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 Jessie Royce Landis

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Original Name
Medbury
Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death
2 Feb 1972 (aged 75)
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
6544930 View Source

Actress. Made her stage debut at the age of 20 in Chicago before moving to Broadway, and developing a career on the stage and the cinema. She is best known for playing Cary Grant's mother in Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" (1959) although she was only 8 years older than Grant. Also she played the Grace Kelly's mother in "The Swan" (1956) and "To Catch a Thief" (1955).

Actress. Made her stage debut at the age of 20 in Chicago before moving to Broadway, and developing a career on the stage and the cinema. She is best known for playing Cary Grant's mother in Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" (1959) although she was only 8 years older than Grant. Also she played the Grace Kelly's mother in "The Swan" (1956) and "To Catch a Thief" (1955).

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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