Shoemaker, Ann (1891–1978)

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Shoemaker, Ann (1891–1978)

American radio, stage, tv and screen actress and vaudevillian. Born Jan 10, 1891, in Brooklyn, NY; died Sept 18, 1978, in Los Angeles, CA; m. Henry Stephenson (British actor); children: daughter.

Made Broadway debut in Nobody's Widow (1910), followed by The Great God Brown, Speakeasy, Whispering Friends, Tonight at 12, Silent Witness, Ah Wilderness!, Dream Girl, The Bad Seed and Separate Tables, among others; films include Alice Adams, Shall We Dance, Stella Dallas, The Life of the Party, Babes in Arms, The Farmer's Daughter, Seventeen, Strike Up the Band, Sunrise at Campobello and Magic Town.