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 May Robson

May Robson

Birth
Moama, Murray River Council, New South Wales, Australia
Death 20 Oct 1942 (aged 84)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section 9, Grave 4
Memorial ID 7259972 · View Source
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Actress. Born Mary Jeanette Robison, she starred in many theatre plays and one-woman shows before her motion picture career. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1933 for her role as 'Apple Annie" in "Lady For A Day", making her 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 appeared with legendary screen actress Jean Harlow in three movies.

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  • Originally Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 13 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7259972
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for May Robson (19 Apr 1858–20 Oct 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7259972, citing Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .