Marie Blake Net Worth

Marie Blake was born on August 21, 1895 in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, is Actress. Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still youngsters.Marie went to New York where she wed Clarence Rock in 1926; they toured in vaudeville for three years. When vaudeville died, she toured with her husband in "Grand Hotel" and, in 1936, played a streetwalker in "Dead End". The MGM talent agent who saw her in this signed her to the same studio as her now-famous sister Jeanette. Re-named Marie Blake, she debuted in Joan Crawford's Mannequin (1937) and, in 1938, she became established as "Sally" the phone operator in the Dr. Kildare series. After the last of these in 1947, she left MGM, freelancing and doing bit parts. She appeared in television often, becoming widely known through the part of "Grandmama" in The Addams Family (1964) series.Her husband was night manager at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for fifteen years, dying in 1960. After retiring, she lived at the Motion Picture Country Home.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actress
Birth Day August 21, 1895
Birth Place  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 124 YEARS OLD
Died On January 14, 1978(1978-01-14) (aged 82)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Virgo
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale Memory Slope #1183
Occupation Actress
Years active 1923–1966
Spouse(s) Clarence Warren Rock (1926-1960; widowed)

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Biography/Timeline

1895

Blossom Rock was born on August 21, 1895, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the second of three daughters born to Anna May (née Wright; July, 1871 – May 16, 1947) and Daniel MacDonald (April, 1869 – August 8, 1924). As a youth, she performed on the vaudeville stage with her younger sister, Jeanette, and later with her husband, actor Clarence Warren Rock, whom she married in September 26, 1926 Manhattan NY CN # 24447. They had no children. Rock had an elder sister, Elsie MacDonald, who had also been a vaudeville performer and then operated a dance school until 1962.

1937

Rock adopted the name Marie Blake for her film career, starting in 1937 with an uncredited appearance in My Dear Miss Aldrich. Her first credited major part was Love Finds Andy Hardy. She became better known, however, as Sally, the hospital switchboard operator in the Dr. Kildare film series. She once had the same agent as Irene Ryan, for which she later fired him due to the similarity of their careers.

1950

Rock returned to using her real name in the 1950s, and later gained her biggest fame by playing "Grandmama" on the ABC series The Addams Family, which ran from 1964 to 1966. In October 1964, she made a public appearance at a haunted house at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

1978

Rock suffered a stroke in the 1970s that affected her speech and prevented her from reuniting with her fellow Addams Family castmates for the 1977 television film Halloween with the New Addams Family, but she watched the film from the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital. She died on January 14, 1978, in Los Angeles, California, at age 82, and was interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.