Ann Blyth

Born Aug 16, 1928

Ann Marie Blyth is an American actress and singer, often cast in Hollywood musicals, but also successful in dramatic roles. Her performance as Veda Pierce in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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1928 Birth Blyth was born August 16, 1928 in Mount Kisco, New York, to Harry and Nan Lynch Blyth. … Read More


1944 15 Years Old Blyth began her acting career initially as "Anne Blyth," but changed the spelling of her first name back to "Ann" at the beginning of her film career. She made her film debut in 1944, teamed with Donald O'Connor in the teen-age musical Chip Off the Old Block. … Read More
1945 16 Years Old On loan to Warner Brothers Blyth was cast "against type" as Veda Pierce, the scheming, ungrateful daughter of Joan Crawford in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce. … Read More


1952 23 Years Old In the December 1952 edition of Motion Picture and Television Magazine Ann Blyth stated in an interview that she endorsed Dwight D. Eisenhower for president the month before in the 1952 presidential election. … Read More
1953 24 Years Old In 1953, Blyth married obstetrician James McNulty, brother of singer Dennis Day, who had introduced them. … Read More
1958 29 Years Old …  She guest-starred on October 8, 1958, on NBC The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford, the episode in which the 1959 Ford vehicles were introduced to the public.


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In "The Jenny Tannen Story". the second season finale of the long-running western Wagon Train, broadcast on June 24, 1959, she played the dual role of a mother and daughter.


1973 44 Years Old In 1973, she and McNulty, both devout Catholics, were accorded the honorific rank of Lady and Knight of the Holy Sepulchre in a ceremony presided over by Cardinal Terence Cooke. … Read More


1983 54 Years Old Her last television appearances were in episodes of Quincy, M.E. in 1983 and Murder, She Wrote in 1985. … Read More
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