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Adeline deWalt Reynolds

  • Birth 19 Sep 1862 Vinton, Benton County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 13 Aug 1961 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Unmarked.
  • Memorial ID 9705401

Actress. One of 10 children, she wanted to be an actress at age 5. She took up post-graduate studies in drama, and her stage work opened doors in the movie industry. Reynolds worked in more than 30 films, with one of her most memorable as Barry Fitzgerald's mother in "Going My Way." Her personal favorite was "The Tuttles of Tahiti" with Charles Laughton, based on a script by Iowa's James Norman Hall. Her first film was as Jimmy Stewart's grandmother in 1941's "Come Live With Me". Reynolds also turned to TV parts in such series as "Have Gun, Will Travel." When she died at 98, Reynolds was the oldest active member of the Screen Actors Guild. She was cremated at Evergreen Cemetery and after buried in Westwood Memorial Park.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 25 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9705401
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adeline deWalt Reynolds (19 Sep 1862–13 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9705401, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .