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May Robson

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Also Known As: Mary Jeanette Robinson Died: October 20, 1942
Born: April 19, 1858 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Australia Profession: Cast ... actor


May Robson was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Robson's earliest roles were in film, including "Pals in Paradise" (1926), "Rubber Tires" (1927) with Bessie Love and the H. B. Warner drama "King of Kings" (1927). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Chicago" (1928) with Phyllis Haver, "Little Orphan Annie" (1932) and the dramedy "If I Had a Million" (1932) with Gary Cooper. She continued to act in productions like "Reunion in Vienna" (1933) with John Barrymore, "One Man's Journey" (1933) and the Helen Hayes drama "The White Sister" (1933). She also appeared in "Lady By Choice" (1934). In the latter part of her career, she continued to act in the Randolph Scott romance "The Texans" (1938), the Tommy Kelly adventure "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938) and "They Made Me a Criminal" (1939). She also appeared in the comedy "The Kid From Kokomo" (1939) with Pat O'Brien and "Nurse Edith Cavell" (1939) with Anna Neagle. Robson more recently acted in the drama "Joan of Paris" (1942) with Michèle Morgan. Robson passed away in October 1942 at the age of 84.

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