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June 19, 1930 |
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Sowle is most notable for her role of Mrs. Bucket (Charlie Bucket's mother) in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, and her performance of the song "Cheer Up Charlie" (although dubbed by Diana Lee)in that film. Following the death of Leonard Stone in 2011 (who played Mr. Sam Beauregarde in the film), she is the last surviving parent of a child character in the film. Following the death of Gene Wilder in 2016, she became one of few living adult cast members, the others being  as Tim Brooke-Taylor who played the computer scientist, Gloria Manon who played Mrs. Curtis, and three Oompa-Loompas, including Rusty Goffe.
Sowle also does the voice acting for the character Agatha in the game Fallout 3, released in 2008.
She is a frequent performer in the long-running play Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center, portraying socialite Eleanor Shubert. Her most recent appearance was in May-June 2013.
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- Dicker, Rachel (November 11, 2015). "This is What the Cast of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' Looks Like Now". U.S. News & World Report.
- Jedra, Christina (December 5, 2015). "Wonka's Mrs. Bucket to appear at Annapolis chocolate festival". Capital Gazette. Retrieved April 16, 2017.
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