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Lillian Albertson (1881–1962)

Lillian Albertson was born on August 6, 1881 in Noblesville, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Your Favorite Story (1953) and Fireside Theatre (1949). She died on August 24, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Greatest Show on Earth Buttons' Mother
Fireside Theatre Mrs. Haggerty
Summer Theatre Miss Fenner


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (9 credits)
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Slave (uncredited)
 1953-1955 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Mrs. Collins / Grandma / Townswoman
- Doorway to Nowhere (1955) ... Mrs. Collins
- Bullets and the Booby Trap (1953) ... Grandma
- Church in the Town (1953) ... Townswoman
 1953-1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Vacant Room (1954)
 1951-1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Haggerty
- The Wild Earth (1953)
- The Broken Chord (1952) ... Mrs. Haggerty
 1952-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Mrs. Lester
- Fraudulent Nursery School (1953) ... Mrs. Lester
- The Case of No Questions Asked (1952) ... Mrs. Lester
 1953 Summer Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Fenner
- Dream Job (1953) ... Miss Fenner
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Buttons' Mother
 1951 The Blue Veil
Mrs. Lipscott (uncredited)
 1951 Storm Warning
Mrs. Rainey (uncredited)
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 1980 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (TV Special documentary)
Actress 'The Greatest Show on Earth' (uncredited)

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Stage Play: The Silver Girl. Written by Edward Peple. Directed by Gustav Von Styffertitz. Wallack's Theatre: 14 Oct 1907- Nov 1907 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Lillian Albertson [Broadway debut], George Fawcett, Louise Galloway, A. Goodson, Harry Lillford, George Nash, Edwin Nicander, Jane Oaker, Norman Tharp, Charles L. ... See more »

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Credited with discovering Clark Gable by casting him in the role of "Killer Mears" in her 1930 Los Angeles stage production of "The Last Mile". See more »

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