Marie Blake

Marie Blake

actress, soundtrack

Marie Blake was born on Aug 21, 1895 in USA. Marie Blake's big-screen debut came with My Dear Miss Aldrich directed by George B. Seitz in 1937. Marie Blake is known for The Addams Family directed by Sidney Lanfield, Carolyn Jones stars as Morticia Addams and John Astin as Gomez Addams. The upcoming new tvshow Marie Blake plays is The Addams Family - Season 2 which will be released on Sep 18, 1964.

Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still youngsters.Edith went to New York where she wed Clarence Rock in 1926; they toured in vaudeville for three years. When vaudeville died, she toured with her husband in "Grand Hotel" and, in 1936, played a streetwalker in "Dead End". The MGM talent agent who saw her in this signed her to the same studio as her now-famous sister Jeanette. Re-named Marie Blake, she debuted in Joan Crawford's Mannequin (1937) and, in 1938, she became established as "Sally" the phone operator in the Dr. Kildare series. After the last of these in 1947, she left MGM, changed her stage name to "Blossom Rock", freelanced, and doing bit parts. She appeared in television often, becoming widely known through the part of "Grandmama" in La famille Addams (1964) series.Her husband was night manager at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for fifteen years, dying in 1960. After retiring, she lived at the Motion Picture Country Home.

  • Birthday

    Aug 21, 1895
  • Place of Birth

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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