Ann Shoemaker

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Ann Shoemaker
Ann Shoemaker in Sunrise at Campobello.JPG
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

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]

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

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[edit]

References[edit]

  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. open access
  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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