Mary Young in Shock (1946)
Mary Marsden Young
June 21, 1879
New York City, U.S.
|Died||June 23, 1971 (aged 92)|
La Jolla, California, U.S.
|Other names||Mary Marsden Young|
Mrs. John Craig
Miss Mary Young
|Spouse(s)||John Dickey Craig|
Mary Marsden Young (June 21, 1879 ��� June 23, 1971) was an American stage and film actress whose career spanned the first sixty years of the 20th century. She started her career in the theatre and ended playing elderly ladies in film and lastly on television.
Her first Broadway credit was in 1899. On stage she scored a memorable hit in 1913 playing opposite John Barrymore in the stage version of Believe Me, Xantippe. 1924 saw her on Broadway in Dancing Mothers opposite John Halliday and Helen Hayes who played the daughter later made famous by Clara Bow in a silent film. She was approaching 60 in 1937 when she made her first Hollywood movie. She made many television appearances in the 1950s and 1960s. Her last television appearance was in a 1968 episode of Gomer Pyle.
She and her husband, actor John Craig, had two children, the eldest of whom, Harmon Bushnell Craig, was killed at 22 while serving in World War I. Their other son, John Craig Jr., died in Los Angeles in 1945. Mary Young died at La Jolla, California, on June 23, 1971, aged 92.
- This Is My Affair (1937) Dowager
- The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) - Betsy Ann's Mother (uncredited)
- The Women (1939) - Grandma (uncredited)
- Foreign Correspondent (1940) - Auntie Maude (uncredited)
- The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) - Old Lady (uncredited)
- Blondie for Victory (1942) - Mrs. Webster, Housewife of America (uncredited)
- The Navy Comes Through (1942) - Mrs. Duttson (uncredited)
- Watch on the Rhine (1943) - Mrs. Mellie Sewell
- Address Unknown (1944) - Mrs. Delaney
- Casanova Brown (1944) - Mrs. Dean (uncredited)
- The Lost Weekend (1945) - Mrs. Deveridge
- The Stork Club (1945) - Mrs. Edith Bates
- Shock (1946) - Mrs. Penny (uncredited)
- To Each His Own (1946) - Mrs. Nix
- The Bride Wore Boots (1946) - Janet Doughton
- Temptation (1946) - Mrs. McCormick (uncredited)
- Blondie's Holiday (1947) - Mrs. Breckenbridge
- A Likely Story (1947) - Little Old Lady
- A Double Life (1947) - Actress in 'A Gentleman's Gentleman'
- Song of Surrender (1949) - Miss Rivercomb (uncredited)
- One Too Many (1950) - Mrs. Sullivan
- The Mating Season (1951) - Spinster
- The Fat Man (1951) - Saleswoman (uncredited)
- An American in Paris (1951) - Flower Lady (uncredited)
- Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951) - Mrs. Reed, Tourist Stop Manager
- Walk East on Beacon (1952) - Old Lady (uncredited)
- It Should Happen to You (1954) - Elderly Customer at Macy's (uncredited)
- A Star Is Born (1954) - Boardinghouse Woman (uncredited)
- This Is My Love (1954) - Mrs. Timberly
- The Seven Year Itch (1955) - Woman in Train Station (uncredited)
- Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) - Extra (uncredited)
- Official Detective (1958, Episode: "The Silk Stocking Gang") - Mrs. Claudia Montgomery
- Alias Jesse James (1959) - 'Ma' James
- Blue Denim (1959) - Aunt Bidda
- The Trouble with Angels (1966) - Mrs. Eldridge
- Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) - Mrs. Galbrace (uncredited)
- Silent Film Necrology 2nd edit. c. 2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana
- Legendary Locals of Boston's South End, page 57, by Hope J. Shannon c.2014 ISBN 978-1-4671-0112-7 Retrieved June 30, 2017
- National Magazine: An Illustrated American Monthly, Volume 36 April 1912-September 1912 by Arthur Wellington Brayley, Arthur Wilson Tarbell, Joe Mitchell Chapple
- Goldsmith, Louie. "The Sagamore - "Serve my country to the last stitch": Honoring alumni lost in World War 1". thesagonline.com.
- Evelyn Mack Truitt, Who Was Who On Screen 2nd edit. p. 503, c. 1977
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- Mary Young at the Internet Broadway Database
- Portraits (NY Public Library, Billy Rose collection), digitalcollections.nypl.org