Jane Darwell

Jane Darwell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jane Darwell was an American film and stage actress. With appearances in over 100 major motion pictures, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered for her portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her role as the Bird Woman in Mary Poppins.Born Patti Woodard to William Robert Woodard, a railroad president, and Ellen Booth in Palmyra, Missouri, she originally intended to become a circus rider, then later an opera singer. Her father objected, however, and she compromised by becoming an actress, changing her name to Darwell to avoid sullying the family nameshow more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134918490
  • 9786134918497