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Phyllis Thaxter

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From the film Bewitched (1945)

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Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter (November 20, 1919 – August 14, 2012) was an American actress.

Fact file

  • Born: Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter November 20, 1919 Portland, Maine, U.S.
  • Died: August 14, 2012 (aged 92) Longwood, Florida, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Alzheimer's disease
  • Resting place: Cremated
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1940–1992
  • Known for: Ma Kent in Superman, Ellen Lawson in Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
  • Spouse(s): James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. (1944 – 1962; divorced); 2 children Gilbert Lea (1962 – 2008, his death)
  • Children: Skye Aubrey, James Aubrey

Read more about Phyllis Thaxter at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Phyllis Thaxter, Actress Who Played Superman’s Ma Kent, Dies at 92
NY Times TV, 2012-08-18 22:29:41
Ms. Thaxter, whose first film was “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo” and last was “Superman,” enjoyed a lengthy acting career despite contracting polio.

Actress Phyllis Thaxter dies at 92
Variety, 2012-08-15 18:06:05
Film News: Played Martha Kent in 1978's 'Superman'

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