sarah Winters
 1940 The Green Archer (TV Series)
Mrs. Patton (uncredited)
 1940 We Who Are Young
Nurse Bringing Twin (uncredited)
 1940 Rocky Mountain Rangers
Mrs. Logan (uncredited)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again
Woman Sleeping in Deck Chair (uncredited)
 1940 Ghost Valley Raiders
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1940 The Shadow
Nurse Plunkitt [Ch. 9] (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Head Sister (uncredited)
 1939 Three Sons
Bit (uncredited)
 1939 In Name Only
Nurse at Desk (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Woman (uncredited)
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Nicey's Mother (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Official's Wife (uncredited)
 1939 The Hardys Ride High
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Costumer (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
 1939 Midnight
Stephanie's Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 The Duke of West Point
 1938 Men in Fright (Short)
Nurse With Ice Cream (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Lodger Bringing Blanket (uncredited)
 1938 Under the Big Top
Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 Numbered Woman
Wanda Ozker
 1938 Maid's Night Out
Woman Dancing (uncredited)
 1938 Border Wolves
Woman on Wagon (uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Woman (uncredited)
 1938 I Met My Love Again
College Staff Member (uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Banquet Guest (uncredited)
 1937 52nd Street
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1937 Stand-In
Naomi - Silent Screen Star (uncredited)
 1937 Born Reckless
Nurse (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1937 A Lawman Is Born
Martha Lance
 1937 A Day at the Races
Nurse (uncredited)
 1937 Reckless Ranger
Mary Allen
 1937 The Woman I Love (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Mary (uncredited)
 1937 Maytime
Lady of the Court (uncredited)
 1937 Sea Devils
Nurse (uncredited)
 1937 Rich Relations (as Mary McLaren)
 1937 Under Cover of Night
Alumna (uncredited)
 1936 Reefer Madness
Mrs. Lane (uncredited)
 1936 What Becomes of the Children?
Gertrude - the Governess
 1936 Reunion
Mrs. Ogden (uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild
Mrs. Wilson (uncredited)
 1936 The Garden of Allah
Nun (uncredited)
 1936 Who's Looney Now (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1936 Captain January
Governess (uncredited)
 1936 Vamp Till Ready (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 King of the Pecos
Mrs. Clayborn
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Maid (uncredited)
 1936 Love on a Bet
Department Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 The Return of Jimmy Valentine
Radio Actress (uncredited)
 1936 Chatterbox
Woman Jenny Talks to in Audience (uncredited)
 1936 King of Burlesque
Extra in Audience (uncredited)
 1935 The New Frontier
Mrs. Shaw (as Mary MaClaren)
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Customer (uncredited)
 1935 Hands Across the Table
Chambermaid (uncredited)
 1935 O'Shaughnessy's Boy
Nun (uncredited)
 1935 Navy Wife
Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 Harmony Lane
Mrs. Wade (uncredited)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Beautician (uncredited)
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1935 Westward Ho
Ma Wyatt
 1935 Call of the Wild
Dawson Townswoman (uncredited)
 1935 The Black Room
Nun (uncredited)
 1935 Escapade
Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Maid (uncredited)
 1935 Saddle Aces
Mrs. Sabot (as Mary McLaren)
 1935 Age of Indiscretion
Mrs. Shaw's Maid (uncredited)
 1935 Alias Mary Dow
Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 The Unwelcome Stranger
Miss Madden - Head of Orphan Asylum (uncredited)
 1935 Les Mis√©rables
Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours
Patterson's Maid (uncredited)
 1935 Shadow of Doubt
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1935 Clive of India
Nurse (uncredited)
 1935 Man's Best Friend
Mrs. Strong
 1934 The Painted Veil
Motherly Woman (scenes deleted)
 1934 By Your Leave
Costume Company Fitter (uncredited)
 1934 Evelyn Prentice
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee
Revue Intime Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
Roman Woman (uncredited)
 1934 Elmer and Elsie
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 His Greatest Gamble
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 Charlie Chan's Courage
Mother of Children
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
Nurse (uncredited)
 1934 Many Happy Returns
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Operator 13
Confederate Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Key
Street Walker (uncredited)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno
Hotel Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Registered Nurse
Dickie's Mother (uncredited)
 1934 Men in White
Nurse (uncredited)
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Woman in 1780 Sequence (uncredited)
 1934 Journal of a Crime
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Fashions of 1934
Customer as Maison Elegance (uncredited)
 1934 I've Got Your Number
Mrs. Banning (uncredited)
 1934 The 9th Guest
First Telegraph Office Worker (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Cradle Song
Nun (uncredited)
 1933 Rafter Romance
Office Supervisor (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Club
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1933 Headline Shooter
Murderess (uncredited)
 1933 Her Bodyguard
Sales Clerk (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man
Roulette Player (uncredited)
 1933 It's Great to Be Alive
$90 Bidder (uncredited)
 1933 Disgraced
Kirk Underwood's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Professional Sweetheart
Ipswich's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Peg o' My Heart
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 The Phantom Broadcast
 1933 Lucky Devils
Script Girl (uncredited)
 1931 The Mystery Train
Nurse (as Mary McLaren)
 1924 The Dark Swan
Mary Robinson
 1924 The Courageous Coward
Jerry Luther
 1924 The Uninvited Guest
Irene Carlton
 1923 Under the Red Robe
Anne of Austria
 1922 Outcast
Valentine Moreland
 1922 The Face in the Fog
Mary Dawson
 1922 Across the Continent
Louise Fowler
 1921 The Three Musketeers
Anne of Austria
 1921 The Wild Goose
Diana Manneers
 1920 The Road to Divorce
Mary Bird
 1920 The Forged Bride
 1920 Rouge and Riches
 1919 The Pointing Finger
Mary Murphy
 1919 Bonnie Bonnie Lassie
Alisa Graeme
 1919 A Petal on the Current
Stella Schump
 1919 The Weaker Vessel
Abby Hopkins
 1919 The Unpainted Woman
Gudrun Trygavson
 1919 The Amazing Wife
Cicely Osborne
 1919 Creaking Stairs
'Dearie' Lane
 1919 Secret Marriage
Mary MacLaren
 1918 The Vanity Pool
Marna Royal
 1918 Bread
Candace Newby
 1918 A Model's Confession
Iva Seldon
 1917 Her Bargain
Irma Stanton
 1917 The Plow Woman
Mary MacTavish
 1917 Money Madness
Ethel Fuller
 1917 The Mysterious Mrs. Musslewhite
Phyllis Woodman
 1916 Wanted: A Home
Mina Rogers
 1916 Idle Wives
 1916 Saving the Family Name
Estelle Ryan
 1916 Shoes
Eva Meyer (as Miss Mary McLaren)
 1916 Where Are My Children?
Walton's Maid (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Published novel "The Twisted Heart" about a woman married to a homosexual. See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Mac Laren | Mary MaClaren | Mary McLaren | Miss Mary McLaren


Robert S. Coleman  (his death) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"Pale and blonde, she was a sister of Katherine MacDonald, considered by many to be the greatest beauty of early silent films. Mary, on the other hand, was merely pretty. On and off the screen she had two expressions--pained and agonized." - Lina Basquette, from her autobiography.


Sister of actress Katherine MacDonald. See more »

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