Mary Astor

born: 03 May 1906
Quincy, Illinois,
United States of America
died: 25 September 1987
Motion Picture Country Home,
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(respiratory failure due to pulmonary emphysema, age 81)

Attractive American actress born to a German father and an American mother. Mary was a WAMPAS Baby Star of 1926; was married four times; had an abortion at the age of 22; she was an alcoholic; and attempted suicide. And on top of all that she managed to squeeze in a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for the film "The Great Lie" (1941). Quite the life. Her daughter is Marilyn Astor Thorpe.
She was interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
Real name: Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke
Height: 5'5"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


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