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May Robson
Birth: Apr. 19, 1858
Victoria, Australia
Death: Oct. 20, 1942
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. She starred in many theatre plays and one-woman shows before her motion picture career. When she receive an Oscar nomination for her role as 'Apple Annie" in 1933's "Lady For A Day", she was the earliest-born actress to be afforded that honor. Among her other popular films were "Dinner At Eight," "A Star Is Born" (1937 version), "Four Daughters," and "Tom Sawyer." She also appeared with legendary screen starlet Jean Harlow in three movies. (bio by: David Zipperer) 
Family links: 
  Augustus Homer Brown (1860 - 1920)*
  James Beryl Gore (1879 - 1882)*
  Nellie Candler Gore (1880 - 1882)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Neuritis
Flushing Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 9, grave 4
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Mar 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7259972
May Robson
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May Robson
Added by: David Zipperer
May Robson
Added by: David Zipperer
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jul. 16, 2015

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015
Just finished watching you on television some 80 years after your performance in Age of Indiscretion. You still make me smile. God Bless You.
- Gregg Howard Fitzpatrick
 Added: Jun. 30, 2015
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