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May Beatty (1880–1945)

May Beatty was born on June 4, 1880 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for Mad Love (1935), Pride and Prejudice (1940) and I Wake Up Screaming (1941). She was married to Edward Lauri (born Edward James Lowe) actor). She died on April 1, 1945 in Covina, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 64) in Covina, California, USA

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Mad Love Françoise
Pride and Prejudice Mrs. Philips
I Wake Up Screaming Lady Handel
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 1943 Lassie Come Home
Heavy Woman (uncredited)
 1943 The Crystal Ball
Dowager (uncredited)
 1943 Forever and a Day
Wartime Londoner Cook
 1942 This Above All
Tea Shop Customer (uncredited)
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming
Lady Handel (as Mae Beatty)
 1941 Dressed to Kill
Phyllis Lathrop
 1940 Pride and Prejudice
Mrs. Philips
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Ellen - Mrs. Sturgis' Maid (uncredited)
 1940 My Son, My Son!
 1940 Vigil in the Night
Mrs. Merchant - Prescott's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1940 That Inferior Feeling (Short)
Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
 1939 We Are Not Alone
Mrs. Patterson
 1939 Eternally Yours
Dowager (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Mrs. Jameson
 1939 The Women
Fat Woman / Society Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Mrs. Hogan (uncredited)
 1939 Inside Story
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1938 I Am a Criminal
 1938 If I Were King
 1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
Woman at Police Station (uncredited)
 1938 They're Always Caught (Short)
Grocery Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 One Wild Night
Mrs. Spencer (uncredited)
 1938 Man-Proof
Landlady (uncredited)
 1937 She Loved a Fireman
Mrs. Michaels
 1937 A Damsel in Distress
Landlady (uncredited)
 1937 Call It a Day
Frank's Landlady (uncredited)
 1937 The Romance of Robert Burns (Short)
Lady Argyle (uncredited)
 1936 Camille
Dowager (uncredited)
 1936 Four Days Wonder
Mrs. Parracot
 1936 Lloyds of London
Lady Markham
 1936 Ghost Patrol
Landlady (uncredited)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
Mrs. Arden (uncredited)
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Deep-Voiced Woman (uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel
Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Private Number
Grandma Gammon
 1936 Show Boat
Mrs. O' Brien (uncredited)
 1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Mrs. Mellon
 1936 The Invisible Ray
Mme. LeGrand (uncredited)
 1936 Riffraff
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Sylvia Scarlett
Older Woman on Ship (uncredited)
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Dowager (uncredited)
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Aristocrat (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Miss Doyle
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Mrs. Bunts (uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love
 1935 The Girl Who Came Back
 1935 Becky Sharp
 1935 Living on Velvet
Dowager (uncredited)
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Mrs. Betts (uncredited)
 1935 Mystery of Edwin Drood
Second Gossip (uncredited)
 1935 Enchanted April
Martha (uncredited)
 1934 The Little Minister
Rintoul's Maid Making Wedding Dress (uncredited)
 1934 Nosed Out (Short)
 1934 Speaking of Relations (Short)
Mrs. Cobb
 1934 Stingaree
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Glamour
Journalist (uncredited)
 1933 Rainbow Over Broadway
 1933 Ann Vickers
Nurse (uncredited)
 1933 Horse Play
The Duchess
 1933 Love Is Dangerous
 1933 Our Betters
Duchess of Hightower (uncredited)
 1932 Vanity Street
Mrs. Dantry
 1932 The Man Called Back
Mrs. Lucy Sanderson
 1931 The Road to Singapore
Bridge Player on Ship (uncredited)
 1931 Chances
Mayfair 1119 (uncredited)
 1931 Against the Rules (Short)
 1931 East Lynne
Charity Bazaar Committee (uncredited)
 1930 The Boudoir Diplomat
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1930 Ex-Flame
Lady Harriett
 1930 The Benson Murder Case
Mrs. Paula Banning
 1927 Ten Years Old (Short)
Jackie's maid
 1925 Mary, Queen of Tots (Short)

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Mae Beatty

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Diminutive blonde actress, the daughter of a hotelier and theatre manager. First acted on stage as a child during the 1890's with the Pollard Opera Company. She had a penchant for musical comedy and later performed in Australia and England at music halls and variety theatres, often in tandem with the comedian Edward Lauri. She toured Australia and New Zealand again between 1922 and 1929, the ... See more »

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