Mary Astor

Actress Mary Astor Full Name: Mary Astor [Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke]
Nationality: American

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: Best remembered for her role as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in "The Maltese Falcon" (1941). She overcame personal troubles to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "The Great Lie" (1941).

Born: May 3, 1906
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, USA

Died: September 25, 1987 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Pulmonary emphysema

Married Life

  • 1928-02-26 Actress Mary Astor (21) weds director Kenneth Hawks (30) at her family home in Moorcrest
  • 1931-06-29 Actress Mary Astor (25) weds Dr. Franklyn Thorpe
  • 1935-04-12 Actress Mary Astor (28) divorces Dr. Franklyn Thorpe after 4 years of marriage
  • 1937-02-18 Actress Mary Astor (30) weds film editor Manuel del Campo (23) in Yuma, Arizona
  • 1942-12-15 Actress Mary Astor (36) divorces film editor Manuel del Campo (29) after more than 4 years of marriage
  • 1945-12-24 Actress Mary Astor (39) weds Thomas Gordon Wheelock

Historical Events in the Life of Mary Astor

  • 1941-10-03 "The Maltese Falcon" directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor premieres in New York City

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