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Jane Darwell

Jane Darwell
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Birth namePatti Woodard
Birth dateOctober 15, 1879
Place of birthPalmyra, Missouri, U.S.
Date of deathAugust 13, 1967(age 87)
Death placeWoodland Hills, California, U.S.

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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.

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