Jane Darwell

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Jane Darwell (born Patti Woodard; October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.[1] With appearances in more than 100 major movies spanning half a century, Darwell is perhaps best remembered for her poignant portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Jane Darwell
Darwell in the 1945 play
A Doll's House
Patti Woodard

(1879-10-15)October 15, 1879
DiedAugust 13, 1967(1967-08-13) (aged 87)
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.
Years active1909–1964