A celebrated stage performer, Florence Eldridge made her screen debut in 1923's "Six Cylinder Love". She subsequently performed in several films and plays opposite her husband Fredric March, including...
Made one-shot return to film acting playing Mary Tyler Moore's mother in the biopic of TV newscaster Betty Rollin's struggle with breast cancer in "First You Cry" (CBS)
Portrayed Queen Isabella to March's "Christopher Columbus"
First screen role opposite March, "The Studio Murder Mystery"
Played Queen Elizabeth in "Mary of Scotland"
Starred opposite March in the Broadway production "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Appeared in films only with her husband
Co-starred as Mrs. Brady in "Inherit the Wind"
Apeared on stage exclusively with her husband from the late 1930s
Played Daisy in a stage adaptation of "The Great Gatsby"
Played Mary Tyrone in the American premiere of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" opposite March
Joined a stock company in Denver; met future husband Fredric March
Cast as Fantine in "Les Miserables"
Appeared as Lavinia Hubbard in "Another Part of the Forest"
Broadway debut in the chorus of Jerome Kern's "Rock-A-Bye Baby"
Film debut, "Six Cylinder Love"
Gained prominence on stage in "The Cat and the Canary"
Made first professional appearance in stock in "Seven Days Love"
A celebrated stage performer, Florence Eldridge made her screen debut in 1923's "Six Cylinder Love". She subsequently performed in several films and plays opposite her husband Fredric March, including the Broadway premiere of "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (1956).
James Eldridge McKechnie
Clara Eugenie McKechnie
adopted in 1932; had four children
born on August 31, 1897; died in 1975; married on May 30, 1927