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Mary Carr

Mary Carr
Personal information
Birth dateMarch 14, 1874
Place of birthGermantown, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of deathJune 24, 1973(age 99)
Death placeWoodland Hills, Los Angeles, USA
Years active1915-1956

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Mary Carr (14 March 1874 - 24 June 1973) was an American film actress and was married to the actor William Carr (1866 1937). She appeared in 144 films between 1915 and 1956. She was famous for having given birth to several children and for this was considered an expert in motherhood which led to her being given some of filmdoms plum mother roles in silent pictures, especially Fox's 1920 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse which was a great success. She was interred in Calvary Cemetery. Carr bore a strong resemblance to Lucy Beaumont, another famous character actress of the time who specialized in mother roles.

Almost all of her children were involved in the film business. All of them appeared with her in Over the Hill. They are as follows:

*John Carr (January 2, 1904 - November 27, 1956)

*Stephen Carr (April 23, 1906 - May 20, 1986)

*Thomas Carr (July 4, 1907 - April 23, 1997)

*Rosemary Carr (October 2, 1910 - April 24, 1987)

*Maybeth (Mary Elizabeth) Carr (May 4, 1912 - December 27, 1996)

*Louella Carr (? ) - January 16, 1937

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