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Clara Blandick
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    (June 4, 1880-April 15, 1962)
    Raised in Boston, Massachusetts
    Famous as Auntie Em in 'The Wizard of Oz' (1939)
    Portrayed Aunt Polly in 'Tom Sawyer' (1930) and 'Huckleberry Finn' (1931)
    Acted in 'Dance Fools Dance,' 'The Drums of Jeopardy,' 'Possessed,' 'Going Hollywood,' 'Anthony Adverse,' 'A Star is Born,' 'One Foot From Heaven,' 'A Stolen Life,' 'Life With Father,' 'Love That Brute,' and 'Keys to the City'
    She was typecast as bossy old women.
    At 81, she committed suicide, by overdosing on sleeping pills.
    She is not well remembered even though her character of Auntie Em is.
    Little is known of her early life.
    She never married.
    She was a very devoted Christian.
    She suffered from arthritis.
    One of the most famous movie lines in history ('Oh Auntie Em. There's No Place Like Home!') was directed to her.
    Her reputation was that of a very reliable character actress.
    She preferred performing on stage rather than in movies.
    She was born on board an American ship as it passed through Hong Kong.
    Researched by Jack Magic
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 31 Votes: 54.84% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 75 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 16.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 87 Votes: 45.98% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 118 Votes: 52.54% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 143 Votes: 39.86% Annoying
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