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Mary Duncan

Actor
Female
Born Aug 13, 1895

Mary Duncan was an American actress. She began her career as a child actress playing on the Broadway stage from 1910. In 1926 she played the daughter "Poppy" in the smash hit and controversial play The Shanghai Gesture. Florence Reed played her mother called Mother Goddam in which Reed kills Duncan in a startling end to the play. This play was turned into a very sanitized film in 1941 with Gene Tierney.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1895 Birth Born on August 13, 1895.

TEENAGE

1910 14 Years Old She began her career as a child actress playing on the Broadway stage from 1910.

THIRTIES

1926 30 Years Old In 1926 she played the daughter "Poppy" in the smash hit and controversial play The Shanghai Gesture. … Read More
1933 37 Years Old 1 More Event
She met and married Stephen "Laddie" Sanford, who was an international polo player as well as director of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company, in 1933, after which she retired from films. They remained married until his death in 1977. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1993 98 Years Old Died on May 9, 1993.
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