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Beulah Bondi (May 3, 1889 – January 11, 1981) was an American actress of stage, film and television. She began her acting career as a young child in theater, and after establishing herself as a stage actress, she reprised her role in Street Scene for the 1931 film version. She played supporting roles in several films during the 1930s, and was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She played the mother of James Stewart in four films, including Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946). She continued acting well into her later years, winning an Emmy Award for an appearance on The Waltons in 1976.

Age: 91 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Ma Bailey in It`s a Wonderful Life (1946)


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1974 Dirty Sally Louisa Badger
1974 Lincoln Sara Bush
1972 She Waits Mrs. Medina
1971 The Jimmy Stewart Show Mother Howard
1971 The Waltons Aunt Martha Corinne Walton, Martha Corinne Walton
1963 Tammy and the Doctor Annie Call
1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm The Gypsy
1961 Tammy Tell Me True Mrs. Annie Call
1961 Alcoa Premiere Mrs. Murrow
1960 Harrigan and Son Tilly Cortland
1960 Route 66 Agnes Brack


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Nominated for 3 Awards | Won 1

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