Ann Shoemaker

Ann Shoemaker (January 10, 1891 September 18, 1978) was an American actress who appeared in 70 films and TV movies between 1928 and 1976. She portrayed Sara Roosevelt, mother of Franklin D. Roosevelt, in both the stage and film versions of Sunrise at Campobello.[1]

Ann Shoemaker
Born(1891-01-10)January 10, 1891
DiedSeptember 18, 1978(1978-09-18) (aged 87)
OccupationActress
Years active1928-1976
Spouse(s)
Henry Stephenson
(m. 1922; died 1956)
Children1

She was married to actor Henry Stephenson;[2] the couple had a daughter.

Shoemaker's Broadway credits include Half a Sixpence (1965), Sunrise at Campobello (1958), The Living Room (1954), Twilight Walk (1951), Dream Girl (1951), Woman Bites Dog (1946), The Rich Full Life (1945), Proof Thro' the Night (1942), Ah, Wilderness! (1941), Black Sheep (1932), The Silent Witness (1931), The Novice and the Duke (1929), Button, Button (1919), To-Night at 12 (1928), Speak Easy (1927), We All Do (1927), The Noose (1926), and The Great God Brown (1926).[3]

Partial filmography

References

  1. "Actress Joins Cast". Simpson's Leader-Times. Pennsylvania, Kittanning. United Press International. June 15, 1960. p. 19. Retrieved August 1, 2017 via Newspapers.com.
  2. Fisher, James; Londré, Felicia Hardison (2017). Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 628. ISBN 9781538107867. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  3. "Ann Shoemaker". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
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