Mary Anderson Rank
About Mary Anderson
Mary Anderson made two uncredited appearances in films before earning her first credit as Maybelle Merriwether in the 1939 historical romance film, “Gone with the Wind”. She had auditioned for the main role of Scarlett but landed the supporting one instead.
Her other well-known role was Alice MacKenzie in the survival film, “Lifeboat”. She retired from film acting in the 1950s but continued with sporadic appearances on television.
She was the elder sister of actor James Anderson, with whom she appeared together with in the 1951 film, “Hunt the Man Down”.
Her first marriage to Leonard M. Behrens lasted for 10 years (1940-1950) while her second one to film cinematographer Leon Shamroy produced one child and ended with his death.
She died at the age of 96 on 6 April 2014.
Mary Anderson Rank
Mary Anderson's Popularity
Mary Anderson was a famous American actress, who was born on April 3, 1918. As a person born on this date, Mary Anderson is listed in our database as the 94th most popular celebrity for the day (April 3) and the 72nd most popular for the year (1918).
People born on April 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Mary Anderson is the 2561st most popular Aries.
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