Final film, "Please Don't Eat the Daisies"
Reprised role in the TV series "December Bride" (CBS)
Starred in the radio production "December Bride"
Made TV appearance in "Charming Billy", an episode of "Bigelow-Sanford Theater" on the Dumont network
Had one of her best career roles in "Louisa", as a widowed grandmother who is courted by two suitors
Was the cruel mother of Dorothy Maguire in "The Enchanted Cottage"
Continued in a maternal vein playing Judy Garland's parent in "Meet Lily Mars"
Portrayed the nosy gossip columnist Mary Sunshine in "Roxie Hart", starring Ginger Rogers
Appeared as Barbara Stanwyck's mom in "Meet John Doe"
Cast as Shirley Temple's mother in the Technicolor feature "The Blue Bird"
Received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for portrayal of the flighty mother of an eccentric family in "You Can't Take It With You", directed by Frank Capra
Originated role of Mrs. Hardy in "A Family Affair"; role was played by Faye Holden in later installments of the series
Co-starred in "Dodsworth" and "Theodora Goes Wild", among others
Introduced a signature role as the matriarch of a typical American family in "Every Saturday Night"; in original film family's surname was Evers, but it was changed to Jones for a series of 17 sequels produced between 1936 and 1940
Appeared in eight movies, including "Mutiny on the Bounty" and "Ah, Wilderness!"
Made last Broadway appearances in "No Questions Asked", "Jig Saw" and "The First Apple"
Portrayed Marmee in the film version of "Little Women"
Acted in the short comedy film "Papa's Slay Ride"
Enjoyed warm notices for performance in stage play "Once in a Lifetime"
Breakthrough stage role in "Beggar on Horseback"
After divorce from husband, moved to NYC to pursue an acting career (date approximate)
Married at age 18 and moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina (date approximate)