- Mary Anderson (film actress)
Anderson in Lifeboat (1944)
Born Bebe Anderson
April 3, 1920
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Film, television actress Years active 1939–65 Spouse Leon Shamroy (1953-74) (his death)
Mary Anderson (born April 3, 1920) is an American actress, who appeared in 31 films and 22 television productions between 1939 and 1965.
After doing two uncredited roles, Anderson made her first important screen appearance as Maybelle Merriweather in Gone With the Wind (1939). Ending her film career in the early 1950s, she occasionally acted on television, for example, as Catherine Harrington in the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place in 1964, episodes 2-20)
Many times confused with the stage actress of the same name (1859–1940) or silent film actress of same name (1897–1986), Mary Anderson appeared in a number of films in the 1940s, and was credited under her birth name in a 1940 short film.
Anderson was married to cinematographer Leon Shamroy from 1953 to his death in 1974.
- Gone With the Wind (1939)
- All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
- Under Age (1941)
- Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
- The Song of Bernadette (1943)
- Lifeboat (1944)
- Wilson (1944)
- Behind Green Lights (1946)
- To Each His Own (1946)
- Whispering City (1947)
- The Underworld Story (1950)
- One Big Affair (1951)
- I, the Jury (1953)
- Dangerous Crossing (1953)
- ^ "Mary Anderson". TCM Movie Database. http://www.tcmdb.com/participant.jsp?participantId=3870. Retrieved 2010-06-13.
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