Jane Darwell, Best Supporting Actress 1940: MovieMonday.com

THE GRAPES OF WRATH

(Drama - NR)

Jane Darwell won her Supporting Oscar for playing Ma Joad in Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning novel and film classic... THE GRAPES OF WRATH.


Jane Darwell (1880 - 1967)

Missouri-born character actress who's real name was Patti Woodward.

Jane Darwell also started in silent films.

Her other films include:

BREWSTER'S MILLIONS
TOM SAWYER
SLAVE SHIP
THREE BLIND MICE
JESSE JAMES
GONE WITH THE WIND
ALL THAT MONEY CAN BUY
THE OX BOW INCIDENT
CAPTAIN TUGBOAT ANNIE
MY DARLING CLEMENTIE
WAGONMASTER
THE LEMON DROP KID
HIT THE DECK
THE LAST HURRAH

Her last film was MARY POPPINS as the Cockney birdwomen.

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