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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jane Darwell (October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American film and stage actress. With appearances in over 100 major motion pictures, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered for her portrayal of the matriarch and leader of the Joad family in the film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, for which she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her role as the Bird Woman in Mary Poppins. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jane Darwell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Wednesday, October 15, 1879, Palmyra, Missouri, USA
Sunday, August 13, 1967
1933 Design for LivingCurtis' Housekeeper 1934 The Scarlet EmpressMiss Cardell, Sophia's Nurse (uncredited) 1935 Curly TopMrs. Denham 1939 Jesse JamesMrs. Samuels - Jesse's mother 1940 Gone with the WindMrs. Merriwether 1940 The Grapes of WrathMa Joad 1942 The Battle of MidwayNarrator (voice) 1943 The Ox-Bow IncidentJenny Grier 1943 Stage Door CanteenJane Darwell 1946 My Darling ClementineKate Nelson 1948 3 GodfathersMiss Florie 1950 Wagon MasterSister Ledyard 1950 CagedIsolation Matron 1958 The Last HurrahDelia 1964 Mary PoppinsThe Bird WomanLimited to the 15 most popular items