May Whitty

May Whitty

  • Born on
    • June 19th, 1865
  • Died on
    • May 29th, 1948
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dame Mary Louise Webster, DBE (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress. She was one of the first two women entertainers to become a Dame. The British actors union Equity was established in her home. After a successful career she moved over to Hollywood films at the age of 72. She went to live in America, where she won awards for her film roles.

Starring May Whitty on Plex


Acting (22 Credits)

1948The Sign of the Ram as Clara Brastock
1947If Winter Comes as Mrs. Perch
1947Green Dolphin Street as Mother Superior
1946Devotion as Lady Thornton
1945My Name Is Julia Ross as Mrs. Hughes
1944Gaslight as Bessie Thwaites
1944The White Cliffs of Dover as Nanny
1943Lassie Come Home as Dally
1943Slightly Dangerous as Baba
1943Crash Dive as Grandmother
1943The Constant Nymph as Lady Constance Longborough
1943Madame Curie as Madame Eugene Curie
1943Flesh and Fantasy as Pamela Hardwick (segment 2)
1943Forever and a Day as Lucy Trimble
1943Stage Door Canteen as Dame May Whitty
1942Mrs. Miniver as Lady Beldon
1941Suspicion as Mrs. McLaidlaw
1939Raffles as Lady Melrose
1938The Lady Vanishes as Miss Froy
1938I Met My Love Again as Aunt William
1937Night Must Fall as Mrs. Bramson
1937Conquest as Laetitia Bonaparte

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