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Laura Hope Crews

  • Birth 12 Dec 1879 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 12 Nov 1942 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
  • Plot Rose Mound, Lot 65
  • Memorial ID 5304

Actress. She began her career as a child in her native San Francisco, performing in stage shows before coming to New York in 1901. For the next several years she was a prominent member of Henry Miller's company, performing on Broadway. In the 1920s, she split her time between performing in the theatre and films, making her first co-lead appearance in "The Silver Cord" (1933). She was best known for the role of 'Aunt Pittypat Hamilton' in movie "Gone With the Wind" (1939). Her other credits included "New Morals for Old" (1932), "Escapade" (1935), "Confession" (1937), "The Star Maker" (1939), "The Blue Bird" (1940) and "One Foot in Heaven" (1941). She died in New York City and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 29 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5304
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Hope Crews (12 Dec 1879–12 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5304, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .