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Clara Blandick

Clara BlandickAKA Clara Dickey

Born: 4-Jun-1880
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Died: 15-Apr-1962
Location of death: Hollywood, CA [1]
Cause of death: Suicide [2]
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Auntie Em in The Wizard of Oz

[1] 1735 North Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

[2] Overdose of sleeping pills, left note: "I am now about to make the great adventure. I cannot endure this agonizing pain any longer. It is all over my body. Neither can I face the impending blindness. I pray the Lord my soul to take. Amen."

Husband: Staunton Elliott (m. 1911, div. 1912)

    Risk Factors: Arthritis

    Key to the City (2-Feb-1950) · Liza
    Mr. Soft Touch (1-Aug-1949) · Susan Balmuss
    The Bride Goes Wild (3-Mar-1948)
    Life with Father (15-Aug-1947) · Miss Wiggins
    A Stolen Life (6-Jul-1946) · Martha
    So Goes My Love (1-May-1946) · Mrs. Meade
    Frontier Gal (14-Dec-1945) · Abigail
    Pillow of Death (14-Dec-1945)
    Can't Help Singing (25-Dec-1944)
    Shadow of Suspicion (23-Sep-1944)
    Dixie (23-Jun-1943)
    Rings on Her Fingers (20-Mar-1942)
    It Started with Eve (26-Sep-1941)
    The Nurse's Secret (24-May-1941) · Miss Juliet Mitchell
    The Wagons Roll at Night (25-Apr-1941) · Mrs. Williams
    North West Mounted Police (21-Oct-1940)
    Anne of Windy Poplars (28-Jun-1940)
    Swanee River (29-Dec-1939)
    Drums Along the Mohawk (3-Nov-1939) · Mrs. Borst
    The Star Maker (25-Aug-1939)
    The Wizard of Oz (12-Aug-1939) · Auntie Em
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (10-Feb-1939) · Miss Watson
    Tom Sawyer, Detective (23-Dec-1938)
    Crime Ring (8-Jul-1938) · Phoebe Sawyer
    The Road Back (1-Jun-1937)
    Wings Over Honolulu (16-May-1937)
    Make Way for a Lady (13-Nov-1936) · Miss Dell
    The Gorgeous Hussy (28-Aug-1936) · Louisa Abbott
    The Case of the Velvet Claws (15-Aug-1936) · Judge Mary O'Daugherty
    Anthony Adverse (29-Jul-1936) · Mrs. Jorham
    Hearts Divided (12-Jun-1936) · Aunt Ellen
    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (19-Feb-1936)
    Party Wire (27-Apr-1935)
    The Winning Ticket (8-Feb-1935)
    Broadway Bill (21-Nov-1934)
    The President Vanishes (17-Nov-1934)
    The Girl from Missouri (3-Aug-1934) · Miss Newberry
    Harold Teen (7-Apr-1934) · Ma Lovewell
    The Show-Off (9-Mar-1934) · Ma Fisher
    Ever in My Heart (28-Oct-1933) · Anna
    Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (15-Sep-1933)
    Turn Back the Clock (25-Aug-1933) · Joe's Mother
    Child of Manhattan (11-Feb-1933)
    Rockabye (25-Nov-1932) · Brida
    Life Begins (4-Sep-1932) · Mrs. West
    Shopworn (25-Mar-1932) · Mrs. Livingston
    The Wet Parade (17-Mar-1932)
    Possessed (21-Nov-1931) · Marian's mother
    New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (3-Oct-1931)
    Huckleberry Finn (7-Aug-1931)
    Daybreak (2-May-1931) · Frau Hoffman
    The Easiest Way (7-Feb-1931) · Agnes
    Tom Sawyer (15-Nov-1930)
    Romance (22-Aug-1930) · Miss Armstrong
    Men Are Like That (22-Mar-1930) · Ma Fisher
    The Girl Said No (15-Mar-1930) · Mrs. Ward

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