Rosina Lawrence

Actor, Singer, Dancer
Rosina Lawrence was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child. She played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts. In ... Read more »
Born: 12/30/1912 in Westboro, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (1)

Way Out West 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Rosina Lawrence was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child. She played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts. In 1932, she performed in "A Connecticut Yankee" with Will Rogers. In 1936, she signed a long-term contract with Hal Roach Studios. Lawrence found her beginnings in film with roles in the Edward Everett Horton comedy "Your Uncle Dudley" (1935) and the Warner Oland mystery "Charlie Chan's Secret" (1936). Lawrence made film her next project, appearing in "General Spanky" (1936), the comedy "Mr. Cinderella" (1936) with Jack Haley and "Nobody's Baby" (1937). She also appeared in "Pick a Star" (1937). Later in her career, Lawrence acted in "Way Out West" (1937) with Stan Laurel. Lawrence was married to John C. McCabe and had three children. Lawrence passed away in June 1997 at the age of 85.

Relationships

Father

Grandchild
had five survived her

Juvenal Marchisio

Husband
Married 1939 until his death in 1973

Juvenal Marchisio

Son
survived her

John McCabe

Husband
Married 1987 until her death 1997

Rosino Mo

Daughter
survived her

Margaret Romairone

Daughter
survived her

Milestones

1942

Appeared in "Charlie Chan's Secret"

1939

Retired to dedicate time to her family

1939

Final professional performance in Italian film "In Campagna e Caduta una Stella"; released in the USA in 1950 under the title "In the Country Fell a Star"

1937

Played opposite Laurel and Hardy in "Way Out West"

1937

First starring feature "Pick A Star"

1936

Signed a long-term contract with Hal Roach Studios

1932

Performed in "A Connecticut Yankee" with Will Rogers

Played the schoolteacher, Miss Lawrence, in the "Our Gang" comedy shorts

Moved to Hollywood, California, with her family as a child

Feature debut in Universal film "Lady of Quality"

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