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Phyllis Thaxter

Phyllis ThaxterAKA Phyllis Schuyler Thaxter

Born: 20-Nov-1921
Birthplace: Portland, ME
Died: 14-Aug-2012
Location of death: Orlando, FL
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The World of Henry Orient

Among her best-known film roles, she starred in the 1945 psychological thriller Bewitched and played Clark Kent's adoptive mother in the 1978 classic Superman starring Christopher Reeve.

Father: Sidney Thaxter (Justice, Maine Supreme Court)
Husband: James T. Aubrey (CBS executive, m. 1944, div. 1962, three children)
Daughter: Skye Aubrey (b. 21-Dec-1945)
Husband: Gilbert Lea (m. 1962, d.)

    High School: St. Genevieve School, Montreal
    High School: Deering High School, Portland, ME

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 8-Feb-1960 at 6531 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)
    Risk Factors: Polio

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Superman (15-Dec-1978) · Ma Kent
    Once an Eagle (2-Dec-1976)
    The Carey Treatment (29-Mar-1972)
    The World of Henry Orient (19-Mar-1964) · Mrs. Avis Gilbert
    Man Afraid (4-Apr-1957)
    Women's Prison (Feb-1955) · Helene Jensen
    Operation Secret (5-Nov-1952)
    Springfield Rifle (22-Oct-1952) · Erin Kearney
    She's Working Her Way Through College (9-Jul-1952) · Helen Palmer
    Come Fill the Cup (24-Oct-1951)
    Jim Thorpe: All American (24-Aug-1951) · Margaret Miller
    Fort Worth (12-Jul-1951) · Flora Talbot
    The Breaking Point (30-Sep-1950) · Lucy Morgan
    No Man of Her Own (21-Feb-1950) · Patrice Harkness
    Act of Violence (21-Dec-1948) · Ann
    Blood on the Moon (9-Nov-1948) · Carol Lufton
    The Sign of the Ram (3-Mar-1948) · Sherida Binyon
    Tenth Avenue Angel (20-Feb-1948) · Helen Mills
    Living in a Big Way (10-Jun-1947)
    The Sea of Grass (27-Feb-1947) · Sara Beth Brewton
    Weekend at the Waldorf (5-Oct-1945) · Cynthia Drew
    Bewitched (4-Jul-1945)
    Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (15-Nov-1944) · Ellen Lawson



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