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Mary Young (I) (1879–1971)

Mary Young was born on June 21, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Lost Weekend (1945), Blondie's Holiday (1947) and Alias Jesse James (1959). She was married to Craig, John. She died on June 23, 1971 in La Jolla, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend Mrs. Deveridge
Blondie's Holiday
Blondie's Holiday Mrs. Breckenbridge
Alias Jesse James
Alias Jesse James 'Ma' James
To Each His Own
To Each His Own Mrs. Nix


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 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Mrs. Petrie
- Gomer Goes Home (1968) ... Mrs. Petrie
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Mrs. Galbrace (uncredited)
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Widow O'Brien
- Reach for the Sky, Pardner (1966) ... Widow O'Brien
 1966 The Trouble with Angels
Mrs. Eldridge
 1954-1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Mildred Holmquist / Old Woman
- The Lucille Ball Show (1964) ... Old Woman
- Jack Casting for TV Special (1961) ... Mildred Holmquist
- The Life of Jack Benny (1954) ... Mildred Holmquist
 1964 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Mrs. Sowerby
- The Guys and the Dolls (1964) ... Mrs. Sowerby
 1963-1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
 1963 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
- The President (1963) ... Ella
 1963 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
- Vengeance Is the Spur (1963) ... Gertrude
 1960-1962 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Mrs. Walker / Sarah the Housekeeper
- Reunion (1962) ... Mrs. Walker
- Christmas Is a Legal Holiday (1960) ... Sarah the Housekeeper
 1960-1961 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Lady in the Hall / Woman in Store
- The Newlyweds Get Settled (1961) ... Lady in the Hall
- Bad Day at Blueberry Rock (1960) ... Woman in Store
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Mrs. Agnes Murdock
- The Case of the Impatient Partner (1961) ... Mrs. Agnes Murdock
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Sarah Gedney
- Worse Than Murder (1960) ... Sarah Gedney
 1954-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Birdie Pennybaker / Sarah Wynn
- Slight Delay (1960) ... Birdie Pennybaker
- Time and Yuletide (1954) ... Sarah Wynn
 1959 Blue Denim
Aunt Bidda
 1959 Alias Jesse James
'Ma' James
 1958 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
Mother Flanagan
- The Jam (1958) ... Mother Flanagan
 1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1958 Official Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Montgomery
- The Silk Stocking Gang (1958) ... Mrs. Montgomery
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Teresa Trimble
- Acrostic Murders (1957) ... Teresa Trimble
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
- That Hogan Man (1957)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Mrs. Ellsworth
- Revolt on the Freeway (1957) ... Mrs. Ellsworth
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Mrs. Amelia Lilly
- The Fortune Teller (1957) ... Mrs. Amelia Lilly
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
- Violence Preferred (1957) ... Nellie
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
- The Singing Preacher (1956) ... Gigi
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Taylor
- Grandpa's Christmas Visit (1955) ... Mrs. Taylor
 1955 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
- Higgins Rides Again (1955) ... Birdie
 1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Mrs. Higgins
- Hash House (1955) ... Mrs. Higgins
 1955 The Seven Year Itch
Woman in Train Station (uncredited)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Dancing Dan's Christmas (1955) ... Grandma
 1952-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Luxurious Ladies (1955)
- The Roof (1952)
 1955 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
- Jim, the Farmer (1955) ... Grace
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Petticoat Doctor (1955)
 1954 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Flower Woman
- Sofia (1954) ... Flower Woman
 1954 This Is My Love
Mrs. Timberly
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Lacey
- The Mansion (1954) ... Mrs. Lacey
 1954 A Star Is Born
Boardinghouse Woman (uncredited)
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Aunt Molly
- Wild Luke's Boy (1954) ... Aunt Molly
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Mrs. Snyder
- Let Justice Be Done (1954) ... Mrs. Snyder
 1954 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Opal Crump
- Homicide Limited (1954) ... Opal Crump
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Mrs. Johnson - Jaime's Mother
- Annie and the Silver Ace (1954) ... Mrs. Johnson - Jaime's Mother
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Elderly Customer at Macy's (uncredited)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Crispin
- Husband and Wife Murder Story (1953) ... Mrs. Crispin
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Happy Ending (1953)
 1952-1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- The Deadly Payoff (1953) ... Needles
- Queen of Thieves (1952) ... Needles
- Timely Hour (1952)
 1952 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series)
Martha Witherspoon
- Tea Hee ... Martha Witherspoon
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Miss Hopkins
- A Place for Grandma (1952) ... Miss Hopkins
 1952 Walk East on Beacon!
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1951 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Grandma Melton
- The Flying Arrow (1951) ... Grandma Melton
 1951 Joe Palooka in Triple Cross
Mrs. Reed, Tourist Stop Manager
 1951 An American in Paris
Flower Lady (uncredited)
 1951 The Fat Man
Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1951 The Mating Season
 1950 One Too Many
Mrs. Sullivan
 1949 Song of Surrender
Miss Rivercomb (uncredited)
 1947 A Double Life
Actress in 'A Gentleman's Gentleman'
 1947 A Likely Story
Little Old Lady
 1947 Blondie's Holiday
Mrs. Breckenbridge
 1946 Temptation
Mrs. McCormick (uncredited)
 1946 The Bride Wore Boots
Janet Doughton
 1946 To Each His Own
Mrs. Nix
 1946 Shock
Mrs. Penny (uncredited)
 1945 The Stork Club
Mrs. Edith Bates
 1945 The Lost Weekend
Mrs. Deveridge
 1944 Casanova Brown
Mrs. Dean (uncredited)
 1944 Address Unknown
Mrs. Delaney
 1943 Watch on the Rhine
Mrs. Mellie Sewell
 1942 The Navy Comes Through
Mrs. Duttson (uncredited)
 1942 Blondie for Victory
Mrs. Webster, Housewife of America (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Auntie Maude (uncredited)
 1939 The Women
Grandma (uncredited)
 1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Betsy Ann's Mother (uncredited)
 1937 This Is My Affair
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In Gay Paree (1899). Musical comedy (revival). Music by Ludwig Englander. Book by Edgar Smith. Lyrics by Ludwig Englander. New York Theatre: 6 Nov 1899- Dec 1899 (closing date unknown/48 performances). See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Marsden Young

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She was married in 1894 at 14 to actor John Craig(1868-1931). They divorced in 1930 but are buried in the same cemetery presumably together. They had two sons, Harmon Craig born in 1895 who died in 1917 in WW1 from wounds to his leg and John Craig(1896-1945). She survived both of her sons. See more »

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