Mary Stuart

Actor, Singer, Composer
Mary Stuart was widely known for her acting on the big screen. She appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films. In 1982, she wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV. She raised in Tulsa ... Read more »
Born: 07/04/1926 in Miami, Florida, USA

Filmography

Actor (29)

Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

NYTV: By the People Who Made It 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Holiday Gourmet (05/07/90) 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Search For Tomorrow 1951 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Honeypie 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tarz & Jane & Boy & Cheeta 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Naked Came the Stranger 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lickity Split 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Passions of Carol 1973 (Movie)

Carol Screwge (Actor)

Wet Rainbow 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

Memories Within Miss Aggie 1972 (Movie)

2nd Aggie (Actor)

Embraceable You (Movie)

Miss Purdy (Actor)

Father Makes Good (Movie)

(Actor)

Henry, the Rainmaker (Movie)

Barbara Latham (Actor)

June Bride (Movie)

Plane Hostess (Actor)

Ladies' Day (Movie)

(Actor)

Leave It to Henry (Movie)

Barbara Latham (Actor)

Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (Movie)

Maid (Actor)

Mr. Lucky (Movie)

Girl (Actor)

The Adventures of Don Juan (Movie)

Catherine (Actor)

The Big Punch (Movie)

Midge Parker (Actor)

The Big Street (Movie)

Bit part (Actor)

The Cariboo Trail (Movie)

Jane Winters (Actor)

This Land Is Mine (Movie)

Photo Double (Actor)

This Time for Keeps (Movie)

Frances (Actor)

Triple Threat (Movie)

Marian Rutherford (Actor)
Other (1)

Face of a Stranger (TV Show)

Consultant

Biography

Mary Stuart was widely known for her acting on the big screen. She appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films. In 1982, she wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV. She raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She spent three weeks working as a cub reporter at the Tulsa Tribune. Stuart's career in acting began with her roles in various films like the Esther Williams musical "This Time For Keeps" (1947), "Triple Threat" (1948) with Richard Crane and the drama "Embraceable You" (1948) with Dane Clark. She also appeared in "Henry, the Rainmaker" (1949), the drama "Leave It to Henry" (1949) with Raymond Walburn and the Raymond Walburn comedy "Father Makes Good" (1950). Stuart was nominated for an Outstanding Continued Performance By an Actress In a Primetime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1962 as well as for an Outstanding Actress In a Daytime Drama Series Daytime Emmy Award for "Search For Tomorrow" in 1973. Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Memories Within Miss Aggie" (1973), "The Passions of Carol" (1974) and "Wet Rainbow" (1974). She also appeared in "Lickity Split" (1974). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "After Hours: From Janice, John, Mary and Michael, With Love" (1976-77), "NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration" (NBC, 1985-86) and "Holiday Gourmet (05/07/90)" (The Nashville Network, 1989-1990). Stuart last appeared on "NYTV: By the People Who Made It" (PBS, 1998-99). Stuart was married to Wolfgang Neumann and had two children. Stuart passed away in February 2002 at the age of 76.

Relationships

Jeffrey Krolik

Son
born in 1956

Wolfgang Neumann

Husband
married c. 1981

Cynthia Stuart

Daughter
born c. 1955

Milestones

1996

Joined the cast of CBS' long-running daytime serial "Guiding Light" as Meta Bauer

1982

Wrote the teleplay for "When Angels Fly," produced for Canadian TV

1956

Became the first daytime actress to have her real-life pregnancy written into the show

1951

Debuted as Joanne Gardner on the long-running daytime serial "Search for Tomorrow" (CBS, 1951-1982; NBC, 1982-1986), and was the only actor to remain with the show throughout its entire run

Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma

At age nine, chosen to sing with Count Basie's band when it played Tulsa

At age 17, hitchhiked to NYC; worked as a photographer's model and a hat check and cigarette girl at the Roosevelt Grill

Spotted by producer Joseph Pasternak who screentested her and signed her to a contact with MGM

Spent three weeks working as a cub reporter at the Tulsa Tribune

Appeared in bit roles in more than 20 films

Bonus Trivia

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Stuart was the first daytime performer to be nominated for an Emmy Award in 1962.

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