Still from Grandma's Boy (1922) with Lloyd and Townsend
January 5, 1845|
Utica, New York
|Died||September 11, 1923
Los Angeles, California
Anna Townsend (January 5, 1845 – September 11, 1923) was a long-time theatre actress who turned to silent film in an advanced stage of her life. Townsend performed in several Harold Lloyd films, she is probably best known for her role as Harold's good-hearted grandmother in Grandma's Boy (1922).
|1913||The Hoyden's Awakening|
|1914||The Real Thing in Cowboys||Mrs. Mitchell|
|1917||A Marked Man||Harry's Mother|
|1918||Three Mounted Men||Harry's Mother|
|1922||Grandma's Boy||His Grandma|
|1922||Dr. Jack||Jamison's Mother|
|1923||Safety Last!||The Grandma|
- "Aged Film Actress Is Dead Here". Los Angeles Times. 1923-09-12. p. II 10.
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