Marie Ault

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Marie Ault
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Born
Mary Cragg

(1870-09-02)2 September 1870
Wigan, Lancashire, England
Died9 May 1951(1951-05-09) (aged 80)
London, England
Years active1915-1951
Spouse(s)James Alexander Paterson

Marie Ault (2 September 1870 – 9 May 1951) was a British character actress of stage and film. [1] [2]

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Biography

Born as Mary Cragg, in Wigan, Lancashire, (now Greater Manchester. England. Ault was a star in many British films of the silent era but is most remembered for her role as Daisy Bunting's mother in The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) directed by Alfred Hitchcock. [3] Other notable film work includes the role of Rummy Mitchens in the film of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara (1941). [4]

She also had bit parts in films such as Jamaica Inn (1939) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1945). [5]

On stage from 1891, her theatre work included the original production of Love on the Dole in 1935, as well as the 1941 film version. [3]

She died in London, England on 9 May 1951.

Selected filmography

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References

  1. "Marie Ault - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  2. "Marie Ault". BFI.
  3. 1 2 McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN   9781526111968 via Google Books.
  4. "Marie Ault - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos". AllMovie.
  5. "Marie Ault - Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.