People active in the silent era and people who keep the silent era alive.
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Born 15 October 1879 in Palmyra, Missouri, USA, as Patti Woodward.
Died 13 August 1967 in Woodland Hills, California, USA, of a heart attack.
Jane Darwell began her professional career as a stage actress, and motion picture work in 1913. Her film career comprised more than 170 films including The Grapes of Wrath (1940), for which she won the Academy Award® for her role as Ma Joad.