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MacDonald, Blossom (1895–1978)

MacDonald, Blossom (1895–1978)

American actress. Name variations: Marie Blake; Blossom Rock. Born Edith Blossom MacDonald, Aug 21, 1895, in Philadelphia, PA; died Jan 14, 1978, in Woodland Hills, CA; sister of Elsie MacDonald and Jeanette MacDonald (1903–1965, actress); m. Clarence Rock (actor), 1926 (died 1960).

Toured with husband in vaudeville; made films under name Marie Blake (1938–48), including Mannequin, Love Finds Andy Hardy, Calling Dr. Kildare, Blind Alley, Secret of Dr. Kildare and Mourning Becomes Electra; under name Blossom Rock, best known as grandmama in tv series "The Addams Family."

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